I wore this pink coat and grey hat combo on the first day of New York Fashion Week. Last Thursday, it was slightly warmer than the weekend, so that I could wear my coat open and skip the Ultra Light Down and scarf! My turtleneck sweater kept me warm as the winds picked up, but it was a constant struggle to keep my hat from flying away down 33rd street.

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I was so excited to attend NYFW this season, and while I was tempted to wear something daring and outrageous, I wanted to stick to a classic look in my favourite soft, pastel tones. This look is all about my pink coat, and from watching other attendees, NYFW in February is all about outerwear. In winter, our coats and jackets are one of the only ways we get to express our style, so seeing fabulous fur, shearling jackets and architectural wool coats was a definite style inspiration for me…

This is an excerpt from the article Pretty in Pink at NYFW which originally appeared on Natalie Ast.