Falling In Love With A Faux Fur Coat

Falling In Love With A Faux Fur Coat

It happened before Christmas. Around November if I recall. I saw Maria rocking a faux fur coat on Instagram. Then Shelley. And here I was, having a big crush on a faux fur coat. I had one once, that I donated to a charity because considering my career path (finance you all), I though I would not get many occasions to wear it. And then that career path changed. Just so you know, it would happen now, I would not see it as a good excuse. Back to that faux fur coat.

I saw it, I wanted it, I dreamed of it.


I had just moved to London, paid a deposit, a month rent upfront, agency fees, train tickets, postage and transport for my boxes. In other words, I was super broke. No way I could afford that coat.

Fortunately, Christmas was coming. So when my grandparents asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I sent them the link to the faux fur. Their reaction?

What matters is that you like it.”

So clearly, they hated it. But oh well, tastes and colors.

The had it shipped to Germany where I was celebrating Christmas and here it was waiting for me by the tree. How exciting! I was finally getting my hands on this beauty. While my boyfriend’s mum loved it, his reaction was not so enthusiastic.

Again, clearly, not his cup of tea. He did not say anything but I could read it on his face. Like, he won’t walk on the same side of the road when I wear the fur. Just kidding. Or not.

Bless him.

Good for me, I had his mum on my side. That counts! Not the first time a loved ones did not understand my fashion sense. Never stopped me before! Not gonna start now, am I right?! Now I also have to be honest. I grew up in France where faux fur coats are pejoratively associated with prostitutes. Yes, that’s right. So it was quite hard for me to pull the courage needed to actually wear it. Even when I came back to the UK after the holiday. It stayed in my cupboard for two weeks before I finally decided to wear it.

Time to dare. After the leather skirt comes the faux fur coat!

And I think I did well! I wear it with a pair of jeans and trainers when I go to work. But you can also style it up. A skater dress, ankle boots and a bag will do just fine! What do you think?

Faux fur coat – New Look
Velvet dress – LOTD
Tights – Primark
Ankle boots – LOTD
Cross-body bag – TOBI
Necklace – Pimkie

What do you think of this outfit? Do you like it? Would you have styled it like that? Have you ever owned a faux fur coat? Would you consider getting one?

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  1. January 25, 2018 / 11:10 am

    This coat is really beautiful, I love it and faux fur being all the rage right now, I need to find one for myself which won’t make me look like a stuffed animal. I love your whole outfit by the way.

  2. January 25, 2018 / 1:31 pm

    This does look like a lovely coat! I like the color and it looks like it’ll keep you nice and toasty. The dress is gorgeous as well!

  3. January 25, 2018 / 1:51 pm

    I absolutely love your faux fur coat. It’s perfect for winter or autumn time. I also love the color,

  4. January 25, 2018 / 2:53 pm

    I have one fur coat that I never wear because it’s not my thing anymore. I do love how you’ve styled this coat but loving the ankle boots more

  5. January 25, 2018 / 3:02 pm

    I have several Faux fur coats and love them! Even my daughter has a little fur vest!

  6. Jeanette Radmall
    January 25, 2018 / 3:22 pm

    I’m in love with your style! I love the shoes and the jacket.

  7. January 25, 2018 / 5:21 pm

    Hi, I have never owned a faux fur cut, but I love both the subtle colours and length to your coat. It’s a great coat that can either be dressed causal with jeans or a dress.

  8. January 25, 2018 / 5:33 pm

    I totally agree with you. I need a Teddy coat in my life. They’re everywhere! So nice of your grandparents to ship it to Germany for you! I love those boots too x


  9. January 25, 2018 / 5:52 pm

    I love the colours and that coat looks very warm and cosy! Lovely outfit, you look great! 💕 xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

  10. Lisabeth Westwood
    January 25, 2018 / 6:18 pm

    I think it looks great! You can style it so many different ways. Love the boots too!

  11. January 25, 2018 / 6:49 pm

    I’ve never owned a fur coat, but they seem so cozy. I love how you styled it in these photos, especially that dress!

  12. January 25, 2018 / 6:50 pm

    This coat would make me enjoy winter. I love how it looks with that dress.

  13. January 25, 2018 / 7:03 pm

    I’ve been kind of obsessing over faux fur coats lately and your’s looks beautiful. I love how you style it and the lighter color.

  14. January 25, 2018 / 7:04 pm

    I’ve been kind of obsessing over faux fur coats lately and your’s looks beautiful. I love how you style it and the lighter color. I really like your shoes too!

  15. January 25, 2018 / 7:10 pm

    I LOVE the coat, it’s even more lovely in person!
    Beautiful photos, I have a faux fur coat, I don’t wear it enough!
    Hels xx

  16. January 25, 2018 / 9:00 pm

    I absolutely love your coat! It’s so pretty and who cares what some family members think haha! You’re the one going to be wearing the beautiful thing!! I also LOVE the velvet dress you have on aswell! Fab post xx

  17. January 26, 2018 / 12:33 am

    Oh now that coat is a beauty! I love that there is so much wonderful faux fir clothing on the market now!

  18. January 26, 2018 / 4:41 am

    That coat is just fabulous. I love it

  19. Diana
    January 26, 2018 / 9:23 am

    You look stunning! I really love the coat.Its color is awesome.

  20. January 26, 2018 / 2:02 pm

    Love the faux fur trend right now!!! So fun! You look amazing in your shots and love the velvet dress under! Enjoyed reading your post! Enjoy your coat!

  21. January 26, 2018 / 3:15 pm

    You look great on faux fur coat and boots. I never had a fur coat since we don’t have winter here but will definitely buy one when I travel outside the country.

  22. January 26, 2018 / 5:31 pm

    I have to say, it looks fabulous on you! I love the velvet blue dress you’ve teamed it with as well.

  23. January 26, 2018 / 7:58 pm

    Your grandparents sound so sweet. I really like your style of writing, very funny and refreshing.

  24. January 26, 2018 / 8:02 pm

    I love faux fur coats! I have a massive white one and it’s te fluffiest thing. I love the way you’ve styled yours.

  25. January 26, 2018 / 8:12 pm

    I really wanted one! But, I don’t think I would suit it aha does look really cosy tho

  26. January 26, 2018 / 8:16 pm

    It looks gorgeous and your photos are fantastic! ☺️

    Jade x

  27. January 26, 2018 / 8:16 pm

    It looks gorgeous and your photos are fantastic! ☺️

    Jade x

  28. January 26, 2018 / 8:25 pm

    Love this coat! It’s gorgeous but definitely a little bit different from most I’ve seen. Also love how you styled it!

    Chloe ❤ http://www.anomalouschloe.com

  29. Patrice Boothe
    January 26, 2018 / 8:52 pm

    Love this outfit I love faux fur you can get so many nice ones out and keeps you really warm. Looking good beaut xxx

  30. January 26, 2018 / 8:57 pm

    I think the coat could go with loads of different items. It looks super warm and cosy too.

  31. January 26, 2018 / 10:30 pm

    I loved your leather skirt post and this one was amazing as well! I love that it got to you at Christmas in Germany! Such a daring style move and you look amazing in it! x Brynn


  32. January 26, 2018 / 11:23 pm

    I love your coat. I am a fan of fur anything. It’s so soft and cute.

  33. January 27, 2018 / 3:00 am

    You look so stunning in this coat! LOVE.

  34. January 27, 2018 / 5:23 am

    I love this outfit! I’m really loving that coat too!

  35. Becky
    January 27, 2018 / 5:51 am

    It is really cute! I love the look of a fur coat, so comfy and warm. Love your dress though, I LOVED all my crushed velvets outfits in the 90’s. I’m so out of fashion that I didn’t even know it was back in.

  36. January 27, 2018 / 6:18 am

    looks so good on you. my place is a hot country so can’t wear it here.

  37. January 27, 2018 / 3:14 pm

    I really like it and I think its important to wear what you are happy and comfortable in. I really like it with the velvet dress too, it looks so warm and cosy!

  38. January 27, 2018 / 7:45 pm

    I think it’s really cute! Good for you not bending over backward to please other people’s opinions!

  39. January 27, 2018 / 9:22 pm

    I am glad you aren’t using real fur. It makes this coat 100x prettier!

  40. January 27, 2018 / 11:56 pm

    I think the faux fur coat is gorgeous on you! Forget what your boyfriend thinks! What does he know about fashion, right?! lol

  41. January 28, 2018 / 12:35 am

    Oh i wish I could rock faux fur but it just doesnt look great on me. Love how you coordinated everything to but still kept the coat the central part.

  42. Ruth-Ann Ridley
    January 28, 2018 / 4:01 am

    This coat is so cute! I can definitely see how you fell in love with it. I so would do the same thing!

  43. January 28, 2018 / 11:33 am

    Such a beautiful coat. Lovely style.

  44. January 28, 2018 / 2:06 pm

    This outfit looks so beautiful! I love the way you styled it! Looks like something out of a magazine.

  45. January 28, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    I definitely think you did an amazing job styling this outfit. I like the combination of the dress and the coat. The boots are a killer too!

  46. January 28, 2018 / 2:49 pm

    That coat looks warm and stylish. I love the color of it too. It would go with everything in my closet and I love that it’s faux fur.

  47. Elizabeth O
    January 28, 2018 / 3:38 pm

    You are absolutely rocking that faux fur coat girl! It suits you so much and I adore the velvet dress, BEAUT!! Your style is on point 🙂

  48. Shubhada Bhide
    January 28, 2018 / 9:23 pm

    Your faux fur coat looks cozy and you look gorgeous on it. Perfect pair with your lovely dress.

  49. January 28, 2018 / 10:41 pm

    You look lovely in that outfut! I like faux fur very much but mostly in details like a collar on my coat, rather that a full coat in fur. But I’m not exactly a trendy person, lol

  50. Ryan Escat
    January 29, 2018 / 12:23 am

    Wooow! You are really look so gorgeous on your fashionable outfit!

  51. January 29, 2018 / 3:37 am

    Love the your beautiful coat. Fashionable with out of having to pay the price and the upkeep of an authentic fur coat. Faux is definitely becoming the rage.

  52. January 29, 2018 / 9:34 am

    We miss the winter clothing here in Singapore..the coat looks amazing with those shoes <3

  53. Joanna
    January 29, 2018 / 4:18 pm

    The faux fur coat looks gorgeous, no wonder you wanted it from the moment you have seen it. Even if some people won’t be fans of it, I think it looks great on you. And the fact that is not real fur is even better, as it’s cruel free!

  54. January 30, 2018 / 2:31 am

    This whole outfit is super cute! I love how velvet is coming back.

  55. January 30, 2018 / 1:58 pm

    I have never owned a fur coat before. It would have been great a couple of weeks ago because it was freezing cold here in Canada.

    The fur coat looks great on you btw :).

  56. January 30, 2018 / 7:20 pm

    I’ve never owned a faux fur coat before – I love how you’ve styled it in this post – the outfit looks great on you! I’m not sure if I could pull it off, haha.


  57. January 30, 2018 / 7:31 pm

    Ouuuu slay! 😘😘 this is such a warm and diva jacket. I really wish I was away in winter to appreciate this jacket. I love that you paired it with a velvet dress…& killer boots 👢 😍

    xx Lena | https://lenadeexo.com

  58. Agnes Vazhure
    January 30, 2018 / 10:54 pm

    Your coat is so stylish and perfect for a cold weather. You look gorgeous. Nice shot!!

  59. Ankana Silva
    February 3, 2018 / 6:42 am

    That looks like a lovely fur coat and love the attire!!

  60. February 3, 2018 / 11:01 pm

    I am obsessed with faux fur coats and love the colour of this one. Stylish and warm too.

  61. February 4, 2018 / 1:38 am

    I loved your outfit. All of it was great. I especially liked the boots.

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