If you follow me on Instagram, you probably noticed that I spent the first two weeks of November having a #SanFranciscoStaycation. At work, our vacations come in two week blocks and we have to choose a year in advance when they happen. Pat and I had originally planned to get out of town on a vacation of some capacity, but he actually started a new job the first day of my vacation. Obviously, “Can I have the first five days off of work before I even start?” was probably not the best idea. That meant instead I had some much-needed time at home to catch up on my to do list, explore San Francisco, brunch and generally relax. It was pretty incredible.
Marine Layer is one of my favorite clothing companies. They are based in San Francisco and all of their clothes are made in California. They are one of the few companies that I actually open every email and almost inevitably purchase something. They are definitely focused on creating pieces that are perfect for San Francisco’s weather – lots of layer and lots of casual staples. I get to feel good buying their stuff too, since it’s all made close to home.
I’ve had my eye on parkas for ages, but it took Marine Layer making this gorgeous orange number you see in these photos to finally pull the trigger. The coat is medium weight and lined with the softest flannel material your can possibly imagine – in a fun Aztec print! It’s the perfect San Francisco coat and I’ve been wearing it everywhere – from walks to the beach with Maddie to brunch.
Thanks to Caroline for the photos!
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