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what is m&s like for coats?

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keeponkeepinon Fri 16-Sep-16 08:56:47

Warm and dry? Stylish? Anything good in there at the mo before I take a trip for a nosey?

Youremywifenow Fri 16-Sep-16 12:51:13

I walked through there the other day and was amazed that they seemed to have loads of New In stuff I would actually wear and I never buy clothes there. Well cut, plain colours, nice quality fabric etc.
Did have nice coats, this was the Manchester branch - def. worth a look.

keeponkeepinon Fri 16-Sep-16 13:32:29

I've seen a couple of peacoats that I quite like but am wondering about the fabric. One is basically polyester and the other is 59% viscose 41% wool. How do you think they'll wear?
Has anyone tried any on? Are they nice and neat fitting or bulky? I'd love wearing a warm peacoat with a cosy scarf.

Budgiebonbon Fri 16-Sep-16 13:37:42

I had a black peacoat from M&S last year, it pilled terribly & I ended up sewing 3 buttons back on. It went shabby quite quickly- enough so I only got 1 winters wear out of it.

I have seen a checked blanket coat I like the look off but last years experience has put me off a bit.

takesnoprisoners Fri 16-Sep-16 13:48:47

I bought one in 2009 and it pilled and the buttons fell off after 2 wears. I then bought another one last year and it is fantastic. The quality had improved so much and really looks good.

keeponkeepinon Fri 16-Sep-16 13:59:56

Oh meh. Was the wool content higher in the better quality one or anything like that? I don't want to invest in something that'll pill really. I have a cotton type one in blue but fancied a cosier wool navy one

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