Coats & Blouses

Coats & Blouses

coat: vintage | blouse: vintage | skirt: temt | shoes & handbag: my grandma's

i thought it was about time i showed some outfits that aren't just dresses, so here's one i wore to work recently. i found the burgundy coat op-shopping a few weekends ago and it's so warm! i think buying vintage/from op-shops is the best way to stock up on nice winter coats, they can be so expensive to buy new and i like to have several to choose from so i'm not wearing the same black or red one every day during the winter months. i also don't think that sizing is too important since coats are almost never form-fitting so if you find a great one that's a size or two too big it just means you can fit a cardigan or jumper underneath it.

i think blouses like this one are so, SO pretty. i have one other that's also cream but with pastel flowers embroidered on it and i actually found two more in a vintage shop this weekend in baby blue and baby pink. i don't know if they're a particular style that has a name (help me out if you know, vintage ladies) but i think they look so delicate and sweet and they're some of my absolute favourites. the handbag is one my mum bought for my grandma when we were in paris in 2004 and i've now adopted it along with some of her shoes and lots of her pretty scarves and hand-knitted jumpers. it doesn't look very big but surprisingly it can fit everything i need and it keeps it all in its right place as well so i can actually find my lipstick or keys when i need them (i'm looking at you, tote bags).