fall jacketA fall coat is unlike any other coat, amirite or amirite? I mean, you've got winter coats that are impossible to look cute in, spring coats that you buy and don't really ever wear because by the time you've bought them, hey, look, it's warm outside! and summer jackets that just guarantee a sweaty back and sweaty pits. There's just something about autumn. Maybe it's the style of autumn coats, the cut, or maybe it's the fact that you can dress them up with boots, infinity scarves, and leg warmers. Whatever it is, let it be known: Fall coats are the golden tickets of our time.

When you're marching through store after store, shopping for the coat to make all other coats jealous, you've got to keep your eye on the prize. I shop for outerwear that's comfortable and cozy, warm and affordable, but most importantly, I want something unique and fashionable.

Here are five tips on how to keep your coat collection cool and chic when the chilly weather comes around:

Have you been shopping for fall yet?



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