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Down Coat with Fur
Add Down
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In most parts of the country, especially our hometown of Chicago, a puffer coat is just a necessity to get through the Winter. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be feminine and flattering. Add Down is one of our favorite brands for fashion and function in this category, doing both with amazingly high quality. Most importantly, the 100% duck down fill of this stylish option ensures you will stay warm. And then there are all the ways to wear it, giving you all the versatility you want from your coat. The hood, fur trim on the hood, and belt are all removable so you can really change this up based on what you’re doing and how cold it is. The belt creates a slim shape, but if you are wearing it with a bunch of bulky layers underneath to go for a snowy walk, leave it off. If it’s raining, you can keep the hood but remove the fur. You get the idea. The fit is trim – no marshmallow gal here – and the sizing is Italian (38=XS, 40=S, 42=M, 44=L, 46=XL). You’ll wear this for work AND play, year after year. We’re featuring the versatile military green, but it comes in black and grey, too.
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10/06/2015

Ladies, Ready for Winter? We’ve Got Your New Coat Picked Out

As Fall foliage peaks and fades away, the weather continues to cool down. So it’s time to get serious about our outerwear. There are tons to choose from this season, with coats not just being a necessity, but also a strong fashion trend as the key item to your outfit. With that style emphasis, there are a lot of great new trends to take into account – fur accents (especially collars) and shearling, tweeds, utility puffers, and even capes.
Don’t feel overwhelmed – we’re here to edit all those options down to some of the best for the Mark Shale lady. We take the trends into account, but as we’ve been doing since the days we had retail stores, we think it’s important to interpret them in a way that makes you feel updated and appropriate, but not overly trendy. This is especially important when choosing a coat. Invest in the best you can. This is something you’ll wear frequently, and dare we say, function is even more important than fashion in this case. When you’re trying to get to work in inclement weather, getting your errands done, or stepping out for the evening, you need to stay warm. Looking good is the added bonus that we are here to help you achieve this week. And we want you to feel like you’re making a solid investment. Something you can wear for more than one season – both, because the quality is superb and because the style will still look good next year. We’ve done some digging, so let’s get started.
Take a look at a few of our favorites here, and then head over to “15 Standout Coats of the Season for the Ladies”, to shop the rest of our best Finds for the season to keep you warm and chic looking. If you like something, just click on the “Shop It” button to buy it from our suggested retailer. And let us know what you think through the comments section below and on social media.
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The North Face - ThermoBall™ PrimaLoft® Hooded Parka
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The North Face - ThermoBall™ PrimaLoft® Hooded Parka
ThermoBall™ PrimaLoft® Hooded Parka
The North Face
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While we generally recommend down fill when it comes to puffer jackets for it’s warmth and high-quality durability, The North Face’s Thermoball® fill is an ideal alternative. While it’s just as warm as many down coats – it’s designed to keep you warm up to -25 degrees Fahrenheit – it is slim and lightweight, making it easy to pack for a ski trip. Since it’s not actually filled with feathers like down, it’s also great in truly wet conditions. The black looks great in this nylon, with a touch of shine for style, and it also comes in a pretty grey through the ‘shop it’ button. The hood wraps around for a stand-up collar that can be cinched to help protect you against the wind. It’s available in XS-XL and packs a ton of value for the price.
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DKNY - Pure DKNY Hooded Jacket
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DKNY - Pure DKNY Hooded Jacket
Pure DKNY Hooded Jacket
DKNY
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DKNY offers a work-ready interpretation on a down puffer – ideal for every weekday, and stylish in its menswear-inspiration for every weekend. The pale grey 100% wool is filled with 85% duck down, which means it will be incredibly warm. It is lined in grey fleece, and has a very sleek look. Unlike most puffers, this one is not visibly quilted, giving it a polished and less sporty feel. Functionally, it has a stand-up collar that will keep your neck warm, whether you have the hood up or not, that will still easily accommodate a scarf wrapped simply around your neck. The zipper is 2-way, making it easy to sit and walk, too. The neutral grey will coordinate with all of your cold weather accessories.
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Ellen Tracy - Kimono Sleeve Jacket with Genuine Fox Fur Trim
Ellen Tracy offers a classic take on fur detail. The real fox fur trim is along the removable hood of this simple and beautiful black modified car coat (it comes in rich, deep brown through the ‘shop it’ button, too). Without the hood, you have a style you can start wearing early in the season, and then add your hood as the weather drops. Not only is the fit relaxed and easy, it also has a bit of a dropped armhole – they’re calling it a kimono sleeve – which makes it really easy to wear over the bulkiest of clothes or a blazer. This is also a perk if you have a larger chest, as it gives you a bit more room and makes it easy to move your arms. Jane Post offers a similar style if you are looking for a longer length and deep Winter warmth.
http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/clothes-october-preshop/4133335960063.jsp#/
Elevenses - Collared Boucle Coat
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Elevenses - Collared Boucle Coat
Collared Boucle Coat
Elevenses
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Oh, how we love this coat from Anthropologie. Where do we start? The fur collar, which is so chic (and faux), is removable so you can get a dressy and stylish coat whenever you want one. Without the collar, this grey boucle coat is simply a classic. The rich textured wool blend has an almost sweater-like feel to it, but it is lined so it’s much more substantial. Petite ladies, rejoice. Not only is this modern-fitting coat available in 00-14, it comes in Petite, too. Wait until you see the great price…
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Via Spiga - Belted Knit Collar Coat
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Via Spiga - Belted Knit Collar Coat
Belted Knit Collar Coat
Via Spiga
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This Via Spiga coat is a great value for the amazing price. The woolly fabric is subtly mixed with shades of deep blue/purple and black for rich color and easy versatility. The faux black leather belt matches your go-to black leather gloves for a sleek look that also gives you lovely feminine shape. One of our favorite details is the knit inset of the oversized collar – even if you’re not wearing a scarf, it will be soft and cozy against your skin. This coat dresses up and down with ease, so you can wear it to work, out to dinner, and all weekend long. The modern fit is available 2-14.
http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/fleurette-stand-collar-loro-piana-wool-coat-regular-petite-nordstrom-exclusive/3842687
Fleurette - Stand Collar Loro Piana Wool Coat
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Fleurette - Stand Collar Loro Piana Wool Coat
Stand Collar Loro Piana Wool Coat
Fleurette
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More than ever, the classic camel coat is a must-have. Loro Piana wool is the best in the world, so a coat made with it is a true luxury. It’s simply lovely – soft, warm, durable, and takes color beautifully. And that is certainly true here. The a-line shape and subtle stitch details give this timeless car coat a ladylike feel that is just as beautiful over a dress as it is with your jeans on the weekend. Hitting mid-thigh it is long enough to cover your tunic length tops and cardigans (and blazers). The modern fit flatters every body type and it’s a style that will hold up for years to come. At this sale price, it’s the perfect time to invest in this wardrobe staple. If you do prefer something more fitted, Via Spiga offers a belted version.
 

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