Raise your hand if you enjoy this time of year because you get to peruse all of your coats that have been tucked away at the back of the closet for spring and summer! I’m not sure why tall coats thrill me so much but it’s probably because I never really had the chance to wear them when I lived in California so I still find them quite novel.
This will be my third year wearing my trusty tall J.Crew Majesty peacoat. I was looking through some old photos the other day and realized that this coat has been my cool weather BFF on several trips (NYC, D.C., Prague, Heidelberg and much more). The best part is, I scored a fabulous deal on the coat because I bought it on final sale. Since final sale items are non-returnable, I was super relieved that the coat fit great, and it has become my go-to for temps that are 20s-40s. The “stadium cloth” fabric has a bit of heft and thickness to keep me warm but the coat is not bulky. I like that I can still wear layers under a size 6 yet the coat doesn’t make me look “fluffy”. I also find it quite versatile. It’s dressy enough to be worn over a skirt or dress and casual enough to wear with jeans. I adore the fun buttons because they add a little personality to the coat.
The majesty peacoat is currently offered in 7 colors in the tall size and I’m drooling over the bright “deep pacific” color. Which is your favorite color?
Here are a few photos of me wearing the coat out and about over the years and check out my original 2012 review of the coat (along with two other tall coats) here.
Do you get excited about “coat weather”? Do you have a favorite type of coat?