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Christmassy Winter Look – with a touch of tartan and faux fur

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As far as winter and Christmas style goes…..you can’t really go wrong with cosy knits, faux fur, tartan, polo-necks, boots and coats! I have a slight obsession with coats – I think its because I’ve lived in Dubai so long – that I have a huge desire to buy and wear them all the time when I’m home!  So this blog post is about a winter and Christmas look combining a bit of faux fur, tartan and of course another coat…..this time the cape-coat.

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I purchased this fab cape coat quite recently in Penney’s/Primark……and every time I wear it, I get a couple of “where did you get it” questions?  It actually looks more expensive than the €28 I paid for it as the quality is quite good with a heavy-weight material, hidden zip-feature, pockets, silver-plated buttons and panelling.   It’s also a cape that is very transitional taking you from Autumn to Winter (with extra layers) and onto Spring.

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I’ve teamed it with a pair of tartan trousers which I bought last winter in River Island……they were actually part of a suit but I thought I would probably get more wear out of the trousers on their own.  I also love tartan this time of year especially as there’s something cosy and ‘Christmassy’ about it and it can look gorgeous on a night out with a pair of patent stilettos or casual with flat boots or shoes.

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I’ve mentioned these patent black H&M boots along with this gorgeous black textured-leather bag from Dunnes in a previous blog post – read here – and again I’ve worn them both so much this winter as they just go with everything and quite on-trend at the moment!

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The faux fur collar is from H&M and I absolutely love it – it can literally be draped over any coat, jacket or wooly jumper and completely change up the look! It can also be worn over a beautiful party dress as a glam accessory for a night-out! Definitely a must-have accessory this Winter.

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The black faux fur collar which I have teamed with the cape in this pic above is from Penney’s/Primark and a complete steal at €9 – it would have been rude of me not to buy it ha, ha! Again, a fab little accessory to throw over your Winter woolies, coats and add a bit of drama to an evening gown.

Shop My Look:

Cape Coat: Primark/Penney’s – buy similar here from Zara

Tartan Trousers: River Island – buy similar here from Pretty Little Thing

Alternatively River Island are always ‘on-point’ for trends and I have a fab link for you all to have a look at for great discounts and voucher codes for River Island…….there is also 70% off a lot of items on its online store at the moment – of course I had to look and my online shopping basket accidentally started to fill up ha, ha!! – check this out!

Shoes: H&M – buy similar here – and on sale right now!

Black Polo Neck: H&M – buy here

Striped Black and White Faux Fur Collar: H&M – buy here

Black Faux Fur Collar: Primark/Penney’s – see here and buy similar here

Saddle Bag: Dunnes – buy here

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Photographer: David Steele

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for supporting me and my blog since I decided to do this once and for all in August!! I really appreciate all the lovely comments and encouragement from everyone and so glad I started this blogging journey finally!!

I also want to take this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful Christmas with lots of love, good food, presents, family and friends…..see you all very soon!!! Lots of love and remember……..

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Merry Christmas

Irene xoxo




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