Monday, 20 February 2012

Magpie Monday - duffle coat

When I posted my Trendy Toddler Tuesday entry last week, I received a comment from missielizzie in which she mentioned her linky "Magpie Monday".  I hadn't heard of Magpie Monday before, so of course I was intrigued. It is just up my street.  All I have to do is link up something I've bought second hand.  Not hard for me.. a great deal of what I buy is second hand.

So.. this is my first link up for Magpie Monday and today I'm going to feature my gorgeous yellow duffle coat.


I love this coat.  I bought it on eBay.. yikes. I've just checked the email! Two years ago now!!  It wasn't the most barginous coat I've ever bought, set me back just under £15 but that's still not bad.  Especially as it's been worn for two years now and I'm not bored of it yet!


I think this must have been the coat's first outing- with me anyway!  1st April 2010.

This coat always brightens my mood and receives a lot of compliments.  Also, it's fitted which I love in a duffle coat - they are often quite baggy and I'm not very big height wise.  I hate a coat that swamps me.  Another plus point?  It's washable.  A huge plus when you're carrying around a muddy toddler.  Especially as it's a light coloured coat!

A fantastic second hand bargain that I still love.  The best kind of shopping!

Pop over to see what everyone else is linking up!

Me and My Shadow

7 comments:

  1. Wow that coat is LUSH!!

    I love duffle coats anyway but that sunny yellow can't help but cheer you up surely?

    Absolute bargain for a beautiful coat. Thanks so much for joining in and welcome to Magpie Monday! x

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    1. Thank you! I happen to agree, it always makes me feel better when I wear it! x

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  2. You look great in that coat.

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  3. I love the coat - a cheery, sunny colour and a great price. No wonder you still love it!

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  4. You are absolutely right! Once one of my teachers told that clothing can changes our mood even it helps to create our personality so we should wear sensibly. I have same experience like you about one of my outfit. When I wear it I feel much better and comfortable. Truly amazing! Thanks for sharing your experience of 'Magpie Monday' and lots of good wishes for your lovely kid :).
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