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Bright red puffer jacket. Would you?

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Burpeesshmurpees Thu 29-Oct-20 23:46:10

Just that really. I can't decide whether it's a bad idea. Would it go with anything? I'm 42. Am I a bit too old? I like the lululemon wunderpuff or the aritzia super puff. Thoughts?

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Thinkle Fri 30-Oct-20 07:15:20

Never to old!
The red of the aritzia is beautiful and vibrant so yes I think you should go for it. As I’ve got older I have started wearing more and more bright colour and I love it. It’s fun and uplifting.

ivftake1 Fri 30-Oct-20 07:16:55

I would! Ditto yellow!

ivftake1 Fri 30-Oct-20 07:17:31

My grandmother always wears red coats and it brightens her! Looks amazing

timehealsmost Fri 30-Oct-20 07:20:26


Crakeandoryx Fri 30-Oct-20 07:21:16

I would

Countmeout Fri 30-Oct-20 08:16:26

I saw someone in one last year and was tempted but didn’t think it would work with my clothes but yes they’re lovely.

Silverstreaks Fri 30-Oct-20 08:26:50

Absolutely. Lift your mood.

Literallynoidea Fri 30-Oct-20 08:46:10

I definitely would

Literallynoidea Fri 30-Oct-20 08:47:28

Just googled the aritzia - I LOVE IT

Bluntness100 Fri 30-Oct-20 08:48:28

Depends if you can carry it off or not, I’d look and feel like a big red tomato, but everyone is different.

Jayneisagirlsname Fri 30-Oct-20 08:52:15

Absolutely wear it! I have a bright yellow puffer and it makes me happy 😊

BikeRunSki Fri 30-Oct-20 08:54:30

OP, Don you know this poem? As I get older, I agree with her more and more. Never too old for bright colours!

Warning - Jenny Joseph

When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
And satin sandals, and say we’ve no money for butter.
I shall sit down on the pavement when I’m tired
And gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bells
And run my stick along the public railings
And make up for the sobriety of my youth.
I shall go out in my slippers in the rain
And pick flowers in other people’s gardens
And learn to spit.

You can wear terrible shirts and grow more fat
And eat three pounds of sausages at a go
Or only bread and pickle for a week
And hoard pens and pencils and beermats and things in boxes.

But now we must have clothes that keep us dry
And pay our rent and not swear in the street
And set a good example for the children.
We must have friends to dinner and read the papers.

But maybe I ought to practise a little now?

emmetgirl Fri 30-Oct-20 09:04:46

I've got a red biker jacket and I'm 54!!

WouldBeGood Fri 30-Oct-20 09:07:35

I think colour becomes more necessary and becoming as one ages.

And if ever there were a year for a lovely spot of colour it’s this one.

justanotherneighinparadise Fri 30-Oct-20 09:08:05

Have you a photo?

Burpeesshmurpees Fri 30-Oct-20 11:00:03

This is the aritzia one

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Burpeesshmurpees Fri 30-Oct-20 11:01:32

And this is the lululemon

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Chottie Fri 30-Oct-20 11:02:03

A definite yes, I have a red jacket and a bright blue one and I'm older than you. I've had loads of compliments smile

reallifegetsintheway2 Fri 30-Oct-20 11:06:16

I love the super puff one in catalina - the bright red. Prefer the shape too,

MissMarplesHandbag Fri 30-Oct-20 11:08:36

Having googled, I really really like this!

Burpeesshmurpees Fri 30-Oct-20 11:41:42

Thanks all. It's my birthday soon. I might just treat myself. I'm worried it won't go with much but I guess I have a black coat anyway so I could always wear that on he says when the red wouldn't work

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justanotherneighinparadise Fri 30-Oct-20 11:50:29

It’s a yes from me!

Holothane Fri 30-Oct-20 12:08:46

Go for it.

Coffeepot72 Fri 30-Oct-20 18:18:49

A yes from me

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