I know everyone reading this post can relate to wearing layers upon layers of clothing this winter because of the extreme cold that hit the country and as I'm writing this post, the Atlanta weather is still cold. So I'm still obsessed with making coats, which I think I will all year to make sure I have a nice wardrobe of coats next winter. You won't catch me freezing and not cute! And that's what I think bugs me: all my life I've worn warm coats from head to toe - I never worn short coats because in my head I was still cold at the bottom, so the heavier and longer the better. But my coats were never cute, they were long and black and I wore gloves and hat to match. Even the fur gifted from Mommy in the 90s was beautiful and covered me from neck to ankle. But there is one coat that I boast about, as I made it in 1988 and it still hangs in my closet. A trench coat, vintage Vogue pattern and I'd love to make it again....you guessed it: long, black and belted, almost cute. If I make it again, it'll get hacked with multiple colors this time.
This year I began a quest to make a wardrobe of coats, a statement piece for