The Wool Military Coat

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Jacket: J Crew (old)
Sweater: Express (old), similar Only Mine "Turtleneck Sweater" in ivory, $29.49 (on sale!) at Nordstrom here
Pants: Zara, similar Oasis "Slim Leg Zip Trouser" in black, $77.61 (on sale!) at Asos here
Pumps: Old, purchased in Hong Kong.  Similar Frye "Regina" in olive, $157.95 at Amazon here
Ring: Banana Republic

Today I am back to my regular outfit postsThis olive wool military coat is an old favorite of mine.  I plucked it off the sale rack at the University Village J Crew back in college, and even on clearance it was an expensive purchase that I have made sure to wear and store with care.  I love the row of little buttons, the warmth, and the fitted shape that still looks feminine even with a sweater underneath.  For today's outfit, I paired this wool military coat with a simple cream sweater, my new black Zara skinnies with all kinds of cool zippers, and my olive pumps.

 A wool coat in a standout military style is a great way to bundle up for the cold but still look stylish for the seasonA traditional olive color is neutral and matches just about anything, but I also like a bright white with black piping or a pop of red.  Check out my save and splurge picks below:

  
Left: "Amateur Astronomer Coat" in green, $84.99 at Modcloth here
Middle: Save on the "Sergeant Belted Military Coat" in khaki, $178 at Topshop here
Right: Save on the "Tipped Peacoat" in antique white (also available in cabernet and black), $129.99 (on sale!) at J Crew here


Left: Splurge on the "Stretch Wool Peplum Jacket" in heritage red, $260 at Ralph Lauren here
Middle: Splurge on the "Alpha Short Coat" in military,  $395 at All Saints here
Right: Splurge on the "Premium Military Coat" in khaki, $500 at Topshop here 

How would you style a wool military coat for winter? 

I hope you are having a great week so far - it's Wednesday but it sure seems like it should be Friday by now.  ;)  Thanks for reading!! 

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