Do you ever wonder how to dress for the coming clima(c)tic apocalypse? Fear not. This week, WSJ fashion reporter Teri Agins answered urgent questions from fashion-minded readers. When one fretting citizen wrote in wondering what Agins thought "of the 'rule' on not wearing white after Labor Day," she thoughtfully responded:

"To be sure global warming has made it easier to comfortably wear thinner clothes in the winter. But pulling off seasonless looks boils down to getting the balance right-choosing smart looks that make sense. A white linen suit won't work for Boston in November."

Yet. Anyway, it's nice to see the paper has finally warmed to the impending global catastrophe. Now, off to Barney's for just the right ensemble for drowning in a flood.