can you believe november is three days away? it’s definitely time to button up your overcoat when the wind is free. ‘cuz baby it’s cold outside. unless you live in florida or maybe texas. okay, arizona then again the desert can be downright cold at times. but here in georgia it’s been cold and rainy and my bones feel a chill. so it’s time to pull my coats out from storage. what is it that i look for when shopping for coats? here’s my top ten classic list that won’t let you down. since coats are an investment piece don’t be afraid to pay an extra shekel or two. in ten years that coat will look like quite a bargain considering how many times it’s been worn.
trenchcoats are versatile and perfect for fall and spring. the trench was worn by military officers in WWI but it quickly became popular with men and women upon their return home. burberry | ralph lauren | mackage
peacoat worn by both men and women the peacoat is an iconic coat come fall and winter due to its warmth and good looks. this coat started life in the military and was worn by petty officers to keep the cold winds at bay. french connection | reiss | vince camuto
evening coat for those events that require a little something extra button up an evening coat. look for velvet or patterns anything that takes ordinary to extraordinary. even a cashmere cape will do. keepsake | maje |j.crew
statement coat weary of winter? maybe not yet, but when january rolls into town and your black or camel coat is oh so boring add a statement coat into your collection. it’ll chase those winter blues away in no time. j.crew | nvlt |talbots