Posts Tagged ‘Womens coats’

March & April Rain – Weatherproof Gear To Wear Now

For fashionista moms everywhere,  Spring showers refuse to wait until April.  This might put a damper on playground days but opens a great new window for exquisite fashion!  Fashion may not bring out the sun, but these pretty and useful duds look great while keeping your delicate outfits (and skin) dry.  Slip into the latest rain-chic jackets, wraps and the hottest rain boots we’ve seen anywhere — all under $220!

Sometimes, All You Need Is A Wrap This cozy hooded wrap takes the place of that old college sweatshirt — also doubles as a swimsuit cover.  Wear-everywhere Linsey Hooded Wrap by Goddis ($215); pre-order it now at Boutique To You.

Goddis Linsey Reef Hoodie

The New Sweatshirt To "Throw On"

April Is Coming Up Peachy

A breathtaking cotton trench like this is the ultimate in couture rainwear.  Look runway-ready in a coat that flatters your waist  and fits in just about anyplace.  Double Storm Flab Trench Coat in Tangy Peach ($180), available at Topshop.

tangy peach trench coat topshop

Another Pretty Classic From Topshop

Don’t Let Rain Take Your Wedges Don’t ruin your fabric ones, either.  The rubber platforms of black patent Hunter Wedge Rain Boots ($175) are high enough to walk on water.  Available now at Saks.


Hunter Wedge Rain Boots saks

Wedges For A Rainy Day



Great Spring Jackets – Trends and Classics

One of the greatest things about the season of Spring  (aside from, you know, the sunny days, flowers and playdates) is the thought of making an exhausted Winter wardrobe cheery with new life.  The newest contemporary jackets for ladies like us do just that.  Below, some of the best-looking styles that are versatile enough to keep you looking chic through every lingering breeze.

The Crochet Jacket Think sweaters get to have all the fun?  Snag a couture classic in a fresher, more breathable fabric than tweed.   Spring’s superhot Eyelash Crochet Jacket (shown here in black/bone) by Rachel Roy.

Rachel Roy Eyelash Crochet Jacket

The Newest Look Of Crochet.

An Affordable Trench Wear one of fashion’s most coveted brands without throwing your cash to the trenches. Double-breasted, cotton stretch trench is available up to size 16. Smudged Spot Navy Printed Trench, available at Topshop for US delivery.

Topshop smudged dot trench

Topshop Trench Under $200.

No Ordinary Cape In fact, this one might even make you a style superhero.  This suede-trimmed piece fits just like a jacket, freeing your look from bulk and blowing winds.  Sasha Convertible Cape Jacket by Wink, available at Shopbop.


Superhero Of Style.

After-Holiday Sales – Coats and Dresses

Gear up for a fashionable New Year’s Eve, post-holiday parties or a piece of contemporary garb to keep you warm.  Some of this week’s best markdowns include black dresses as low as $57:

Asymmetrical organic cotton is sturdy enough to take you from this season to next.  Style up Bassike’s Organic Cotton Tank Dress with nearly any jacket or dressy accessory from your existing wardrobe.  Now on sale for $57 at Net-a-Porter.

Perfect Coat for Dress-Up

This short sleeve, grey blended wool Herringbone Coat by Elizabeth and James makes a non-bulky asset for sweaters.  Now about $298 at Net-a-Porter.


Fashion up with a ladylike, wearable frock in the season’s favorite feral print.  On the Prowl Dress by Nanette Lepore, about $232 at Piperlime.

A Bright and Lovely tartan plaid is polished and lots of fun.  Wool-blend Blazing Bright Coat, Plenty by Tracy Reese.  $139.95 at Anthropologie.

Other Stylish Events & Offers

  • Save up to 50% and donate to support the St. Jude Thanks and Giving Campaign at Ann Taylor.
  • Get in on super-fabulous wraps, satiny sequined purses for evening and a dazzling collection of crystal teardrop earrings at the White House Black Market Winter Sale.
  • Shop gorgeous party dresses and bustled skirts for little girls, along with some of the prettiest coats (like the Mimi & Maggie Brown Tibetan Princess Coat) that may just be discounted more than 50% off.  Going, Going, Gonna Be Gone Sale at kids shop  Tuttibella.

Coats With Attitude! Winter’s Chicest Looks

In an effort to combine function with luxe, designers’ Winter runways included lots of high-performance classics: Inspired by military, tweaked and revamped to form the season’s best-looking outwear fashion.  Constructive styles make it easy for moms to function comfortably throughout all the ups and downs the cold weather brings.  From comfy, cuddly wool to the best in fun fur, these haute-looking designer coat styles are diverse enough to fit any figure!

Above: Quilted Wonder is seen with this hourglass-shaping satin coat, designed to throw on with anything from everyday leggings to a cocktail dress.  Zone Quilted Coat by Diane Von Furstenberg, $575 at Net-a-Porter.

Modern Mom + Military Get the structured look with added warmth, thanks to a fabulous, warmly-lined funnel neck.  Fearing pink juice stains?  Save the cream color for work and get black for play.  Funnel Neck Coat by Marc New York, $304 at Bloomingdales.

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It Looks Real! A fabulously faux fur, your favorite jeans, easy glamor.  This jacket is supersoft, non-tangly and avoids looking too synthetic (like a skinned teddy bear would).  Grey Stripe Faux Fur Jacket by Tinley Road, $98 at Piperlime.

Not Just for Fairies – Sugar Plum Snag this lively, indulgent hue on teh Banana Republic site while it lasts.  Infinite warmth for day or night comes with the Wool Ruffle Coat in Sugar Plum (also available in Black) $225.