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Military Coat

















Coat: c/o Banana Republic
Blouse: c/o Banana Republic
Boots: Nordstrom
Jeans: Asos (under $35)
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
When it comes to cooler temperatures, one of the pieces I invest in and focus on are coats. Coats are the best way to stay warm when the temperatures drop and a great way to showcase your style. My husband complains that I have too many coats in our coat closet, but honestly, it's the best way to try to look as chic as possible when you are too focused on not freezing your butt off.

A new coat has been recently added to our coat closet and it is this military coat. I love everything about it. I really like its double-breasted style. It is a unique look on your classic wool coat.  The double buttons add so much flare to the coat and it is flattering due to its fitted waist. I am really digging the olive green color. It's definitely one of the colors of the season and it can easily transition into the holidays. Add a red sweater to this coat and you have created a holiday outfit with almost no effort!

Aside from the coat's style, the quality is amazing. It is made from an Italian luxury wool blend by Nova Fides Italy. Nova Fides Italy is a mill known for its quality and excellence in craftsmanship. The melton wool of the coat is tightly woven, felted, and heavily brushed to create an ultra soft feel and it is water resistant. Talk about a perfect coat.

I usually shy away from prints, but I decided to switch it up by wearing a printed puff sleeve top.  I've always been a fan of puffed sleeves but usually they are too awkward to wear underneath a coat.  However, these sleeves have a slight puffiness and can easily mold into your coat so you don't have the awkward tight feeling in the upperarms and underarms when wearing a coat. I'm definitely a fan and might pair it with some skinny ankle jeans and ankle-strap flats.

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

xo RD
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55 comments:

  1. This is such a great look! I love that coat and your boots are fabulous!

    By Lauren M

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  2. That is such a great coat! My sister has a military one that no longer fits her she said I could have. I was so excited and am taking styling tips from you. Have a wonderful weekend!

    Amy Ann
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  3. This coat looks amazing!!

    Rachael xox
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  4. This coat is everything! You look fantastic, Rach!!

    Have a great weekend, love!
    xoxo, Vanessa
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  5. Oooh, your outfit is absolutely perfect!! And I LOVE the military coat! As for pattern? I hear ya, I haven't been doing too much pattern in my wardrobe but yours is lovely & perfectly subtle which I love! Hope you're having a fab Friday, girly! xo

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  6. that military coat is to die for!!!
    xo
    tessa
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  7. That coat is gorgeous and I love your boots too, so pretty!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

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  8. Your coat is so chic, I love the silhouette that it has and you look so fabulous!

    Camila
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  9. Cute coat!

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  10. ALWAYS smart to invest in a good, quality coat. Love the military style of this one!

    xo
    Marta
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  11. Hey girl! I'm loving your look! The tee is darling and that coat is SO classic and a really great color! Your coat closet has a lovely addition! :)


    Amber
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  12. It is such a great combo. I love it
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  13. I love that military jacket! Cool look! =)


    - Cielo
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  14. I love a structured look when it comes to coats so this look is right up my alley!

    xo Deborah
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  15. This coat is really a catch.. I love your totsl look.. Xoxo
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  16. Super cute casual look. This is something I would definitely wear any day of the week. I love the coat and your sunglasses.

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  17. Loving the military-inspired styled of this coat. The double breasted buttons really add such a chic flare!

    xoxo Rina
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  18. I love a military coat, they always look so chic.

    Rosy | Sparkles of Light Blog

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  19. Investing in coats is the best way to go! It's probably the main thing that most people are going to see during the cooler months so why not make sure it's a good one?

    -M

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  20. What a perfect military coat for fall and winter!! This is going to be so incredibly versatile!! Fantastic find friend!!

    hugs,
    Christina

    Christina | Fashion & Frills

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  21. That coat is fabulous! It's so classic and chic! I also really love those OTK boots.

    Jackie
    Something About That

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  22. You look well put together. Combining the jacket with the skinny jeans is chic.

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  23. Such a great jacket! You look beautiful, Rach!

    xo, Jennifer
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  24. Hands down my favorite style of coat for the winter months. I've been looking for a longer style for quite some time!

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  25. This coat is so bomb and so are your sunglasses. You killed it girl, great post!

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  26. I simply love your coat. You look absolutely stunning in this outfit.

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  27. I'm loving the military trend! Totally obsessed with your boots too.

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

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  28. Love this look! The coat is totally my style!

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