This is an extended version of the article that originally ran in the Winter issue of FW Inc.
Every winter we learn that even when the weather freezes, work rarely does. Which means that exiting your home and facing the cold are an inevitable beginning to your workday. Solace can usually be found in the fact that, around here, weather can change with the drop of a felt hat. From lightweight to camel colored to sleeveless, you need overcoats and trench coats versatile enough to keep up with your busy schedule and finicky Fort Worth temperatures.
Many local Fort Worth retailers are now stocked and ready for the dropping temperatures, but for days when you just can't get away from your desk, we have rounded up some online options.
Just in time for Winter weather, Hollywood costume designer Salvador Perez has created a capsule collection of coats inspired by The Mindy Project. The show, now on Hulu, stars Mindy Kaling juggling life as a busy doctor in Manhattan, all whlie showcasing a rotating closet full of professional outfits and colorful coats that prove you don't have to be monotone to be professional. The Salvador Perez Collection X Gilt features six coats starting at $450.
A trench coat is the perfect option for layering in Texas weather. Atlantic-Pacific wears an affordable option from ASOS here.
Local blogger Style of Sam dresses up a khaki coat. The understated color lets her be more creative while staying professional.
Chicago-based custom clothier, Balani, just opened their first Texas store in October. Their trench coat is the perfect light-weight option for men.
Eddie Fortuna, the North Texas resident who blogs with his wife, wears a topcoat from Banana Republic.
Blogger He Spoke Style proves that quilted jackets aren't just for women with this Ted Baker jacket.