Top Five All Time Winter Coat Musts

I never understood why shops sold coats so early in the season, way before the weather even cooled down. For me, right now is the best time to take advantage of all the holiday sales and it is finally cool enough to wear the coats too. I’ve realized there are a few styles that I just wear year after year and when they wear out I replace them. I’ve rounded up my top five favorites below and shared why I love them so much, and I’ve linked to exact or similar styles for you to peruse at your leisure.

This Thanksgiving, I want to say I’m so thankful for all of you for reading and visiting my little piece of the internet. Have a great holiday filled with friends, family, and lots of food!




  1. I’ll admit ever since I saw Rihanna wear this Acne Studios coat (over a silk cami slip dress) I was immediately searching for it. Her version didn’t exactly fit the budget, so I went for ta faux Shearling Coat instead (this one is  currently on sale! It is so warm and cozy, and adds a cool girl vibe to any look. Shop more Shearling Coats
  2. wool coat is a closet staple because of its versatility and basic functionality- but it doesn’t have to be ‘basic’ at all. I love ones with an assymetrical zip or a faux fur hood – it really is the small details that make all the difference. Shop more wool coats.. statement-coat
  3. Statement Coat is a must-have for any closet. When its so cold the only thing visible to the outside world is your outerwear, it is really easy to make a sartorial statement with your coat. Also, a bold print or color is surprisingly easy to incorporate into your winter wardrobe and can get a ton of use, similar to having a bright handbag. Shop Statement Coats .wool-coat
  4. Now there is one staple color that I think is a must for everyone and that is the Camel coat: I am partial to a rich deep hue, but light or dark, this is a luxe classic that always looks chic.  Shop More Camel Coats .classic-black-wrap-coat
  5. To avoid looking shapeless in your winter ensemble, a belt is going to be key. Whether you add a belt over your regular coat, or invest in a belted wrap coat. A Belted Wrap Coat cinches the waist and looks great over jeans just as it does formal wear. – Shop Belted Wrap Coats.

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Last week we took a quick trip to escape the snow for some sunshine in Key Largo, Florida☀️ We spent every moment possible outside, Tom and Adam got their Scuba Diver PADI certification (yay!) while Sophia and I spent our days either swimming or drawing marine life and landscapes. This was my first trip after my sister passed last November, and even though I look so happy here, there were so many moments I felt the grief and sadness, as if it happened just yesterday. I am still figuring out how I want to show up in this space, as I have changed so much as a person since the loss. I just don’t feel called to post some of the things I shared before. Maybe that will change someday, or maybe it will just naturally evolve into something new. I think I will take this year to just process it all. (Even the idea of taking an entire year to think through something is a huge shift for my usually hyperactive type A personality) My focus at the moment is just living in the moment with my family and friends, spending time doing things that make me happy and healthy. I hope to share some of that journey here with you ~ thanks for following along ❤️
I had planned to shoot this outfit in collaboration with @lenacoutureofficial right before my dear sister passed away. Saba, the designer, was more than understanding if I didn’t want to anymore - but after thinking on it for a while I decided I wanted to - in my sister’s honor 💗 She was always my biggest hype woman. When i would feel like I’m not good enough or that I should quit (which was often) she would tell me I was unique and great and to keep it up. When I think of my sister, beauty and love is all that she embodied in her being. She expressed that on the outside also - as she loved to wear everything glam, bright & colorful, and full of bling. Hair done, nails done, everything did - that was Nusrat. For this shoot I took the time to get glam after a long hiatus - and makeup and hair took so long because I think I forgot how to do it, but afterwards I was surprised how I felt transformed. When I wore this gorgeous outfit that I know was designed with such love and incredible attention to detail by @lenacoutureofficial, I felt all of that beauty - like a walking piece of art, and very much at peace. Thank you so much to @divmophoto for capturing the feeling so well 💕
Ski weekend with my favorites ❄️❄️ So proud of Sophia for skiing on her own for the first time!
There are some trees with seeds that only grow after a fire. Their seeds are completely sealed with a resin that have to be physically melted off by a great fire in order to propagate. So to do we as humans, gain wisdom only after great pain and suffering.*
A month ago (and one day) I lost my sister and best friend to cancer. I am still completely gutted and broken. But, I’m also so so grateful to have had felt the love that now brings me so much heartbreak. ❤️ I am so inspired by her - and I will forever live my life to honor her memory. Miss you sis ❤️
Classic outfit combo: oversized blazer + denim 🖤fendi mules @shoeslutz
Just a mom who loves mums 🌸 🪴
Cozy for a coffee date ☕️
French. Toast. Egg. Bake. Save this recipe for a weekend or holiday brunch - it’s SO good and fool-proof! I’m not even a sweet person and I love it. The pecans are a non-negotiable IMO - I get honey bourbon vanilla pecans for this and it is just heavenly. Enjoy!