Variations

Wintry City:
Putting Plush Top Layers to the Test

Photographed by Hanna Tveite
Styled by Gabrielle Marceca

As temperatures plummet and winter takes hold, there is no better place than Chicago to assess the insulating power of outerwear. The city’s Gold Coast neighborhood, home to The Line – Chicago through January 31st, is the dynamic backdrop for a brisk exploration of the season’s coziest coats and jackets: plush toppers from Pologeorgis.

A satin-lined shearling jacket is the ultimate puffer, adding rich texture to the clean-lined pairing of striped t-shirt and trouser jeans.
The trick of wearing mink is to look as though you were wearing a cloth coat. The trick of wearing a cloth coat is to look as though you are wearing mink.Pierre Balmain
A collarless cocoon cut accentuates the cozy fullness of soft, lofty black shearling. Balance the voluminous silhouette with a sleek sweater and skinny jeans.

Located at 11 East Walton Street (at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago), The Line – Chicago is open through January 31st, 2017.
Stop by Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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