We hit the busy streets of Chicago in search of some needed style inspiration. The find? Much motivation, in the form of outfits featuring coats big on trends: We saw quilting, we saw color, we saw contrast sleeves aplenty—and these are the looks we can’t wait to copy.
We recently resolved to start planning ahead and it’s given us a new appreciation for the end-of-season clearance. It lets us shop seasons early on a shoestring budget. Right now? Our sights are set on new outerwear.