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Winter Whites and Blue

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Winter has come to Berlin and coat season with it. I personally love wool coats and have a respectable collection at home by now.

This winter white wool coat by Benetton is a relatively recent acquisition of mine – I’ve had it for two years now :) When I like a coat I usually wear it as long as I can so many of the coats I own could be called vintage by now. I also have a penchant for good quality fabrics so being able to wear such an item for several seasons is actually a plus. The only problem is that coats usually take up quite a lot of storage space so this is doing nothing for the manageability of my closet. I am absolutely in love with this coat’s wide collar and white/ivory is one of my favourite shades for winter.

Winter Whites

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Excuse the slightly blurry quality of the photos – my photographer must have been freezing to death the way his hands were shaking. But seriously, after a really mild autumn, temperatures have finally dropped to single digits here in Berlin.

Winter White Coat | Caliope Couture

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I have styled the coat with an all-time classic, a paisley silk scarf and matching leather driving gloves.You seldom see these on people nowadays but I have always loved them. They seem like a relic from another era. Funnily enough, I don’t even have a driver’s licence.

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Winter White Coat | Caliope Couture

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Outfit Details:

Coat – Benetton (similar)

Overknee Boots – KMB (high heel version)

Scarf – Mala Alisha (similar)

Gloves – Roeckl (similar)

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37 Comments

  1. Jana

    Einen hellen Mantel möchte ich auch unbedingt noch haben, deiner gefällt mir sehr gut :)

    Liebe Grüße,
    Jana von bezauberndenana.de

    • caliope

      Danke dir, Jana :) Ich hätte auch so gerne noch einen, aber eigentlich habe ich ja genug Mäntel!

  2. Gemma

    Lovely! you scarf really ties the look together. Gemma xx
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

    • caliope

      Thank you, Gemma :) Have a great Sunday!

  3. Melanie

    Der Nagellack hat gerade mein Herz erobert :-* http://www.inblushandblack.blogspot.de

    • caliope

      Ich kann ihn auch nur empfehlen, es ist wirklich eine interessante Farbe!

  4. Kathy

    I love your coat. I always like a light colored coat in the winter to brighten up my day. I have a lot of old coats as well that take up a lot of closet space. However, I’m always glad to have them when the weather dips. You look great!

    Kathy
    http://www.glamsimplified.com

  5. Alyssa Monique Bustillo

    The vintage coat looks so good on you and I love the details of the scarf!
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    • caliope

      Thank you Alyssa! Glad you like it :)

  6. Ela

    I like the colour combination of your outfit! It looks so pretty :)

    http://www.elabellaworld.com

    • caliope

      Thanks so much, Ela :)

  7. t

    Your scarf is gorgeous!

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    • caliope

      Thanks :)

  8. ivana split

    I do love your white wool coat! so well paired with those dark blue boots and scarf…very inspiring styling.

    you look absolutely divine!!!!!!!!!

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    • caliope

      Thank you Ivana :) You are so kind…!!

  9. Irene

    You look so charming! I love the color combo:)

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    • caliope

      Thank you Irene :)

  10. jenny

    I love that coat and your nails! I always say a good coat can be worn forever :)
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    • caliope

      Thank you Jenny! Absolutely true :)

  11. Kiki

    Those driving gloves are so cool! You’re right, you never see those around anymore. Love the look, great post!
    xo Kiki
    http://colormekiki.com/

    • caliope

      Thank you :) I’m so glad you enjoyed this!

  12. Vanessa @ Living in Steil

    I love your coat and the winter white is a great choice! I have a long coat that is a winter staple and just made it to the ten-year mark. I decided to retire it this season, and purchased a black and white number that I’m excited to wear. Your over-the-knee boots and nail color are stunning, too!

    http://www.livinginsteil.com

    • caliope

      Thank you very much Vanessa! Black and white is a great colour for winter coats too :)

  13. Paola Lauretano

    You’re so stylish!
    Kisses, Paola.

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    • caliope

      Thanks Paola :)

  14. Sara Nuša

    Great winter outfit! I really like your coat!

    http://sarawritesadiary.blogspot.si/

    • caliope

      Thank you :)

  15. Alice

    What a great winter look! Absolutely love your coat!
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    • caliope

      Thank you Alice :)

  16. ilbellodiesseredonna

    Adoro il cappottino di questo colore

    http://bellodiesseredonna.blogspot.it/

    • caliope

      Mille grazie :)

  17. H A Parker

    I love this look so much and your boots are gorgeous! I love the suede material for this season too. It’s so chic and cosy at the same time.

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  18. Mandy

    Die Handschuhe sind ja umwerfend! Die sehen echt total schön aus und passen super zu dem hellen Mantel :) Mach weiter so!
    Ich habe nämlich auch sie einen ähnlichen Stil wie du <3

    Liebe Grüße,
    Mandy

    http://myglamoursecret.blogspot.de/

  19. Jerry-clickpic101

    You look absolutely lovely. I really love your style!

    • caliope

      Thank you so much :)

  20. Martin

    The coat looks amazing!! I love it in combination with your gloves!!! Wonderful look :)

    Yours,
    Martin

    • caliope

      Thank you very much, Martin!

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