Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Cozy New Coat

Coat season has officially arrived here in Kansas City. I finally turned my new coat dreams into a reality during Nordstrom's big clearance event a couple of weeks ago. Really, it was the email I received from Twice that sealed the deal. I sold a bunch of clothes to Twice when I did my big closet cleanout, and they emailed me with an offer that beat the pants off of anything I've ever made selling my clothes in the past. That money was added to my "new coat fund" and I pulled the trigger on this red Ellen Tracy beauty

I love how it stands out against the sea of neutrals in my closet, and I love the detachable hood too. I paired it with lots of denim over the weekend for its debut, and it kept me nice and toasty warm. I've got my coat and a good stash of hot cocoa; all I need is a big stack of books to read and I'll be ready for winter! 

Do you like a bold coat or a neutral coat? Or do you like to have multiple coats to choose from?





Red Toggle Coat: Ellen Tracy via Nordstrom / chambray shirt: Madewell (similar) / white tee: J.Crew Factory  (similar) / skinny jeans: Gap / leopard belt: Gap Outlet (similar) / taupe ankle boots: Target (similar

I'm linking up to The Creative Closet today for the Cute + Cozy themed linkup

31 comments:

  1. Ohhh I love a nice red coat. I've had one for years and it's still one of my favorites. Love that you were able to make so much from twice! I will have to give them a try!

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  2. I've been wanting a bold colored coat for a while now, so I'm so glad I finally found this one!
    And I'd really recommend Twice! I've never really done any online selling before, so my frame of reference is pretty narrow, but I found them to be super easy to use. I sold them 15 items, and I got $79 for them, which I thought was pretty good! (It would have been more if I would have chosen store credit, but I chose a check.)

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  3. Yay new coat!! This is a great coat, I really dig it! I have too many coats, but I find myself wanting a new one and to say goodbye to one or two I don't like as much. And I have bought from Twice before but never sold there, I have only sold to ThredUp, I think I need to give Twice a go! And thirdly, hello bootie twin! I'm wearing the same pair today! Love them!

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  4. That is a great coat! I love the pop of color!

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  5. Thanks Elizabeth! I'm loving the bold color right now too! :)

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  6. I love a good red coat! It's so classic and cheerful! Mine has seen better days, so I may be replacing it soon. I am loving the toggles on this one, such a fun detail!

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  7. Thanks Megan! It was actually the toggles in addition to the color that sold it for me--I really wanted a coat with toggles this year :)

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  8. I love it!! I love super bol dwinter coats, because when it's cold, it's the only way to stand out! However, since I have so many bold ones, I realized that I didn't have any neutral ones that may be needed for nicer occasions!

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  9. Thanks! I know it, I wanted a stand out coat too, but when I put on burgundy tights this morning, I thought "uh-oh". So I layered up the jackets instead :)

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  10. That coat is a fabulous staple for any closet! It's classic! Thanks so much for linking up with us today :)

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  11. Thank you!! And thanks for hosting such a fun linkup! :)

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  12. I love a bold colored coat! Those toggles are cute, too!


    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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  13. That coat looks great on you, I love the color!

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  14. Oh my, this coat is absolutely darling Shea!! There's something about red coats... I've always loved them so much! And yes, I'll happily take many coats to choose from!! ;) xo

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  15. Thanks Krysten! I'm loving the color right now too--a nice bright against some dreary weather :)

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  16. Thanks Veronika! I'm glad I decided to go with red--there is something about that color!

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  17. I love it! A great classic style, and I always like a fun color to add a little cheer to winter. Love that the hood is detachable too - handy!

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  18. Thank you Nelle! And thanks for stopping by!

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  19. Thanks! It's just the bit of color injection I need right now :) And I like the detachable hood feature too!

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  20. That's a great coat -the color is fantastic!! I usually have a handful of coats to choose from, in neutrals and colors. Always a black one and usually a bright as well. I'm an options girl! :)

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  21. Thanks!! I was thinking that this coat would be it for me, but I do like the idea of having a neutral option too.

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  22. What a wonderful coat and it's just fabulous color for pairing with neutrals. This pairing effortlessly stylish.

    xoxo Ramona

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  23. Thanks Ramona! I have a lot of neutrals in my wardrobe right now so that's just what I needed--a bold color to complement them! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  24. Thanks Elle!! It's cozy warm too :)

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  25. Such a pretty color for this season!

    God bless,

    xo, Claire

    Http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.blogspot.com

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  26. Thanks Claire, it's making me happy right now :)

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  27. I love red coats! They're so happy. I definitely like having a neutral coat that goes with everything as well as a bold coat that I can use to spice up my neutral outfits. :)

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  28. Thanks Jana! It is a happy color, isn't it? :) I like the idea of having both a bold and a neutral coat--you have all your bases covered that way!

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