Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Wearing Red on Red

Red on red has been red hot his season and being a huge colour red fan i thought this should be something for me to try out. Normally i wouldn't ever top a red sweater with a red coat, it would usually be a camel or black coat. But inspired by the catwalks and the likes of the fabulous Laura of Wearing It Today i went ahead and gave it ago with my gorgeous new Wallis Red Coat. And the result i have to say, was rather pleasing. I think red in general is so gorgeous that wearing both pieces together added a really luxe, expensive feel. It was perfect for my slouchy/smart look i was going for. With the casualness of the boyfriend jeans and the fun leopard print booties, i found my happy middle ground of comfy and smart.
As i mentioned the red coat is new ( i know, i know, i did not need another coat!) I had been on the look out for a new red coat for some time. I have a cute duffle type coat( which i sadly never wear anymore) that's just not the style i was after. I wanted something smart and that could look good with dresses and jeans. This gorgeous red funnel neck coat ticked all my boxes and when Wallis had 30% off coats i snapped it up, and i'm super happy i did. 
Its also rather perfect for the festive season..eeee:)!!
Have you ever tried red on red? Did you like it?

Red Coat: Wallis
Boots: New Look (old)
Jeans: Tui at Sainsbury
Red Sweater: last year... ummm?

Ps sorry about the radio silence here guys, life has been busy and complicated and nothing has run to schedule at all. I have beaten myself up for days over not getting things done, and things not going to plan. Till this afternoon, when i realised sometimes things don't go as you want them to, they will get done in their own time and when the time is right.
i think i need to be less of a control freak and just go with the flow
 (which as control freak that is far easier said than done!)
So there we have it, the confession of a control freak trying to loosen up ;)


  1. Love the red on red especially with your touches of leopard and tortoise in the shoes and necklace.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  2. ah, i love the red coat with the red jumper! such a lovely outfit:-) xx

  3. STUNNING. Red is your color. This look is so luxury, especially paired with that clutch and heels.

    I don't know why people are afraid of colour but they are. There are always so many black coats around, think about how the world would be different if everyone wore colour confidently!

    Angie from reasons to dress

  4. I love how slouchy and easy this looks without looking sloppy.


  5. Wow , I love the colours combination, especially red colour is my favourite one.


  6. I love red with leopard print (I know, it's supposed to be tacky but I think it's all about how you style it!) and I have a red coat but I don't think I've done the red on red thing. Love this outfit on you.

  7. Simple, but absolutely stunning! I love the fit of the jeans...perfect!

  8. Wow, you look stunning!! That red is gorgeous and a great pop of color for dreary fall days- xo



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