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I love this absolutely non-boring down-coat

#maturestreetstyle woman wearing a pleated silver skirt with Adidas jacket
#maturestreetstyle woman wearing a pleated silver skirt with Adidas jacket
Adidas jacket, ap9 silver pleated skirt, GNW tight, Harley Davidson booties, DIY belt, Festina watch, Moda International sweater (all own), and necklace c/o Wendy Mignot

When I bought in spring this year as a trendy addition or update of my basic wardrobe. In earlier posts, I had styled the silver skirt with a floral bomber. I also styled this skirt with a denim jacket. Last week I showed you a streetstyle look with this silver skirt and a motorcycle jacket.

#streetstyleover40 woman in silver pleated skirt and fuchsia jacket
Side view of streetstyle outfit with Adidas jacket, ap9 silver pleated skirt, GNW tight, and Harley Davidson booties (all own)

In today’s outfit post, I want to show you another streetstyle look with my silver skirt. This time, I paired the skirt with my fuchsia sport jacket, tights and booties as temperatures dropped into the double negative digits (less than -23oC). I used the silver as a neutral. Black, of course, is also a neutral. Thus, the outfit falls under the broad category of neutral look with a pop of color so to speak, i.e. pretty simple. The tension between the sport jacket and the preppy silver skirt create interest. The studded booties add an edge.

#fashionover40 woman in floral down coat
Snow Touch floral down coat, Camel bag, GNW tight, Harley Davidson booties, and gloves (all own)

Since it was pretty cold, I debuted my floral down coat that I had added to my coat wardrobe for this winter. I had my old one since 2001. This means a new one was over due since more than ten years. Why did it take me so long to buy a new one? Well, like most women I hate the down coats that make you look like a female version of the Michelin man. Thus, I was looking for a down coat in a sleek cut with belt. I also wanted small compartments for the downs as the downs are subject to ggravity. The smaller the compartments the more even the insulation from the coat stays over time. I also did not want a white or pastel one as they – in my opinion – look often like my granny’s down beds.

#fashionover40 woman in floral winter coat with hood
Side view of Snow Touch floral print hooded down coat with GNW tight, Camel bag, and Herley Davidson booties (all own)

You can imagine my excitment when I found this beauty on eBay for just $199 plus shipping, i.e. in total about $220. The floral print ups the mood on a cold winter day when everyone is wearing black.

#styleover40 woman in floral puffer coat with hood
Back view of Snow Touch floral down coat with hood and belt, gloves, Camel bag, GNW tight, and Harley Davidson booties (all own)

I have to admit it takes some courage and nerve to wear the coat. It is very streetstyle. But I love it. ❤ And I give a damn about that I am over 50.

Do you like this coat? Would you wear it? What was your latest fashion find that made you totally excited? How long did you look for it? Let me know about your fashion and style challenges by sending me an email so I can help you. Link up your new winter coats in addition to your outfit posts.

Top of the World Style linkup-party


Welcome to the 85th Top of the World Style fashion linkup party. Thanks to all of you stylish ladies and gentlemen who linked up in the past. You and your lovely outfits make this party so exciting, fun, and inspiring. You are an awesome crowd! Let’s party. 🙂

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When you want to be featured at the party as a co-host, all you have to do is to click the link and let me know. We then will agree on a date and I will send you the linkup code that you add to your post.

Top of the World OOTD

Lisa at attracted the most clicks, and hence became Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav. Her monochromatic, neutral color outfit is so elegant and the background is a perfect choice to showcast the outfit and not distract from it.

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Lisa became Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav. Photo from her post (2016)

Mis P at Mis Papelicos became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. I love her all black Spanish classic look with the stunning “look at me” statement belt. So chic! ❤

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Photos: G. Kramm (2016)

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