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Vote on a coat? (or suggest something better)

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TooMuchRain Fri 09-Nov-12 22:55:13

I need a new wool coat, I have a fitted grey one that I have had for years and I love it but I need one in another colour because some things just don't look right with the grey one. So I was wondering about this one in red and this one in orange - what do you think?

musttidyupmusttidyup Fri 09-Nov-12 22:56:59

Red. Lovely.

TheBigKidsDidIt Sat 10-Nov-12 00:18:29

Red one definitely. As long as the collar won't make you itch (it would me).

TooMuchRain Sat 10-Nov-12 21:07:28

hmm, good point, I could go try it on as I saw it at the outlet

hellhasnofurylikeahungrywoman Sat 10-Nov-12 21:11:44

The red one is striking and different, the orange one is nice but boring.

DilysPrice Sat 10-Nov-12 21:20:58

Red is lovely, orange is dull but red may look crap unless buttoned up, you need to try it on and see how it will feel unbuttoned.

suebfg Sat 10-Nov-12 21:42:29

The red one is gorgeous - I love red - it's so cheery

Doyouthinktheysaurus Sat 10-Nov-12 21:57:54

The red is beautiful but I too would struggle with the neckline. I have a igh necked coat which has been relegated because it makes me itch!

suebfg Sat 10-Nov-12 22:32:15

I've just ordered it myself from John Lewis - I need to stay off Mumsnet, it is costing me a fortune!

buttercrumble Sun 11-Nov-12 07:53:19

The red is stunning......

Ilovewaleswhenitrains Sun 11-Nov-12 12:04:02

The red coat is beautiful, but made me think of Lucy Wordsley ( not that that's a bad thing, but could imagine her wearing it. The orange coat was boring.

suebfg Wed 14-Nov-12 20:39:57

Well, my red coat arrived today but I'm not sure yet if it is a keeper. The coat feels very slightly itchy and isn't cut quite as flattering as the picture suggests.

KatieHen Wed 14-Nov-12 21:13:58

Yes Red.

digerd Wed 14-Nov-12 21:35:28

Like the colour of the red, but that collar looks OTT. It would not suit me as have a little narrow face, but could look lovely on you. And if it is wool, I can't wool on my neck as much too itchy.

TooMuchRain Wed 14-Nov-12 23:57:14

Oh no Sue, and it was looking so promising! I still haven't managed to get to the outlet to try it on but am starting to think I might prefer something i can wear with a scarf...

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