5 on Friday | What to Buy This Week

This week I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about coats: specifically THIS coat:

J Crew Majesty Peacoat in Mint

J Crew Majesty Peacoat in mint

J Crew’s ‘Majesty’ peacoats are modern classics, and it’s not hard to see why, is it? The cut of this one is exquisite, and the colours are to die for: I particularly love this aqua ersion (because, obviously), but the hot pink is also pretty special.

Sticking with the green theme for just a moment…

Wool Cashmere Ribbed Bateau Pullover

Banana Republic Wool Cashmere Ribbed Bateau Pullover

I badly need to update my knitwear collection (Yes, I know I keep SAYING it, but until I can actually start DOING it, I’m afraid I’ll probably just keep on saying it…), and I really love this mint bateau sweater from Banana Republic. This slash-necked shape is one of my favourites, and I don’t find sweaters in this style often enough for my liking, so I should probably put my money where my mouth is on this one, huh?

Back to coats, though…

bright red trenchcoat

Zara red water-resistant trench coat

I love Zara’s water-resistant trench coats so much I have two of them, but I think this is the first time I remember seeing them release this coat in red. Wouldn’t this make a wonderful splash of colour on a dull autumn day?

Still with Zara…

Zara stripe skirt

Zara blue and white stripe skirt

I have a feeling it’s probably a little late in the year for this skirt, but, well, that didn’t stop me buying it anyway: enough said.


Micha heart print shift dress

Micha Heart Print Shift Dress

Simple, but super-cute: this navy heart-print dress is one of those dresses you could easily dress up or down, and which I have a feeling will look better in person than it does in the image. Then again, I HAVE always had a soft spot for heart-print…

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