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emsyj Tue 09-Dec-14 10:50:38

Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced faux fur coat?? I would ideally like something with long sleeves, with or without a collar, uniform fur all over (i.e. no fabric embellishments etc - all fur) and maybe hip or bum length (nothing cropped). I can't go shopping to see one in real life so just wondered if anybody has seen one that feels nice and is heavy and warmish... TIA smile

frankietwospots Tue 09-Dec-14 11:28:33

I have this: www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?searchTerm=leopard+coat&storeId=12556&productId=13317908&urlRequestType=Base&categoryId=&langId=-1&productIdentifier=product&catalogId=33057

It's perfect!

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Tue 09-Dec-14 12:01:47

I want this one - it's lovely and soft in the flesh.

Mrsap Tue 09-Dec-14 12:13:34

I second the Tesco one. I have it and love it. Lots of compliments and then disbelief when I say where I purchased.

emsyj Tue 09-Dec-14 12:32:57

Many thanks for the suggestions. I have a bit of a 'thing' about leopard print - for some reason I just don't like it, although the shape of both of those coats is exactly what I was after, if only they'd had them in another colour!

I have just ordered this so keeping fingers crossed it's nice in real life - what do you think?? I want it for over evening outfits mostly.

BelindaAllWorkedOut Tue 09-Dec-14 12:55:11

Mmm not keen on the one you ordered. M&S are doing a ridiculously thick silvery white one. I have and love the Warehouse dark grey one. Zara are doing some. Just check the fur is modacrylic. Diff between plush and cheap.

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Tue 09-Dec-14 13:15:30

The Tesco one just says polyester, but it is very soft irl.

marne2 Tue 09-Dec-14 13:16:13

Tk Max have some lovely ones.

pommedeterre Tue 09-Dec-14 13:22:15

I got mine from Zara

emsyj Tue 09-Dec-14 13:28:26

There's a lovely cream one on Zara but I would be too scared of spillages. I would ideally have liked black but I liked the brown one, is it really that bad? sad

alfieandanniesmum Tue 09-Dec-14 13:30:49

Have you seen this one from French Connection? I just bought it having seen it here - you can remove the fur, clever!

C xx

StarDustMonkey Tue 09-Dec-14 13:36:23

I like the one you've ordered smile

dexter73 Tue 09-Dec-14 13:45:25

I'm sorry to say it, but I think the one you have bought looks a bit moth eaten! I think the Warehouse jacket is one of the nicest.

emsyj Tue 09-Dec-14 13:47:30

Moth-eaten?? shock

grin

squoosh Tue 09-Dec-14 13:56:37

That French Connection one is a bit strange, it looks as though the model is wearing a jacket over a furry dress.

Ujjayi Tue 09-Dec-14 15:04:26

Emsyj - I have seen the Gharani Strok one you have ordered IRL. It is lovely & feels very plush. I can't abide anything that looks like a cheap teddybear.

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Tue 09-Dec-14 15:09:05

Here's a faux fur expert telling us what to look for here

I'd rather the teddy bear look than something that looks like real fur tbh, I think it's more modern.

emsyj Tue 09-Dec-14 15:21:46

Thanks Ujayyi - I really like the look of it, and I am not too worried about looking 'modern' as I am old and unstylish anyway!

squoosh Tue 09-Dec-14 15:23:34

I prefer the teddy bear look too.

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Tue 09-Dec-14 15:30:38

Wondering if I've got time to nip to Tesco before picking DD up from nursery now hmm grin

SofaCanary Tue 09-Dec-14 16:23:23

Not a fan of the teddy bear look myself.

The one you ordered is lovely, the rich colour looks so warm and inviting.

Ujjayi Tue 09-Dec-14 16:46:09

I don't mean Teddy Bear like the modern, almost curly/boucle teddy bear coats...I mean the kind of faux fur which is short pile & cheap looking rather than resembling real fur...Not entirely sure that this clarifies my position!

frankietwospots Tue 09-Dec-14 18:37:38

Susie So So featured a similar one to the Gharani Strok one recently but annoyingly it isn't available online:

susiesoso.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/the-totally-useless-matalan-post.html

I tried it on in store today and it's gorgeous. £50 though.

SofaCanary Tue 09-Dec-14 19:17:09

Oh, now I love that Matalan one!

Fairyfellowsmasterstroke Tue 09-Dec-14 19:22:59

DD has this one and it looks lovely.
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