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9.15.2017

An Easy Wear Coat In A Neutral Colour That You'll Wear Lots

The title kind of sums it up really. A cosy coat (they say jacket) in cream (a great neutral) that you'll wear lots because it goes with so many other wardrobe staples.

Cream Faux Fur Borg Jacket £58

white fur coat



And for those of you who run a mile when anyone mentions light colours, it's 100% polyester and although it says dry clean only, I wouldn't have any hesitation in putting it on a light wash (I'll report back on that one). Having a daughter who has had several of these 'teddy bear' coats (think furry boucle ), it will dry pretty pronto. So throw it in the wash when you've done the school drop off, hang in the airing cupboard and it'll be good to go at 3.30pm. We really don't need to complicate our lives any more than we already do.

It's one of those items that you don't need to think too hard about. A grab-coat. Because you know that whatever you're wearing it will work. And make us look semi-normal when we're going about our daily business, when really we're that duck paddling frantically below the surface (anyone else this week?).



cream boucle teddy bear coat



Honestly? No, I haven't seen it in real life. I can't talk to you about the fit, the length or the colour. Only what I can see online. But oh! What I see is a great little piece that I'd like to find out more about. I love the colour, I love the straight cut from the front and the clever belt detail at the back that gives us a bit of shape. I love that it's available in all shapes and sizes including petite and tall, sizes 6-20. And proper deep pockets for my phone and purse when I can't be bothered to take a bag.



faux fur jacket
Cream Faux Fur Borg Jacket £58


But darn it, it's not available for another week or two. So, I'm not taking any chances and have pre-ordered. Anyone else tempted?



4 comments on "An Easy Wear Coat In A Neutral Colour That You'll Wear Lots"
  1. Hi Donna, lovely coat. Your link takes me to a pink coat on the Next Directory website. Where is the beige coat from?

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    1. Oh shucks, Next have removed it from the site, I guess because it's going to be delayed. AND I NEED IT IN MY LIFE!!!!! I'll stalk it daily and post an update on the blog when it eventually comes in to stock. I think it was originally the end of September but I'm guessing it will be later in October now. P.s. nice of them to put the pink coat on the same link (lol). Actually, I saw it in store the other day and it's really rather nice! x

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    2. Next sent an email to me saying it was available to order , i followed the link and it was non exsistent, Did you havw any lick in the end with your pre order?

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    3. Hi just to let you know, it's back online and now in stock. The link above should work x

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