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If your husband is in his mid thirties...

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Acunningruse Tue 18-Oct-16 19:38:41

What coat/jacket is he wearing this winter?
Everything in the shops I've looked at seems very 'young' or casual - DH is only 34 but dresses smartly (always wears a shirt never T shirts).

Any suggestions of where to look please? Budget only up to £100 unfortunately.

Sgoinneal Tue 18-Oct-16 19:40:24

Placemarking. My DH sounds much scruffier than yours though OP!

I'd thought of a kind of Harrington bomber style because I saw a few in the shops... but hate choosing.

GinIsIn Tue 18-Oct-16 19:40:38

My DH is the same. He has a lovely wool coat from French Connection. Think they are about £200 new but I got his for £29 with the tags still on off eBay smile

WidowWadman Tue 18-Oct-16 19:41:46

Sgoinneal Tue 18-Oct-16 19:42:09

Now that you say that I actually got DH a wool French Connection coat for work and it's worn well, so fenella that's a good shout. I'm definitely looking for something more casual...

GinIsIn Tue 18-Oct-16 19:42:16

It's this one I think:

Acunningruse Tue 18-Oct-16 19:44:59

Sounds like a bargain Fenella! Sorry I should have said in OP that he has a good wool coat for work, this would be for weekend/casual wear with shirts and jeans/chinos. The other issue with buying from EBay is sizing - hes 6ft but thin as a rake!

AgathaMystery Tue 18-Oct-16 19:45:50

Currently we have all the coats in the world in our house. No idea what is going on.

DH is super fussy (runshis own specialist niche clothing label - nightmare to shop with). He wears:

Black quilted Barbour jacket (£99)
Deep royal blue wax Barbour (£110 Biscester village) - it's gorgeous and we sent it back to barbour to have the sleeves lengthened as DH is really tall with long arms/legs.
Bright blue duck down puffa THING confused £60 TK Maxx
Knee length formal wool/cashmere coat (for over suits) £80 TK Maxx

AgathaMystery Tue 18-Oct-16 19:46:20

It's about £10 to have each sleeve made longer at Barbour.

Lucked Tue 18-Oct-16 19:51:30

Dh is late thirties and has a super dry wool coat for looking smart.

MrsHam13 Tue 18-Oct-16 19:51:44

Jack wolfskin is what my dh is wearing.

GinIsIn Tue 18-Oct-16 19:53:30

Ah, in that case DH has his eye on this one for casual this year -

French Connection is probably a good bet for your DH actually as the arms come up super-long! My DH is 5'11 and wears S/M, and we had to have the sleeves taken up on his last coat from there.

chattygranny Tue 18-Oct-16 19:58:08

I bought my DS and DSIL (same age as your DH) coats for last Christmas from Next which they've both been pleased with and worn a lot. They seem to have a large range again online this winter.

peaceloveandbiscuits Tue 18-Oct-16 20:01:10

34 yo DH is smart until he puts on his horrible Musto sailing jacket. It billows because he's so skinny and looks dreadful, but he loves it.

AgathaMystery Tue 18-Oct-16 20:06:55

peace we had one of those in our house for a decade or so but unfortunately it fell into my eBay pile last year which was a shame as it was fucking awful such a nice jacket. blush

mowglik Tue 18-Oct-16 21:04:12

DH is 37 (mid-late 30s?) and wears this Boss jacket for casual wear

He says it's really warm and goes with everything

peaceloveandbiscuits Tue 18-Oct-16 21:16:32

I love that Boss one! Would really suit DH. Will work on him...

Sgoinneal Tue 18-Oct-16 21:19:36

That boss jacket is gorgeous.
I'm not sure if I can justify £280 on DH who won't know what or who Boss is. But it's lovely...

Whyhellodaffodil Tue 18-Oct-16 21:23:46

My dh has this one from Pretty Green - it's lovely on and they do it in a few colours

thatwouldbeanecumenicalmatter Tue 18-Oct-16 22:24:40

Barbour, classic, well made (UK) and suits all shapes and sizes. They do have some outerwear for £120-£150 mark if you can stretch to that much or if you can get a discount code for any of their stockists. Or if you can get to the north east they have a heavily discounted factory shop in South Shields area.

teacher54321 Wed 19-Oct-16 09:10:07

DH is 37 and also refuses to wear anything without a collar... he has a lovely Barbour jacket he got last year, it's a wax one, quite fitted, not quilted and is v smart. It was a couple of hundred quid though (MIL got it for him for his birthday). He also has a red Crew jacket that's a fleece lined waterproof one for walks etc.

drspouse Wed 19-Oct-16 09:27:49

My DH is neither 6ft nor 30s nor thin as a rake nor smart... but he also has a virtual coat shop in the house! I think it's because men's coats are all so similar that he thinks "if I just get one that's a tiny bit different it will be perfect"...

He has a couple from Eddie Bauer but I suspect that might be a bit old man for all your DPs.

whiteonesugar Wed 19-Oct-16 09:48:41

My DH is 36 and has the same as whyhellodaffodil's dh! and he also has a reiss Harrington style one that is wool. and he has a couple of blazers, one navy from Zara and one tweed from a vintage shop. He has a lot of clothes!

Nuttypops Wed 19-Oct-16 09:59:32

A Barbour padded jacket, not quilted, think it was about £220 but he has worn it endlessly for the last 2 years and continues to so well worth the price I think.
He has a north face waterproof coat that he wears on more casual days as well, I am not a fan of it.

squiz81 Wed 19-Oct-16 19:38:31

Not sure if this would be too casual but I got dh this RVLT coat from tk Maxx I think it was about £40. It's very cosy. He has a jasper conran wool coat for smart.

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