All posts tagged: coats

Coats To Covet

We interrupt our regular broadcast to tell you that TEMPERATURES ARE FINALLY LOWER here in Houston!!  Epic happy face!!!  Maybe, just maybe, one of these will be hanging in my closet, soon. Hooded Cape, Soia & Kyo $298 Cashmere Blend Cape, St John $995   Faux Leather Trim Walker Coat, Via Spiga $200 Mink-Fur-Trimmed Persian Lamb Coat, Fur Vault $6650 Convex Car Coat, The Laden Showroom $91 Cape Coat, Warehouse $180 Hooded Faux Leather Trim Belted Coat, Betsey Johnson $120 Shawl Collar Colour-Blocked Cape, Calvin Klein $200 Plaid Coat with Removable Knit Sleeves,Yigal Azrouël $2195 Take a wild guess which two colours I’m eyeing for Fall. What about  you? Love, Sheela

Let The Luxe Layering Commence

Indeed, they do. Here, in Houston, we’re barely (if ever) presented with style loopholes that necessitate creative layering. Opportunities to wear a scarf or sweater or boots are about as rare as the Hermès Diamond Crocodile Birkin. You can imagine how a coat wouldn’t fit here. I could buck the norm and go big but visions of sweat necklaces doting my décolletage forbid me to venture further. As such, living vicariously through the layering adventures of others is, well, du jour. Hypothetically speaking, given the right temperature and circumstance, I crave coats in almost every shape and form. My love is lavished equally on architectural lines, baroque notes, whimsy and outright flamboyant. I ask only for spectacular design and zero itch factor. Presenting a parade of what I would wear in a flash.This, this, THIS is it. This cuts across predictable waves of Blacks and Greys and Navies like the Northern Lights streaking across the night sky. A masterpiece from Malam. A playful plaid piece is never displaced when it starts getting nippy. Those waves around the …