When is a coat not a coat?


When it's a coatigan of course! Yes I know, it's one of those tenuous fashion buzz words popular this season, but I have to admit, I'm loving the coatigan. It looks smart like a coat but it's light and soft like cardigan. Genius!

This particular coatigan in is from ELVi.

I first got to try this beautiful garment on at Plus North and instantly fell in love with it. So when ELVi kindly offered to send it to me I did a bit of an air punch! I have to be very careful though because my mother is already gunning for it. When she came round and saw it hanging on the door she did a little squeal and tried it on with much oohing and ahhing. 

You see that's the beauty of a piece like this, it's so classic that it appeals to all ages and how it looks is completely dependant on how you style it. The coatigan is a soft knit made of 100% lambswool with a PU trim. I'm wearing a size 1 which is a 16/18, but as you can see it's really generous, so there is loads of scope for different sizes, I'd say the size 3 would fit up to a 28/30 easily. 

It also comes in black which is so beautiful, but I love the autumnal orangey, rust shade of this one, it's just perfect for this time of year. Style it with a shift dress and opaque tights for a work look, or leggings, a chunky jumper and biker boots for a sunday stroll. 

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  1. I saw this online and really love it. Oh dear, there goes the bank balance again!

  2. Oh wow, that is SO gorgeous and 100% wool too! I'm so fed up with acrylic knits, I wish more retailers used wool in their knitted garments - will definitely have to check Elvi out if they are using natural materials.

  3. Also, having just looked at the link it looks so much better on you than it does in the pictures on the Elvi website, it looks soft and slinky on you :)

  4. I just tweeted about this yesterday, I need this desperately! As always looks amazeballs on you xx

  5. It's so cute and comfy cozy looking!!! I currently all GAGA over the endless love coatigan by Harlow AU!



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