Posts Tagged ‘winter coats’

Light Sweaters Made For California Winters

December 11, 2009

With the beautiful California weather, you really don’t need to wear anything heavier than a light sweater or coat. And one of the advantages of living by the beaches out here are having all the cool surf stores! Nope, I’m not a surfer and to disprove the myth that surfer brands only sell surfer looking stuff, I’ve picked out some of the cutest light-California-sweaters perfect for the non surfer. These can all be found at my favorite surf store, Becker’s Surf.

1. Hurley Winchester Plaid Jacket

Though this jacket looks thick, it’s actually no thicker than a regular hoodie material. I know because I’m wearing it now. The hood is removable as well. (This link is from Buckle, but I got mine at Becker’s Surf.. for cheaper!)

2. Element Institute Sweater

I love this sweater so much because of its lightweight material and the asymmetrical closure on the front. The large buttons ad a great touch as well!

3. Lucy Love Riding Jacket

It looks like a heavy pea coat, but it’s just a soft cover up that’s made to fool ya! Plus the contrast in the colors and buttons give this jacket a nice touch.

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Top 5 Winter Jackets for Under $100!

November 6, 2009

156934_w_sIf you live in a cold climate city, like NYC or Boston, then you know that having a winter jacket is essential. Well not all of them are stylish and within your budget, but a Fashionista like yourself is gonna have to keep warm. Thankfully, The Budget Fashionista has got you covered, literally – they found the best and most stylish deals out there!

Bundle up on a budget with the top 5 winter jackets under $100.

1. Keegan Plaid Coat. This red and black plaid jacket is great for mild winter weather that can be paired up with a cute scarf and hat for a complete winter ensemble. Available exclusively on dELiAs for $79.50.

2. Marc New York Collar Down Jacket. Keeping warm and looking good sometimes don’t always go hand-in-hand. However, this down jackets by Mark New York certainly fits that description with its contemporary quilted look and duck featured lining that combines fashion and function. This puffy jacket is also water resistant and exclusively available on Bluefly for $99.99.

3. Croft & Barrow Double-Breasted Raincoat. We love raincoats and this double-breasted piece is certainty one of our current favs. Along with protecting you from the elements with its detachable hood, this fierce red jacket will give you a sharp look that is versatile for nearly any occasion. We also love the cute buttons and belt on this classic jacket, and of course the budget friendly price of $53.99 at Kohl’s.

For the rest of the coats, head on over to The Budget Fashionista!