Sunday July 12, 2020

The Power To Choose

From the statement coat to the classic and the ‘luxe-y neutral’, winter offers a triptych of exquisite designs that means you no longer must choose one must-have this season

8th October, 2017
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White silk blouse, €250; burgundy velour jacket, €325; burgundy velour trousers, €230 and terracotta Victorian coat, each by Helen McAlinden, helenmcalinden.com. Silver ‘Ammil’ pin stick, €65 by Inner Island (innerisland.ie)

The search for the perfect winter coat is over. Reason being? There exists no single perfect winter coat. There are three.

First you’ll want the elegant, statement and current winter coat. This season it’s most widely available in a red, burgundy or an interesting brownish-pink. A ruffly detail here, a lapel pin there . . . it should have at least one striking feature, pattern or texture that sets it apart from the pack, while...

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