These days I'm generally in a different city every month, meaning I have learned to pack well, even though it technically may not be considered "light." Over the past couple of weeks, I've been in one of my favorite towns, San Francisco. The city has pricey delicious food, impressive architecture, diverse people and some of the best wine selections you find in the country. The Bay Area generally feels like early spring/late fall all year long, therefore, jackets and boots are a wardrobe staple.
Every time I wear coated denim, people ask me if I wearing leather pants. Coated denim is a stylish cheaper alternative to wearing leather and will give you the same look. I found these AG plum jeans a couple of seasons ago (similar pair below) and I have found ways to dress them up and down. I raided my mother's closet for this Mackage drapped wool and leather jacket, long sleeve sheer back shirt and her Linea Pelle bag. I finished the look with these Kenneth Cole moto inspired boots.