12 April 2015

Back to the Coat OOTD

Just when you’re thinking that summertime is finally here – BAM the weather changes again.

I really enjoyed sitting out in the garden over the Easter weekend, in the shorts and vest top I wore in a very humid South East Asia only a few months ago, soaking up the rays and putting shrimps on the barbie.

But then England did the thing it usually does and decided to deprive its civilians of nice weather for a prolonged amount of time and instead made it cold and wet again.

This meant that I, like many others I’m sure, had to dig out the coat that I absent-mindedly pushed to the back of my wardrobe only one week ago and make the decision to forget about that shiny new pair of sandals.

To be fair, I actually didn’t mind having another excuse to wear the coat I’ve only been the owner of for a couple of months now. I love my fluffy, baby pink number from Missguided (a Christmas present from my Mother) which I wore to death on my recent trip around North America. (You can read my four posts in the America series here, here, here and here.)

For this particularly blustery day, I put the coat over my new floral tunic from ZARA – which I bought using a gift card that my boyfriend’s parents generously gave me for Christmas. This tunic has a summery feel to it with its vivid yellow, orange, pink and blue floral hues. I picked it out because the print is quite unique with the combination of florals and stripes and I like diversity!

This tunic is also a perfect piece in the sense that it can be layered for cooler weather, or just worn by itself with sandals for when temperatures improve. I adore it!

On this day, I had to team it with thick leggings and a chunky knitted scarf, as well as the coat, to gain some extra warmth as it was rather chilly. I also added my Doc-Marten style, lace-up boots with a heel as I like to stomp around in them and pretend that I have an attitude.

Additionally, my Mum kindly let me borrow her fabulous Louis Vuitton satchel bag, which conveniently complimented my beige scarf, to dress up my smart-casual outfit and deliver a cool, laid-back look.

Pink Coat - Missguided (buy similar HERE)
Floral Tunic (Seen Previously) - ZARA
Beige Scarf - Topshop
Black Leggings - Topshop
Doc-Marten Style Boots - New Look
Satchel Bag - Louis Vuitton
Rose Gold Watch (Seen Previously) - Fossil
Gold Midi Rings - Miscellaneous

(How are you feeling about the weather being colder again? Do you like my OOTD? Let me know in the comments below. Thanks for reading! Katie-xo)


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