Thursday, January 17, 2019

Work Wear: Long green Coat + Color block bag

Green is my next best color close to purple so, you can imagine how excited I got when I found this long green coat for about $20 at the thrift store years ago. It's always in rotation during the winter time and I previously blogged about it here. The craftmanship and quality of the coat is impeccable and it's in great condition. I decided to pair the coat today with wide legged trousers from Ann Taylor and a white funnel neck top. A black pair of boots and this thrifted color-block bag completed the look. I love the way the colorful bag infused colors into the somewhat monochrome outfit and speaking of the bag; I pulled it out of storage where it has been for years and this is the first time I am styling it on the blog. The bag has the letters NYC inscribed on it which I believe stands for New York City or New York & Co. which is a clothing store. . I tried to trace the original store where the bag originated from but was unsuccessful . Also, I could not find a similar bag like this any where to link to this post save for the Gucci glazed wicker bag which is quite pricy. And this brings me again to the topic I talked about in my last post. You'll always find unique and one of a kind items at the thrift/consignment if you know where to look.

"What do you think of the long green coat or the color green in general? For me, green symbolizes life and nature and procreation which in turn reminds me of God's love."

Again, this coat also symbolizes "going green" which is exactly  what I plan to do more of this new year; reduce, reuse and recycle. Let's take care of this beautiful world the good Lord has created for us by reducing waste and being responsible in our consumption. This reminds me of the Bible verse where we are "reminded" that our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit and of God and we should take care of it and honor God with it. We take care of our body by watching what we allow into our minds, what we eat and of course, what we wear. Thank you so much for stopping by.

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Bible Verse of the Day

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NIV)

Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your bodies.

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  1. Beautiful pictures! That was a great price for the coat!

  2. That is a gorgeous coat! And you got such an amazing deal on it. I can see why you love green. It's a splendid color on you :)


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