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Weekly Window Shop: Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoatigan

If you watched my latest vlog then you’ll know that I’ve been on the hunt for a new chunky, almost-counts-as-outerwear cardigan. There’s a special name for this type of heavy-duty cardi, the sort of cardi you can throw on over your entire outfit in lieu of a coat, and it’s a name that gives me hives: COATIGAN.

Who came up with such a ridiculous moniker? It makes me think of old goats and it reminds me of that song that we used to sing at primary school:

“There was an old man named Michael Finn-egan,
He had whiskers on his chin-igan,
They fell out and grew back in-again,
Poor old Michael Finnegan. Begin-again.”

Anyway, I need a new coatigan (argh!) because I virtually live in them.

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