Thursday, 23 December 2010

Schnee!

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While I'm resigned to not having a white Christmas this year, it was still fun to play in the snow for a few days in Germany.

This is my second winter coat, and I am sooo in love with this one. I've always wanted a really nice toggle coat, and I found this one second hand (but in mint mint condition) at Spittalfields Market. It's made by an old famous English duffle coat company (Gloverall), is made of thick soft wool with a great plaid lining, and features real horn toggles. I'm in love. Especially since they are selling the EXACT same coat at Urban Outfitters and John Lewis for £250. ; D ; D ; D

Other than eating loads of sausages and drinking loads of mulled wine, the time in Germany was spent driving around in my friend's awesome turquoise mini, above, and eating home-made cookies, below.


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coat: Gloverall
lumberjack shirt: via a friend of my grandfather's
hat: Topshop
jeans: Winners
scarf: second hand
shoes: ancient ; D and therefore just right for clambering through slush

31 comments:

Closet Fashionista said...

LOVE the coat and these photos! You look great!! :D :D
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CessOviedo said...

Photos are adorable! So cute the one of the cara ...Love snow!

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daisychain said...

gorgeous photos! x

ana said...

Oh your coat is soo nice! I have to get one red coat for next winter!!! I have a white, grey and black! I need blue and red. Merry Christmas Darling!! Enjoy your stay in the lovely landscape of Germany.

CAITLIN said...

this is amazing!! i love the layers and layers of red against the snowy backdrop. you look so festive and fun!

Amber Blue Bird said...

love love your coat! These photos came out so pretty, the snow looks like a lot of fun

tanvii.com said...

Love your red layers! Coat is awesome for this time of the year :)

Sewon said...

Adorable coat and those cookies look soo good!

Catita said...

Love the coat and the snow!
MErry Christmas ;)
Catita

Raquel said...

I LOVE you coat! I have a crush for duffle coats and red coats so this would be perfect for me :P I have a nice amount of winter coats but I am thinking of getting a red one, all of mine are of neutral colours like black, navy blue, grey...
I also love that beret, I am having an addiction to berets now, I just got a royal blue last weekend (my aunt bought me anyway..). Plus the plaid on plaid on plaid is genius!

Michal said...

I love these photos! Snow + photos is always great. Your jacket is so incredible & I can't believe it's secondhand, it looks brand new!

summertime dreams said...

That sure is one fantastic coat! What a great find. Loved seeing your Germany pictures these past few days. I'm headed there in April, and I can't wait!! Happy Holidays :)

Emily, Resplendent Tranquility said...

You certainly struck wool coat gold this year! Your Gloverall coat is a beauty. A wool toggle coat is on my list of things to track down one day, preferably in a deep, dark shade of green :)

I'm glad you at least got a white pre-Christmas. It looks like you had heaps and heaps of fun. Very pretty pictures, by the way. I especially like the first one.

SMASH said...

Echoing everyones sentiments, that coat rules! and girl, is red your favorite color? Also, those Linzer cookies look so good! oh AND I'm glad you don't think I have a weird voice! It's always a trip for me to hear how some well known bloggers sound like whenever they do like a little vlog or whatever...some people sound so marble mouthed! :X


Happy holidays Emily!!

xx
MILK TEETHS

Jana and Vanessa said...

Really cute red coat! Keep it up with your blog and thanks for sharing!
Snowy Christmas greetings from Berlin
Midnight Couture Girls

Fleur-de-Lis said...

Your coat is SO great!! I really love this outfit and the photos are perfect ;)
Thanks so much for your lovely comment*

Ashley said...

Cookies look delicious, and so does your coat! I have two bright red coats and I adore them to death. Merry Christmas! Hope you have a fantastic holiday weekend. :)

Abi said...

It's really nice to read about your travel adventures, and live vicariously through you. The mini is pretty rad. The colour makes it look all vintage-y.
And don't you just love it when you catch a good bargain, especially in form of a gorgeous red coat? Lovely photos.

eagle-eye-cherry said...

I can't believe that in Germany is so much snow, unfortunately in my country I had only 3 such days. I wish you a Merry Christmas!!!

Emily, Resplendent Tranquility said...

Aw, thank you for your comment Emily! Merry Christmas! I hope your day is filled with all things wonderful and lovely :)

If it were up to me, all of my family members would have real trees. Hehe. I can understand artificial trees for the sake of convenience, though. At least my dad hasn't jumped on that bandwagon and I hope he never does.

Lenne said...

Merry Christmas Emily!! ♥

Ah snow. I'm envious! I hope you're having an amazing Christmas xx

diana kang said...

merry xmas!! xx

sojourned in style said...

great find, quite the deal. toggel coats are lovely. i love the plaid shirt you paired it with. wonderful.

merry christmas!!!

Carys said...

I love the bright red coat against the snow, duffel coats are so adorable!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Terri said...

the snow is the perfect accessory for this gorgeous coat!

Virginie Lavallée Bélanger said...

Got hungry just LOOKING at those cookies, Y U M (I'm going bananas for this German food gosh!)

tastymoog said...

that coat was a great find! love the plaid lining.

Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

You can never go wrong with a Red trench coat!!!
Love the look.
Happy 2011 dear!!!
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Molly said...

Yay for Schee! (which I'm guessing is snow??) Yay for that adorable little red hat and SUPER YAY for your fantastic find. That coat is beautiful.

Leaving the House in THIS?!?!

Erin Cathleen said...

I love your coat, too! Dying to find a red one myself (and hopefully affordable, too!).

eliza said...

what a beautiful duffle coat! i'm a duffle fan as you probably are aware but my ideal coat would have been from gloverall...mine is a much cheaper topshop version :) the red shades just look so lovely against the snowflakes!