How to style the coatigan this season

How to style the coatigan this season

Is it a coat or a cardigan? The oversized cardigan. The classic cardigan seems to have grown longer, wider and fuller this season. A new word has also been invented “The Coatigan’. Coatigans are a handy coat/cardigan hybrid. They combine the best bits of the coat and cardigan, discarding the not so good aspects. It is lighter than a coat, warmer than a cardigan. They make a great transitional piece. I have been wearing one since July. See it in a previous post teamed with white. It is still going strong and I now wear it with charcoal and navy.

The coatigan above is by Boden  //  White shirt by Boden  // leopard bag Boden  //  brown belt Boden //  Straight leg jeans John Lewis. There is a lovely long cardigan at MeandEm (available in grey, black & navy 100% merino wool 30% reduction in their sale)

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The images above were taken last year so I guess I was ahead of the game. I wore this blue cardigan often, outside when the weather was mild and indoors to keep cosy when it was cold.

Good selection of coatigans at Boden and Nordstrom

 

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PS. On another subject I am greatly honoured to be featured on Vicki Archer’s magnificent blog. If you are not familiar with Vicki or her blog I would highly recommend that you check it out. Vicki’s style and elegance is faultless and her blog reflects the way she lives. She runs a great series “Her point of view” where she shares the lifestyles of her readers. It is very inspiring.

SHOP COATIGANS

 

 

5 Comments

  1. Linda
    30th September 2016 / 16:32

    I am now very interested in a coatigan. Thank you for the great looks.

  2. 30th September 2016 / 17:56

    Thank you Josephine… It was such a pleasure to feature you on the blog 🙂 xv

  3. Viv Butler
    30th September 2016 / 18:19

    Great look Josephine, looks super belted too. Thank you for recommending Vicki Archer, I have checked her out and subscribed, so hopefully more French chic.

  4. Barbara Harris
    30th September 2016 / 21:17

    That is a lovely post of you on Vicki Archer’s blog. I have just subscribed—-I had not seen her before.
    You do French Chic so beautifully yourself, Josephine.

  5. 1st October 2016 / 15:07

    I love the way you styled yours. I purchased on about 2 months ago at of all places Foever21. I was really surprised by the quality.

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