Statement Coat + Faux Leather + Fur

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If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you already know I recently spent a long weekend eating my way around Chicago with a group of dear friends (food posts are coming, stay tuned my epicurean friends).  We traveled to the Windy City the last weekend of October, when the temperatures dropped into the 30's at night and it even snowed on Halloween!  I knew I needed to pack warm layers, but also wanted to style outfits that were feminine and blog-worthy.  This bright yellow wool coat fit the bill with its fitted shape, asymmetrical zipper, and warm shearling lining.  It is hard to see the rest of the outfit because I'm so bundled up, but underneath is a grey wool sweater, faux leather skater skirt, and a fur vest.  Tights, wedge booties, and my Koret New York clutch rounded out this outfit for a sunny but chilly touristy afternoon at Millenium Park and the Chicago Art Institute.  If this coat looks familiar, it's because it was featured once before about a year ago here.

Selfie in the reflection of the bean!

 Coat: purchased in Shanghai
Fur Vest: Steve Madden via Poshmark, similar Ellen Tracy "Belted Faux Fur Vest" in brown, $129.90 at Nordstrom here or save on the Love 21 "Faux Shearling Vest" in grey, $26.46 (on sale!) at Forever 21 here
Sweater: "Factory Merino Charley Sweater" in heather grey, $41.50 (on sale!) at J Crew Factory here
Faux Leather Skirt: Eight Sixty (old), similar Karen Kane "Faux Leather Skirt" in skater skirt in black, $88 at Nordstrom here or save on the "Pleated Faux Leather Skirt" in black, $18 (on sale!) at Charlotte Russe here
Wedge Booties: Vince Camuto (old), currently loving the Ivanka Trump "Frankly Belted Round Toe Bootie" in black sport suede, $148.95 at Nordstrom here
Tights: old, check out the BP "Opaque Tights" in black, $10 at Nordstrom here
Clutch: Koret New York (old), currently loving the Michael Michael Kors "Large Selma Quilted Zip Clutch" in black, $118 at Nieman Marcus here

Every fashionista needs a perfect-fitting statement coat to help them stylishly fight the winter cold, and there are different coat shapes available to fit every body type.  Check out my picks for statement coats, all currently priced under $250:
What style of statement coat are you craving this fall?  Thank you for visiting my blog today, and I hope you have a great rest of your week!  Don't forget to enter my giveaway!

Linking up with Happiness at Mid-Life, Sinerely Jenna Marie, Perfectly Coutured, and Style Elixir.


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