Daily Covet: Collarless Coat

I adore the simple lines and no-nonsense style of this Zara collarless coat.  And what better color to welcome early spring than my favorite turquoise?  It’s the perfect weight and style for virtually any outfit…  Black ankle pants, faded jeans or a girly mini dress are all ideal under this cute topper.  And it’s so affordable under $140!

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Daily Covet: Burberry Duffle Coat

I’ve had all kinds of coats.

Pea coats, shawl-collared dress coats, ski jackets, leather moto jackets and more.

But I have yet to add a toggle coat to my list.

And this Burberry coat is the perfect coat in that category.  Black with the Burberry Brit check (brown), which means it’s a total staple.  It’s long enough to wear with a short skirt or dress, but short enough to be a casual coat.

And since this SAHM rarely has to be anywhere dressed up – it’s an everyday dream coat for me!

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Daily Covet: Kate Spade Tayla

Since we’re talking outerwear, let me just add this awesome Kate Spade “Tayla” topper to my list of needs wants.

The adorable pyramid-style buttons and patch pockets make this coat detail rich.  And it’s a versatile coat, which comes in two of the most rockin’ colors:  Loden and Gold.

So one in each color then?  Yes, please.

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Daily Covet: RED Valentino Twill Coat

Bloggy friends, I have my mojo back.  My maternity clothes wearing days are over!

The fall fashion is starting to roll in to the stores, and I’m attending Fashion Week here in the Midwest next week.

But right now, I’m smitten for coats!  This RED Valentino coat, in particular.  I think I love this line even more than the original Valentino couture.  I adore how feminine this coat is and how it fits and flares – perfect for covering up post-preggy saddle bags!

Sadly, I would have the opportunity to wear this coat approximately three times during a season.  But seriously with these lines, would you even need to wear anything underneath it?

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Daily Covet: Banana Republic Cotton Coat

Coats?!

I know, I know.  I just need a new lighter weight coat for the fall and spring seasons coming up.  I didn’t buy anything this year for obvious reasons.

But, what better time to find a new coat than when they are on wicked sales?

I love this bright cotton coat from Banana Republic.  It’s simple, has lady-like lines and will go with virtually everything.

It almost makes me excited for fall… almost.

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Daily Covet: Peter Som Dress

Yep, we’re back to dresses… dresses that I can’t wear now, but still dresses.

I am in deep love with this Peter Som dress.  At first glance, it looks sort of “matronly.”  It reminded me of cleaning out my Great Aunt’s closet, which was full of stylish-for-the-times knit/polyester blend dresses.  But close up, this dress is cotton, slightly sheer and features a “rainbow” of blue shades that are some of my faves.

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Still not convinced?  Check it out here on Rachel McAdams with a creamy, demure coat and cap-toe pumps!

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Daily Covet: Thakoon Pleated Back Wool Coat

This great winter coat from Thakoon is at GILT.com this afternoon.

It is the best time of the year for great deals on winter coats.  And this beautiful $2,000 coat is now marked down more than 50%.  Yes, I’ve done the math.

But I still love it.  Gray is one of my absolute favorite non-colors, and how can you even pass up the gorgeous pleating in the back.  It soooo reminds me of Mary Poppins!

While it’s probably not in the cards for this girl on a budget, it is most definitely on my drool-worthy list of covets!

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Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl XLVII:  Which will you wear?   Er… root for?

New Orleans will host this year’s Super Bowl.  My family and I will spend our time watching at some friends’ house.  And by “watching,” I mean “eating” our way through four quarters of football.

I do love football, but I have to say I’m more excited about the party and wearing team colors!

I was raised on the San Francisco 49′ers and my husband and I lived in the Bay Area for five years… so it’s only natural that we would be rooting for maroon and gold.

On the flip side, I adore the Ravens colors and have far more in my wardrobe to cheer them on.  Is that reason enough to change teams?

Neh.

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Daily Covet: Eyelet Trench

Everyone knows the trench is a time-honored staple.

Trenches are a timeless wardrobe piece that every fashionista needs in her (and his!) outerwear collection.

The traditional trench is khaki.  Then came the pink or navy trenches with green and white polka dot linings.  Or the yellow trench most commonly worn with Hunter Wellies.

But now an Eyelet Trench from Elevenses?!  Anthropologie has the cutest blue and white eyelet trench for Spring.  This trench is so feminine, but features military-inspired epaulets and a waist-cinching belt.

Better yet — It’s adorable over bright yellow capri pants as seen here.

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