Despite having every intention of keeping this Burberry coat, in the end I didn’t think it met enough of my criteria to earn a place in my overstuffed closet (I also admit that I subject luxury items to a higher level of scrutiny). The double-breasted style, smart point collar, and detachable medium-width belt with a leather buckle are all details…

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And the coat search continues! My second stop was Burberry, of whom I am a big fan. Were it not for Burberry’s steep retail prices, I would own more of it in my closet. Both styles reviewed in the post are great options for those in the market for duffle coats. The Minstead Duffle Coat is a classic style for…

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Latent color cues can be really powerful. I recently started wearing blue and gold with increased frequency without prompt but upon further reflection think my brother’s college fan gear is to blame. Or maybe I am just highly suggestible. I’ve been known to wear some combination of red, white, and blue for the duration of the summer Olympics without intending…

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After months of fruitless search (in part because no one in the Northern Hemisphere sells wool capes between April-August), I finally found a camel wool cape worthy of closer scrutiny. This search (for a cape) is one I resume half-heartedly every fall but inevitably put on the back burner because I have so many other wants (and not enough money).…

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