Fave Finds: Katie’s Austrian Jacket

Who: Katie of Is It Secret, Is It Safe

What: Vintage wool jacket that’s part of traditional Austrian dress

Where: Vintage store in St. Louis

How Much: $4

When I Use It: “All the time! It’s a great shade of red that matches a lot of things, and it’s also super warm, which is great for cold St. Louis winters.”

Shopping Tips: “I’m a big fan of looking at the men’s section in thrift stores! There are a lot of hidden gems. I’ve found that they generally have the best sweaters!”

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  1. Jenbug 01/26/2012 at 8:03 am #

    I take it that Miss Katie is a Tolkien fan, as am I. To that end, I can say that jacket is “precious”! Great find, Katie.

  2. Corrie Kartchner 01/26/2012 at 11:00 am #

    $4? Really? That’s crazy.

  3. B.Weber 01/26/2012 at 7:36 pm #

    Oh my god. Im drooling, I can picture so many ways I could use this. Military style jacket is on my next thrift search.

    Really good deal!


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