As Chicagoans, we are never content with the weather — it's either too hot or too cold, and is almost always too windy. Chi weather is the porridge to our Goldilocks, but fall tends to be the one season when it's just right.
That's when I turn to my most versatile item: the leather jacket. No matter the weather, it can be called on to dress up a pair of shorts, add some edge to my work attire, or layer over a maxi as the last piece that turns it in to an outfit. But I wanted one that wasn't your run-of-the-mill basic black, so I headed to T.J.Maxx and found this sweet beige jacket that's by one of my favorite designers no less! Click through to see how I'm turning this leather topper into three chic looks, next.