Looks like I’m wearing my plaid coat early this year. Chicago weather is, at best, unpredictable. We can go from 70 and sunny to 35 and freezing overnight- and that’s exactly what happened this year. Chicago, how could you do this to me? Don’t you know that fall is the only thing that helps me survive winter? I’m considering it a personal attack, honestly.
The only upside of winter is that I’ve amassed quite a collection of coats. Each and every one seems like a justifiable purchase when 50% (okay 75%) of the year seems to require one. I bought this buffalo check plaid coat from J. Crew four years ago, and it’s still one of my favorites. Add a hat and scarf and you basically have an outfit (assuming no one ever sees your actual outfit underneath).
Photos: Jack Roche