Duffle coat cut with the female body in mind
I always adored my husbands duffel coat. What I did not like about duffel coats was their straight up-and-down cut that does not do anything good for my frame. I got really excited when I saw this duffel coat inspired jacket at a consignment store in town. It was not only brand new and half the original price, but it also is slightly nipped in at the waist. Moreover, it fit like a glove. Thus, I could not resist.
I found this skirt on sale when I was in Boulder. I was looking for a new plaid skirt as my favorite plaid skirt fell apart after about 12 winters of regular wear. But when I saw this beauty I had to have it as it was made with my colors teal, black, gray. Furthermore, it well fit around my bum and is high waisted. I
Another thing I liked about this skirt are the vertical seams. They elongate my lower torso and make my legs look longer than they are.
Well, I am still on the hunt for the perfect replacement of my plaid skirt. I want a bias cut as it flows so nicely. It should be just over the knees and relatively straight, i.e. not A-line or flared. Brown with pink would be cool. Furthermore, it should fulfill all my requirements on buying a great plaid skirt. Have you seen something like that lately?
Do you like duffle coats? Do you like tweed or plaid better? How do you style your tweed? I am curious. Linkup your examples below in addition to your OOTD.
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Welcome to the party. Thanks to those of you who linked up last week. You are all so stylish! The Readers’ Fav OOTD goes to the link you clicked the most which was Tiina L.’s who is the blogger of Elegance Revisited. Sherry from Big Girls Guide became My Fav OOTD of the last party. Isn’t her motorcycle jacket unique? ❤
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