Jump to content

Plus sized coats


  • Please log in to reply
15 replies to this topic

#1 IamtheMumma

Posted 18 July 2019 - 09:56 AM

Where do you buy your warm coats from?  I've looked at Millers, Autograph and CityChic. Citychic have gorgeous ones but they are dry clean only.

I live in an area with strong, freezing cold wind, so it needs to be warm.

#2 Living Type

Posted 18 July 2019 - 10:00 AM

I would think almost all coats would be dry clean only? I like wool ones and they certainly are.

#3 smilinggirl

Posted 18 July 2019 - 10:13 AM

I got a couple from Rivers at the start of Winter. Not sure what sizes they go up to

#4 overlytired

Posted 18 July 2019 - 10:18 AM

I live where it regularly goes down to -30 or colder and wear a North Face 600 fill down in a plus size, which gets machine washed & dried (I use wool balls in the dryer to help break up the clusters of wet down).

If you're not opposed to buying online and from the US, I've previously also bought nice coats from LLBean and Land's End.
I have an older version of this: https://www.landsend...106?sku_0=::BLA but it's not waterproof and the wind can sometimes get through.

#5 Weavile

Posted 18 July 2019 - 10:19 AM

ASOS, but anything that is really warm is likely to be dryclean only unfortunately. I recently got a coat from there and it is seriously like walking around in a sleeping bag, I was cozy over the weekend and our temps (with windchill) were down to -15 at times.

#6 Zesty

Posted 18 July 2019 - 10:23 AM

I would assume a fashion coat would be dry clean only, but I have purchased coats from LandsEnd that are more parkas or long puffa style that are insulated which I just put in the wash and dryer.

#7 Lulubin

Posted 18 July 2019 - 10:26 AM

I got a puffer jacket from Myer, it's a Regatta. Depends on your size though, i got a 24 which is the biggest they had, but usually wear a 18/20.

#8 Tinky Winky Woo

Posted 18 July 2019 - 08:57 PM

I have washed my City Chic coats in the washing machine and they held up.  I put them on a short wash, not too high of a spin and hung them up to dry

#9 Lesley225

Posted 19 July 2019 - 03:03 PM

I've got a really nice looking coat from TS.  It's really flattering - to my knees.  Though on a taller person it would be shorter.

It does me walking along the harbour in a gale.

#10 hills mum bec

Posted 19 July 2019 - 03:56 PM

I got my wool winter coat from Target.  It's really warm but I have never had the need to wash it so not fussed that it's dry clean only.  If I spill anything on it I just spot clean it with a damp cloth and a bit of soap if required.

#11 Evelyn Smith

Posted 21 August 2019 - 10:38 PM

Last year I bought a coat on the internet, because I did not find anything in my city. It is important to use the clothing size chart when purchasing. Measure your bust waist and hips. Look at a size chart and convert numbers to letters for sizing.

Edited by JustBeige, 22 August 2019 - 05:17 AM.
Removed advertising link


#12 kerilyntaryn

Posted 22 August 2019 - 07:20 AM

I've bought a few from Millers and wore them in the snow in Japan and I had no problems with washing them

#13 IamtheMumma

Posted 22 August 2019 - 09:11 AM

I ended up getting a long cardigan from Millers on the cheap. It does the job.

#14 Team Awesome

Posted 22 August 2019 - 01:25 PM

My favourite one is kind of a trench look and I bought it on eBay from the UK it’s like a fleece jumper on the inside and machine washable which was important when I got it. https://rover.ebay.c...tm/110981043544

#15 Soontobegran

Posted 22 August 2019 - 01:45 PM

Kmart :)

Honestly for how often I need it it does the trick for $39.
Hooded, fake sheepskin lined and I washed it in the washing machine.

#16 Pearson

Posted 22 August 2019 - 08:55 PM

What size are you?
It will help... some plus size places only go to 18, others 22+




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

'My parenting style is Survivalist'

A helicopter or tiger mum, I am not.

8 mums reveal their favourite nappy bags

We asked a bunch of mums which nappy bags they love the most.

Why you shouldn't bother throwing a big first birthday party

If you're feeling the pressure to host an all-out, over-the-top shindig for your baby's birthday, I hereby grant you permission to throw the rules out the window.

The 24 baby names on the verge of extinction this year

If you're on the hunt for the perfect baby name and don't want a chart-topper like Oliver or Olivia, then do we have the list for you.

'My mum doesn't seem that interested in my baby'

Q: My mother and I have always been close, but now that I have a baby, she has not helped out as much as I thought she would.

New guidelines: "Bottle-feeding mums need support too"

Breast is best, but mums who can't, or choose not to breastfeed need support too.

Dads also struggle to 'have it all', study finds

Men and women both experience work-family conflict.

Language development may start in the womb

Study found babies can recognise foreign languages before birth.

Meet the baby born from an embryo frozen for 24 years

Experts say little Emma is a record breaking baby.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.

 

Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.