Tweed jacket, maybe or Marple

(12 Posts)
Lidlfix Sat 20-Aug-16 19:26:53

Finding myself drawn to tweed jackets for the Autumn. Next has some decent ones as do Ness. In my head they'll be a nice weekend look with skinny jeans and ankle boots or smart enough for work with a Hush rushed skirt (secondary teacher) . 5,7 14 bottom, 16 top. 42 but told I look younger.

I envy DH every time he through a his on and looks like a handsome uni lecturer but worry that I'll look even more mature and frumpy.

Your thoughts and any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. TIA

MissPattie Sat 20-Aug-16 20:21:08

Walker Slater.

Pestilence13610 Sat 20-Aug-16 20:32:06

Pattie is right you won't look frumpy in this Oh boy is it ££s but so lovely.
If you get tweed, get good tweed, try looking at some country/horsey shops, hacking jackets are good. Mine lasted 30 years blush

Pestilence13610 Sat 20-Aug-16 20:36:26

These are lush too but even half price they are pricey.

Pestilence13610 Sat 20-Aug-16 20:40:07

Much more sensible. Can you tell I am also after a tweed jacket grin

sophiestew Sat 20-Aug-16 20:59:26

I am a university lecturer and I buy my compulsory wear for lecturers tweed jackets from Joules. My favourite one has elbow patches grin

I am a very similar size to you OP and I think if you are wearing with skinnies and boots they won't look too Marple.

Potcallingkettle Sat 20-Aug-16 22:36:06

Love the Joules ones. Have 3 different colour combos. Wait for the sales though!

Lidlfix Sun 21-Aug-16 13:13:47

That Walker Slater one is stunning shall drop hints for xmas. I can see myself in most of jackets linked too. Just needed a bit of reassurance that it won't age me.

Apart from skinny jeans any other tips on what to wear with it? Thanks for previous replies smile

keeponkeepinon Sun 21-Aug-16 14:08:13

Man I have never worn tweed but that walker slater one is a thing of beauty. If I had the spare cash...

MissPattie Sun 21-Aug-16 17:44:15

That WalkerSlater one Iain my Christmas list, or if I lose 6lbs.

mrsrhodgilbert Sun 21-Aug-16 20:51:10

I have that Walker Slater one but in blue. It is gorgeous. I wear it with skinny jeans and long or ankle boots but this year will be wearing it with looser girlfriend jeans too.

MissPattie Mon 22-Aug-16 19:35:45

What is the sizing like? I am a size 12 but large if chest.

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