Black Friday and the entire ‘Cyber Week’ can get a bit overwhelming even for me who LOVES to hit the shops. but this year I am thinking ahead and have a bit of a wishlist which I am excited to try and bag when the discounts land. Some of that is a little boring including a hoover and a TV. But other bits not so boring… so to kick it all off I am starting with the high-end wishlist. These are the pieces I have my eye on at the moment at Farfetch. I’m not sure whats going in the sale yet but if any of these do I will be vying to get them in my basket pronto…
I knew I had written a post about teddy coats last year so had a search in the archives and sure enough… and another on the same trend except it was written in 2016.
Last year I wrote ‘When does a trend become a wardrobe staple? I’m not sure but I am sure that the sumptuous, huggable, snug as a bug in a rug Borg coat has now been on the highstreet for three years and I have a feeling its not planning on leaving anytime soon’. And here we are in 2018 and they’re everywhere again. You know buying one its now a Winter style classic. You won’t waste your hard earned pennies to find it banished to sartorial coventry come AW19.
So I am repeating my advice on styling… ‘Don’t forget my favourite styling rule – the power of opposites. Think big coat – small legs. Whether its bare legs, tights, skinny jeans, tailored trousers. Just something to balance out the huge-ness of the Borg’.
So without further ado – this is my edit of the highstreet versions you can buy now. From £50 to £120 they’re all equally gorgeous. Thick pile and short pile, cream, black and brown. I like to dress mine up and down – looks great in the evening with heels and a dress just as it does in the day with jeans a fugly trainers! But I do usually like to have a darker silhouette under my cream one, and think a lighter silhouette looks best under black ones.
So enjoy the shopping and check my usual street style inspo below to get you in the styling mood.
Every now and then a brand pops on your radar you haven’t considered for sometime and you’re actually pretty darn impressed…
I popped into Matalan and picked up a few new pieces for Autumn. A basic tee, a soft black beret, a gorgeous deep green floaty mac, cute little black pinafore dress, scallop edge flats and a stunning black handbag with scarves wrapped around the handles. Its making me want to wrap scarves around all of my handbags handles!
I also picked up a few pieces for Margot and Vivienne. The prices made it very easy to give them a full wardrobe (that I still love them wearing) for the new season. Classics like little Breton tops, black jeggings, cardigans and denim dresses.
But I honestly saw so much I wanted to take home. I’ve put together a little edit below… have a feeling you might be pretty impressed too.
Thank you so much for reading…
This post was written in collaboration with Matalan. All images and opinions are my own.