I’m not usually quite so pleased when the ground is wet, but today, it presented the perfect excuse to wear my new trench coat. Along with the overnight rain came milder temperatures which negated the need for layers and heavier outerwear. And because today entailed a meeting with the editor of the magazine for which I write (at her home), it also meant I could leave the boots off and wear a pair of ballerinas as I wasn’t outside for more than a minute or two.
I’ve worn my jumper a few times now. It’s ideal for putting with a pair of jeans for a smart casual look that is also comfortable.
The textured sleeve adds texture and detail.
The Laura Ashley striped trench coat is a mid-weight traditional double-breasted style and I absolutely love it. It really works on its own and I feel I could wear anything, (or nothing), underneath and it would still look as good.
Along with the jumper and trench coat, this colourblock shopper is from Laura Ashley’s Crayon range, a collection based on nautical styling with pops of soft aqua and raspberry. It is large enough to fit my laptop as well as files and back copies of the magazine.
The combination of navy and aqua is beautiful.
The collar can be worn open or closed…
…as of course can the trench coat itself.
And who can resist a red lining?
Love Liz x
Current Season, February 2015
*Stripe Trench Coat, Laura Ashley £100 SS15
*Textured Sleeve Jumper, Laura Ashley £40 SS15
*Phoenix High Waisted Skinny Jeans, Fever London £49.99
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My trench coat, jumper and shopper are courtesy of Laura Ashley- thank you.