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dress: primark
coat: topshop
leggings: topshop
necklace: zara taylor

Thought I'd dress slightly weather appropriate today, I'm not one for actually wearing clothes to suit weather conditions. A few weeks ago when it was really hot I wore socks and boot to work, and boy that was a big mistake! Its also a totally ill-fitting outfit really! This whole outfit is like 2 sizes too big for me, the coat, even though its only a size 12, is just crazy large on my frame. I bought it years ago when I first got my student overdraft, I went a little crazy! At £55 it was the most expensive thing I'd ever bought at the time (compared to now its nothing!) Its lasted me a good few years now, I think its getting close to its retirement date though!

I think its about time to start looking for some winter coats! All my coats are far too big for me due to all the weight I've lost but Im clinging onto most of them refusing to give them up! I have some really lovely coats, like my blue duffle and my amazing leopard print mac. For coats this year I'm thinking: a faux fur coat (i have my eye on one from New Look), a aviator/flying/shearling jacket, A camel colored mens wear inspired jacket and another jacket. Maybe a duffle coat or a nice neutral colored Mac. Now is the time to start thinking about coats, as in my experience, Come winter, I will actually find no coats I like! Help me guys! Have you got your eye on any jackets at the moment that you think I might like? Let me know in the comments!

PS. There are still items for sale in my blog shop, as well as some new ones I uploaded today! Thank you to everyone whos bought things so far too! They will be laundered and sent off within the next few days as I'm in London on Friday!

30 comments

  1. I'm liking.. love your harmonica necklace

    just started my own blog now i have the internet up and running
    http://fullfeather.blogspot.com/
    x

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  2. I've got that New Look leopard print coat. I cannot wait for it to be cold enough to wear it.

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  3. My jacket and coat wishlist is HUGE at the moment, they're my favourite thing about the Winter, along with scarves and little accessories! (: xx

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  4. i see something like mary kate olsen in u, do u like her? WELL I DO! :D

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  5. love your coat and the harmonica necklace is amazing :) xx

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  6. There's loads of coats I like atm, I actually went in to New Look to buy that aviator jacket but they didn't have it so ended up buying this one instead http://www.newlook.com/shop/womens/jackets-and-coats/faux-fur-aviator-jacket_198783701
    :)

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  7. ohh i love your outfit, it's lovely :D

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  8. Oh my god, i love this dress of yours! i wished we had primark in my country, everyday i am happier that i'm gonna study in UK!
    love your outfit!

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  9. H&M has this AMAZING mid length leopard print coat right now. Not a realy winter coat but warm enough to wear through fall!
    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4087/4973954830_159602784d_z.jpg I couldn't resist it myself, you can se me wearing it here :) And I also bought a cute nautical inspired double breasted coat. I love classic coats you could see Alexa Chung in. That duffel coat you got there is awesome!

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  10. i have that coat also !
    love the stripes on you - really suit you - and really liking your hair atm.

    hope your well :)

    seralouise xo

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  11. I think this jacket looks fab oversized. I want to try and find an oversized camel coat I am going to check out the charity shops. Good luck with you coat hunting cant wait to see what you get xoxo

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  12. i have my eye on a faux fur coat and aviator jacket, too. and, parkas are in this winter, so i think i'm going to do the same as you when i receive my student loan :D

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  13. Awesome jacket!! Love the navy on khaki color combo. Lovely necklace too!!

    PS: Your ombre hair is AMAZING.

    xo
    Sands

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  14. I really want a faux fur coat, but because I am a little on the large side, I know I would get paranoid and think that I look like Pat Butcher!

    Georgie
    xx

    http://styleprincessdiaries.blogspot.com

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  15. ah you look lovely:)xx
    your outfits are always so together if that makes sense hehe:)
    and get the aviatorr/shearling!xx

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  17. HOT
    dope!
    Be sure to follow my blog @ tuxandtie.blogspot.com
    and on twitter @ tuxandtie

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  18. Love the coat. I'm seeing coats like this everywhere at the moment! xx

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  19. Cute dress! I love how you always make these high street pieces your own and style them up so well.

    Corinne x

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  20. I had this problem last year! Left buying my winter coat until it was actually too cold to just carry on with a cardigan (I hate big coats, but am terrible in the cold) & there were no nice ones left :(
    So I really need to think about a new coat.
    I want a really nice cape this year!
    x

    http:\\flowersin-herhair.blogspot.com

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  21. Haha! I just did a blog post about coats! I know what you mean, there's so much choice out there at the moment!

    I'm going for a vintage wool number and staying away from the shearling jackets and capes this season. I actually finally purchased a wool coat after I finished my blog entry tonight so I'll let you know when I post about it! Corinne x

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  22. You look lovely as always missus :) How do you manage to work the tripod and self timer so well? Your shots are always flawless! lovely jubby. xx

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  23. H&M has a beautiful camel cape! You should have a look its amazing! X

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  25. cute primark dress! love the green and blue combo! so on trend for this fall!

    xoxo jenna
    http://thepetiteblog.blogspot.com

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  26. no matter how hard i look, the perfect winter coat manages to allude me every year

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  27. I don't like shopping for a winter coat, it's the most expensive thing of the year I buy and it can be such a faff trying to find the 'perfect one!' Definitely think you've got the right idea with getting a selection. Saves the anguish of choosing just one ha. Maybe look to the vintage stores? I've seen some beautiful faux-fur ones in Sheffield lately jazzy ♥

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  28. Love the outfit, simple and relaxed but it still looks fab.

    I've already bought my winter jackets - after muchos thought i bought the leather jacket from H&M and i also got an amzing Barbour style one from there which will be priceless when it rains, we are in England afterall ...that's me sorted haha!

    Congrats on reaching over 2000 followers as well, that's such an achievement!

    Stacey xx

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  29. I love a good parka! I think they look better really oversized anyway. Love yours with the stripes. :)

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