Snow! | Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots

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Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots

Coat: Zara (old, similar here) || Top: Everlane || Bottoms: Everlane || Accessories: REI beanie || Shoes: Sperry

We got some snow the weekend before last and unlike most normal people who would stay indoors and watch all day from their floor to ceiling windows, Brian and I ventured outside to take a few photos. #bloggerlife!

The snow stuck around enough that it gave us a snow day off of work the following Monday and a two hour delay on the following Tuesday as well. To be honest, that’s the only thing about snow I actually like. I like getting a day off of work and I like how snow looks after it just falls when it’s all fresh and new. Afterwards, we just get lots of black snow from the cars that go by and slush I have to walk through to get to work. Not fun. I have Raynaud’s disease which means that when I get cold, my blood doesn’t circulate to my fingertips and toes (and my ears too) and it feels like my hands and feet are asleep all the time. Winter is a tough time for me in general. Luckily, I have great winter gear that helps me get through it.



Navy Parka

I bought this parka from Zara a few years ago when we were in for a huge snow storm that gave us at least four feet of snow (Anyone remember Winter Storm Jonas?) I really liked this parka for its rich deep color and its long length. I want my parkas to be on the longer side so I can keep more of my body warm, even if it does make me look a bit shorter. It’s super warm and it has almost an a-line silhouette so you don’t lose your waistline. I no longer shop at Zara (or shop in general) but if you’re in need of a parka this winter, I highly recommend the Everlane ReNew Oversized parka. Not only is it ethically made, it has that lovely oversized look that would be perfect for cozying up inside this winter.



Duck boots

Duck boots are an essential if you live somewhere that gets snow at all. I find these boots an absolutely necessity not only during the snowfall but afterwards when walking through slush and ice because they prevent me from slipping and falling. I got these duck boots from Sperry years ago but when I looked into their manufacturing practices recently, they don’t seem to be the most transparent so I can’t necessarily recommend these if you want a pair of duck boots that are made sustainably and ethically. I would recommend getting a pair of L.L. Bean boots or a pair of cool metallic boots from Beyond Skin.

Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
Navy Parka and Sperry Duck Boots
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