Favourite winter coat


My big investment piece for winter

Over the winter I have been having a really good clearout and a tidy-up of my wardrobe. I needed to! I couldn’t fit anything else in there and I was overflowing into my husbands and into my daughters’ wardrobes. Recently I had shipped out to Australia my entire house contents which have been in storage in the UK for several years (thats a whole blog post in itself).

Several bags were donated to local charity shops and I had a stall at the Kirrlibilli markets with other blogger friends to sell many other items.

After de-cluttering I have been trying to create a wardrobe that is classic, feminine and stylish. A wardrobe that it will last for many many years, not just a couple of seasons. Pieces that can be paired with several other items.

One item I was really missing was was a classic winter coat. It has been so long since I bought myself a new coat. I couldn’t decide which style or colour, etc that I really liked. That was until I saw fashion blogger, Victoria Magrath from In the Frow, wearing this fabulous Gucci coat in her posts from New York. I fell in love with it immediately. The one problem was that it was not available in Australia. Luckily for me, my husband was going back home to the UK for a week, and when he returned he had purchased it for me. How lucky am I?!

I am not going to pretend that this wasn’t a huge investment. I would never normally pay that sort of price for a coat but I just love it. My love of luxury pieces has developed over the years but very few of us can afford any more than a couple of pieces. Thats why my wardrobe really is a mix of high street and high end designers. I really love TopShop, A&F, Zara, Reiss and a real favourite, All Saints, plus Marks and Spencer!

This coat has been fabulous this past winter in Australia. I just love the detail.  I certainly will be wearing it through into the start of spring in September.

As you can see hear I have paired it with my favourite ankle boots, a tailoired white shirt and creamy pink mini skirt. This pretty necklace really finishes off the look!  I also wear the coat with skinny jeans and ankle boots – it really is so verstile.

Thanks for visiting and for reading this post. I would love to know what your winter favourites are what your wardrobe classics are.

Love Abbey x x x

Wearing: Gucci coat, boots and handbag // Charles Tyrwhitt shirt // Belle Cose skirt // Dior sunglasses // In Style Glamour necklace


3 Responses
  • Sarah
    August 21, 2017

    Wow! That coat is Gucci perfection and you look amazing. Great post Abbey

  • Vanessa
    August 28, 2017

    This entire look should be in an GUCCI ad! You look incredible, Abbey!
    Happy Monday, babe!
    xoxo, Vanessa

  • Ashley
    August 31, 2017

    Abbey!!!! Like I’m dying right now!!! omg!! this coat and the whole outfit is so beautiful! I think this coat is timeless and you will always have this forever! I love it babe! Perfectly paired with your boots.

    I would love to raid your closet one day!!



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