Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Tuesday's Work-Appropriate Clothing Item: Black Winter Coat

Now that Halloween has passed and Thanksgiving is approaching, it's time to think about the dreaded winter coat. Unfortunately, most of the good ones (i.e. warm ones) incorporate wool and down/goose feathers. I have a few of these coats from my pre-vegan days. They are still in great condition, so I will continue wearing them. But if I was in the market for a new fancy coat to go over a dress or a chunky sweater and pant outfit, I would be drawn to Nature Vs. Future's asymmetrical winter coat (pictured in the available black). It hits right at that knee, and, as the name suggests, features asymmetrical buttons for a bit of flare. Made from a hemp and cotton blend -- and made in Brooklyn (NY)! Kaight, a cute NYC boutique featuring eco-friendly clothing and accessories, where I found the coat, says it is "extremely warm." $425; find it here.


Patrick Yeagle said...

Hey, just stumbled across your blog, and I'm hoping you can start pointing out some vegan clothes for professional men. All of the vegan dress shoes I've seen are clunky and ridiculous.


The Professional Vegan said...

Hi Patrick! Thanks for the comment! Men's vegan dress shoes are on the agenda tomorrow, and thanks for reminding me to post about men's clothing . . . I will try to do at least one post for me a week.

Diane said...

Now THAT is a winter coat alright! Absolutely love it! :). I love and hate the Winter season because there are so many great styles about and sales starting such as the great universal one....but!...I always end up spending way too much when I see all these new trends and fashions hitting the market.

I really want that black coat now! lol :)

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Do you also try pink suit? you should also it like black suit.

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