April 27, 2009

Inspired by Beyonce



When I first saw the picture of Beyonce wearing that gorgeous ruffled trench, I gasped.  I knew that I had to find that Jillian Lewis coat (BTW, it’s available at Searle), yet something kept nagging at me.  Then I remembered I *have* a ruffled coat fairly similar to that one.  I found it and here it is …



My coat is by Gryphon.  I’ve had it at least 2 (maybe more) years.  I am always forgetting what I have — see, that’s what happens when you’re a pack rat.  Here’s the back …

The coat has linen and metal in its fabric, so it tends to “crinkle” a bit.  And underneath …

Moschino dress, Alexander McQueen shoes, Target belt, Nordstrom necklace

Moschino dress, Alexander McQueen shoes, Target belt, Nordstrom necklace

Under the coat, I wear a dress from Moschino, shoes from Alexander McQueen, a belt from Target, and a no name necklace from Nordstrom.

More to come soon.  — Carole


  1. as i told you in tfs, awesome coat! i understand what you say about forgetting half of your wardrobe: the same happens to me, although i wouldn’t forget nor that coat and nor all your amazing shoes, my god! you have an amazing collection! i would stole them all from you! hahahhaa

    kisses from spain!

    Comment by patriflux — April 28, 2009 @ 12:29 am | Reply

  2. great coat!

    Comment by circajunk — May 4, 2009 @ 2:08 pm | Reply

  3. […] Wowwwww. This is like a dress. I love the skirt. Love it! Coat by Gryphon. Can’t find it for sale online anymore but here is the link to the blog where I found the photos of this Jillian Lewis-esque coat. […]

    Pingback by Fabulous Ruffle Coats | Blogilates — September 26, 2011 @ 12:43 am | Reply

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