M&Co – The Perfect Lightweight Coat For Classic UK Weather!

Hi Everyone

I was hoping to share this coat Summer style, but as per usual, our UK weather is not summery at all!
White trousers are what I had in mind! But with all the rain, you know how tough it is to wear white without getting those dirty splashes up the back!

So I’m back in y dark navy again. But hopefully soon, White will be back on the menu! 
I’m styling this gorgeous coat from MandCo today. And actually, the weather has timed itself well. This is the perfect coat to wear on the way to work in the mornings on those summer days to come or in the evening when the chill sets in.

I’m at Twickenham Lock Bridge today giving my new coat a showing off. I love the dainty pattern of Navy and white and the edging of fluffiness. This coat was on the rails at the MandCo SS17 Press event here and I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it.

We were asked to put labels over the coathangers of items that we really loved, and this was my first chosen item. I couldn’t resist nosing at who else had put labels on the coathangers and noticed that the fashion editor of Hello Magazine had also put a label on this gorgeous coat.
If it’s good enough for the editor it’s good enough for me!! The editor has great taste of course!!

The coat is very light-weight and provides just enough warmth for a sem-chilly day. It’s been raining and windy here in London all day. I wondered if I was going to get any photos done at all.

I’ve teamed my coat with Navy trousers and a White T-shirt. Navy sandals and a White bag. The coat has a very elegant feel to it, and I think it would look fabulous with a White plain shift dress. You can find the coat here and it’s at a bargain price.

Here’s a close up of the material. Cute little flowers!

I think this little coat will go with so much for the lighter wear season. Jeans, white trousers or skirt. Glam it up or go casual. What are your thoughts?

XO Laurie

57 Comments

  1. May 26, 2017 / 11:50 am

    Lovely coat – I love how versatile it is!
    Thanks for linking up to #AnythingGoes 🙂
    Debbie

  2. May 26, 2017 / 6:05 am

    Love the coat. I didn't realise the pattern was flowers until the close up photo!
    Thanks for linking to #pocolo
    Xx

  3. May 25, 2017 / 7:07 pm

    Laurie as soon as I saw this one I feel in love! It is so versatile, it can be dressed up or down I think. Hope the weather gets better in your area. I know I get crazy when the clouds roll in and I cannot take photos.

  4. May 24, 2017 / 7:48 pm

    Great coat – love the pattern. Hope there's been plenty of white these past few days. Thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo xx

  5. May 22, 2017 / 1:47 am

    Good pick on that coat! While it does have a bold pattern, it is black and white so there is still a classic element to it.

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  6. May 21, 2017 / 7:12 pm

    Such a lovely coat Laurie, love the material 🙂 Thanks for linking up

  7. May 21, 2017 / 7:39 am

    What a great piece I agree you will get a lot of wear from this as you can team it with anything! #POCOLO

  8. May 20, 2017 / 4:28 am

    This is such a nice coat! Love it. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style.

  9. May 19, 2017 / 12:12 pm

    Such a fashionable look! I love that coat!

  10. May 19, 2017 / 5:26 am

    That's a fantastic print and neutral so perfect for all outfits #pocolo

  11. May 18, 2017 / 3:04 pm

    That's a nice styling of a stylish coat. And despite the rainy day, your hair is looking gorgeous as usual. X.

  12. May 18, 2017 / 2:12 pm

    i love how the coat is trimmed, i don't need coats/jackets here in dubai and when i visit the uk even in summer i feel much colder than everyone else around me

  13. May 18, 2017 / 12:41 pm

    This is similar to the Zara lightweight coat that everyone has been wearing. It is perfect for that transitional period in the weather – I could certainly do with one in my wardrobe. Thanks for sharing Laurie. #TweensTeensBeyond

  14. May 18, 2017 / 11:40 am

    My sister worked in M & Co over 10 years ago and I have several pieces still in my wardrobe, they are good quality #bloggerclubuk

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:39 pm

      Yes I agree. Their quality is fantastic. Classic style like you say never dates. I love it when clothing last's and doesn't date. Thank you for stopping by xx

  15. May 18, 2017 / 10:02 am

    Laurie, this coat is fabulous! I love the tiny flower print and the length is perfect! We are having quite strange weather around here as well. Super hot one day and then freezing cold the next. We just had snow only last week!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:37 pm

      Oh dear Shelbee. And here's me moaning about a bit of rain!! xx

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:36 pm

      Thank you Anna. It rained here constantly all week! xx

  16. May 17, 2017 / 8:26 pm

    Hi, a perfect coat for the spring that you can wear both smart and casual. Great choice #bloggerclubuk

  17. May 17, 2017 / 9:19 am

    It's a great jacket, Laurie, and looks lovely on you. I do like the neckline – it makes a change not to have a collar. I'd also like to see it dressed with jeans – that would be fun too!
    Suzy xx
    http://www.suzyturner.com

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:20 pm

      Thank you Tasha. I agree, and it's so lightweight and comfortable. Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you return xx

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:18 pm

      Oh do Jacqui. The summer collection is gorgeous xx

  18. May 16, 2017 / 5:22 pm

    Hello Laurie .. a perfect spring coat choice I agree.
    Plus I actually love your navy trousers with this so chic…(as ever)
    bestest wishes
    Ashley xx

  19. May 16, 2017 / 5:13 pm

    I love the trim! WE've had some great finds at MandCo too, and the value is brilliant. I love your shots too. #teentweenbeyond

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:15 pm

      Thank you Alex. This years collection has been fab. Thank you for stopping by & I hope you return xx

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:13 pm

      Thank you so much! And this was when it was rained on! Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you return x

  20. May 16, 2017 / 4:34 pm

    Lovely coat, timeless style, will go well with so many outfits. Gail x

  21. May 16, 2017 / 4:22 pm

    This coat is adorable. I love the cute litte flowers. 🙂
    Laurie today the striped shirt from next was already been delivered. Soo fast :). It is amazing and the material is comfortable and a good quality for this price. Thank you for this good shopping tipp!
    Xo Tina

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:10 pm

      Oh that's marvelous Tina! So glad you like it x

  22. May 16, 2017 / 1:40 pm

    Beautiful coat! I love the fit of it! It's perfect for a chilly spring!

  23. May 16, 2017 / 9:08 am

    Nice sharing 🙂 The way you edit your photos…I'm obsessed! 🙂 Edward Gelber, M.D., Board-Certified Child Psychiatrist

  24. May 15, 2017 / 10:15 pm

    Black or white pants doesn't matter – the jacket is fabulous!

    • May 21, 2017 / 7:07 pm

      Thank you Carrie. It's a winner either way for me x

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