For whatever reason my coats don't get much attention when I take pictures of what I am wearing on a given day. I bought two second hand coats while spending-spreeing in Finland last month. I had seen a streetstyle image of a young Parisian woman wearing a navy wool coat with a bathrobe-type belt, and couldn't believe my luck when a few days later I found this blue virgin wool vintage coat (above) at a Fida thrift store. The prices at the Fida stores have sky-rocketed, and I paid 14 euros for this coat. In an ideal world the coat would be a couple of inches longer, but it isn't - oh well! The sleeves are a tad short too, but I'll make it work with long leather gloves and the sleeves wrapped up a little higher.
At a flea market, my eyes were drawn to this mustard-colour felted wool coat. I could have done a better job with the photos, because the coat has more of a military feel in real life compared to what you see here. It has lots of buttons (I might have to adjust some of them because they don't lay quite right) and a great flared "tail". This coat was made by a seamstress (it has no production tags, just a handwritten serial number) and the workmanship is superb. I can't remember if I paid 6 or 8 euros for it.
After writing about my ankle boots yesterday, I figured it was time to get more wear out of the ones that don't get to go out much. I don't know why I don't end up wearing these Vialis ones more often. They are amazingly comfortable, and I love them now just as much as I did when I bought them two years ago.