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Ok What about a cool jacket/coat for long country walks and so on. Warm and waterproof but not something that makes you look like a rambler who has lost his map bib

(15 Posts)
moondog Tue 09-Sep-08 21:27:17

Oh and not one of those Michelin affairs either which are invariably worn by v annoying women

DrZeus Tue 09-Sep-08 21:32:31

Just had a sneaky peek on the Barbour website and they actually have some nice stuff - like this one.

CatMandu Tue 09-Sep-08 21:32:36

No solution yet, but I know exactly what you mean about the annoying women - there are loads in michelin coats. Always the long variety.

moondog Tue 09-Sep-08 21:48:48

That's a good coat.
Aye cat, I can see her now and she is pising me orff.

Aefondkiss Tue 09-Sep-08 22:41:59

mango slightly cheaper than barbour, not sure what Mango is like, has been 8 years since I shopped there.... oops that link doesn't lead you to the jacket...TRENCH COAT MARCOS7 ref. 73015603 £75 Removable lining 100% cotton is the 8th jacket in Autumn 08 section

Yurtgirl Tue 09-Sep-08 22:45:33

I love that barbour coat - I bet they cost heaps though!

KatieDD Tue 09-Sep-08 23:04:52

Barbour coat is £220

DrZeus Tue 09-Sep-08 23:09:54

shockblush didn't look at the price when I was browsing!

Fimbo Tue 09-Sep-08 23:11:42

Lands End. Don't know if it qualifies as a Michelin coat though...

moondog Wed 10-Sep-08 20:48:53

That's actually quite nice Finbo. Plain which I like. Can't be doing with logos and go faster stripes.
Gosh, would never have thoguht to check out Lands End as generally Frump Central.

I cant work out which one you mean Aefo.

moondog Wed 10-Sep-08 20:51:06

This is yer Michelin jobby
Often worn by irritating people working in tv.

moondog Wed 10-Sep-08 20:52:45

Hang on though. i think I see a ruched waistline which is not a good thing.

GrimmaTheNome Wed 10-Sep-08 20:54:01

ROFL 'like a duvet you can wear' - exactly so! Can't imagine a long country walk in it, you'd boil to death.

moondog Wed 10-Sep-08 20:55:38

Frighteningly nasty

moondog Wed 10-Sep-08 20:56:05

You could just roll home if you got tired of walking though.

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