Fashion Focus: Stay chic in Fermanagh’s rain

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Draped trench coat by Lipsy London

I don’t think anyone in Fermanagh hopes for wet and cold weather, however with all the stylish outerwear and accessories around at the moment we may not mind wrapping up and braving the elements.

If like me you spend quite a few Saturday afternoons either watching the local football or hitting the high street at least you will be wrapped up in style.

Being well accustomed to wet and windy weather all through the year means that we Fermanagh folk have a vast selection of coats, umbrellas, hats and waterproof attire and despite having many coats already I may just have a weakness for a nice coat. There is certainly no shortage of rain friendly chic outerwear for us to choose from and with all the perfect rainy day outfits available there is no chance of us having a bad outfit day.

The timeless trench
A trench coat has a timeless classic look that will never go out of style. For a dressed down casual look team with skinny jeans and boots or for a more dressed up pair with a pencil skirt and heels.

Although a leather jacket isn’t really me I do think they are incredibly cool. For a punky going out look stay dry with a leather jacket shift dress and sky high heels.

Country Girl
I am not a fan of the quilted jacket as it just reminds me of school but I do think they look good, are very cosy and especially good in our cold winter days. They are associated with a country look but are also practical in this wet and cold climate. For a dressed down look team with a shirt tunic, skinny jeans or leggings and Hunter wellies.

The Oversized coat
This can be anything from a stylish camel coat to the more modern cocoon coat. You will certainly never feel the elements in one of these blanket like creations. For a cool street style look try teaming with a pair of bright trainers and jeans.

Although it won’t keep you particularly dry it will definitely keep you warm. Fur is a big deal this season particularly if it’s in bright colours, patterned or shaggy style. It’s not just fur coats either it’s everything from fur snoods to boleros and Russian hats.

Whatever way you choose to stay waterproof, warm and cosy this winter with all the varieties and styles of coats and accessories on the high street this autumn you will most certainly do it in style. Even if the typical Fermanagh wind and rain makes you feel as though you want to stay indoors you have no excuses for not having a great winter wardrobe.

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