A Story of Fur, Leather and Tweed Gorgeousness

Fur, Leather and Tweed
So a winter coat has made its first appearance on the blog this season – winter is properly here now!

This beauty was an impulse buy from River Island – its 70s styling called to me from the other side of the shop floor, willing me to try it on. I was in heaven when it fitted like a dream in all its furry, tweedy gorgeousness, all the time marvelling at its deep pockets and caressing its snug leather sleeves. I gave Mr Summers that pleading look, the one that says “I can’t leave it here in the shop, I have to give it a home”… it worked like a dream and I got a reassuring nod in agreement. The romantic in me would sweep it off its feet, take it home with me and give it a loving home without further ado.

But no, I left it there and went home and bought it online. Free delivery, money off through a cashback website, didn’t have to lug it home in a carrier bag. Practical to the enth degree, me.

Hooray it’s the weekend – hope you all have a good one!

Fur, Leather and Tweed
Ladybird earrings
Fur, Leather and Tweed
Coat: River Island, Scarf: ASOS, Trousers: ASOS, Boots: Bertie at ASOS, Earrings: ASOS

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  1. the Blah Blah Blahger
    21 November 2012 / 5:13 pm

    I'm having SERIOUS hair envy right now!!! Your color is GORGEOUS!

  2. 21 November 2012 / 6:48 am

    gorgeous pants and the little details are amazing! I love how balanced your outfit is

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  3. 20 November 2012 / 6:51 pm

    I've been resistant to this "working-menswear" style of boot, and it may be that I've only noticed them in black. You've taken them to classy in this color, with the wonderful trouser and menswear-to-feminine coat and really appealing scarf. Thanks for the lesson! Speaking of lessons, I've been prowling about your site a lot this week, and learned a lot generally. Thanks especially for the photography tips … massively helpful! Always best to go to the pros …

  4. 20 November 2012 / 3:42 pm

    Ok… that coat and those pants. I need both in my life!

  5. 19 November 2012 / 2:53 pm

    What a cozy outfit – and that coat is everything!

  6. 19 November 2012 / 1:59 pm

    Loving all the texture– and that you waited to get it through a cash back site. A girl after my own heart!

  7. 19 November 2012 / 12:57 pm

    That coat is well worth a love affair, I think! You look gorgeous, and thanks for linking up to Visible Monday.

  8. 19 November 2012 / 12:43 pm

    Lovely always, dear Catherine

  9. Gray Skies
    19 November 2012 / 2:51 am

    How do you always manage to look so fabulous?! If I were to wear something like this I would just look like a big blob, but you look lovely and stylish. That coat is a dream.

  10. 18 November 2012 / 6:43 pm

    That is such a lovely coat, the fur and tweed is a great combination, and adding leather makes it really cool! The scarf is very beautiful too!

  11. 18 November 2012 / 6:12 pm

    Very nice casual look. So perfect for cold weather. Love your ladybug earrings…cute!

  12. 18 November 2012 / 11:07 am

    I love that fur jacket and the color of those pants is gorgeous.

  13. 18 November 2012 / 10:47 am

    Great casual look. The jacket is beautiful. The scarf adds a touch of fun and color to the outfit, is the element that plays more in your favor. I really like the boots, it's my weakness. The detail of the ladybug at the ear is great. A proposal lovely as always.


  14. 18 November 2012 / 3:37 am

    I love that coat! It's so great. I just bought a super similar one and I've been a little unsure of it but now I love it even more!!!

  15. 18 November 2012 / 2:59 am

    You look beautiful! I love your quote…"I have to give it a home." I'm so going to use that with my husband next time!

    Liked on FB! And I can't believe that I wasn't following you on Twitter…but that's fixed! Hope you're having a good weekend!

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  16. 17 November 2012 / 10:56 pm

    Love that you bought it online when you got home! Sometimes those online codes can make a difference especially if you get free shipping. 🙂 I love the tweed and contrasting leather sleeves and I think the bright pops of color look wonderful with the dark jacket! <3


  17. Anonymous
    17 November 2012 / 9:16 pm

    OK today's outfit not really my thing, but thanks for providing inspiration in your blog with such a variety of patterns, colours and styles. Really stimulating and great quality pics! Keep it up! Barbara x

  18. 17 November 2012 / 8:11 pm

    I love that coat Catherine, the texture contrast is a perfect meet between classic and edgy! Really great outfit 🙂

    Take care and enjoy the rest of your weekend,

    Daniella xox

  19. 17 November 2012 / 6:37 pm

    Loving that coat!!! X

  20. Katelyne
    17 November 2012 / 4:41 pm

    Love it!

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