How to dress for a walk in the country

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The sun was shining last Sunday so we grabbed the opportunity to get out of London. Mr P is a keen fly fisherman, so we went exploring a new river he is contemplating taking a rod on for the coming season.

What to wear to keep warm and cosy and still look chic enough for lunch at the local pub.

I chose my Gerard Darel blue puffa coat I bought a couple of years ago, teamed with winserlondon leggings, cream sweater and knee high boots. I felt the touch of red lifted the outfit as well as my spirits.

If you are still in the market for a puffa coat Uniqlo have some greatly reduced here

Uniqlo ultralight down here

John Lewis have a good selection of quilted coats and jackets here

Nordstrom also have some good ones here

My boots are by Duoboots. They are the only ones that work for me because I have small feet to calf ratio and Duoboots offer differing calf measurements. (virtually made to measure)

 

OTHER OPTIONS HERE

 

 

 

PS. The clarins lip oil I featured on Monday Musings seems to be very popular and is sold out at Dillons. I have found some stock left at Lord & Taylor amber here and pink here.

 

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12 Comments

  1. une femme
    10th February 2015 / 16:49

    You look fabulous, Josephine, and the photos are gorgeous.

  2. Sandra Sallin
    10th February 2015 / 19:35

    Well , you look charming. Love the hat with the outfit. Just tops it off. Sorry, I couldn’t resist that. 🙂

    You know it’s all in the details. The scarf isn’t just a red scarf, it’s a very LONG red scarf. It’s all in the details.

    • 11th February 2015 / 06:53

      Thank you Sandra. A compliment from an artist.

  3. Chris
    11th February 2015 / 04:35

    Highly recommend the Uniqlo ultra light jacket, 3/4 length. Warm but not bulky. Thanks for bringing classic style into the woods.

    • 11th February 2015 / 06:54

      I agree Chris they are great. Although you have to be a little careful when washing them. The tumble dryer if too hot and strong can make the down go into little hard balls.

  4. Pam@over50feeling40
    11th February 2015 / 11:33

    A walk in the country sounds so nice and you look perfect for the enjoyment. I also need to take time to keep up with technology…difficult in this ever changing world. Enjoy your walks!

  5. The Style Crone
    11th February 2015 / 14:46

    You look radiant in this composition! Perfect for a walk in the country. Your red beret and scarf are playful and functional at the same time.

    I agree. Keeping up with technology is a challenge, but I think it’s good for the brain!

  6. Leslie in Oregon
    12th February 2015 / 07:58

    Tell us about your jaunty beret!

    • 12th February 2015 / 11:42

      Hi Leslie
      My beret is a very old Kangol, There is a good site in the UK
      Not sure if they ship to the US. Otherwise I found some, if you scroll on the images at the bottom of the post they should show.

  7. Jane
    16th February 2015 / 19:41

    I love your outfit, you look great, but I don’t think I’d want to ruin nice leather boots on a “country” walk in the winter! I wear Hunter wellies or walking boots for walking here.

    • 17th February 2015 / 10:38

      Hi Jane
      I agree with you. I did wear wellies for the morning walk in the wet fields however I changed into my boots for the pub lunch and then when we took the photos the path was reasonably dry. The boots did get a bit of mud on the toes but it dried and brushed off easily. I always us a protector spray on all my shoes and boots.

  8. The Style Crone
    2nd March 2015 / 14:09

    When I saw this post in mid-February, I immediately thought Hat Attack. Thank you for sharing your beauty and your beret for the March edition!

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