Welcome to Let’s Get a Room, a collection the place editor Eliza Huber heads to the dressing room to strive on items out of your favourite retailers, buzzy objects, and new collections. Think of this column as an in depth information to the items which are really price shopping for and those that, sadly, regarded higher on-line—no returns obligatory.
Despite rising up in Chicago, a metropolis most identified for its controversial pizza and tragically chilly winters, I’ve by no means been one to decorate for the climate. For instance, my senior yr of highschool was the third coldest in the city’s history, with a median temperature of 18.8°. Yet I refused to put on something greater than a peacoat as a result of, in contrast to all of the really warm coats, it was cute. And sadly, within the virtually 10 years since, I have not precisely realized to decorate smarter, not chicer.
It wasn’t till I heard about and subsequently noticed images from Reformation’s collaboration with Canada Goose that I began to assume my lifelong distaste for sensible outerwear might really ease up. Full of cropped puffers, vests, and parkas—all of that are reversible (with one aspect being patterned with flowers, stripes, and extra and the opposite being a stable colour)—the assortment is surprisingly trendy for its degree of chilly safety. I’d know. I test-drove most of its contents in actual life.
Ahead of the opening of the collab’s pop-up on the St. Regis Hotel in Aspen, Colorado, I ended within the retail area whereas on a visit with Canada Goose and wear-tested 9 items from the brand-new assortment. My take? Let’s simply say that by no means once more can I declare that practicality and aesthetic attraction are mutually unique. Scroll all the way down to learn all of my ideas on the Canada Goose x Reformation outerwear I attempted on.