Saturday, November 1, 2008
Went Out In Search of a Trench Coat; Bought a Wrap
In my office (and probably most professional offices), trench coats are the thing to wear over your suit, at least during the current fall weather conditions. So I went to Macy's in search of one, armed with a one-day 20% off everything you buy pass. I didn't find a trench coat. Macy's is organized so horribly! The Macy's I went to didn't even have a coat section, and I wasn't going to browse through every single "designer" area to find the coats that designer makes. But I did find this wrap (pictured right in the ivory). I purchased the black and gray version (see swatch right). It's made by Charter Club, and is 100% acrylic. Originally $46, on sale for $34.50 -- with my one-day pass, I got it for $27.60. I figure I can wear it over my suits for a week or so, long enough until I can break out my winter coat (which is made from wool, oh well) and forgo purchasing a trench coat until the spring.