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Beacon

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Shopping today and found the cutest coat. It''s white trench style, with a zipper closure as well as a belt. It''s about mid thigh length.

I really liked it *but* I was concerned about the white color. I am wondering if I carry a shoulder bag if that bag is going to cause the white shoulders of the coat to discolor.

I haven''t had a Burberry and wonder if that white coat will clean easily.
What does anyone think? Is a white trench coat a cool spring time coat? Is white a big mistake color???

Any thoughts/experiences welcome - I keep thinking about the coat and want to go pick it up, but am having these reservations.

Thanks!
 

canuk-gal

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HI:

I also saw these trenches today--in black and tan as well. In general, I love Burberry products--their trench coats are classic. However, I have reservations about buying all white--as they mark so easily. I have other products of theirs and they are all drycleanable, but some things just don''t come out of white...... That said, understand your attraction to the coat in white--so crisp, so fresh, so chic.....

I bought a trench coat today--lacy white and black--a cheapie--by Kenzie. It is fun but not a classic.....................

cheers--Sharon
 

Madam Bijoux

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I have always worn beige Burberry trench coats. I love them, but they are dirt magnets. The Burberry store will probably know the names of some good cleaners.
 

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I am not sure how cleanable the white is, but I am a dirt magnet with three kids and I do not do well with something in all white...I would immediately sit in ketchup or rub up near grease so I know that I would avoid it, but that is just me. I do love a classic Burberry trench, and maybe it could be scotch guarded without discoloring it.
 

Beacon

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Three smart ladies, all agreeing that white is difficult. I think you have solidified my thoughts. I may talk to Burberry about how well that white one cleans up, but maybe it is not the best idea to buy that coat.

I appreciate everyone''s thoughts!
 

flopkins

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oooh I am always tempted by white. I have been lusting after a beautiful white purse. but every time I hold it in my hands I think to myself how dirty my other purses get and they aren''t even white... and I put it back.

but white always looks so fresh and ... well... clean!! (when it IS clean, that is!! haha!)

good luck w/your decision!
 

Harriet

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My Burberry spring coat is not white, but it''s the palest pink (you almost can''t tell that it''s pink). I''ve had it for years and it seems to stay clean.
 

Aloros

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I bought a beautiful, crisp white Diesel jacket a while ago. Then I made the mistake of chasing after my cat in it.

I still can''t get the dirt out
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