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Why can't I find a trenchcoat with a hood?

(18 Posts)
TheHouseofMirth Sun 12-May-13 14:50:36

I've spent hours on the internet and today have visited every shop in Kingston from MaxMara to BHS.

I fail to believe that they don't exist and am launching the MN Hooded Trench Challenge...

FrugalFashionista Sun 12-May-13 14:58:11

I have one, the Fetching by Aigle. It's properly waterproof and the hood is detachable (buttons). Wish they did a new shorter one in bone white - great craftmanship and much easier to wear and keep clean than the traditional cotton trenches.

hearhear Sun 12-May-13 14:59:44

The Aigle Fetching one has a hood.

I got one recently half price and the quality is very good.

Allthingspretty Sun 12-May-13 15:00:22$ja=tsid:39151%7cprd%3a417470%7ccat%3aJackets&utm_source=GoogleShopping&utm_medium=CSE&utm_campaign=CSE&utm_keyword=&adtype=pla&istCompanyId=6eb6b8f6-7dcb-4576-851b-e1dff2ebaf99&istItemId=xwwprrllq&istBid=t&_$$ja=cgid:2258246472|tsid:13319|cid:35240022|lid:21059251872|nw:search|crid:16031170632|bku:1&gclid=CLK1x_HckLcCFVMbtAodlz4AJA

trixymalixy Sun 12-May-13 16:13:32

I have the Aigle fetching as well. They have a newer one out that looks slightly shorter but still has a hood.

trixymalixy Sun 12-May-13 16:16:15

here it is

SundaySimmons Sun 12-May-13 16:46:47

TheHouseofMirth Sun 12-May-13 16:46:55

Thanks. That one's certainly the right length. I was ideally hoping for navy - I look a bit ill in neutral colours...

SundaySimmons Sun 12-May-13 16:51:08

SundaySimmons Sun 12-May-13 16:56:35

Not sure if navy or black!$$ja=cgid:4588060807|tsid:45357|cid:94821247|lid:42019118287|nw:{ifsearch:search{ifcontent:content}|crid:31352603647|bku:1&gclid=CP3busL2kLcCFRMftAodyTgAFQ}

SundaySimmons Sun 12-May-13 16:56:47

trixymalixy Sun 12-May-13 16:56:53

aigle in navy

Solaia Mon 13-May-13 18:24:38

A bit late to the party but saw this online today

hooded trench

TheHouseofMirth Mon 13-May-13 23:07:47

Thanks for all your replies. I'm still dithering. I do like the thigh-length Aigle but it's more than I was planning to spend. I'm still stuck on the colour. Having had a look at other mums in the playground in stone/beige coats today with my colouring (blondish and quite pale skin) they didn't seem to look like death warmed up so I'm wondering if I should pursue a more neutral colour afterall?

trixymalixy Tue 14-May-13 08:12:03

The good thing about the Aigle coats is that they are seam sealed, waterproof, windproof and breathable and the quality is really good so will last you for years.

I'm sure I found that one with 50% off when I was looking for myself. Will see if I can find it again.

trixymalixy Tue 14-May-13 08:14:37


LaCerbiatta Tue 14-May-13 10:54:23

If you're blondish and pale then the stone / beije colour will look great on you, just be careful not to get a yellowish beije if you don't have warm undertones.

I'm dark and I'm the one who can't wear a beije mac! smile

peggyblackett Tue 14-May-13 18:50:42

Rain Mac

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