In Search Of A Classic Houndstooth Coat

Q. I’m such a huge fan of your website, please keep up the fantastic work!  I was wondering where I could find a classic checkered houndstooth coat very similar to the one Charlotte had in season six of Sex and the City. Most of the ones I see are modern variations of it, and I’d like a classic look.

A. While I am a big fan of Sex and the City, have seen the whole series and watch the reruns late night, I don’t know exactly which coat you are describing. I still went in search of a range of classic wool houndstooth coats that may appeal to you:

Plaid Winter Wool CoatCynthia Steffe Houndstooth Trench Charles Gray Belt Front Coat

 ABS by Allen Schwartz Plaid Trapeze Coat Mackage Wool Houndstooth CapeletSoia & Kyo Billy Plaid Coat

1. Plaid Winter Wool Coat, $99 at shop.com

2. Cynthia Steffe Houndstooth Trench, $210 at bloomingdales.com

3. Charles Gray Belt Front Coat, $290 at nordstrom.com

4. ABS by Allen Schwartz Plaid Trapeze Coat, $407 at nordstrom.com

5. Mackage Wool Houndstooth Capelet, $357.90 at nordstrom.com

6. Soia & Kyo Billy Plaid Coat, $350 at tobi.com

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