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What colour jacket with navy please?

(10 Posts)
ChocolateIsNotSleep Mon 19-Oct-15 21:35:42

Hi there, I've been trying to build a not very capsule wardrobe with lots of navy, grey and blue and white stripes with paler blue and pink accent colours. However, now its getting colder I'd like a smarter jacket to wear to meetings etc and I'm not sure what will work best. Possibly a camel coloured one? Or grey? I think navy looks a bit too matchy unless its either a suit or the texture is very different plus its so hard to get shades that work together.

Any links much appreciated!

I'm a mostly WAHM and don't need to be super smart but would like something a bit stylish. I'm mid-thirties, reasonably tall and slim but have big boobs which rules out anything too straight or with too many buttons.

I'm also looking for a cosy, chunky knit cardigan that I can belt for WAH days when its cold but still have to leave the house to collect kids without looking like a bag lady as usual.

T very much IA!

pdxs Tue 20-Oct-15 13:23:21

what colour is your footwear - more blacks (in which case grey perhaps) or more browns (in which case navy?)...

camel would work with all you have except possibly pink...

MartinRohdesBellybuttonFluff Tue 20-Oct-15 15:06:29

Burgundy is lovely with navy and grey and will tone in with any pink or pale blue items you have. I wouldn't go for camel myself.

ChocolateIsNotSleep Tue 20-Oct-15 21:12:42

Ooh thanks for the replies! I have both black and tan boots. I'm blonde and a "summer" colour so not sure if burgundy is a bit rich/dark for me? I was thinking I'd need to avoid camel ones that were in the orangey side for the same reason.

I did see a nice Zara blazer in camel but it's sold out in my size sad

ChocolateIsNotSleep Tue 20-Oct-15 21:46:04

Link to one I liked here:

ChocolateIsNotSleep Tue 20-Oct-15 21:46:45

Link to one I liked here:

burnishedsilver Tue 20-Oct-15 22:25:55

I'd be inclined to stick with grey for the coat but I think you need a splash of red in there somewhere. Red leather gloves perhaps?

ChocolateIsNotSleep Wed 21-Oct-15 09:53:48

Thanks burnishedsilver I like the sound of that! I love leather gloves! Maybe a nice burgundy and navy scarf too, spotted a gorgeous one on pinterest!

Has anyone bought anything from New Look recently? I haven't been in there in years but spotted this on shopstyle and thought it could be an inexpensive way to try it out - but if its hideous quality it will be a waste of time:

sweetheart Wed 21-Oct-15 10:13:12

I am a blonde summer colour and I love wearing burgandy / aubergine in the winter. it goes really well with black, brown and grey so it's a fab versatile colour for winter.

sweetheart Wed 21-Oct-15 10:13:34

And navy blue.....I meant to say.

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