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Just looking for some advice as to which you think would be most useful/wearable. I’ve been looking for a warm, double breasted coat for a while and now Warehouse has the perfect one. However, I’m torn between the two colours. Ideally I’d buy both but that won’t be happening!
I'm a similar colouring, don't know if I'm cool or warm toned but I look best in in-between shades i.e. not too pale or too bright and I wear a lot of burgundy, dark green and dark grey. So I was expecting to say 'the grey' but actually that shade looks too pale for me whereas I might just get away with the camel as it looks quite dark, almost brown. (It's the yellowy camel that I can't wear). I'd have to see it for real though.
Sorry, I wouldn't get either colour. It's a nice shape but it's 90% Polyester with a bit of Viscose and Elastane tossed in. I think it'll be one of those coats that wears down really quickly in terms of material as there's not a bit of wool to be found (yet imitating it) and in either colour that will show progressively quicker than a darker colour. It'll also lack the weight and feel of wool probably.
Zara has a similar double-breasted coat in burgundy currently, I believe it was at least half wool. Maybe that's worth looking at?
I have to avoid anything with wool in it, hives and wheezing as soon as I come into contact with the wretched stuff. For me, a good old poly mix is much better (wouldn't wear it if I could either as it's an animal product).
Thanks for the responses so far. I’ve decided grey would be best for me but think you’re right about this being a tiny bit too light. Have any of you lovely ladies seen a slightly darker grey (but not dark grey, looking ideally for mid grey) double breasted, slightly masculine coat? Any tips appreciated
This one from Weekday is more manish and slightly oversized so not sure if that's within your parameters still but it is a warm mid grey/moleskin type colour as far as I can tell, specific colour isn't given and since it's more of a Harris Tweed like fabric it's a bit dual coloured. Their clothes are quite large fitting IME so I'd definitely size down, especially if you want a snugger fit.