Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Helene Berman Classic Pea Coat From Gray And Osbourn Review...



A few weeks ago I was asked by Gray & Osbourn if I would like to review something from their Autumn/Winter collection. I was happy to be sent a sneak preview email of what will be arriving in their on-line boutique next season. The collection looks great and this lovely Helene Berman classic pea coat caught my eye straight away. 

Every Autumn I like to treat myself to a new coat, something that is going to last the distance. Being worn each day throughout the Winter. It has to be good quality, a great style and a colour that will go with almost everything. I love this Navy coat, I think the colour is very versatile and goes with my outfits that I will wear this Autumn and Winter.

I pictured this coat looking very stylish with fitted jeans and long boots. Perfect for looking casual and stylish for the school run and days out shopping. Also great for wearing over dresses for nights out. I was right, it does look great with everything.





About the Helene Berman classic pea coat from Gray & Osbourn
  • This iconic, military-inspired coat comes in a luscious blend of rich wool and sumptuous cashmere for a refined appearance and wonderfully soft touch. 
  • Authentic double-breasted front, crested silver-tone buttons, front pockets, long sleeves with buttoned tab trims and buttoned half back belt.
  • Dry clean.
  • 68% Wool, 17% Cashmere, 15% Polyamide. 
  • Fully lined: Acetate.
  • Product available in sizes: 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20.
  • Colour ~ Navy
  • Price £199.00

A perfect addition with jeans for the school runs and dresses for shopping and nights out.





What I think about the Classic Pea Coat

I really like this coat, Navy is strongly becoming my new favourite Autumn colour. The coat feels so stylish and very high quality. 

I am a size 10 and was advised that this style can be slightly slim in fit, and I was recommended to go a size bigger. I would say not to go a size bigger and choose your true size in this coat. This size 12 feels so big, definitely a full bodied 12. I am sure the size 10 would have been a perfect fit? (not sure if you can tell from the picture with the buttoned up front? but it sticks out at the back). 

 No worries though, it will come in handy for the winter when lots of jumpers are required. As it is too big I prefer it open for a classy look. 

About this post-

I got sent this coat for review.

All thoughts are my own honest opinion and I did not get paid for this post ...


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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Bird Hat, Converse And Not Forgetting The Strawberry Sunglasses...



You know when you want to surprise someone and it goes wrong?

Well that is what kinda day we has yesterday!!

Me and the youngest two spent 2 and a half hours on a bus, for no reason!!

Well there was a reason but we missed it!!

A day we will never forget!!

What I wore

Converse - c/o JD sports
Jeans-Abercrmbie and Fitch,

Getting all dressed up and wearing jeans is not the best outfit to wear on a red hot bus journey. 

Melting at the bus stop as the burning hot sun was shining down on us! Such a sun trap there. Waiting for a bus replacement, that turned up late, as the trains are not running at the minute, was not ideal. Then we got on the bus that takes us round all the houses and took 1 and a half hours instead of 40 minutes!! As the 40 minute bus pulled up behind as our bus took off..

On a day we was going to surprise hubby/dad from work.

From the start of our journey to his work it took us 2 and a half hours to get to him, to find out he had finished work and gone home.

When he picked up our messages, he was home.

So a trip back home by bus, after buying water, but thankfully we caught the quicker bus...


I found this photo when we got home from London...

Mr bird photo bombed my picture, it sure looks like I am wearing a bird hat!!
But first, let me take a selfie...
Loving these sunglasses, mini me brought last year...



2 pair of Converse my hubby picked me up in the internet sales..


A spot of up-cycling..

Hows everyone's holidays going?

Good I hope?


POM Strawberries and Cream...



Ingredients

  •  25ml POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice
  • 37.5ml Vanilla Vodka
  •  12.5ml White Chocolate Liqueur
  • 3 large Strawberries
  •  25ml Milk


Glassware

  • Rocks glass

Garnish 

  • Pomegranate arils and blueberries


Preparation

  • Muddle your strawberries in a glass until reaching a puree like consistency.
  • Add the POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice, vanilla vodka, white chocolate liqueur and milk.
  • Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over a rocks glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with a strawberry and pomegranate arils.

This cocktail is perfect…as a light dessert, at Wimbledon, for a get together with the girls!


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Sunday, 27 July 2014

Creative Mondays And This Weeks Featured Blogs...


Hello and welcome to creative Mondays.

What has got you creative this week? 

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