Bundled Up

Everyone needs to put a coat on, especially right now. I can’t even fathom what 0 degrees feels like, not to mention what -50 degrees feels like. Bundle up out there!! In SF, a light jacket will pretty much keep you covered and warm all year long. Winter coats are more about the ‘winter look’ than the warm factor here, but none the less I have been lusting over a couple coats what would keep me actually warm as well as ‘looking warm.’ You guys out there in the real cold should definitely get ones that keep you actually warm.

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For the actually warm people – I will start with the parka (seems fitting). No matter where you live (ok, maybe you wont need this in Miami) the parka is a good wardrobe addition.

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Penfield has it going on in the coat department. I kind of got really close to a girl in Starbucks the other day, so I could read the tag on her coat. It was a Penfield, and I wanted it.

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I think capes are the most difficult winter look to pull off. Accessories are key – like a hat or fancy gloves or tall boots. This girl and her cape have got some sass.

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I’ve never had a jacket with a pattern on it, I felt it was too much to wear all the time. But both of these patterns are so versatile I think I am going to take back my statement. It would be easy to wear both of these day in and day out, on the slopes or on the bus to work.

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The peacoat look is timeless, you could have 10 of these in your closet and have all of them be very different. I have a couple… ok 4, but I still want both of these.

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The classic trench. A trench coat was the first jacket I got when I moved here (I still have it) and it was perfect. I wore it all year round. The one I have has seen better days, and my next trench buy will be waterproof, maybe I will scoop this one up…

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