Wanna Go Back

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Photos — Chris Caicos

A flannel shirt is a winter layering must-have. So I always look forward to pulling out my trusty black and white plaid button-down when the temps start to dip a bit. I can easily toss it over a T-shirt — as I did in the look above or even a long-sleeved button-down or denim jacket in the fall.

And even when we get a winter blast — such as with our new friend Winter Storm Jonas last weekend — my flannel serves as a warm layer when I wear it under my parka or sherpa-lined trucker jacket.

I typically like to let the shirt be the focus of a look, though, just like I did above. I stuck with mostly black elements to pull everything together and added a little texture with a black leather jacket and worn-in khaki chinos. Topped off with a beanie, I was ready to take on a slightly chilly night in the City.

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10 To Know: This Week’s Top Moments In Culture And Entertainment

From Janet Hubert‘s epic Will Smith diss to the first Democratic debate and Mos Def’s troubles in South Africa, here are the top moments in entertainment news this week!

Janet Hubert slammed Jada Pinkett Smith over her call for a boycott of the Oscars. E! News

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders squared off during the first Democratic debate. — CNN

Love & Hip Hop: New York‘s Tara Wallace confirmed that she is indeed pregnant with her third child with Peter Gunz. — OKMagazine.com

Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump‘s bid for president. The Washington Post

Beyoncé fueled more pregnancy rumors during a surprise appearance at USC. — USA Today

Khloe Kardashian‘s Kocktails with Khloe talk show made its debut to mixed reviews. — Refinery 29

Mos Def was charged for using a fake passport as well as helping his family stay in South Africa illegally. — TMZ

Mariah Carey is engaged to her billionaire boyfriend James Packer. — Huffington Post

Several celebrities have organized drives for and helped send bottled water to Flint, Michigan. — Detroit Free Press

Stacey Dash caused quite the buzz with the comments she made about BET! Us Weekly 

Titans

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Photos — Chris Caicos

Sometimes I run into pieces that I just know I must have after one glance, and my olive coach jacket I purchased this fall happened to be one of those of finds.  It turned out to be a little more insulated than I expected, making for the perfect top layer if the temperatures aren’t too cold. And it is also roomy enough that I can still comfortably throw a denim jacket or sweatshirt under it if need be.

I paired it with my favorite pair of distressed denim jeans, an olive sweatshirt I found during a thrifting trip and my favorite black and white sneakers and Yankees snapback — making for a slightly moody moment on a crisp New York City day.