I purchased some nifty 34 mm buttons for the front, and the snaps. Have no idea what I'll do for the back buttons yet.
I caved...I splurged. Indigo Junction here I come,
I chose the Chinois Coat for it's diversity. It looks comfy, and it looks roomy. I may add a lining. I'm thinking a light baby blue or dark brown lining. The fabric I chose for the coat is laminated cotton by Windham, Fabrics. I'm not sure if I'm doing the long or short coat, but I plan to add a hood.