My trench journey is far from over (one day I will find my perfect Burberry trench in an unexpected style…like this knotted one from a million years ago) but I happened upon this feminine trench at H&M last week. It’s on sale for $20 (originally $59.95?) and the size 2 is not a poor fit for me.
I spotted another size 6 in my local store and have seen this style elsewhere (not marked down; but if you asked the cashier to run a price check for you they’ll be able to mark it down to $20).
Petite friend Elaine over at Toronto Beauty Reviews posted about this a few months ago, read her post here.
This is the second trench in a khaki/stone color in my possession. I have a lovely trench from a while ago that is too big for me and requires alterations. So if anyone has a a tailor who has experience in trench alterations, please let me know. In the meantime, this H&M one should do the trick.
|Top: Ann Taylor Factory Petal Front Shell (similar here and here)
Skirt: Ann Taylor Petite Cotton/Linen Pencil Skirt (buy here; regular version here)
Coat: H&M Ruffle Trench (similar here; expensive Valentino versions with real ruffles here and here)
Belt: Forever 21 Scalloped Stretch Belt (similar here)
Shoes: Corso Como Delicious Pump in Deep Camel Patent (buy here)
And the magic power of Ben & Jerry’s – it’s on sale for $1.99 at Shoprite this week (for those of you who inhabit this corner of the world). I am on track to polishing off on average about 2 of these a day. What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
I have been coveting a tan Burberry trench for some time now and while I realize that the classic Harbourne style (seen on Extra Petite here) hardly ever goes on sale I just can’t justify paying retail for it (especially now that my partner in crime aka bf no longer resides in a tax free state).
Lately I have been thinking…are trenches even practical for my lifestyle? Since I can’t answer that with complete confidence I think it’s safe to say that I’ll be waiting for a price mistake before taking the plunge.
In the meantime, I found this cute and tiny-fitting trench at H&M. It was on clearance for $20, with my 20% off coupon and after tax it came to just over $17. It was reviewed by Christina a few months ago but only after I got it did I realize it was the same trench. The size 2 is too small for me but I couldn’t find it in a size bigger so I took it home with me.
Wearing it buttoned up to show the shape…given that I am too big for it I’ll be wearing it open most of the time.
Sale styles are now an extra 50% off at J. Crew with code GOSHOP until March 16, 2020. Shipping is free on all orders for J. Crew Rewards members (membership is free).
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In other sale news, sale styles at Ann Taylor are an extra 60% off until March 15, 2020; no code needed, discount taken at checkout. Free shipping on orders over $125, or pick up in-store for free.