Thursday, 7 November 2013

The "other" pink coat

The pink coat | outfit post

Expecting to see pastels weren't you eh? When the idea of the Primark pink coat usually conjures up this, I decided it wasn't for me, and opted for brighter than bright. It's quite like my blue biker jacket that got a lot of love last month, and when pastels wash me out in the cold, this keeps me cosy and brightens up my day.

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Poppy ring - c/o Jon Richard
Studded boots - eBay (similar)
Houndstooth skirt - Amy's blog sale (similar)
Grey t-shirt - Primark mens (similar)
Pink coat - Primark (eye-watering alternative here)


Though, it was an absolute mission to get my hands on! I eventually found it in New Square shopping centre's Primark in West Brom when I visited for the opening a few weeks ago. When I visited it was a busy Saturday, but unlike so many other Primarks it was relatively tidy! I was given a one-on-one tour around by the lovely Adam, and I soon realised it's only about 20 minutes away from where Liam's family live, and dead easy to get to. In comparison with Birmingham's jumble sale of a Primark, I'd definitely choose to spend a little extra time getting to this one, for a much better experience!

I'm also wearing a poppy ring in honour of 11th November, from Jon Richard. I'm terrible for losing or crushing those little paper emblems, never mind stabbing myself with the pin, plus this provides a bigger donation with £3.60 from every sale going to the Royal British Legion. How are you showing your support this year - have you bought your poppy yet?

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18 comments:

  1. Love this colour on you - I wanted this, but my bf said it didn't suit me, so I sacked it off...men pffft - what do they know lol you look gorgeous!

    Charlie xx
    www.lurchhoundloves.com

    xx

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  2. That coat is so lovely - may have to track it down although it won't look half as good on me!

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  3. Claire this coat looks made for you m'dear!
    Sophie
    x

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  4. That coat looks amazing on you! And I will def be looking at getting a poppy ring :) xo

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  5. Love this coat, a pastel pink one would get so grubby in the rain and brushing against dark colours x

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  6. I think I prefer this one to the pastel colour! Looks really lovely xx

    opalwren.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. That coat is the best thing in the whole world I need it in my life! You look gorgeous xo

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  8. So now I can't decide if I want a pastel pink coat, a hot pink coat, both...or to shun the trend and opt for a more classic colour!

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  9. Ahhh that coat - lovelove the colour, I think i'm perfering this to the pastel pink actually.

    Whole outfit looks great, wanting those boots aswell now !

    Taz and Bear

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  10. Oh hi there pretty! Love this coat, and with the monochrome look, it looks bloody gorgeous. I really love that skirt, too <3 BABE XX

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  11. A tidy Primark, surely you're telling fibs? I would like to get a poppy pin badge actually, you just reminded me.

    Buckets & Spades

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  12. ooh I'm now pining for a pink coat even though I've already bought a new winter coat this year! This looks fab with the monochrome.. xx

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  13. pink and dog tooth, what a combination! Such a gorgeous look missus!

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  14. What a gorgeous coat! So much more interesting than the pastel pink ones that are popping up everywhere! XX

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  15. I love the bright colour, what a bargain!? <3

    Tara xo

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  16. love your blog <3
    would you like to follow each other? :)
    www.lusciousstyle.blogspot.com
    Daria

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  17. I saw this coat recently in my local Primark and fell in love with it. It's just such a striking colour and biker style jackets are always my favourite. I much prefer the idea of a poppy ring rather than the paper ones, because I always end up losing them too. What's more is that I seemed to find it impossible to find someone actually selling them which is quite upsetting. If I had known about this ring sooner I certainly would have been sporting one for today.

    I'm definitely hunting you down at Motel this week!

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  18. You look awesome here, this is such an amazing colour, especially with that gorgeous skirt :)

    Maria xxx

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