You don't need a heavy coat to keep warm during the in-between days. Hang up the wool and pull out something lighter.
Cotton toppers, velvet blazers or a suede mid-length jacket are all perfect transition pieces when you put a couple of thin layers underneath. Pair a three-quarter-length jersey top with cotton-voile button-down or a long-sleeve silk blouse under a sheer mohair sweater. You can peel off or pile on as the weather dictates.
Next, put back that black …