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An Extra Fun Jean Jacket to Celebrate This Fake-Ass Winter

Welcome back to Editor's Picks, a Friday series profiling the buys our editors are obsessed with. This week, Racked style editor Nicola Fumo shares the pinned and patched jean jacket keeping her spirits up this unusually warm "winter."

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"I'm obsessed with the idea of uniform dressing — to a fault. I've whittled my closet down to a very specific set of colors (black, white, pale pink, pale blue) and shapes (turtlenecks, miniskirts, ankle boots). It's good to get a wild card in there from time to time, to save me from my streamlined self. That's where my happy new jean jacket comes in.

It's Levi's 'Trucker Jacket' style, which I had embroidered with my initials at the tailor shop inside their Williamsburg, Brooklyn store. The customization continued with a buffet of patches and pins from Dee & Ricky, Chris Uphues, Brooklyn Charm, and Pin Trill. They are like little emoji you can wear, and they just radiate good vibes. I've become very popular on the subway.

Miraculously, it's actually more appropriate for me to wear this light jacket than any of the wool and puffer coats in my closet right now. So as long as the temperatures in New York City continue to float around 60 degrees (seriously, this can't be right??), I'll be on the streets with my smiling flower pins and googly-eyed patches."

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Levi's 'Trucker Jacket,' $88