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Camel Coat and Plaid

Oversize Camel Coat and Cole Haan Bonnell Booties

Camel Coat and Plaid Shirt
Camel Sweater Coat

  As you probably already know, layering is a challenge for me. It’s hard to master the art of layering when you haven’t had many opportunities to practice it. However, one thing I have learned is that having solid go-to pieces makes all the difference. Gone are the days when I solely gravitated towards pieces that I thought were cute. Nowadays, I consider functionality to be equally as important.  That’s where this cozy camel coat you’ve seen me wear all season long comes in. It’s knit, warm, and completely eliminates the need for excessive layering on chilly days. And it also makes me look stylish .

 Of course, a good coat can only go so far. You also need to have some solid base layers if you want to feel comfortable in freezing temperatures. For instance, I’m wearing a flannel shirt as well as fleece-lined leggings underneath my jeans. Flannel pieces have become a favorite of mine during the cold winter months.  What I like about flannel pieces is that if temperatures are mild, sometimes you can get away with only wearing that one layer. I also like wearing flannel shirts as light jackets once temperatures start getting a bit warmer.

 Now, let’s talk about those layering pieces you can’t see in these photos. If you’ve never heard about fleece-lined leggings before, let me tell you that they’ve been a lifesaver for me this winter. As you can probably tell from these photos, they are not bulky at all, so you can still rock skinny jeans on those very cold days. If you don’t have any leggings laying around the house, a pair of thick tights also does the trick.

 Now that you’ve heard all about mine, what are some of your winter essentials?


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Camel Coat (Similar) | BDG Plaid Shirt (Similar) | Madewell High Rise Jeans | Cole Haan ‘Bonnell’ Booties | Madewell Transport Tote

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43 Comments

  • Reply telma

    Beautiful 🙂

    January 29, 2017 at 7:05 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:43 pm
  • Reply Jaime

    I love that coat so much! Such a great staple to have, especially this time of year!

    ♡ Jaime
    http://thejaimeissue.com/

    January 30, 2017 at 1:01 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks Jaime! I agree! It’s definitely been a wardrobe staple for me this winter season. 😀

      January 30, 2017 at 1:37 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks Jaime! I totally agree. A camel coat is a must-have for winter!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:44 pm
  • Reply Anak Super

    nice look

    lot of smile,
    Anak Super
    http://diaryanaksuper.blogspot.co.id

    January 30, 2017 at 4:27 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:44 pm
  • Reply Stella Asteria

    Such a great winter look Helen! Fleece lined leggings can be life saving during very cold days and I really need a pair now that you mention it! My favourite winter essentials are oversized sweaters and lots of thin layers underneath to keep warm. Love your brown coat!
    xx
    Stella
    http://www.stellaasteria.com

    January 30, 2017 at 4:45 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you so much, Stella! And yes, I’d recommend getting some fleece lined leggings or tights. They are such a lifesaver!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:45 pm
  • Reply chelsea

    Camel looks lovely on you!

    xx,
    Chels
    http://www.chelseaasoflate.com

    January 30, 2017 at 7:20 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:45 pm
  • Reply Francesca

    Beautiful classic outfit, I love all the colors! That camel coat is gorgeous!

    Francesca
    http://www.vintagelillies.com

    January 30, 2017 at 8:09 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:45 pm
  • Reply Cat

    i love the camel coat paired up with a plaid shirt, so autumny<33
    xx from italy
    Cate ღ 35mm in Style

    January 30, 2017 at 8:57 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks, Cat!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:46 pm
  • Reply Laura Mitbrodt

    What a chic look, i love your coat
    xo
    http://www.laurajaneatelier.com

    January 31, 2017 at 7:53 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:46 pm
  • Reply Aria Di Bari

    This camel coat looks perfect on you!

    http://ariadibari.com

    January 31, 2017 at 11:28 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:46 pm
  • Reply Olga

    Great outfit! Love the coat!

    http://www.lostindaydreams.com/

    January 31, 2017 at 9:00 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:50 pm
  • Reply Naghmeh

    A little while ago I also decided to stop buying items just because they’re cute and actually think about how much use I can get out of each item. Love the flannel shirt and your coat 🙂

    The Fashionista Bubble

    January 31, 2017 at 9:34 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks Naghmeh! And thinking about how much use I’ll get out of an item has really helped out my budget, to tell you the truth!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:51 pm
  • Reply Julia Bluhm

    What a nice outfit! I agree- layering is kinda tricky. But as a girl who has grown up with frigid winters, it’s all about leggings and tights (like you said) and cute coats that are also warm. Seriously loving your look here, and the photos!

    February 1, 2017 at 5:15 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks so much, Julia! I’m still learning how to dress for this weather. I’ve got my summer wardrobe down, but winter is such a challenge for me when it comes to getting dressed.

      February 3, 2017 at 9:52 pm
  • Reply Tina

    Even though you haven’t had a chance to practice layering a lot, you totally look like a pro with this outfit. I really love this camel coat that you found and it really complements your flannel shirt! Oh and yes, I love fleece lined tights! I didn’t think about wearing them under jeans though – so smart!!

    Tina
    http://www.justatinabit.com

    February 1, 2017 at 8:01 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks, Tina! And yeah, I wear fleece lined tights under jeans all the time! It’s a trick I learned while I was studying abroad in Spain during winter (it was so cold!).

      February 3, 2017 at 9:53 pm
  • Reply monica sors

    I absolutely love the coat!!

    xx
    Mónica Sors
    MES VOYAGES À PARIS
    NEW POST: RED CARPET BEAUTY TIPS

    February 1, 2017 at 4:22 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 3, 2017 at 9:54 pm
  • Reply Lara Rose

    You look beautiful! I love the styling!

    xx

    February 1, 2017 at 6:57 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 3, 2017 at 10:02 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks!

      February 3, 2017 at 10:02 pm
  • Reply Yasmin

    I love the way that coat hangs a little off your shoulders. Such a chic piece! Reminds me of Mad Men era style.

    xx Yasmin
    http://banglesandbungalows.com

    February 2, 2017 at 4:34 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Yeah, it does tend to have a vintage vibe. Now that you mention it, I think I might experiment wearing it with a few of my vintage dresses.

      -Helen
      http://www.sweethelengrace.com

      February 3, 2017 at 10:03 pm
  • Reply Rachel

    Super comfy and stylish look! Love the coat!

    http://chicglamstyle.com

    February 2, 2017 at 9:15 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 3, 2017 at 10:03 pm
  • Reply Tania Sarin

    love this look! xx

    February 2, 2017 at 9:24 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thanks!

      February 3, 2017 at 10:03 pm
  • Reply Gretch

    I love your outfit! You can’t really go wrong with neutrals. The coat looks stylish yet comfy. ♥

    And thanks for the tips! Wearing tights and leggings inside the jeans is a good idea.

    – Gretch of GG Memochou

    February 4, 2017 at 10:18 am
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 8, 2017 at 12:21 am
  • Reply victoriashklanko

    You look amazing. This shirt really suits you. Great post.
    http://www.ustradeent.com/ladies-solid-silky-poplin-105.html

    February 10, 2017 at 1:09 pm
    • Reply helenveyna@gmail.com

      Thank you!

      February 10, 2017 at 9:17 pm

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