The must have classic coat

There is one thing that every girl needs in her wardrobe and that is a classic camel coat, I know I post a lot about the new-in items and fast fashion pieces but for me I would rather you invested in a few things that you knew would last year every year. Coats, if looked after properly can be pulled out each year and re-worn in a number of ways, but choosing what coat to invest in is important. For example if you buy an item that is on trend one season like Tartan for example, you may be very much over that style by the time the year ends, well at least that's is how I feel sometimes. When you invest in a piece like a classic camel coat, you just know that season after season it never gets old. It is timeless, and with good care taken of it, you can get a number of years of wear out of it. This

River Island Plus Camel Coat

is gorgeous, it looks so smart and is really well lined to provide warmth during the cold winters we get here in the UK. Although you can't see here this coat is belted which adds a sophistication to the look and the great thing about having a plain coat is that you can mix and match it with so many of your items. The

dark floral printed dress

I am wearing underneath works perfectly with the simplicity of the coat, and of course I had to throw on my favorite glittery boots, because what is a better way to finish a look than with glitter.


All looks featured in this post were from my October Column in Marie Claire 

Camel Coat -

River Island Plus 

Dark Floral Dress -

River Island Plus 

Boots - Old from New Look

Bag - Marina Rinaldi

Photgraphy by

Kirsty Mackenzie