Hit two trends in one by picking a pea-coat length frock coat in burgundy. I'd go for a velvet investment piece, best for evening, makes any LBD into something more interesting. Speaking of . . .
To better incorporate into an existing wardrobe with an eye to long term wear, I'd get one quite plain. I'd pair with a cream blouse already in my wardrobe, probubly one of the vintage lace ones.
I like something a little asymmetrical and with a certain retro delicacy.
Skip go ladylike booties.
Skip the dress and go wiht some lovely gloves instead.
Leather zipper gloves, similar
Animal print sweater:
Skip the animal print sweater and perhaps get a nice one with faux leather details. I have one like this and wear it all the time.
Menswear on woman:
With this outfit? Finish it off with a nice fedora.
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