What I Wore : Casual Rainy Day

Having a baby in a pushchair means that I can no longer reach for my umbrella when it rains, I could try but I am not good at steering that thing at the best of times, steering it while holding an umbrella would end in a crash. As a result I need a good rain coat.
target dry kendal waterproof cotton jacket review
Top – Matalan
Jeans & Shoes – Primark
ootd waterproof coat and jeans target dry and primark
The Kendal coat from Target Dry is a great choice for me, it is light enough that I don’t get too warm but thick enough that I’m not freezing. It is pretty and looks good worn smart and casual. It has cute floral print detail.
woman with back turned wearing kendal waterproof target dry coat in rumba with floral hood
The sleeves are a little long on me because I’m a shorty and sleeves always are long on me. I would say that the coat fit is very good and the quality is superb. The coat nips in at the waist which is very flattering, on my figure at least.
close up of target dry kendal waterproof coat in rumba with floral detail on arm
The shoes aren’t so great for the rain but they were cheap and they look good. 
primark black suede t bar brogues

Are you brave enough to tackle both the pushchair and an umbrella or do you opt for a decent waterproof coat too?

10 Comments

  1. October 12, 2015 / 9:38 pm

    Love the colour of the coat. It looks great. I defo don't attempt to carry an umbrella with the buggy although more often than not I'm not wearing a coat either lol x

    • October 19, 2015 / 9:46 am

      Thanks Kerry. I'm glad it isn't just me who is dangerous with an umbrella and buggy! I couldn't cope without my coat though!

  2. October 13, 2015 / 10:47 am

    I love the colour of the coat. It would definitely brighten up a dull and rainy day. I would use this coat on the school run as it always seems to rain come 3.15pm x

    • October 19, 2015 / 9:47 am

      ahh yes the typical school run rain! I'm sure I'll be needing this (or a similar coat!) when Aria is in school still!

  3. October 13, 2015 / 10:48 am

    I love the floral pattern on the inside of this coat, sounds like a great one for all weathers x

    • October 19, 2015 / 9:47 am

      The floral pattern is what I love too, it makes it that little bit different and real pretty!

  4. October 14, 2015 / 9:09 am

    This is so pretty, and functional too! I never get myself a decent rain coat and always end up soggy in a hoody. I'm no good at steering and holding an umbrella too, and I'm always jealous of being cozy under the rain cover! Xx

    • October 19, 2015 / 9:48 am

      Pretty & functional, it ticks all the boxes!
      I would love to go under the rain covers ha!

  5. October 14, 2015 / 9:44 am

    Ooh, I like that a lot! This post has taken me right back to when my little one was in a pram and every time it rained I thought, "I must get a raincoat soon!" and for the two or three years until he was walking, I never did and just got soaked all the time!

    Misia xx | gowashyourface.com

    • October 19, 2015 / 9:48 am

      haha I've been the same, every time I get wet I plan to go home and order one but I always get distracted, I'm so relieved I finally have one!

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