What TO Wear in Seattle

By Tannya Bernadette
Monday, Feb 21, 2011 @ 03:40 PM

Guest blogger Tannya Bernadette helps travelers dress for Seattle weather:

Welcome to Seattle! Be prepared for unexpected weather conditions because it’s a city known to experience all four seasons in the same day. It can be warm and sunny one moment, then pouring rain the next. As you travel around Seattle, you’ll quickly learn why outerwear is our signature style. With the fluctuating weather conditions, it’s just too risky to go without a jacket. However, you don’t have to sacrifice your style! Check out the selection of anoraks, trenches, and parkas below. Lightweight and easy to pack, it is a must-have on your packing list.


Sunshine in the rain


Rachel Roy

Lace-Waist $169

Cheer up your look with a print! I mean why not? If you have a lot of solid-colored basics (neutral or bold colors) a printed jacket will compliment your clothing nicely. Then bring out your shining personality and beautiful smile to match!


A new shade

Ali Ro

‘Completer’ Anorak $275

Embrace color this season with brights that you can pair effortlessly with your wardrobe. Although neutrals like white or black are the colors of choice, try an alternative like kelp green. If you’ve been wanting to integrate color into your outfits, spring is the perfect time. There is nothing better than an unexpected pop of color in a sea of black trenches.


Better than the classic!


Ruched Waist Anorak $98

The soft shoulders, defined waist, and ribbon tie add a feminine touch to the this sporty jacket. The added bonus? You can easily dress this up with a silk scarf, gold jewelry, and a pair of wedges or dress it down with a striped cotton top and denim pants. If you want to feel comfortable and be ready for any spontaneous plans, wear this anorak!


Simple and functional


Fairbanks Parka $198

This long, black military-style anorak will look good on many body types. Slimming, conventional, and versatile. What else could you ask for in a travel jacket?


The travelers choice




‘Influential’ Anorak $128

Rugged and safari inspired, you will create adventures in the city in this jacket. It’s perfect to wear during short hikes, dog walks, or errand runs. Although made from washable cotton, don’t be afraid of a little dirt to achieve the true rugged look.

To find more fashion tips and advice from Seattle wardrobe stylist Tannya Bernadette, visit www.TannyaB.com. Get involved by signing up for the free newsletter, attending one of the  beauty and style events, checking out the blog, or by sending her an e-mail to schedule your free style consultation.


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