Monday, 10 November 2014

Camel Coat Styling Challenge | Please Vote for My 'Perfect Winter Look'

The perfect winter look - camel cot
I haven't entered a style challenge since last year, but when Lookagain challenged me to create a "perfect winter look" with this wonderful Buffalo camel coat I couldn't resist. This is a luxurious, gorgeously designed winter wardrobe staple and =oh= to own an eternally-classic camel coat... It doesn't get any better than that!

I simply need as many "Likes" as possible on my photo entry on the Lookagain Facebook page:


As I seem to be into my winter whites and neutral tones at the moment I went super smart with white trousers, nude heels and an old (but not worn on the blog before) animal print beret - if you like how I styled it may I kindly ask you lovely readers to help me win the style challenge with a "like"? The winning blogger will receive £100 to spend at Lookagain: if I win I'll use it for a Christmas giveaway as a thank you as I've done before with prize money. Not only that but if you like my entry you'll be automatically entered into a prizedraw to win the coat (worth £105) yourself.

The coat is super warm, has fabulous huge collars and a chunky tie-belt that I decided to tie at the back to streamline the look. Styling it also created the perfect opportunity to get my faux fur handbag out for about the fourth winter in a row... this bag's a keeper. I was going for a New York-inspired winter look - I think it ended up more Parisian (thanks to the beret) but that's no bad thing at all. 

So if you'd be kind enough to "like" my entry I'd be so grateful. We'll know in a week who's won - I'll keep you posted. And thank you!!!!

Camel coat and winter whites
Camel coat and winter whites
Camel coat and winter whites
Camel coat and leopard print beret
Camel coat, silver rings, autumnal manicure
Camel coat and winter whites
Catherine x
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Coat: c/o Lookagain, Trousers: Asos, Heels: Aldo, bag: Debenhams (old), Beret: Accessorize, Rings: c/o kuka-me / Cornish jeweller

Linking up to: Visible Monday, Let It Shine, Share in Style, Monday Mingle, Style Sessions, Trend Spin Link-Up, What I Wore Wednesday, Throwback Thursday, Passion for Fashion Friday, Friday's Fab Favourites

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39 comments

  1. You look fabulous! What an elegant and ladylike coat!
    Red Reticule

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    1. Aww thanks so much! The coat is fabulous, isn't it...? x

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  2. I love the colour of that coat, so mellow and just perfect for autumn! x
    Heroine In Heels

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    1. It's definitely THE colour for autumn - in a coat it's perfection I think! Thanks Laura x

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  3. Stunning outfit! I love your coat!
    You look amazing!
    ♥XO♥
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  4. Not being (too) picky, but wouldn't your feet get cold? You can tell I live on Dartmoor. Love the coat though!

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    1. Hehe I don't think I'd wear this coat to go walking over Dartmoor, and I certainly wouldn't wear those heels (or white trousers), Fiona...!! ;))

      Seriously though, the outfit is one that I'd wear to an event or something where I need to be dressed up for something indoors (hence the heels), but the coat would be needed for the journey there. It's not far off my wedding outfit (I got married in London in January so it was cold) - I wore a thick faux fur coat over a pretty top with cream wide leg trousers and heels. So it's a dressed up outfit, and yes your feet would be cold but only for a bit :)

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  5. Pulling the ties to the back was a stroke of genius! I kinda makes me think of how a Geisha shows of her waist.

    Your manicure is fantastic!!! I need to go dig around in my nail polishes to see if I have all those colors...

    JJ
    www.dressupnotdown.blogspot.com

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    1. You're right, it is very Geisha, JJ - sometimes described as an obi belt! It definitely made it tidier. Glad you like the mani too :)

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  6. Gorgeous coat, Catherine. The color and cut are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, xox.

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    1. Thank YOU for hosting, Patti! So glad you like the coat...!

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  7. Fabulous look .. I love all the textures, especially in your hand bag.

    Monica, www.pear-shaped-gal.com

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    1. It had to be this handbag, Monica... an oldie but a goodie!! Thanks hun x

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  8. Of course we're going to vote, look at that gorgeous style! I love your outfits and your posts, and your bloggy and I hope you win! Crossing fingers! ^_^

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    1. Aww thanks so much lovely Keit!! You're such a star x

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  9. You look perfect indeed, look at that coat!

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    1. That's what I though when I first it - look at that coat!!!!! Thanks Coco xx

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    1. I have to say I agree, Denina...!!! Hope you're well, and thank you sweetie x

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  11. love the beret on you! such a fab look! gorgeous coat<3

    I'm following you with bloglovin

    http://modaodaradosti.blogspot.com/

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    1. Aww thanks Ivana! Not bad for its first wear (the beret I mean). Glad to have you as a follower, it's nice to meet you! x

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  12. You look peach perfect in this outfit. Lovely coat, lovely styling. Of course I will vote for you.
    Greetje

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  13. What a gorgeous coat! Lovely outfit - my vote is in! I've got my beady eye on this beauty at the moment. xxx
    www.justemma.co.uk

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    1. Emma you're a star - thank you so much! The coat is so warm, it's worth it just for that...! x

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  14. Precioso y elegante conjunto, además de los zapatos, el bolso y la boina me han conquistado. ¡Besos!

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    1. Muchas gracias María! Me alegro de que te guste el equipo! (Espero que esto tiene sentido...)

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  15. I am mad about your outfit! The style of the coat is magnificent and paired with your hat...so great!

    Cherie
    http://www.stylenudge.com

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  16. Oh my gosh, dearest Catherine!! I fall behind in my blog reading, and look what happens...I miss out (or maybe not? you don't mention a deadline) on this fabulous post!! You look incredibly chic in your camel coat and leopard beret combination...and that white furry bag is making me drool!! I don't just like it, I absolutely LOVE it!! I hope that my Facebook "like" still gets you a vote...and me a chance to win my own Buffalo beauty!! XOXO

    www.StyleIsMyPudding.blogspot.com

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    1. That was silly of me... normally I write the closing date!! Thank you so much Monika - I didn't win (I was a loooooooong way off) but thank you so much anyway. Main thing is you liked (loved!) my outfit, yay!!

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