A coatigan. Sounds a bit silly doesn’t it? But actually, it makes perfect sense. October is a classic in-betweeny month. Most days it’s a bit too warm for a coat, but you want something.
That’s where the coatigan comes in. Half way between a coat and a cardigan, it looks good but doesn’t weigh you down. Unlined and soft, yet smart.
You don’t want to spend too much on something that won’t be your main winter coat (although I fully intend on wearing mine for a good while yet with thick jumpers and scarves depending on the weather). Luckily, this season there are lots and lots of very purse-friendly ones around.
My grey felted version is from H&M and costs just £39.99. Which feels pretty good for something that has updated my look and keeps me warm on the school run. My thin ribbed cotton polo is also perfect for now – it looks autumnal, but doesn’t feel too hot.
Would you try a coatigan?