Together fashion adding to the capsule wardrobe

Yay! I actually managed to get out and take some photos this week. Anyone else fed up with this wet weather? I’m sharing a brand with you today that I used to wear a lot years ago. I found Together fashion on my Instagram feed and I was so happy to find it.

Mum and I used to sit together browsing through her catalogue ( I can’t remember which one) and order ourselves a couple of pieces. Finding the brand brought back some lovely memories.

I remember buying some white cotton drawstring trousers for maternity use and passed them to mum after. She kept them for years and said they were the best white trousers in her wardrobe. She used to giggle about it every year. “Look I’m wearing your maternity trousers!”

As soon as I spotted this Trench coat I knew it had to be mine. It’s one item that I don’t have in my capsule wardrobe and I thought how well it would work with all the neutral tones that I’ve collected.

The trench coat is full of detail. I really like the Double layered placket? (I think that’s what its called! please correct me if you know differently) it adds a lovely movement to the coat. I also like the tortoise Hardwear on the cuffs and buttons.

My capsule wardrobe is nearly complete

Coats will be my investment item this year for my capsule wardrobe. This is a great springtime coat. It’s lined but lightweight and I love how fluid the material is. For next winter I really fancy a cream wool coat. Am I mad?

The detailing on the back of the coat is just as interesting as the front. The double placket? The cross holding the belt in place and the long pleat. I did find that the coat creased quite easily but that’s the nature of the material consisting of 100% viscose. I prefer fluid over stiff cotton any day.

Neutral tones all blend seamlessly together

I’ve added my neutral accessories with the coat but let’s face it this stone colour will work with anything. I could be wearing my pyjamas underneath and no one would know!

But I’m wearing skinny jeans and my new favourite jumper featured a couple of weeks ago. But that’s what I’ve been thinking about. A winter coat is basically your wardrobe, isn’t it? That’s why I want to invest later this year.

Heading indoors now for a cuppa before I get a soaking! Do take a look at the Together collection. You can find it via Kaleidoscope, an online catalogue of many brands. I could spend a pretty penny! There is lots of gorgeousness over there.

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39 Comments

  1. March 9, 2020 / 9:05 pm

    Laurie,
    It has rained here so much, we had broken a record! Our nature trail has turned into a pond several times. Quite the dreary and cold weather too. If we had more of a Spring, I would be interested in a trench, but we head into hotter days rather quickly once Spring arrives. I love this jacket on you! So classic, classy and just perfect with your wardrobe!
    Here’s to the sun getting here soon!
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx

    • laurie
      Author
      March 31, 2020 / 8:40 pm

      Thanks Jess. I’m behind writing back and I just hope we can find some fun in our gardens this year. It doesn’t look like we will be going far for a while! xx

  2. March 9, 2020 / 9:29 am

    Such a lovely trench coat and I agree it’s a staple that should be in so many wardrobes!I picked one up on sale years ago for $50, before my blog so definitely more than 8 years ago and it gets worn and loved every winter, so cosy and stylish! πŸ™‚

    Hope that you had a great weekend πŸ™‚ Thank you so much for joining the #weekdayWearLinkUp πŸ™‚ I just posted this week’s linkup, if you want to join again.

    • laurie
      Author
      March 31, 2020 / 8:41 pm

      Thank you so much, Mica xx

  3. March 8, 2020 / 5:58 pm

    No – not mad to a cream winter coat, I had one and loved it. Mine was washable which was a massive plus! thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo

    • laurie
      Author
      March 31, 2020 / 8:43 pm

      Thanks Stephanie xx

  4. March 5, 2020 / 7:51 pm

    We’ve been having wet weather here too!! I’m hoping this weekend will clear up. Loving this jacket. I have a similar one that unfortunately the Hawaii mildew got to. Ugh. It’s not always paradise here.

    • laurie
      Author
      March 31, 2020 / 8:46 pm

      Hi Sherry. But I bet it is most of the time! Thanks for stopping by xx

  5. March 5, 2020 / 1:07 am

    The trench is gorgeous. It is such a staple and would fit into and enhance any wardrobe. Thank you for sharing with #omhgww. I have socialized.

    • laurie
      Author
      March 31, 2020 / 8:47 pm

      Thanks Clearissa. xx

  6. March 4, 2020 / 6:35 pm

    I love this trench. It is so versatile. The stone color is just what every wardrobe needs. And it looks great on you. TFS

  7. March 4, 2020 / 2:02 pm

    This is such a classy look. But you always look so classy. The trench is fabulous and perfect. Glad you had some sunshine. Here’s hoping you have more!

    • laurie
      Author
      March 31, 2020 / 8:47 pm

      Hi Chrissy! That’s a lovely compliment. Thank you xx

  8. March 3, 2020 / 4:27 pm

    It is a beautiful trench coat, Laurie. I am sure you will get lots of wear out of it. I love the stone color as well and it pairs beautifully with your taupe boots. I have a taupe trench coat from Talbots that I found second hand a few years ago and it is such a great staple to have in the closet. I hope the weather gets nicer for all of us soon! Thanks for linking up with me.

    Shelbee

    • laurie
      Author
      March 3, 2020 / 7:15 pm

      Thanks, Shelbee. Yes, roll on the better weather! xx

  9. March 1, 2020 / 12:09 pm

    A trench coat is one thing that is missing from my closet. Yours is beautiful! I love this pretty neutral look!

    Jill –

    • laurie
      Author
      March 2, 2020 / 12:34 am

      Thanks so much Jill xx

  10. February 28, 2020 / 10:16 am

    I definitely need to invest in a trench coat. This one is so elegant! #PoCoLo

    • laurie
      Author
      February 29, 2020 / 1:01 am

      Hi Sarah. Thank you, I’m really pleased with it. Thanks for stopping by xx

    • laurie
      Author
      February 29, 2020 / 1:01 am

      Hi Cindy! Aw, thank you. I hope you enjoy the posts. I look forward to hearing more from you xx

  11. February 27, 2020 / 2:06 pm

    It certainly is a ‘you’ trench coat, Laurie! Perfect colour on you, and I love the detailing on the back. Those boots are GORGEOUS, by the way!
    Hugs
    Suzy xx

    • laurie
      Author
      February 29, 2020 / 1:09 am

      Thanks Suzi. The boots were a sale purchase last summer. It was weird buying knee-high boots when it was hot and I had to wait sometime to wear them but it was worth it! xx

  12. February 27, 2020 / 3:44 am

    That trench coat is a beautiful, timeless piece! Love your bag too!

    • laurie
      Author
      February 29, 2020 / 1:17 am

      Thanks so much Laura xx

  13. February 27, 2020 / 1:36 am

    I love this trench coat, Laurie, and it would be perfect for our mild winters. The fall and fold of the fabric is so feminine and chic! I’m glad you’re able to get out and about and appreciate you sharing this fresh look!!
    Donna πŸ§šπŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€οΈπŸ

    • laurie
      Author
      February 29, 2020 / 1:19 am

      Thanks, Donna. I’m literally keeping my eye on the weather app just so that I can take some photos! it’s that bad here in the UK xx

  14. February 26, 2020 / 9:40 pm

    That is one great trench coat. x

    • laurie
      Author
      February 29, 2020 / 1:19 am

      Thanks Hilda. Thanks for stopping by xx

  15. February 26, 2020 / 9:32 pm

    Love your coat, Laurie. What a beautiful style and colour πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing at The Wednesday Blog Hop.

    • February 28, 2020 / 9:02 pm

      Thanks for stopping by today Laurie πŸ™‚

  16. February 26, 2020 / 6:40 pm

    Oh neutrals look so good on you. I adore trenchcoats and found a perfect one myself. A black one!

    • laurie
      Author
      February 29, 2020 / 1:20 am

      I look forward to seeing it Nancy. I love black, it just doesn’t love me! xx

  17. February 26, 2020 / 5:32 pm

    It’s a real statement piece and will compliment so much. Love your neutral style Laurie, but It just doesn’t seem to work for me. Thanks for sharing, I’ll be taking a look at the site. Jacqui x

    • laurie
      Author
      March 2, 2020 / 12:24 am

      Thanks, Jacqui. I’m so pleased with the coat. xx

  18. February 26, 2020 / 4:24 pm

    Loving all the neutral tones together and the coat is really lovely! I was going to try and get out today then the heavens opened and it poured down! So annoying. Michelle x

    • laurie
      Author
      March 2, 2020 / 12:30 am

      Hi Michelle! This has happened to me the last few times I’ve gone out to take photos. I’m a pro to the windswept look now!

  19. Mary Katherine
    February 26, 2020 / 1:48 pm

    This coat is marvelous, especially with your gorgeous boots. I agree about how in winter, your coat IS your wardrobe because you may not see much else! I’m now keeping my coats in the closet next to my “real clothes”, and incorporating the coat, hat, gloves, scarf, etc. into the whole outfit instead of something I grab as I run out the door. Longer tunics and cardigans also really complicate the choice of outerwear, don’t they?

    • laurie
      Author
      March 2, 2020 / 12:32 am

      Hi Mary! I have at some point been to the supermarket wearing my pyjamas under my coat! No one knew anything about it! Thanks so much for stopping by xx

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