Warm up

For someone who dislikes cold weather as much as I do, I have an extraordinary fondness for outerwear. Rather than the same black wool pea coat year after year, I have an array of coats ranging from leather motojackets, to a bright red pea coat, to a printed brocade.

Every year I allow myself to add a new coat to my collection, and these are some contenders:

Windowpane print is everywhere this season, including the ladies country clothing at House of Bruar, but this one is subtle enough to long outlast the trend.
Tweed Mac Coat, $440 at House of Bruar

A great length to wear over a dress and so classy, why not show up to holiday parties in style?
C.Luce Zip Coat, $110 at Piperlime

These stripes and buttons are so fun and nautical, so obviously I love it.
Striped Pea Coat, $120 at JCP

The color is fun, but I'm really smitten with the tulip hem and asymmetrical zipper. Tried this one on in navy at TJMaxx and I was reluctant to take it off.
French Connection Cutaway Coat, $217 at Nordstrom

Sometimes you need a big puffy coat and there is no way around it. Love how this one has a two way zipper and a belted waist.
Barbour Arctic Parka, $445 at House of Bruar

Contrasting leather sleeves are another big trend this year, and the fact that these are quilted makes them all the better. The huge collar is another nice detail.
Quilted Sleeve Coat, $142 at ASOS

This is a PR collaboration, my views and opinions are my own.


  1. That red one with the tulip hem is fantastic! You'd look great in it. :)

  2. That striped pea coat is so cute

  3. My vote is for the white coat, seriously in love with it!!

  4. My coat collection seems to be growing surprisingly quickly this year... and if I could find a way to get to JC Penney, I'd be picking up that striped pea coat, too! What an absolutely adorable piece. I hope it winds up being your choice, I'd love to see how you style it :)

  5. I love your selection of clothes, I would honestly like to own them all, great taste!

    Have a great weekend,
    Mary x

  6. I really love the striped one and the one with leather sleeves! Though of course, I love me a good workhorse too. Especially when that winter wind sets in, fur hoods are necessary!

  7. The quilted one from Asos and the French Connection coat are my two faves. I am the same way though. I don't really jive with cold weather, but outerwear is just so stunning.


  8. The Belted Puffer is on my wish list. I showcased one that in just $99 on my blog today

  9. For me it's the trench.
    I find it soooo timeless and elegant.

  10. i love the coat roundup! that red one is calling me name!

    cute & little

  11. The red French connection one is so nice! I like the neckline :)

    Away From The Blue

  12. The trench and the white coat are my favorites!

  13. I personally love the fall and winter most of my life Ive wished I lived somewhere that really had all 4 seasons but for know I'm in AZ. I do still love my coats even though I only get to wear them for holiday parties every year.


  14. It defenently imortant with a nice and warm coat for the winter :)

    xx teenj

  15. I particularly like the white one!

    Style Nirvana

  16. Love the white and red ones! I'm sad that I don't really have an excuse to buy a winter coat since it's definitely not cold in California! I have one winter coat at my parents house in PA but I would love to add more!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  17. Oh, that red French Connection coats is a true winter beauty. I need it in my closet! xo

  18. Love the coats!!! great selection!!!


  19. I love your selection of coats but I had to pick one favorite I think it would have to be the nautical pea coat :)
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  20. I have a huge love for outwear too. At this moment I have an incredibly long list of coats and jackets and there is even a cape or two that I would love to own. I love the coats you have pictured above.

  21. I don't know why I didn't see this post on Friday! I love that red coat. It is just enough detail to be interesting and not like other coats but still be classy.