I've never really purchased a lot of outerwear, mainly because the weather in L.A. doesn't exactly necessitate an entire wardrobe of heavy coats and chunky knits. But after missing out on all of the camel coats I was eyeing last fall, I decided to splurge on a lightweight version that is the piece I've dreamt about. It's roomy enough to feel cozy, but has enough structure to look pulled-together no matter what I'm wearing underneath.
Plaid and Denim
The weather got delightfully cool when Daylight Saving Time hit (50 degree-days in L.A. are a real East Coast kind of treat), which meant I could finally wear a seasonal outfit head to toe—hat and tall riding boots included. There's something crisp and collegiate about a plaid ...read more