13 January 2016

this week's wardrobe wonder

Hands down this week's wardrobe wonder has been one of my best purchases ever. The grey coat. Alexa looks so cool in hers......I shall be stealing her style!

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My Topshop grey coat is now in it's second A/W season and it's still going strong. I have proclaimed my love for it on many occasions. It's always gets a lot of likes when I post it on Instagram. It's easily one of the most versatile things I own and in the spirit of shopping my wardrobe I'd thought I'd feature it again. It was a steal at £59 and the beauty of it is that it will be perfect in the coming months taking me nicely into Spring. Topshop still do a very similar version, the fastening is different but the shape looks exactly the same.

I've searched a few other options on the grey coat front, I featured this lovely Mango one, in one of my sale edits a few weeks back and if I didn't have the Topshop one I would be seriously tempted by this one!

This Brave Soul coat is a bargain, most sizes still available too!

Another Brave Soul from ASOS, this double breasted one is also lovely.

And finally one from Pull & Bear.

Here are just a few of the ways I've worn mine! Starting with this from last week. I'm hoping to re-create some more looks like this one for Spring as I really loved wearing this ensemble.

H&M sweater, past season similar here
Zara jeans, past season, similar here
H by Hudson Mirar boots, past season similar here
Primark scarf, past season 

Uniqlo merino v neck sweater, past season similar here
Zara jeans, current similar here
Topshop Bardot boots, here
H&M snood, past season similar here

Pull & Bear sweater, similar here
Zara jeans, similar here
Converse, here
Lulu Guinness bag, via eBay

Lastly, how I wore it today with many layers underneath to try and keep the freezing weather at bay!

H&M sweater, similar here
Uniqlo shirt, similar here
Topshop Jamie jeans, here
Ugg double mini zip boots, here
Hallhuber bag, available online again here
H&M snood, similar here
H&M hat, similar here

A couple of other outfits from this week.

Topshop parka, past season similar here
Topshop sweater (not seen), past season similar here
Gap legging jeans, past season similar here
Ugg double mini zip boots, here
H&M hat, similar here

Uniqlo shaggy faux fur coat, past season, similar here
Uniqlo merino high neck sweater, here
H&M jeans, past season similar here
Ugg double mini zip boots, here
Jigsaw bag, via eBay, similar here
Pull & Bear snood, here
H&M hat, similar here

Do you have a grey coat in your wardrobe arsenal? What's your favourite style/colour coat been this season. Is there one that you always revert too? I would love to hear your thoughts!

Until next time! 



  1. Yup a fab purchase Michelle, grey is such a versatile colour isn't it?!
    Jane xx
    My Midlife Fashion

    1. This shade of grey is just what my wardrobe needs to brighten things up Jane! xx

  2. I have your topshop coat in black Michelle. I bought it on your recommendation & it's become my most used coat. Love your grey one too, so versatile! x

    1. Ahh that's brilliant to hear Juanita! These Topshop coats are such a great shape....they look fab dressed dressed up or down! xx

  3. I loved your grey coat too. A modern classic! So versatile too. Lynne xx

    1. Thank you Lynne! Even though it wasn't expensive this coat has most certainly been an investment and I reckon it is classic enough to go on for years! xx

  4. This is the coat I most associate with you Michelle, it really has done you proud, hasn't it?! I seem to have reverted to black this season, with my biker or my black parka getting more use than anything else. I must mix it up a bit! Xx

    1. It has done me proud hasn't it Becky! It does give my wardrobe a bit of a lift....as you know I am too very fond of all things black! xx

  5. Anonymous15/1/16 20:55

    I've bought this too on your recommendation! I got the tall one even though I'm not tall as the sleeves were too short on the regular and the leg length I prefer on the tall too. It seems to be very big fitting. I got an 8 even though I'm a 10 but the 10 looked stupidly big! What size is yours out of curiosity? Love it on you.

    1. That's brilliant.....hope you have found it was a good buy! Mine is a size 10. regular, it's last years style which could be why the sizing has come up different? Thanks though because I do tend to steer clear of the tall range being 5ft 6" and I could be missing a trick by overlooking it. Thanks for the fab comment! xx

  6. How I love an excuse to go shopping!!! I don't have a grey coat - blazer yes, but a coat would be far more useful at the moment and I've a lot of scarves just crying out to be worn with grey. Thank you kindly for the inspiration ;)