My totally gorgeous, probably impractical new pink coat

January 18, 2014

Glorious-Wool-Blend-CoatYesterday I did something a bit rash. Something not very ‘me’. I bought a gorgeous new pink coat. PINK. I know. I’m a woman who spends most of the winter in black; I love pink but usually I keep it to accessories or the occasional dress. Now I have a whole pink coat – salmon coloured – to accessorise. What’s more it’s a size 12; it may be a fluke, but I prefer to think of it as proof that New Year New Body is working for me.

Pink coats were a big look for A/W 2013; this coat was in the sale at French Connection, but I couldn’t care less if the colour isn’t ‘in’ in a few months time. I’m guessing I can wear it into April, so it’s perfect as a spring coat. I’ll probably wear it next winter too. It’s warm, with lovely deep pockets, and you can wear almost anything with it – black, white, pastels, camels.

But this is not a coat for wearing when I’m taking the dog for a walk. Or anywhere near his muddy paws.

So here is my beautiful, probably impractical new pink coat. I big fluffy heart it.


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  • natalie January 19, 2014 at 8:52 am

    It’s lovely, you’ll look great in it.

  • Tracy Nixon January 18, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    I love it! I hardly ever buy black anymore – since becoming a mum! I often buy pink and have a coat similar to this! Like me, you will stand out in the crowd and cheer people up 🙂 I have also found that people approach me more when I am wearing bright colours! Strange but nice!