Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Red Hot or Not?























This jacket has been hanging in my wardrobe for a few weeks.
The tag is still on and I'm not sure whether I should take it back or not.
I love the colour and it is a petite fit which means the shoulders and arm lengths are just right.
But I have a red jacket (not as nice as this one).
And I feel guilty about having two red jackets.
I also have a problem with this beret.
Whatever way I wear it it seems to look a little odd.
I'm not sure if it's my head.
Or the hat!

I wore:
Shoes - Clarks
Skirt - Matalan
Top (not seen) - Boden
Jacket - Marks and Spencer
Beret - Tesco

17 comments:

  1. Wow! Both Zoe and I love this outfit. Such bold colours ~ it looks fab. We have lots of hats and love berets, but find that they are all slightly different shapes (or maybe just fit differently). Our fave is an oversized one ~ looks good on both of us. I think a black one will add a slightly different look to this outfit. The start of a beret collection perhaps :-)

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  2. the beret is a little wonky- maybe it's too big??

    I like the jacket, it's very pretty. I love longer jackets, but the cut of it works with your frame- it may bisect you a teeny bit, but it doesn't overwhelm you, so you look again tall and lean in the picture. go with your gut instinct- if you would regret returning it, then don't! :)

    you always look awesome in red in black! I think this way is esp. nice, because the red is at your face.

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  3. Love that bright red color on you!

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  4. Do NOT, I repeat, do NOT take the jacket back! Off with the price tag! It is absolutely gorgeous, I would love to have a red jacket like that (in fact, I might pop to - the only one in Slovenia, but never mind - M&S in our capital in a few days and check their stock! Great outfit!

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  5. I love that jacket on you. GREAT!
    the beret i think needs bigger hair...have you tried curls?

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  6. The jacket looks fabulous. Life's too short - enjoy BOTH red jackets!

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  7. Hot hot hot... I love your red jacket and I love that you made it the focal point of your ensemble. Keep both jackets, red suits you well.

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  8. I like that jacket! It's so hard to find a petite jacket--the shoulders and cuffs are so often all wrong. Keep that one--two red jackets isn't gratuitous at all. As for the beanie, I can never tell. I think you look darling, but I'm so afraid of beanies because they just never look right on me, but this might be because I'm almost always wearing a bun. I say, keep them both!

    xx

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  9. I love the red jacket, it's cute! I say keep it.

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  10. It's decided - the red Jacket stays. Thank you so much for the persuasion. I am sure I will get my money's worth out of it.

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  11. I see you've decided to keep the jacket. Good move! Fit is everything in a jacket. I'd ditch the hat. Maybe a black hat would work as someone already suggested.

    Darla

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  12. That jacket is supercute and I actually like the beret too...maybe you need to wear in down your forehead a bit more?

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  13. Make sure you pull the beret right back so the fabric is flat against your head with most of it drooping down at the back. See here http://shoegalfi.blogspot.com/2009/09/outfit-tgi-friday.html
    and here
    http://shoegalfi.blogspot.com/2009/10/outfit-white-jeans-in-fall.html

    Glad you're keeping the coat - definitely the right decision!

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  15. OMG! I luv this look it's solely classic! The coat is FABULOUS! This is why I am happy to be back in the blogosphere because I have missed your Wonderful posts!:))
    xoxox,
    Gerri

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  16. It does look fab - what is your other jacket like? I recommend Oranges and Apples beret it is perfect on ones head and mine is quite small.

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  17. Glad you're keeping the red jacket. It's fab. Shouldn't the beret be worn slightly on the side of the head? Just a suggestion. Have anice weekend. Ciao. A.

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