Friday… I’ve got yellow coat envy

26 Nov

On Wednesday I wore the yellow Orla Kiely cardigan my sis got me for my birthday.

I felt like a little ray of sunshine in a cold, grey world.

Then on the same day I spotted this yellow duffle coat.


Instant coat envy!

And how adorable is Taza’s coat?

(Such a cute pic too.)

Or how about this wee beauty?

Now I really really really want a yellow coat.

The only condition is that it must be super cozy.

(And super affordable too.)

(And flattering… ok that was more than one condition.)

A quick peek in the shops lots of grey, black and khaki green.

No yellow to be seen!

Darn.

Anyone else cursed with coat envy?


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22 Responses to “Friday… I’ve got yellow coat envy”

  1. Red boots 26/11/2010 at 5:00 PM #

    Have you tried shopstyle.co.uk or eBay? If you type in yellow coat I’m sure it’ll come up with something!

    I bought a lovely yellow duffle coat from primark last year. But as is the case with all things from primark it fell to bits within months. I’m bouycoutting them now. X

  2. constantdread 26/11/2010 at 5:16 PM #

    Yes I have coat envy and its been going on for 4 years. I used to work in Laura Ashley and one day a lady came in with a Liberty’s Mirabelle print rain coat. I needed it on the spot. I would have given her anything in the shop for it. I still need it!

  3. Conversation Pieces 26/11/2010 at 6:40 PM #

    @Red boots – Been trying them both… so far all that comes up is a Next version from last year that I already know doesn’t fit me as I tried it on last Xmas! (I may have been harbouring a yellow want for a while!) :/

    @constantdread – that rain coat sounds amazing – I would so want that too!!

  4. ellie 26/11/2010 at 7:40 PM #

    oh that last one is so bright and yolky! I love it.

  5. andthenallithoughtaboutwasyou 26/11/2010 at 9:33 PM #

    Well I didn’t have coat envy now I do though! xxx

  6. babyandwool 27/11/2010 at 11:09 AM #

    Urgh! Totally with you. I have searched high and low for a just-above-the-knee length yellow winter coat with no luck. Now I want Taza’s one !! Good luck for your search and let me know if you find one!

  7. Cathy 27/11/2010 at 11:36 AM #

    I don’t know how tall you are, but if you’re petite you could try and squeeze into the 14 year old barginus number from George!

    http://direct.asda.com/george/kid-s-clothing/older-girls/coats-and-jackets/duffle-coat/GEM54738,default,pd.html?cm_mmc=Shopping%20Engines%20George-_-Google%20Base-_-Kid%27s-_-Duffle%20Coat

    *g*

    I always have coat envy. I recently saw these pictures on a celeb gossip site and honed in on the gorgeous coat!

    http://www.dlisted.com/taxonomy/term/498

    :dies:

  8. jazzy elizabeth 27/11/2010 at 2:12 PM #

    these are lovely x hivennn.

  9. Becky 27/11/2010 at 4:47 PM #

    These are wonderful, so colourful for these cold, grey days!

  10. Ray 28/11/2010 at 1:51 AM #

    I have wanted that last one for what feels like forever! serious, serious envy!

  11. ana b. 28/11/2010 at 6:53 AM #

    It’s summer here at the moment, but last winter I had a severe case of coat envy. Finally, on a trip overseas, I found the perfect red wool coat with big gold buttons in a cheap department store in Paris. Coat envy no more 🙂 I hope you find your perfect match soon.

  12. jane 28/11/2010 at 2:55 PM #

    Lovely coats! Orla Kiely did a yellow duffle coat last year which was beautiful.

  13. Kerry 28/11/2010 at 10:42 PM #

    That third coat has made me have mega yellow coat envy! I LOVE it! I’ll let you know if I see a good’n. Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend x

  14. Rachel Elizabeth 28/11/2010 at 11:43 PM #

    Love these. I don’t know that I would look good in yellow but they are just so happy looking. :]

  15. Rhianne 29/11/2010 at 9:40 AM #

    Oh gosh, I really want one too 🙂 My friend has one and looks gorgeous in it!

  16. Eleni Drinks Tea 29/11/2010 at 11:58 AM #

    You’re so right – why are the shops only ever full or boring boring black? As if winter isn’t depressing enough! My winter coat is red and it makes me very very happy 🙂

  17. francesca 29/11/2010 at 1:41 PM #

    i’ve got a little yellow coat. she’s called audrey. she’s A line with 3/4 sleeves. she always gets lovely comments and she’s perfect for a grey day. i hope you find one, you won’t regret it! x

  18. Marg 04/12/2010 at 12:24 AM #

    I know this sounds insane for an American to say but I have “redcoat” envy. Really.

  19. Sharon 08/12/2010 at 3:17 PM #

    http://www.kikisfashionboutique.co.uk/product_info.php?cPath=35&products_id=827

    It says it’s mustard rather than yellow but then it also says “glamorous” which is pushing it a bit for a duffle coat!

  20. pedal2stiletto 01/04/2011 at 10:04 PM #

    the top one is gorgeous! I was in a jcrew distribution center yesterday and they had it! I turned around and said that’s mine and it was in a size two! it’s 07 holiday 88691 not sure where it’s been for three yrs but it’s at the sry cleaner in my name now! good news when I was trying to find “the name” I saw it on eBay today. try looking for the style code or jcrew stadium toggle (there’s a couple but you’ll find it)

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