Hello! I’m Rachel, your guest blogger of the day!
As the title will tell you, this post will involve coats. Extra points to those of you who spotted the pick up line! I’m going to share with you my top five winter coats this year. If this winter is anywhere near as long as the last (snowfall in April?!), you’re going to be hanging onto that coat for some time yet.
I love winter for giving me the opportunity to wear something that’s perhaps a little more traditional and sophisticated. For that reason, I absolutely adore coats from Zara. This is one of my favourite coats that I’ve spotted; it looks classy and stylish, and yet the leather panels give it a slight edginess. The model pulls off the exact look that I wish I could!
My second choice is this parka jacket from Topshop. This is definitely more on the casual side, especially compared to number one, but there’s something about a parka that doesn’t go out of style. It’s chic and casual, perfect for those days where you need to head outside and just want to shrug something without putting too much thought into it.
3. Biker Jacket – H&M £34.99
Not everyone wants a big heavy winter coat, what I love about this biker jacket is the faux sheepskin – compromising on size shouldn’t have to mean completely compromising on warmth, although this might not be the one to wear out in a blizzard! I’d wear this paired with perhaps a thin jumper, skirt and woolly tights and black Chelsea boots.
Military style coats never go out of fashion, year in year out, they return. There is something so timeless about the slight rigidity of the coat, along with the double breasted buttons. I really like the colour of this particular coat; it’s a kind of creamy beige and compliments so many outfits.
This is my most expensive pick and I would say the girliest out of all the coats. There is something quite regal about this coat, as indicated by the name. I adore its sleek black appearance with the concealed fastenings, and just the slightest hint of fur at the collar. This coat practically radiates elegance and I think it would be a beautiful addition to any wardrobe.
This has been lovely, thank you to Gemma for the opportunity to write for her blog! You can find me over at http://justabitofRach.blogspot.com