Lady Melbourne wearing a sheer, oxblood blouse

See Through

The ‘sheer’ trend isn’t one I’ve paid a huge amount of attention to, in the main part because I think there’s a fine line between appearing deliberate in your decision to apply the trend, and just looking like you forgot to put on a singlet or cover certain lady bits.

Lady Melbourne's vintage check coat

Check Mate: Vintage Coats for Winter

Peaking out on a rack was the sleeve of this coat, so it was the fabric that caught my eye. It needed a dry clean, and most of the buttons were missing but I thought it was pretty special to find a tailored, pure wool coat that was made in England…for $15.