Dreary day fix: trench coat + color pop

Shipley & Halmos trench coat

7 for All Mankind skinny jeans
Rebecca Minkoff leopard loafers
Chanel wallet on chain
NARS “Schiap” lipstick


Photography by Miguel Marino

I became re-obsessed with the classic trench coat after our trip to Paris a few months ago. I loved how Parisian women wore their trenches with striped shirts and casual flats. Everything about that style is so unfussy yet sophisticated. Seattle has been having a gorgeous summer, but as soon as the weather cooled this past weekend, I pulled out my trench coat (more dressed up look here) for date night.

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19 Comments

  1. August 5, 2013 / 7:47 pm

    gorgeous! that lipstick is perfection on you!

  2. August 5, 2013 / 7:54 pm

    Love this look on your Carolyn! That pop of lipstick colour is beautiful!

  3. August 5, 2013 / 11:28 pm

    Absolutely love the trench on you, definitely stylish and sophisticated! My mom just came home from Seattle this weekend – she loved it!!

  4. August 6, 2013 / 7:08 am

    I love your outfit Carolyn! A trench coat is such a timeless piece and a great investment. xx

  5. August 6, 2013 / 7:33 am

    such a great trench! i love how you can roll the sleeves up. I don't think we have that brand in the UK.. I've been looking for a good trench but the cheaper ones tend to crease easily – is this regardless of price, or are the more pricier ones better material..?

    Thanks!
    Katie x

    • August 21, 2013 / 8:34 pm

      Hi Katie! I think it's because the "cheaper" ones may be made with thinner material thus more susceptible to wrinkling. Though I find cotton ones no matter the price difference to easily wrinkle unless there are other synthetic materials blended in to prevent wrinkling.

  6. August 6, 2013 / 11:56 am

    I don't know how you do it, but I just love love love your outfits. Always. This one is no exception. That long trench is perfect and I wouldn't mind one for the upcoming fall season! xo

  7. August 6, 2013 / 6:27 pm

    LOVE the pink lipstick.

  8. August 6, 2013 / 7:11 pm

    omg! it's lovely! dreaming of one for myself!

  9. Julia
    August 7, 2013 / 6:06 am

    Love this look! I was wondering where do you get your eyebrows done??! They're nicely shaped!

    • August 21, 2013 / 8:33 pm

      Hi Julia! Thank you! I just pluck and trim them myself.

  10. August 8, 2013 / 2:22 pm

    Yes, a classic trench coat is a must have! Love this look, especially with your leopard loafers and bright lipstick.

    star-crossed smile

  11. Anonymous
    November 25, 2013 / 11:35 pm

    Hi I'm in love with your earrings! Would love to know where you got them from!

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