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Today's post contains several of my closet basics, also known as go-to pieces that fit perfectly and can instantly create a fabulous outfit.  My boyfriend and I both were craving soup dumplings on a recent chilly evening, so we made a special trip to Din Tai Fung for their signature xiao long baos.  Because Din Tai Fung was a spur-of-the-moment decision, I needed to quickly change clothes and therefore reached for several closet basics: my red trench coat custom-made on one of my trips to Shanghai, a black J Crew sweater, J Brand dark skinny jeans, leopard pumps, a Burberry plaid scarf, and my black Koret clutch.  A sleek ponytail and red lips complete a look that is suitable for a variety of occasions!

 Trench Coat: custom made in Shanghai (blogged last spring here)
Scarf: Burberry (old), current Burberry "Check Merino Wool Scarf" in house check (also available in ivory check), $395 at Nordstrom here 
Denim: J Brand (old), current "811 Mid-Rise Skinny Leg" in dark vintage, $145 at J Brand here
Top (not seen): "Factory Merino Charley Sweater" in black, see available colors, $34.50 at J Crew Factory here
Pumps: Halogen via Nordstrom (old), similar Sam Edelman "Delilah Calf Hair D'Orsay Pump" in new nude leopard, $109.95 at Nordstrom here 
Clutch: Koret New York (old), check out the Comme des Garcons "Leather Pouch" in black, $135 at Net-a-Porter here 
Rings: "Cigar Band" in silver (also available in gold & rose gold), $28 at Baublebar here, "Parallel Bar Ring" in silver (available in 3 other colors), $28 at Baublebar here

A bright trench coat is a fantastic focal point to any spring outfit.  Check out my picks for spring trench coats, currently available online and priced at $135 or less:
Which color of trench coat would you choose this spring?  Thank you for visiting my blog today, good luck in the giveaway, and I hope you have a great rest of your week!

Linking up with Curly Crafty Mom, Doused in Pink, Happiness at Mid-Life, Mix & Match Fashion


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