Real-Life Fashion Show: Outerwear

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You know we can count on the women of Visible Monday to inspire and motivate. These are real-life women, not models, not 18 years old, and we can relate to their personal style. This week, a look at the outerwear chosen by the amazing Visibles.

As always, the first tip is: wear the coats and jackets that move you, styled the way you like, and own the look.
And even though I live in the sub-tropics, there’s always room in my closet for a chic jacket:


 

Linda from A Labour Of Life paired her hounds-tooth print coat with a black and white dress and looks fabulous. Can you see her red gloves? A great touch of color. And what is that massive amount of white stuff behind her?

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Melanie of Bag And A Beret is always fun and funky, a star of style and risk-taking outfits. Here Mel (who lives in Canada) wears one of her “Shaggies” – the warmest looking coat, and full of personality. You must read her blog, she’s hilarious and inspiring.

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Natalia of In The Writer’s Closet mixes all the wonderful Fall colors in this look, topped by a new checked coat. Even Natalia’s sunglasses and hair complement the look. Don’t be afraid to mix plaids. Three plaids together here look superb.

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Gail of Is This Mutton (another outstanding blog for you to discover if you haven’t yet) is wearing her Laura Ashley trench. Love this classic-with-details look, and the chic black accessories. Very smart.

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Kirsten of The LIFB Issue chose an uber-classic wool camel coat with suede collar. It’s always in style and looks elegant here with Kirsten’s hat, scarf and saddle bag. Stunning setting too:

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How do you like to dress for the chill?

Stay fabulous,

 

Here’s more fab pieces for any age, inspired by the Visible women:


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9 Comments

  1. How lovely to see all these beautiful women wrapped up in their wonderful coats – and snow! Today it’s 35 deg C here – but with blogs like yours, Patti, we can be connected whatever the season. Thank you, xx

    • I agree – I’d love a little snow too, but really don’t mind the 75 degrees F here! xo

  2. Snow in Toronto?!! That would require double-shag action (in the North American muppet coat meaning, maybe). You should come up here in winter so you can get a little shag action too, Patti. Hahaha! I love these other women – thanks for including me among them! Without a cool coat, I’d be done for. Of course, the puppies are the cutest here.

    • I love Canada in very way (more now than ever) and you’re throwing in a little shag action! Got the passport out. xo

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