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What is this jacket called and where can I find one?

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EyeballsintheSky Sat 02-Aug-08 20:04:50

OK, I know this isn't stylish nor beautiful but...

Has anyone seen those jackets, they're padded round the body, like a gilet or bodywarmer thingy but the sleeves aren't padded, they're sort of ribbed. I really want one for the winter because they look so warm for traipsing around in when I don't want to wear a big coat but I don't know what they're called and I can't find any online.

Does anyone have a clue what I'm talking about? hmm

sushistar Sat 02-Aug-08 20:06:17

I know what you mean - my nan used to have one for walking the dog.

Don't know what they're called though.

DeeRiguer Sat 02-Aug-08 20:07:52

shock
i need should be shopping for shorts!
you thinking about winter clobber! where n the heck are ya? utter hebrides??

DeeRiguer Sat 02-Aug-08 20:09:00

lol my nan had one for the dog!
snot looking desirable atm eyeballs, whatever the jacket is..

DeeRiguer Sat 02-Aug-08 20:12:16

uh oh
i DO know what they are called now

MeNana Le Chein Jacket

french, i fink

EyeballsintheSky Sat 02-Aug-08 20:27:24

Haven't got a dog <sniff>

They can't be that bad. My very with it sister in law was wearing one last winter and I'm not so bothered about fashion as to mind one year out of date.

And no I can't ask her because she's half my age and half my size and I feel like a weeble next to her!

I'm thinking ahead Dee. You'll be sorry when our summer ends tomorrow afternoon and you're freezing yer knickers off!

OllieWollieWoo Sat 02-Aug-08 20:52:33

My sister had one from <<whispers very quietly>> Per Una - it was cream, v nice and she wore it loads (no dog, just a DS!)
Think she either got it last year or the year before that! Don't know if they have name other than padded jacket with ribbed sleeves smile

I go for the hooded top under gilet look myself!

EyeballsintheSky Sat 02-Aug-08 21:20:20

Thank you Ollie. Hoody/gilet here too usually but quite liked the jacket too.

<whispers back>

Will check it out...

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