Winter is upon us. Well, at least some of us; now that I’ve moved to sunny southern California, winter is hiding from us here for a few more days (weeks??) and bathing lucky Angelenos in 70 degree beauty. Still, the temps drop during the nighttime hours (to well above freezing, so I’m a happy camper) so I have been drawn towards accoutrements with fur on them. That and I can’t resist the grown-up version of furry teddy bears masquerading as clothing. Yesterday I tried on a faux fur black topper and was so excited when the salesperson told me outerwear was 40% off. Then I looked in the mirror and saw a gorilla. The jacket made me look like a gaunt linebacker of a gorilla and not the dainty Mad Men-era lady that I imagined it would. Yikes. At least with the nice weather out here, I can move on towards a lighter winter jacket…maybe something in a slimming leather?