I realized this week that that isn't my preferred mode of travel anymore. When faced with the possibility of crummy lodging, I would sometimes just as soon stay home. I realize that this changes my worldview dramatically, and also realize that if push came to shove, luxury won't always win out. I'm not a snob, after all.
When it comes to this new fur trend, I just can't make myself get with the faux. I've tried. I try to think of the little animals and view fur coats as pelts rather than the warm snuggly- wugglies that they are. Faux looks great in magazines and on other people, but I pretty much always look like a muppet in it. Maybe I'm just too rough on it. My
Part of this is practicality: real stuff is warm. And in winter--especially this winter-- I need to be warm.
A fur- trimmed puffer coat that does not make me look like the marshmallow man.
I got it for a winter-coat-in-Florida price (bargain- basement cheap, almost- free cheap). It will be my only clothing purchase in February, as I am saving up for somewhere warm where I absolutely will not need anything that even faintly resembles it.
In a hotel with a 4- star rating. *wink*
Here's to comfort, muppets and warmth,