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Last Saturday night posed a tricky conundrum! It was chilly, to say the least, but I was due to grace the town with my presence and celebrate festive tidings with my hockey team. Now I am not one of those girls that can flit out the door wearing next to nothing in sub-zero conditions. I see them scantily gallivanting around and a maternal air overwhelms me and I just want to wrap them up in a big coat and mittens and ply them with horlicks.
I therefore required some warmth up top, to conceal the goosebumps in between the bar-hopping. I unearthed this (faux) fur coat which I purchased circa 2004 from Miss Selfridge I do believe…
Asides from being rather chuffed it still fitted my no longer 18 year old frame, I was just thankful to have something snug to wrap up in, before embarking out into the chill. All my other coats and jackets were just exasperating me, either too formal, too scruffy or their total inadequacy to keep me warm.

I do love fur coats, and cannot help but give them a little stroke whenever I walk past them in a shop…just me??
I now have my eyes on this little number please (if it ever comes back in stock)

The other elements of my outfit:
top: H&M – skirt: H&M – Jewellery: Accessorize
Hair thanks to the O and a little side pinning.

Do you find wintertime outerwear a bit of a chore?
Are you a fan of the faux fur?

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38 Comments

  1. 14th December 2010 / 9:26 pm

    So cute! I want a really big fake fur one. Just debating whether it would look good or a bit too 'pimp' haha!

  2. 14th December 2010 / 9:27 pm

    love the outfit and the makeup 🙂 you are like a doll 🙂

  3. 14th December 2010 / 9:29 pm

    such a gorgeous outfit choice!!! So pretty, and really suits you =) i always stroke fake furs when i walk past, it would be rude not too =) x

  4. 14th December 2010 / 9:29 pm

    Loveee the outfit (:
    Your makeup looks great here aswell!
    I think (faux) fur coats look fab on everyone, except myself ):
    xx

  5. 14th December 2010 / 9:30 pm

    I love it! That fur coat goes amazing with your skin tone! Lovely as usual 😉

  6. 14th December 2010 / 9:30 pm

    Absolutely love your skirt and jacket Milly (: Hope you had a lovely evening with the hockey girls! It's always nice when you buy something and rediscover your love for it a few years later! xxx

  7. 14th December 2010 / 9:31 pm

    You look so pretty, glamourous and festive!

  8. 14th December 2010 / 9:36 pm

    I agree that winter outerwear is a bit of a chore, especially when one wants to show off his/her outfit! Haha. You pull it off very well though. =]

  9. 14th December 2010 / 9:43 pm

    I love this outfit!
    I have recently purchased a faux fur number that I adore, although it hasn't seen many outings yet, I will be sure to change this over the coming party weekends 🙂
    You're looking gorgeous as usual!
    x x x

  10. 14th December 2010 / 10:00 pm

    im into the faux fur! i want a coat but i just haven't seen the right one yet, toying with leopard print but afraid ill look like a young pat butcher eek! x

  11. 14th December 2010 / 10:20 pm

    I love the looks! Very feminine and cozy 🙂

  12. 14th December 2010 / 10:38 pm

    Yet another great outfit milly. Love the coat ive been wanting to get one of these for a while i just worry incase i have nothing to go with it and it would just be a waste 🙁

  13. 15th December 2010 / 1:20 am

    Ah what a lovely outfit! I especially love the faux fur jacket, AND that it is faux fur 🙂
    Also, I wish that they had accessorize in the states! I adore their jewelry and especially the necklace that you are wearing 🙂

  14. 15th December 2010 / 2:01 am

    You look fabulous! Love the faux fur jacket adn you look amazing in that skirt, pull it off exceptionally well x

  15. 15th December 2010 / 10:04 am

    What a cute outfit, faux fur just adds that bit of glamour don't you think.

    xx

  16. 15th December 2010 / 11:43 am

    Very cute indeed 🙂 Hope you had a good night?
    The skirt is so pretty- I'm glad you wore it with tights though. As I agree with you, I need to wrap up as warm as I can in these frosty evenings.
    I do find coats and outwear a pain though, they just seem to ruin the outfit most of the time.
    This is one of the first winters I am actually enjoying dressing for it though, love my socks & tights and I need to make my fur coat come out of hiding as she has only been worn once.
    You & your hair look as beauitful as ever
    xxx

  17. 15th December 2010 / 5:16 pm

    beautiful coat!
    and i love the skirt too 🙂
    x

  18. 15th December 2010 / 8:25 pm

    I love your outfit! H&M is becoming one of my favourite shops at the minute – the skirt you're wearing is gorgeous! xx

  19. 15th December 2010 / 8:25 pm

    I love your outfit! H&M is becoming one of my favourite shops at the minute – the skirt you're wearing is gorgeous! xx

  20. 15th December 2010 / 9:05 pm

    Ahhh lovely post huni 🙂 Love snuugly yet chic faux fur jackets like that and with your pretty skirt and bouncy hair, it just looks so pretty and girly 🙂 xxxx

  21. 15th December 2010 / 9:28 pm

    Oh, winter outerwear is most DEFINITELY a chore! It's so expensive and you have one really pretty coat, but of course it never matches with your entire wardrobe! Hmph. Next winter I vow to buy myself coats for every kind of outfit! Anyways, great skirt!

  22. 15th December 2010 / 9:39 pm

    The skirt is simply looking amaaaazing 🙂 I need it !
    And with the faux fur touch, it gives the whole outfit a je ne sais quoi haha
    Lovely as always
    I always had an ingrained love for faux fur but I never wore one actually. Need to, it's such a great look for winter without going boring warm coats 🙂

  23. 15th December 2010 / 11:24 pm

    love the outfit… something i would wear FORSURE

  24. 17th December 2010 / 12:38 pm

    I have 2 fur jackets and I'm always ready to purchase another one!
    You look truly fabulous as always xxx

  25. 17th December 2010 / 12:59 pm

    thank you for all your comments ladies 🙂 lots of love for the fauz fur!

    @H – thank you for your comment. My fonts are from kevinandamanda.com and they have a whole tutorial on how to install them on your blog. good luck x

  26. 18th December 2010 / 7:04 pm

    Yet another cute outfit hunnie, see that is why we should NEVER throw anything out hehe xxx

  27. 19th December 2010 / 9:48 am

    Such a gorgeous outfit! Love it! ^.^ xxxx

  28. 20th December 2010 / 8:07 am

    You're so gorgeous!! I just found your blog and I love it!! Defff following now 🙂

    And that jacket looks like PERFECTION for bar hopping!!

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