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this mac is in the sale and is really nice

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browntrout Wed 14-Oct-09 10:40:04


a close friend has it which means that I feel like I shouldn't buy it - but thought I'd share it here. She looks great in it too.

browntrout Wed 14-Oct-09 10:40:34

she has the red/orange one btw

IdrisTheDragon Wed 14-Oct-09 10:43:30

That does look nice.

Does it have a hood?

brimfull Wed 14-Oct-09 10:45:35

hmm bit shapeless though

dotty2 Wed 14-Oct-09 10:49:36

Thank you! I have been looking for a mac and have just ordered the green patterned one (so don't all come on here saying you think it's 'orrible!)

browntrout Wed 14-Oct-09 10:54:43

no hood but she was going to buy a red patent rain hat thing - she is one of those very glam people who can pull such things off!

Kerrymumbles Wed 14-Oct-09 10:55:42

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sayanything Wed 14-Oct-09 10:58:33

No, sorry, it looks like a shower curtain. Really sorry dotty.

MrsBadger Wed 14-Oct-09 11:01:38

buy it

land's end coats are fab and last forever even if they are not especially fitted or trendy

Boden have good shiny rainhats atm

VinegARGHHHtits Wed 14-Oct-09 11:03:12

Makes me think of the clothes the kids wore in the Sound of Music, you know the ones that sister Maria made from old curtains

Sorry it's not nice

Kerrymumbles Wed 14-Oct-09 11:14:36

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Hassled Wed 14-Oct-09 11:18:24

The problem with really distinctive coats like that is that you can guarantee the woman down the road with DCs at the same school will get the same. I bought a very loud blue Bodeny spotty coat a few years ago - and then felt like a prat everytime I met the Mum down the road in the same coat. And so did she.

dotty2 Wed 14-Oct-09 11:48:21

Ah well - twas only £39...

princessmel Wed 14-Oct-09 11:56:09

It's fine dotty

Not for me due to lack of hood, but apart from that will brighten up a rainy day.

KristinaM Wed 14-Oct-09 12:06:02

i agre with mrsbadger re quality of landsend stuff

shopalot Wed 14-Oct-09 14:07:56

I have dyed my Boden spotty mac for the same reason Hassled. Washing machine dye-worked really well.

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