What To Buy During End of Winter Sale||Oversized Puffer Coats

March means spring is coming. But for our Michiganders, it is not so true. We may still get 6 inches snow in April. I remember one year all the little kids had to find the Easter eggs under the snow in their back yard. 😉

What To Buy During End of Winter Sale||Oversized Puffer Coats

While we are waiting on spring to actually arrive, most of the major stores already started their end of winter season sale. Usually in March, those sales have deep discounts. If you know what you love, or what will be still hot next winter, right now is the best time to score a few things for next year.

What To Buy During End of Winter Sale||Oversized Puffer Coats

I am betting on the oversized puffer coats, or jackets will be still hot next winter. Why I say that? Based on 2018 spring/summer trends, the sport style is still on top of the list. The oversized puffy jacket, popular back in the ’80s and ’90s before becoming synonymous with ski dads and tourists. I think the sport trend will continue and there will be nothing more sporty than a puffer for cold days.

What To Buy During End of Winter Sale||Oversized Puffer Coats

I have to say, this type of coats are a bit tricky to wear. It is quite easy to make you look so much bigger than you really are. Especially being a petite girl, you may disappeared in an oversized puffer. 😉 As a petite woman myself, I like to wear a puffer with a skinny jeans or over-the-knee boots. Anyway, wear something is very fit and slim to balance out with the puffy silhouette.

What To Buy During End of Winter Sale||Oversized Puffer Coats

I hope those tips are helpful and good luck with clearance treasure hunt! 🙂

What To Buy During End of Winter Sale||Oversized Puffer Coats

What To Buy During End of Winter Sale||Oversized Puffer Coats

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Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

Last summer, many of my family and friends have asked me going back to China to visit. But I knew I couldn’t be able to handle the trip by myself emotionally. My late husband and I met in Shanghai and there were so much memories to face. You can read how we met in next Life After Loss post.

Life After Loss || Back To China AloneLife After Loss || Back To China Alone

My late husband and I had 2 years long distance relationship due to his work assignment changes and me waiting on my visa to go to America. We were talking on Skype every morning and evening for hours. There are 12 or 13 hours time difference between us depends on if it is the daylight time-saving season. He also saved up all his vacation days and visited me every year on my birthday in March, Sometimes during 4th of July, then the Christmas and the Chinese New Year.

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

I was always so happy to pick him up at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. But I hated the days that seeing him off. It had always been me watching him walking into the customs and I couldn’t help crying. I saw him through my tears that he was trying very hard to put a smile on his face. He always walked quite slow and kept turning back looking at me and waving to me. I was often very blue on the way home alone and kept this way for a few days. One time I told him, “Someday, I need to let you experience this sad feeling”. He was just smiling and said “Ok!” But after I moved to America, we had always been together. Last January, I saw him off for the very last time. He was traveling to heaven and would never return.

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

One year when I was waiting for my man at the airport in Shanghai, I was a bit early. Suddenly I noticed a 30 something Chinese man among many people walking out. He seemed like a successful business person. I noticed him because he was crying. That was very shocking for me because in Chinese culture, a man almost never cry, especially in the public. I didn’t know why, but I could feel his pain. I felt his loved one passed away and he just missed the last chance to say goodbye. Maybe because it reminded me many years ago when I ran into my house but my dad was already in the coffin.

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

I was hesitant about this trip to China alone. I knew I would be like that young man I saw years ago, shedding tears when I walk out the airport by myself. My man was not there walking beside me anymore and this time it was only me. On the flight to Shanghai, I was looking through the window and somehow felt my man was out there, above the clouds. My tears were running down my face but I noticed I was smiling. I know he would be very happy to see me enjoying this trip, even just by myself.

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

I did enjoy it very much! It probably had been the best visit since I left many years ago. This 22 days trip to China alone was a perfect testimony of my grieving progress. I didn’t feel sorry for myself because my loss. Instead, I enjoyed every single minute there and now I know that I can be happy just by myself no matter where I am.

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

You can read all the Life After Loss series here and Living with Cancer series here.

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

Life After Loss || Back To China Alone

Photo credit: Grace Liang

Thank you for reading, and if you like what you read, please comment below or share it with your friends. Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook and Twitter for new post updates, and follow me on Instagram for all the amazing fashion, beauty and life style products that I will share with you. Of course, don’t forget to check out my Instagram stories daily to know me better as a person. Finally, don’t forget to follow me on YouTube for my fashion, beauty and life style videos. Have a great day and see you soon!

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Grace
http://colorandgrace.com occasionally receives vendor/ brand sponsorships for mentioning their products and services.

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