When it comes to winter dressing, apply a second coat

IMGP9752IMGP9756I think it will be a snowy winter. Typically, as temps start to dip, we put on our warmest, bulkiest jacket/coat, leaving us feeling a little like the Michelin Man. There is another alternative and new fashion trend: applying a second coat. Here is how it works – start with a fitted jacket first and then add a second, heavier jacket on top. I have seen a moto (motorcycle jacket) worn under a fuller peacoat work really well. It’s a new way of layering and working with proportion and at the same time, bundling up without looking too bulky. Continue reading

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Seeing red … in a good way!

IMGP1357IMGP1370I love wearing red. Especially, bright, cherry red. Nothing makes me happier and I have felt that way since I was a young girl. When I was in my early 20s I owned a cherry red coat which I loved and wore to death. Since then I have been pining for another red coat.

When I saw that red coats were making a splash statement this fall season I had hopes of adding another one to my life. And I did – this is more of a long jacket than a coat, but the red is bright, it’s so soft and I love the big collar which I wear up. I am home.

I hope Josephine’s mother, the Maestra Sarta, is pleased!

Photos by AlexandraIMGP1384

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