Friday, November 11, 2011

Help me decide



I can't decide between these two wools for my coat. I am drawn to the plaid, but afraid of matching all the lines up in my coat like a nice burberry.



OOOORRRR should I listen to my theatrical side and go with something a bit more eye catching, maybe like this?



Remember though, I *am* using this fur for the collar and lining of the hood:



If I can't do something fun on the outside, maybe a party on the inside with mustard charmeuse as a lining?


Thoughts please.


7 comments:

  1. I like the herringbone best because the lighter color will make the dark fur color pop. From far away it'll look like a nice gray.
    And you've always got to have a party on the inside.

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  2. herringbone tweed for sure! i love the idea of a fun lining.

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  3. I like the herringbone as well.

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  4. I do like the purple with a mustard lining... or the second choice. But I also don't see why you are so afraid of doing it in a fun color like you want just because it will be a more detailed coat. Do what you like!!

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  5. Go for the plaid if you're up for a challenge, otherwise go w/ the herringbone. It's hard to pull of more than one interesting detail and the fur might just be the one for this project. Make a toggle coat out of the plaid.

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  6. If it were my coat I would pick the herringbone pattern with the Mustard lining and ABSOLUTELY add the fur trim. I can't wait to see the process and final product!

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