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Autumn/Winter wish list

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MrsCampbellBlack Tue 30-Jul-13 17:40:38

Yes, yes I know its July but all the winter stuff is going to be hitting the shops soon so what do you desire?

I want the following:

- a bright coat for winter - this is my current favourite massimo
- some distressed jeans
- a fur/shearling gilet - I want one of these every year and have never found one that doesn't make me look like a womble. But its my holy grail.
- some black ankle boots that I can wear with dresses for everyday. Something like the Rag & Bone harrow boots but a lot cheaper.

So anyone else?

PaleHousewifeOfCumbriaCounty Tue 30-Jul-13 17:45:28

I want some slightly victoriana/steampunk lace up kneeboots, and a high necked, fitted black military coat. More black skinnies from primarni.

foxysocks Tue 30-Jul-13 17:46:53

I would love a fur gilet too.
Charcoal tweed wool shorts
Miniskirt - poss leather
Boots - either mid length black with buckles or embellished tan ankle boots, depends what's around
Maybe some slightly cropped skinny trousers, navy or grey, in a subtle brocade or tweed
A grey or black bag

MrsCampbellBlack Tue 30-Jul-13 17:54:04

I need to go and look at the skinnies in primark, I know lots of people on here rate them. Housewife - love the sound of your boots too!

Foxy - nice wants. What type of bag are you after? Saw Alex Gerrard in the DM with a grey birkin which was rather lovely and obviously I'm sure very cheap wink

Crutchlow35 Tue 30-Jul-13 18:06:25

Tops for work. I am not sure what but I have some nice three quarter length trousers to wear with heeled ankle boots so looking for the top half. If anyone has suggestions I'd like to hear them! I have a jersey blazer that works for one outfit but I would like a couple more.

I would love a grey leather bag. But not seen anything.

santamarianovella Tue 30-Jul-13 18:11:48

Leather skirt

Something similar to these gorgeous boots
I hope ash copies them!

Animal print cord skinnies

Tweed jacket.

A bag I have been saving ages for.

Grey sweater

dfv lace sweater

I hope I get to finally buy a pair of heels I've been lusting over for a while now.

there is moreblush but these are the essentials!

foolssilver Tue 30-Jul-13 18:14:46

I'm pregnant and guessing I'll have a big bump so a few maternity bits and some accessories.

Maternity Parka
Breton and plain maternity tops
A few basic maternity dresses for work that can be worn with tights/leggings and boots
Black flat biker boots with black studs
Very oversized leopard print scarf - any ideas anyone?

MrsCampbellBlack Tue 30-Jul-13 18:18:20

Lovely things!

Which bag Santa? And which dvf sweater?

Fools - Lily & Lionel do lovely scarves - the outnet also have animal print scarves sometimes so worth looking there. Or you could get the standard mn scarf wink

Crutchlow - whistles have done some lovely jersey blazers recently and also gap.

Just posted mine on the other thread but hey ho...
More black ankle boots
The perfect grey jumper
A grey silk shirt
A grey cropped jacket of some sort
A navy printed silk mini dress of some sort, or maybe grey, or maybe red
Another Whistles skirt

MrsCampbellBlack Tue 30-Jul-13 18:30:16

Remus - I know you're not a fan of buying online but you should keep an eye on purecollection for good silk shirts.

I'd love a silk dress too - was quite a nice one in oasis but the fit was dreadful on me.

I fancy the black dress you pinned recently - the one for thick waists

foolssilver Tue 30-Jul-13 18:34:31

Thanks MrsCampbellBlack

Had a look on Lily and Lionel, so many nice scarves!

What's the mn scarf? (I'm pretty new and clueless)

santamarianovella Tue 30-Jul-13 18:45:35

mrscb it's thissweater.
I would like to get a chanel shopper or a Sofia Coppola lv bag.

On my list:

Black or dark grey cropped jacket
Leather jacket
Cropped fake fur coat
Everyday gold earrings
Black ankle boots
Mustard pencil skirt
Something mohairy
Orange dress

shaggyrogers Tue 30-Jul-13 18:52:03

MrsCB - I have a shearling gilet from Brora a few years ago which is lovely but was £££. I guess you don't want one that is too long as you is only little.

foolssilver Tue 30-Jul-13 18:59:31

mrscb - how about an ostrich feathery type gilet? I also struggled to find a fur one I liked but got a lovely feathery one from Never Fully Dressed.

AmberNectarine Tue 30-Jul-13 19:02:12

I'm on a spending ban so shouldn't get any of this but I'm hoping my DH will take pity on me:

Kenzo grey tiger sweater
Olivia Burton watch
Snake print shirt
Boden leopard pointy flats
A peplum jumper
Chelsea boots

And the thing I'm on a spending ban for; a really nice handbag, type as yet undecided.

MrsCampbellBlack Tue 30-Jul-13 19:11:45

Yes, think the brora one would be a tad too long.

I do quite fancy a feather one. Extensive trying on, suggests ones which have a fabric back may be best.

Your DH will do very well if he gets you all those things Amber wink

AmberNectarine Tue 30-Jul-13 19:43:20

He gets his bonus next week MrsCB, and our anniversary is coming up...

blue2711 Tue 30-Jul-13 20:01:37

A pale pink coat
A grey fur gilet
A black leather pencil skirt
More grey and navy plain merino sweaters
Heeled ankle boots: grey and I also have a hankering for gold. I too would like Rag and Bone without the pr

blue2711 Tue 30-Jul-13 20:03:43

A pale pink coat
A grey fur gilet
A black leather pencil skirt
More grey and navy plain merino sweaters
Heeled ankle boots: grey and I also have a hankering for gold. I too would like Rag and Bone without the price tag.
A silk blouse: perhaps I'll check out Pure Collection MrsCB. Do they come up small enough?

Am sure they'll be more!

blue2711 Tue 30-Jul-13 20:04:13

Not sure how I managed to do that, sorry!

foxysocks Tue 30-Jul-13 20:07:15

ideally a balenciaga, MrsCB. gotta aim high, right?

MrsCampbellBlack Tue 30-Jul-13 20:10:45

Blue [hi] smile the pure collection shirts are fairly slim cut and good for everyday, especially if you get 25% off with one of their frequent codes.

I'd really like a grey gilet, I did pin a nice one but it was £££

Foxy - I often stroke the balenciagas in HN but they are so expensive. But then all designer bags are crazy prices now

blue2711 Tue 30-Jul-13 20:16:23

Hi MrsCB! First time I've been back posting on MN for ages but I always like your threads. Might try the Pure ones then, thanks. I like Whistles ones but they drown me, soo long. I repinned that gorgeous grey gilet and love it but can't afford it, sadly. But a friend of mine found it in black for £84 in the sale, was v jealous.

MrsCampbellBlack Tue 30-Jul-13 20:18:56

Oh I am so jealous re. your friend.

What has happened to Whistles sizing - I tried a size 6 maya dress the other day - honestly I looked like I was 5 trying on my mum's frock. Crazy sizing and they cut very oddly now too.

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