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Jul 29, 2010

Silk Crepe Ruffle Coat (3.1 Phillip Lim, $1,950)

The first time that I saw this coat, I thought it was incredible.  The second time, I wondered how it would fit.  And the third time, I began to wonder if it would swallow me like a furry Halloween costume.

What do you ladies think?

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  1. I think it would be drastically improved if it weren’t such a ho-hum color.

  2. Dr. Jean Grey says:

    The only kind of person I can possible think would look good in this is someone very frail and petite. Like an Olson twin or something.

  3. Emma says:

    Coats with a bit of volume are rarely bad.

  4. Katherine says:

    Horrible.

  5. R says:

    maybe with a cute, sparkly belt?

  6. Jill says:

    An Olson twin type with either really pale or dark skin could pull it off, I think. That color is hard to pull off for those of us with a skin tone that’s too similar.

  7. C says:

    Maybe if you are very tall….with cute skinny jeans and super high heels – the belted comment sounds good too

  8. Christina says:

    My first thought was actually “sad elephant.” Sorry.

  9. Rory says:

    I am madly in love with this coat, and briefly considered becoming homeless for a month to afford it. Personally, I think it would overwhelm someone with a tiny frame, there’s too much fabric on it.

  10. AT says:

    I think it’s super cute, with a chunky brown leather or sparkly belt. That being said, I can think of like 2 people who can afford this. I’m excited to see if someone could reproduce a more affordable option comparable to this.

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