Winter shopping at Edgars

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Over the weekend I popped into my local Edgars store, which is at the V&A Waterfront, as I needed to top up my winter wardrobe. I am such a winter baby, as much as I love summer, winter fashion is unbeatable with all the layers and beautiful textures, it's so much more glamorous and an excuse to dress up a bit more.
As some of you may know, Edgars have introduced a few exciting international brands of late (and have loads more up their sleeves). Some being fashion and others beauty brands. Below are a few of the many fashion brands that I can't get enough of:
  • River Island (coming in July to Edgars Sandton)
  • Dune Footwear (their boots - ahhhh!)
  • Lucky Brand (I wrote about them here, but these jeans are something else!)
  • Lipsy - for the perfect dress for a cocktail eve/wedding or special occasion
  • Dr. Martens - not sure I could pull these off but love this brand and how 'London' they are!
I had made up my mind that I needed to get myself a darker, more wintery pair of jeans as well as a winter jacket that could be worn more casually and managed to find the following items which I am so chuffed with.

The jeans are from Lucky Brand, as I say, I already own a pair from here that fit me so well and are so incredibly comfortable with discreet branding (just what I like). I picked up this dark skinny pair for R999. The jacket is from Free2BU which is an in-house Edgars brand which had a great selection on offer. This jacket pretty much ticked all the boxes for what I was looking for and is such a great fit. I loved the faux leather sleeves, draw-string to add extra shape and khaki for a more casual feel - this cost me R699.95. Lastly, I couldn't resist this comfy knit from Kelso (also an in-house brand). It looked so good paired with the jacket and is such a nice, loose fit which I really liked - this was R299.95.

I thought these pieces would be great for the weekend and easy to dress up or down. Below are a few make-up items you can pick up from Edgars to complete the look:
Clinique Tinted Moisturiser - R320 - buy here
CK Mousse Concealer - R225 - buy here
Estee Lauder Blush - R425 - buy here
Revlon Just Bitten Lip Stain in Cherish - R120 - buy here
Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Mascara - R310 - buy here
Armani Mania Fragrance - R919 - buy here

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  1. I love your picks from Edgars I so agree the coat and knit go so well, I've been to big on animal prints but that one is so subtle. Love this post.

    1. Thanks Nunu, agreed the jersey keeps animal prints subtle which makes all the difference. Glad you liked it :)

  2. I am the complete opposite - absolutely LOATHE winter fashion. All that layering makes me feel frumpy! That being said, I love your picks - I've been looking for the perfect coat, and I love this one - great price, too! x

    1. Ya it's not the best for feeling slim but so stylish and so many more elements to what you can wear. Thanks Chereen :)

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