Another coat option I’d forgotten about …..

Now this one was brought in the Reiss sale last year, together with some tokens I had, so virtually free. Ridiculously impractical colour and I kid you not the very first time I wore it the youngest threw a dirty snowball at me, which hit my arm and promptly stained. You can imagine how hilarious I thought that was! Even though it was the youngest that did the deadly deed I blamed all 3 and even now can feel that red hot fury!

image Anyway I finally rescued it from the dry cleaner and bunged it on for going to book club the other night. Book up for discussion, Sugar & Snails by Anne Goodwin – about a transsexual in the 70’s – not the best we’ve read but interesting. Anyway I’ve forgotten how much I like the coat. Admittedly it will be trashed in a couple of wears but I love the colour and also the collar and lapels. I’m wearing with a print jersey tunic which I got when I was pregnant 10 years ago and still have great wear from, New Look coated skinnies (my best buy of the season) and my beloved Gia boots.

School fair yesterday – for my sins I’m one of the class reps. Had the Candy Floss & Gingerbread stall. Now I thought this was going to be easy peasy- how wrong I was! Bloody nightmare. Queues of sugar pinning kids combined with boiling hot sugar is a lethal combo and the stress is beginning to show in this photo. The sugar goes everywhere, covered my hair and clothes. I look a heap of shite but I was beyond caring at that point.

Next silk shirt, Whistles trousers and Gia boots (although you can’t actually see them!)

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PS thanks for all the feedback on the faux fur coat, it’s a keeper.

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