Anna Scholz makes fashion-forward pieces like a versatile drawstring anorak. (www.annascholz.com)
Activist Linnet Caban-Brown, 26, looks slender in horizontal stripes because they segue from pale to dark.
Gallery's down coats lie surprisingly flat. (Nordstrom; 800-695-8000)
Lafayette 148 New York is a source for high-end sophistication. (Lafayette148.com)
Lane Bryant always has a wide range of reliable options. (LaneBryant.com)
Marina Rinaldi carries beautiful day-to-evening suede. (866-362-9872 for stores)
Newport News makes a cozy, reversible robe coat we love. (Newport-News.com)
Spiegel has a great figure-flattering, single-breasted swing coat. (Spiegel.com)
Coat, top, and skirt, Lafayette 148 New York, $1,298, $198, and $228. Earrings, Melinda Maria. Bracelet, SuperOro for Gold Expressions. Clutch, Ralph Lauren Collection. Tights, DKNY. Boots, Stuart Weitzman.