When is a coat not a coat?

When it’s a coatigan of course! Yes I know, it’s one of those tenuous fashion buzz words popular this season, but I have to admit, I’m loving the coatigan. It looks smart like a coat but it’s light and soft like cardigan. Genius!

This particular coatigan in is from ELVi.

I first got to try this beautiful garment on at Plus North and instantly fell in love with it. So when ELVi kindly offered to send it to me I did a bit of an air punch! I have to be very careful though because my mother is already gunning for it. When she came round and saw it hanging on the door she did a little squeal and tried it on with much oohing and ahhing. 

You see that’s the beauty of a piece like this, it’s so classic that it appeals to all ages and how it looks is completely dependant on how you style it. The coatigan is a soft knit made of 100% lambswool with a PU trim. I’m wearing a size 1 which is a 16/18, but as you can see it’s really generous, so there is loads of scope for different sizes, I’d say the size 3 would fit up to a 28/30 easily. 

It also comes in black which is so beautiful, but I love the autumnal orangey, rust shade of this one, it’s just perfect for this time of year. Style it with a shift dress and opaque tights for a work look, or leggings, a chunky jumper and biker boots for a sunday stroll. 

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  1. Kirsty Davie on September 26, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    I saw this online and really love it. Oh dear, there goes the bank balance again!

  2. Anonymous on September 26, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    Oh wow, that is SO gorgeous and 100% wool too! I'm so fed up with acrylic knits, I wish more retailers used wool in their knitted garments – will definitely have to check Elvi out if they are using natural materials.

  3. Anonymous on September 26, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    Also, having just looked at the link it looks so much better on you than it does in the pictures on the Elvi website, it looks soft and slinky on you 🙂

  4. Christiana E-T on September 27, 2014 at 12:44 am

    I just tweeted about this yesterday, I need this desperately! As always looks amazeballs on you xx

  5. Margot Meanie on September 27, 2014 at 4:24 am

    It's so cute and comfy cozy looking!!! I currently all GAGA over the endless love coatigan by Harlow AU!