Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Load on the Layers

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Good morning, loves! Hope your week is off to a wonderful start. Mine is going well. But boy is it cold out here!

We've been spoiled by a fairly mild late fall but now reality has hit and the temperatures have taken a real nose dive. Which normally would be all fine and good. I actually like it to be on the cooler side during the holiday season.

Only problem is that I desperately need a new winter coat. So far I've been getting by with capes, fur vests and collars, gloves and boots but that's not doing the trick anymore. This girl needs a winter coat and I need it like yesterday!

I desperately looked for a coat last night with no success. So I'm back at it tonight with another round of coat shopping. Wish me luck! Based on last night I think I'm going to need it!

Have a lovely day, sweets and stay warm and comfy!

xoxo

Images: 1, 2, 3 All images edited by The Alternative Wife

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55 comments:

Adele said...

It's turned cold here too Dawn, and wet & windy!! Definitely time to get all cosied up xoxo
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O said...

Hi Dawn, it was horrible this morning, walking in a storm that was not only very wet, but very cold too! Hope you find your coat, I still haven't found mine...am walking with something old and cold. Good luck on the search! xoxo

The enchanted home said...

Ooooh that first picture got me going..I am very into charcoal and oatmeal (my fancy names for gray and beige..lol) Such a rich and elegant combination especially when you are talking high quality pieces, like beautiful cashmeres or soft alpacas or wools. Beautiful!

sugarhoneybaby said...

Love layers,first pic is great.I haven't found perfect coat jet.:)

Charlotta Grönberg said...

Just bought a super warm winter coat the other day, been wearing it a couple of times already. There hasn't been snowing that much yet here, and it might be a snowless Christmas for us this year. It's been quite warm here, too, which is messing up things for wildlife at the moment.

Layers. Can't live without layers. I've been looking for great layering pieces for a while, but I must admit I haven't found any I like very much. Everything is pretty heavy and thick and I'm lusting for several lighter layers at the moment. Going some shopping soon, too. Hope we both find what we're looking for! xxx

Rachel {Little Bits of Lovely} said...

Ooh it sounds chilly over there Dawn! For a bit of inspiration have you seen the Burberry Porsum coats? They are divine. I hope you find the perfect one! xx

le@thirdontheright said...

loving those boots !! Trina Turk had coast on sale when I looked a few days back ... go on you know you want to :) le xox

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Oh no I hope you find a good coat soon! Stay warm!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Chelsea said...

Oh, I just got to wear my fun leopard coat for two weeks while on our honeymoon. Now it is back to the Texas heat! xo

Debby said...

Have you looked online? Sometimes it's tough to find one if it's not the very beginning of the season. Good luck.. pinkies crossed. I'm sure it's freezing walking around the city this morning. xo

With love... said...

Oh wow.....such cold and no coat. I can understand you are desperately looking for one.

Well....you can always fly to the Caribbean for some warmth.

Hope the shopping goes well.

xx

classiq said...

Oh these images are gorgeous, Dawn. Happy hunting! I hope you'll find your dream coat! xo
Ada

Lindsey Regan Thorne @ be pretty said...

Nose dive is right little lady - it's a chillfactor around town! Too funny b/c I just documented my latest outfit and it was ALL layers {not sure if I could have added another on}... ;) I hope you have better luck with coat shopping! You sound like me, picky! xoxo

Liz {Sequins And Stripes} said...

I am having the same issue, no luck finding the perfect coat!

Tanvi said...

Good luck! Hope you find one sooon! I for one need those boots from the last pic :P

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Plami said...

Another gorgeous post dear! I just love your blog!

XoXo
Plami

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rolala said...

Here's hoping you luck into a warm and lovely coat soon dear! You're gonna need it cause it looks like the cold has kicked in for good this time.

Rachel {Da Paura ♥} said...

Hi darling!! Good luck finding a winter coat, I'm sure you will soon! I just love the feeling of wearing a brand new warm coat in the cold, especially when it is so needed. Last year I had the same dilemma - first year in Rome I had jackets and layers, and realized I needed a coat. When I finally bought a coat, winter felt like a dream! I too love it cold during the holidays -- which is exactly why San Diego is not the place to be!! :) Love those boots in the last photo by the way. I think I'll pin it!

xoxoxo
Rachel

Katie*Belle said...

Good luck finding a new coat! I wouldn't mind stumbling upon those lace-up boots : )

Maria V said...

Hope you'll find the coat of your dream! Sales are on - so your chances are doubled ;)

Have a great day, dear!

xx
CrashingRED

Heather said...

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Audrey Allure said...

The cold definitely hit me by surprise here! Hope you find a coat soon & stay warm :)

Amanda Hill said...

The chair with the furs is one of my all time favorite images EVER!

Dancing Branflake said...

You need a winter coat? I have sooo many of them and I live in California haha. Come on over and you can borrow my fur coat. It's super cozy!

Alexa said...

Good luck finding the perfect coat. I know it's out there...sometimes it's hard to choose though! xo

Daily Cup of Couture said...

gorgeous photos!! stay warm love! xx

Katie said...

My sister is searching for a new coat. She lived in FL for the past 3 years, so it's been awhile since she had to worry about winter lol.

Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful} said...

It's so tough to find the perfect coat when you're under the gun! Good luck coat shopping!!!

Britt+Whit said...

ooh def a layer fan! I want a gorgeous tan coat, I love Anh style! :)

love from San Francisco,
Britt+Whit

B. in the Know said...

I by no means am a fan of the cold, but I do love being able to load on the layers. Need to find some positive, right?! Hope you are having a great day!
Much love,
B

{The Perfect Palette} said...

love layers :) Need to find a good winter coat.

Alyson said...

love layers! definitely need a new coat a la image #1! However those lace-ups are seriously calling my name. gorgeous! stay warm, dawn.

Elle Sees said...

It was 40 yesterday and will be 62 today! No wonder I've just developed a cold! Hope you find the coat.

Fabrizia said...

Such a nic post, I enjoyed it a lot! I like your sense of style! Wonderful photos!

Take a look and if you want we can follow each others: Cosa mi metto???

Jess said...

Those laced-up boots are gorgeous!!

Good luck coat shopping tonight! Keep us updated...

City Girl Chicago said...

good luck with the coat shopping Dawn ~ I just found one that is perfectly "me" (+ warm) at Nordstrom the other day!

Lonely Wife Project said...

J Crew has some of the best winters coats right now!

Punctuation Mark said...

stay warm my dear... i've seen in the weather that your temps are dropping... yikes!!!

Julie Khuu said...

That last shot is seriously what I want to be living in all season! Fur and cognac colored boots...love it!

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Tamra {walkswithBella} said...

Good luck darlin!! I'm on the hunt for a new pair of winter boots. We were so spoiled there with the nice weather, and I wasn't even prepared for the cold whipping wind. Hope you find your coat! xo

Mrs. Pancakes said...

I hear...just came in from outside and it's so cold! Temperature really dropped quickly!! But I love layers so its all good!

Vale ♥ said...

Good luck with your coat hunt ! I suffer from cold weather, so much ! I prefer using a goose down jacket when it's very cold, tho...not as glam as a coat but it works fine during storms !!! Kisses

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Dale said...

I just found your blog, it's so chic and professional and congrats on getting married to your childhood sweetheard, cute bio :) I know what you mean about not getting by with just capes and vests, I visited NYC a couple winter's ago and had no idea how cold it got there. Stay warm. Following you now

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honey my heart said...

hope you find the perfect coat! i have a few light coats because it never gets too cold here.

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Dawn,

Good luck with the new coat, hope you find one you love.
Stay warm and enjoy the week

Hugs
Carolyn

Jersey Blogess said...

oh gosh, those boots are driving me crazy

Annemarie @ Brunch at Saks said...

Love these photos. It's suddenly cold here in Los Angeles too. Hope you're enjoying the holidays, Dawn! xo

Clara Turbay said...

Great and modern ideas!

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Meisha.Style said...

love the browns! so perfect for the winter!

Fabrizia said...

Thank you so much for your sweet comment!! Of course I follow you back!
Come back soon to visit my blog, I'll be waiting for you!!

Cosa mi metto???

M.E said...

love the pictures :) so cozy!


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*Glam Chameleon* said...

To load on the layers- don't ask me twice!:D I bet u gonna have luck this time hun, with such a good taste and improvisation skills I'm sure u gonna find some fabulous coat!;)
kisses
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The Dainty Doll's House said...

I hope you find a coat doll, need to keep warm!! I know you will find one!! xx

ECLECchic said...

Good luck, Dawn!! I'm sure you'll find the coat you are searching.
Have a nice week

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