Some of you might recall that last winter I was bemoaning the difficulty of finding a winter jacket and wearing it without feeling cold or frumpy or otherwise less than wonderful. In case you need a refresher, here’s the post.
And in case you’re still on the hunt, here’s an introduction to a brand new and solidly lovely option.
Everlane launched two new wool coats for women this winter and I had the opportunity to take their Wool Overcoat for a test drive. The coat comes in two colors: black and burgundy. Like all of their products, Everlane’s overcoat is responsibly made and entirely traceable. Because the coat is sold direct to consumer, Everlane doesn’t pass along the additional mark-ups that often accompany this kind of luxury product. Speaking of luxury: I’ll use a lofty word to describe just how the jacket feels: Sumptuous. It’s thick and soft to the touch. It’s a coat for a grown up.
Here are a few photos of me wearing it while doing my best Jane Birkin and walking nonchalantly down the street carrying a basket full of crimson mums! Just another day in the life. (Wink.)
I admit that before I tried it on, I wasn’t sure I’d love the straight, untailored cut and I wasn’t positive that I could pull off the extra length, but once I was wearing it, it made me feel…regal. The collar’s long enough to pop for a little extra warmth and…intrigue. The pockets are big and roomy enough to actually use.
In addition to Everlane’s Wool Overcoat in black, I’m also wearing their Cashmere Crew Sweater in ivory, and their Chelsea Boots in burgundy. All three additions to their catalog get my hearty stamp of approval should you be on the lookout for classic additions to your own thoughtful wardrobe.While it’s clear that this coat isn’t something to wear down the ski slopes, it definitely fits the bill for wintry walks and it’s versatile enough to be dressed up or down. The extra length means that it’s just right for keeping chilly bums warm as the weather cools down.And if you’re feeling like you can’t go another day without it, the Everlane Overcoat is available for 1-hour delivery in New York and San Francisco.