V Style: This Jacket Will Set Your Wardrobe Ablaze

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By: John Kennedy / September 12, 2009

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The smoking jacket is back!

Made famous by Hugh Heffner, the smoking jacket is a symbol of louche style displayed prominently on runways by Shipley and Halmos, Louis Vuitton and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Best in velvet, a smoking jacket can be rocked with jeans and a Tee. Or go all out with a shirt and bow tie for a look that would make Kanye (or Chris Brown) proud. –Adrien Field