Red J by Jasper Conran Coat and Zara Leopard Print Dress

January 26, 2016

Red Jasper Conran Debenhams coat

Although I love shopping for new clothes I have been making an effort to get more wear out of items I already own…it’s easy to forget what you have when it gets stuffed in the back of the wardrobe. This red J by Jasper Conran coat is one of my favourites and I do get a lot of wear out it. I bought it a few years ago in the height of Summer, which may seem like madness but I often buy clothes out of season because you can pick up such bargains. As well as the colour, I was drawn to the flattering fit and flare cut and the quality of the fabric, which is quite heavy so it hangs nicely.

Under it I’m wearing a leopard print dress from Zara, which is another item I’ve owned for some years. I tend to wear it more in the Winter because it’s too short for me to wear without tights – it looks fine standing up but sitting down reveals a bit too much thigh! As the neckline is quite low I chose a big chunky gold necklace from Wallis. Red and leopard print worn together make quite an impact so to tone it down a little I opted for a black bag and some knee length black boots.

Red J by Jasper Conran Coat and Zara Leopard Print Dress

Zara leopard print dress

Wallis gold chunky necklace

Leopard print Zara dress

Black Mila Blu bag

Coat: J by Jasper Conran at Debenhams, dress: Zara, boots: Pied a Terre, bag: Mila Blu, necklace: Wallis, sunglasses: Karl Lagerfeld.

You can see how I styled the dress and the coat a few years ago here and here.

Do you try to get maximum wear from your clothes or do you regularly have a purge and buy new things? I have to admit that I’m terrible at getting rid of clothes. Let me know in the comments!

Linking up to: Not Dressed As LambTurning Heads TuesdayVisible MondayLet It Shine, Mix It Mondays, A Lovely Little Wardrobe, Style Sessions, Fab Favorites, Garay Treasures, The Pleated Poppy, Trendy Wednesday, Style Me Wednesday, Color and GraceJeans and a TeacupJaymie Ashcraft, Throw Back Thursday Fashion, Fun Fashion Friday, Rachel The Hat, Fabulous Friday, Forage Fashion, Style Diary By Osy.


14 responses to “Red J by Jasper Conran Coat and Zara Leopard Print Dress”

  1. Patti says:

    What a stunning dress, and necklace! Thanks so much for linking up,


  2. Very striking. I also love the combo of black and red. And what an inspiration to try an animal print dress!

  3. Megan says:

    That leopard print dress is perfect! xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

  4. Love your classic red coat paired with the leopard dress! Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!


  5. Abby says:

    Red and leopard is a fave combo of mine! Love this red coat!

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  6. Dawn says:

    I really like the bag + necklace! It’s refreshing to see a blogger wearing unknown brands I havn’t seen a million other places.

  7. Sun Moon says:

    You look great! Love the red coat lines, and the color looks great on you. Necklace is a good choice, too.
    I just cannot let go of things, fashion comes and goes, and i have a lots of classic pieces.

  8. That red coat looks amazing! 🙂

    And I love those wild prints.. so that dress is perfect! 🙂

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  9. Becky Bedbug says:

    I LOVE this coat! I really feel like you can take on the world in a red coat!

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