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winter coats: is now the time to buy? And what?

(4 Posts)
VersdeSociete Wed 13-Aug-08 12:03:52

Always I seem to get to October and start shivering and suddenly there is nowt in the shops. I like a smartish woolish longish coat not with a belted waist (am a waistless gone-to-seed size 10). I tend to wear same coat for work and child activities which is a bit daft, maybe need two coats, ramble. Anyway, would be grateful for any links from you more competent shoppers....

VersdeSociete Wed 13-Aug-08 13:10:10

bump, maybe August isn't the time...

brimfull Wed 13-Aug-08 13:23:59

wel my mum is coming for a visit in september(from canada) and she's really hoping to beable to buy a coat then,so I hope there are some in the shops.
Some stores online have stuff from last yr on offer.Hobbs,Lands end may be worth a look.

joliejolie Wed 13-Aug-08 13:30:32

I have bought a coat from Boden, but I will probably get a more dressy wool one as well.

This yuck weather just makes you think of autumn and the weather getting cold. TBH, I look foward to autumn just because at least them we can say it is autumn. How terrible is it to have to call this weather summer?!

I know what you mean, in a few months time all of the great coats will be gone and you will have little to choose from...so buy now!

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