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How to wear: your old coat | Jess Cartner-Morley

By Jess Cartner-Morley

If you love clothes, it makes no sense to treat them as disposable. Do we need to buy a new coat every year?

It is late October, which means there are precious few days left when you will see daylight on both sides of the office, that Strictly is starting to get interesting, it is 10-to-Christmas already – and in fashion terms, it is time to buy a new coat. Some things never change.

Except, maybe they do. Or rather, maybe they should. If you love clothes, it makes no sense to treat them as disposable. Does anyone need to buy a new coat every year? Possibly, if you buy just one coat and wear it day in, day out in all elements. But if you spend the winter flitting between your work coat and your going-out coat and your super-practical, really-hope-no-one-sees-me coat, then you’re not wearing any of those coats thin. Also, don’t know about you, but I’m getting older, and I swear that a year goes by now in about 10 minutes, so doing anything once a year feels like a more hectic schedule than is absolutely necessary.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/oct/26/how-to-wear-your-old-coat-jess-cartner-morley