When I’m styling an outfit, color isn’t something that’s normally at the top of my list of considerations. Typically, I’m drawn to blacks and whites or nudes and olives. These are all colors that I consider to be “foundational” and form the basis for what I ultimately build my outfit around. While I was organizing my closet recently, I uncovered this red satin trench coat. Perfect timing because I had promised myself that I would make a more conscious effort to incorporate color this year. No matter the season, trench coats are always on trend. They’re a classic addition to any wardrobe, regardless of your personal style sensibilities. Even though this one is red, it’s just as versatile as its tan or black counterparts. In fact, if you were to wear this on top of a black and white horizontally striped shirt, a pair of ripped boyfriend jeans (cuffed at the ankle) and some leopard pumps, you’d have the perfect casual dinner or date night look. What do you think about my attempt to get outside of my style comfort zone? Would you wear this look? Let me know what you think in the comments.
The Second Act Summit conference for women returns on Saturday, April 30th, both in-person and online in Tampa, Florida.