car coat


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car coat

n.
An overcoat with a length extending to about the middle of the thighs.

car′ coat`


n.
a hip-length overcoat or jacket orig. designed to be worn while driving a car.
[1960–65]
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ACOS has kicked off its sale and this car coat is only PS88, down from PS175, and as pastels are a trend for summer, you are ahead of the curve (cosstores.
There's a clutch of coats to suit all tastes, from the ubiquitous bomber jacket to a new take on the classic car coat, as well as some cosy yet superstylish knits.
There's a clutch of coats to suit all tastes, from the ubiquitous bomber jacket to a new take on the clas- sic car coat, as well as some cosy yet super-stylish knits.
Key pieces include a linen bomber jacket, a white chalk-washed denim jacket, a car coat, a sharp linen blazer, a city-slick polo shirt and the perfect poplin white shirt.
With his ludicrous chestnutcoloured bowlcut wig and furry lapelled car coat, his Lorne Malvo is arguably the most quietly malevolent hitman - and possible emissary of Satan himself - to grace our screens since Javier Bardem's unpronounceable Anton Chigurh in the Coen's No Country For Old Men.
At the western outfitters the clerk shows me a photo of the musk ox he dropped near Kotzebue his rifle a delicate woodwind the car coat he sells is too much blue as a bureau handsome checkers and closed squares wool rooms that would keep me warm all century instead I set forehead hot against the window and watch spring's first goose land in the field the city set aside soon the vista will be down and to the south a gosling nothingness my migrant eye already fevers
In the country, the suit - fabrics ranging from corduroy to velvet - may be worn with a quilted and cropped bomber jacket or an oversized down-filled car coat.
And it also looked like a donkey jacket - even if we are now told that it was actually a lovely car coat, greatly admired by the Queen Mum.
It was, in fact, a fairly smart car coat and his wife Jill, who died in 1999, was deeply upset by the smear.
Philip Glenister swaps Gene Hunt's tan leather car coat for a nifty pair of breeches in this new period drama about the arrival of the railway in a small English market town in the 1840s.
James Fanshawe opted for a brash, sandy car coat and in the parade ring wisely stood some distance from the lady in the bright red duffle, for fear of inducing a migraine in susceptible onlookers.
I love the shabby chic look for going out, but sometimes fear that at over 40 I'm starting to push it style wise, but somehow I just can't imagine moving over to beige slacks and a car coat.