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mintoil Fri 24-Jul-15 21:43:22

Hi

I must admit at once that I am a college lecturer, and as such, I must of course wear jackets with elbow patches.

I just can't find any in the shops at the moment that aren't brown based. I want one that is black, grey, or blue based. Anyone seen any?

Thanks

DelphiniumBlue Fri 24-Jul-15 22:16:14

Joules had a blue one, tweedy but soft slightly stretchy fabric, it was really lovely, but didn't get it as didn't actually need it. Saw it a few months ago, probably spring stock but you might be able to find it still.

Truckingalong Sat 25-Jul-15 08:23:02

Might be the wrong time of year but have seen loads in Zara previously.

bigbuttons Sat 25-Jul-15 08:35:23

OOh, I would like one of these too!

Turtletea Sat 25-Jul-15 08:36:32

Watching

Itscurtainsforyou Sat 25-Jul-15 10:13:49

I've found the one Delphinum was talking about (I think):
www.joules.com/Women/Jackets-Coats/Henford/Womens-Jersey-Tweed-Blazer/Chambray?id=S_HENFORD|CHAMBRY

I love it, but I have a big bum and am worried that the cut would make it look bigger - what do you think?

saythatagain Sat 25-Jul-15 10:20:06

Could some kind sole tell me about sizing with Joules?
I'm 5'11", size 12 with long arms, legs etc.
I love the look of these jackets, but don't want to be disappointed yet again due to body length and arm length. TIA

DelphiniumBlue Sat 25-Jul-15 18:39:29

Yes thats the one. I think the sizing was slightly on the snug side. I'm 5'4, short waisted, and am usually an 18, but would size up for this as it was a bit tight round the bust.
Saythatagain, it might come up a bit short on you, as the proportions were right on me, but it might be worth trying, its such a lovely jacket, and now it's on sale- am tempted !

dragonbear Sun 26-Jul-15 11:02:32

I bought this in the sale recently - I'm 5 foot 7 and just right on arm length . It's lovely and very easy to wear and comfortable - low stock on line but worth in the shops if you have one near you . Try it - you can always return it !

Itscurtainsforyou Sun 26-Jul-15 13:02:39

I have ordered the navy one smile

mintoil Sun 26-Jul-15 14:42:28

Oh that is perfect - thanks so much!!

Itscurtainsforyou Wed 29-Jul-15 15:24:52

The navy one has arrived and is fabulous. Just have to stop myself ordering the brown one too.

mintoil Sat 22-Aug-15 10:19:00

I waited and finally managed to get one in my size in the navy. It is lovely! The stretchy fabric is so comfy.
I am five foot five and the arms are a little long on me, but the length of the jacket is fine. I am usually a 14 but ordered a 16 as that's all that they had in stock, and the 16 is a good fit.
Like curtains I just have to stop myself from ordering one in the chambray now!!

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