In the army

I’ve mentioned before that I am a bit of a late adopter of trends but for once I somehow managed to be ahead of the curve with the Zara jacket I’m wearing here.  Well you know not really ahead of the curve after all it was in Zara I bought it not straight off the catwalk.

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When I first bought it 2 or was it 3 years ago I was rather unsure.  I mean – I’m not exactly the camouflage type.  However the cut was really good and I do love khaki.  And I have worn it loads and there are still plenty of camouflage jackets around if you’re after one.

I like the look of this one from ASOS as the pattern is more muted than some

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If camouflage isn’t for you then plain khaki is worth considering if like me you struggle with more structured blazers – for some reason I just look totally newsreader in them which on me is really not a good look.

This Zara one looked great on the hanger albeit absolutely tiny

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And this one is on my NAP wishlist just in case its massively reduced in the summer sales

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Whilst thinking about spring jackets I was reminded of 2 that I’ve been coveting for a while now.  This lovely Comptoir pink one which is now in the sale and if it goes down any further it will be mine

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And having examined the 2 white jackets I bought last year and realised that the Topshop ponte one is beyond bobbly (typical polyester) and the Gap one has a random stain on it – well I’ve convinced myself that I do really need this one which Belinda found a few weeks back.

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One thought on “In the army

  1. Belinda WornOut

    Well, you say you are a late adopter, but I often see you in things and then end up doing a search for them, myself. I have decided, FINALLY, that actually I need your white Chanel-esque jacket/cardi from last year as its pristine white and pure cotton. Of course, it was in the sale, but I was too dense to buy it for the £20 it came down to. So, now I am thinking about whether to pay £42 for it from eBay: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221194586188?var=520135754393&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649 I could kick myself for not following your lead and buying it before!

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