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Winter Coat

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Outfit Details:
Black Gloves
Black Coat (Similar here and here)
Navy Sweater (Similar)
Brown Riding Boots (Similar here, here and here)

I took these outfit photos when it snowed in Portland a few weeks back. It rains so much here that I hardly ever get to change out of my rain jacket, so I quickly jumped at the opportunity to don this military style coat. My favorite part of this jacket is the shiny gold buttons in the front and back, because they make this piece look very elegant. Another thing that I love about this coat is the way it flares out at the waist, which gives the piece more feminine shape in my opinion. Since my outfit was pretty dark, I decided to wear my brown riding boots to break things up and add a subtle pop of color.

Since I was absent from the blog last week,  I missed out on blogging about my blogiversary and birthday. I can’t believe that I’ve managed to keep this blog running after starting it two years ago on my 25th birthday. I started this project when I was in a very weird space in my life, and it’s been so wonderful to have a creative outlet and have the opportunity to be part of a supportive community. I’m looking forward to another year of connecting with my fellow bloggers and readers, and continuing to grow my little corner of the Internet.

As always, thanks for reading!

xoxo,
Helen

 

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19 Comments

  • Reply Olivia Aimes

    awesome blog post!
    http://fridaynightstyle.com/

    January 25, 2016 at 5:09 am
  • Reply Laura Mitbrodt

    Your coat is so cute, I love all the snow too
    xo
    http://www.laurajaneatelier.com

    January 25, 2016 at 7:18 am
  • Reply Mimi Ho

    Love your jacket! Keep up with you blog, it's great 🙂

    January 25, 2016 at 6:31 pm
  • Reply Abigail Castro

    I love this military coat and the navy color!

    xo,
    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

    January 26, 2016 at 1:34 am
  • Reply Pear Phongsawad

    Love the coat and boots!

    XO
    StyleByPear

    January 26, 2016 at 5:54 am
  • Reply Sybil

    perfect winter look! 😀

    Have a great day!
    Animated Confessions

    January 27, 2016 at 4:30 am
  • Reply carrieslifestyle.com

    wow i love it

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    January 27, 2016 at 5:46 am
  • Reply Taylor Winkelmeyer

    Such a classic look. Love the all dark with the brown boots. So cute.
    ox Taylor | http://www.mycupofchic.com

    January 27, 2016 at 8:07 pm
  • Reply Kierra Makayla

    You look so cute and I love the coat!

    Kierra | Lavishingg

    January 27, 2016 at 10:51 pm
  • Reply Sahar Gholami

    nice and versatile coat<3

    xo,

    http://www.sahara-desert.com

    January 28, 2016 at 2:04 am
  • Reply Natalie Suarez

    super cute! lOVE LOVE

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    Natalie Off Duty

    January 28, 2016 at 5:18 am
  • Reply PLAYING WITH APPAREL

    Very pretty

    Filipa xxx
    PlayingWithApparel.com | Instagram

    January 28, 2016 at 5:31 am
  • Reply Jacquard Flower

    Beautiful chic outfit, I love the red lipstick too.
    Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

    January 28, 2016 at 4:52 pm
  • Reply footnotes and finds

    Happy Blogiversary! The coat looks amazing on you!

    http://www.footnotesandfinds.com/

    January 28, 2016 at 8:33 pm
  • Reply Katelyn Hill

    Helen, This is adorable!

    http://www.shopoff8th.com

    January 29, 2016 at 7:26 pm
  • Reply Kemi

    Cute pictures – really love this jacket! Would want one in a similar style. 🙂

    http://skylish.co.uk

    January 29, 2016 at 11:40 pm
  • Reply Arely Munoz

    Bella!!! Congratulations!! I passed my two year anniversary las December!! Cheers to you!!
    Love this coat, yes I like the gold bottoms details.
    Have a gorgeous weekend.
    Glamoury Armory Blog

    January 29, 2016 at 11:52 pm
  • Reply Tania

    Happy bloggiversary!! It must be so fun to get real snowfall!

    xx freshfizzle

    January 30, 2016 at 12:34 am
  • Reply Siffat Haider

    What a chic winter coat, I love the military style buttons on it!
    xo
    Siffat
    http://icingandglitter.com

    January 30, 2016 at 10:26 pm
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