The heart of winter style is in the coat. A warm coat is pretty much the single item we wear every single day all winter long. When we throw on a coat, it dominates any outfit and it's the first thing people notice. Not to mention, liking the coat you're wearing has a lot to do with how you feel about yourself in the colder months.
I tend to advocate for less in your closet. But when it comes to winter coats—that you’ll be wearing day in and day out for months—I like to have some options.
Currently, my closet has three warm coats that can take me through typical Toronto cold. I definitely don’t recommend buying three coats all in a single season, but to accumulate a carefully curated collection of great coats you love over years. I’ve added one coat to my collection over the past three years through a mix of sale scores (the leather), thrift store finds, and a local vintage shop.
When you’re thinking about adding to your own coat collection, you want to make sure it’s versatile enough to work with your winter footwear and accessories as well as with the wardrobe you’ll be wearing underneath it.
Here’s a look at my warm coats, and 3 different ways I’ve styled each one…Read More