Opinions on this coat please

(19 Posts)
Dancergirl Mon 14-Oct-13 12:05:44

Back from another shopping trip!

I tried the BHS one, it was a big NO, talk about frumpy, and looking around at the age of the average customer in there I had to get out fast. What was I thinking! shock

So back to Zara and tried the grey one which wasn't great. The colour was really drab. They didn't have the caramel one in a M so tried a S just to see it again and I really like it. So going to order the M online, unless anyone else can find me any other alternatives smile

trixymalixy Sun 13-Oct-13 12:04:45

Zara sizes are very small. I'm supposedly smaller than a 12 according to their size chart, but no possible way could I get in less than 14 in there. Usually I'm L or XL.

StupidFlanders Sun 13-Oct-13 12:02:26

I much prefer the second one.

AndTwoBits Sun 13-Oct-13 11:56:45

The grey Zara one is fab!

Dancergirl Sun 13-Oct-13 11:23:21
Dancergirl Sun 13-Oct-13 11:18:10

Yes does seem like a lot of money for Zara.

I like both, but Zara quality is so poor that I wouldn't pay anywhere near that. I'd get a decent one from Hobbs or somewhere instead, for that price.

Dancergirl Sun 13-Oct-13 11:14:50

Actually I don't think it's exactly the same, doesn't have the zip.

Dancergirl Sun 13-Oct-13 11:13:24

Oooh, jus found it in dark grey, nice:

www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/coats/coats/duffle-coat-with-fur-hood-c499001p1484016.html

I'm only 5'3" and sleeves are often too long on me!

AndTwoBits Sun 13-Oct-13 09:17:29

Don't buy the Zara one if you are tall, the sleeves are clearly too short. I'm not mad on that shade of brown either.

Dancergirl Sun 13-Oct-13 09:14:30

Thanks all, some nice ones there dontlet thanks for posting.

Think I still prefer the Zara one. So tried it on yesterday in a Medium, fit was sort of ok but a bit tight on the bust. Does Zara only do v small sizes?? So I am between a M and a L and I am only a size 12??

WowOoo Fri 11-Oct-13 14:15:18

Forgot to say I was looking at Nordstrom the other day and they had quite a selection. Worth a try.

WowOoo Fri 11-Oct-13 14:14:01

I like the Zara one.

I have a light grey coat - I wish I'd gone for charcoal or dark red because it really shows up dirt. Are mucky kids jumping on you an issue?

PoshPaula Fri 11-Oct-13 14:11:56

I prefer the first one, definitely. I would say it suits a young person.

noddyholder Fri 11-Oct-13 14:11:08

I really like it too

GoofyIsACow Fri 11-Oct-13 14:10:37

I prefer the first one but the model does absolutely nothing for it, looks a damn mess!

The coat however, is lovely! grin

Dancergirl Fri 11-Oct-13 14:09:36
Dancergirl Fri 11-Oct-13 14:06:33

www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/coats/duffle-coat-with-fur-hood-c269183p1484051.html

I've been looking for something like but but not sure so want your opinions!

Can anyone suggest any alternatives? It doesn't have to be a duffle, but wool/wool blend rather than puffer style and I like the fur lined hood.

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