What do we think of this metallic peplum blazer?

Monogram collection in Banana Republic. Does it look interesting or like a knight armor?

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  • cobaltblue replied 5 years ago

    I think it'd depend on who was wearing it. I'd love to see it on you!

  • Suz replied 5 years ago


    My issue would be the neckline. Also the risk that the fabric would FEEL like knight-in-shining-armour. 

    But hey, if you are ordering anyway, what is the risk? You can quickly return in-store in London, correct? 

    It is too girly for Ceit or she would be all over it! 

  • Mo replied 5 years ago

    I also also say both!  Where the peplum hits is a biggie for the overall look. (says the short waisted girl with fit issues lol)

  • Thistle replied 5 years ago

    Ceit needs this!!!

    Honestly, I think you would need to feel the fabric and try it on. I love the idea of it, but then I love the knightly looks Ceit regularly puts together, and I think this could play well with the right pieces, assuming it is comfy.

  • Marley replied 5 years ago

    I think its cool - kind of knightly, and kind of futuristic too.  It would all depend on the feel of that fabric and the location of the peplum for me - also, that neckline is iffy on me - but, I'd love to see you try it - I'm sure you could easily pull this look off!

  • lyn* replied 5 years ago

    It does have a future-knight feel and I love it for that! I think with sleek basics for the rest of the outfit, it would be a good idea to let this piece shine. I vote try too!

  • froggiebecky replied 5 years ago

    I vote to try it! The neckline would put it out for me, but I love the peplum.

  • Deborah replied 5 years ago

    It is stunning! I think it is beautiful.

  • Caro in Oz replied 5 years ago

    It looks amazing. I notice the fiber content is  polyester, cotton & metallic my only concern would be how the polyester felt :)

  • rachylou replied 5 years ago

    I think it looks like a scuba suit. But that's in, right?

  • jayne replied 5 years ago

    I WANT to look like a knight in armour...Try please!

  • replied 5 years ago

    Ha! You say it like that is a bad thing :) I was actually considering trying this...I think I might just for fun!

  • Mona replied 5 years ago

    Only one way to find out, Sveta. You have to try it. I am not crazy about the neckline but with your short hair, it will look good.

  • Vildy replied 5 years ago

    oh my gosh! It looks interesting because it looks like a knight's armor! :D
    I love this.

  • Sveta replied 5 years ago

    Heh-heh, so many enablers! ;-) I was not even considering it, just caught my eye and I was curious.
    You know, if not for the neckline I would give it a try buy I find them very hard to style. Ceit, please try it on, I want to see how it looks on Sir Knight!:-)

  • Suz replied 5 years ago

    Ceit, I thought it might be too girly for you, but now that I look at it again, I say get on the order bandwagon!

    I think it is really cool in a very highly structured way. In a way, Sveta, it is a version of that Tahari jacket we tried. Completely different style but the sense of strict structure is similar. And the nipped in waist of course. 

  • Sveta replied 5 years ago

    I think you are right, Suz. If only neckline was different...

  • replied 5 years ago

    Well, I bit, so I'll post photos when it arrives!

  • Sveta replied 5 years ago


  • Kyle replied 5 years ago

    I like it, in theory. I think you could do a lot with it -- the color functions as a neutral. But it doesn't look very comfortable to me.

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