Warm coats are a necessity for the cold winters we experience in the Midwest, so this fall I bought a couple fun wool coats that are more on the dressy side to wear for work. I said "goodbye" to the days of my long black parka that I lived in throughout college (that parka was my lifeline), and said hello to some more unique options to mix things up. This coat from T Tahari is a nice refresh for my wardrobe with it's various accents; who doesn't love ruffles and gold zippers? I opted for a turtleneck sweater (stock up on these this season - they are making a huge debut in the fashion world!) under my jacket, since a winter scarf would be too bulky and over the top with the ruffle detailing. I challenge all of you to try to escape the long black parka habit, and try something new - standing out from the crowd is never a bad thing!
Wool Coat: T Tahari
Leggings: See You Monday Los Angeles
Boots: impo (found at DSW)
Bag: Michael Kors