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Wanting to shout from the rooftop about a Dennis Basso coat!

Started 1355353600.283 in Fashion Talk | Last reply 1355381053.717 by Susan Louise

Hello All,

I cannot express HOW much I LOVE the new coat I just received (A219637)...

It literally brought me to tears...no joke. I will give you all a bit of TMI 1st, to explain "why".

I had a hysterectomy back in 2005...have had severe hot flashes ever since. I can't take hormone therapy due to my being a lung cancer survivor. Ok, blah, blah, blah. Anyway, for the past several years, I'm warm most of the time. In the winter, most days I can wear my sandles in cold weather and just wear a sweater...or at most a light coat on very cold days.

I gave away all of my Dennis Basso coats except one...kept a toggle coat for if the weather gets REALLY BAD here in NE. However, during the past few years, after having it on for just 15-20 minutes in the car, I can't wait to peal it off. My health issues drive me NUTS! {#emotions_dlg.sad}

So, when I put on this new coat, I literally had tears in my eyes! It is LIGHTWEIGHT...not 20 lbs like most of his faux fur coats. The reversable lining doesn't squeak or make a swishing sound when I walk or sit down. The front closures are perfect...it's VERY comfortable...AND I sat watching the Q in the house without having the need to take it off for being too hot. At the same time, it kept me warm when I walked outside and got the mail. The bonus about the coat...is the fact that it is reversible...

I had to share all of this. I'm sure I am not the only lady dealing with these "personal summers" all year around. I hope I have helped someone else and I highly recommend this coat. I plan on getting another one in a different color! Life is good {#emotions_dlg.w00t}

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Debbie14261355354133.7875361 PostsRegistered 9/12/2012

I am so glad you love it. Enjoy it and wear it in the best of health!

Susan Loui­se1355354329.634686 PostsRegistered 9/11/2007from Connecticut/live in Nebraska
On 12/12/2012 Debbie1426 said:

I am so glad you love it. Enjoy it and wear it in the best of health!


Thanks Debbie...bless your heart {#emotions_dlg.wub}

PurpleBunny1355354523.85739232 PostsRegistered 2/27/2008The Couch
With that kind of plug, Dennis should send you another on the house!! Enjoy!!!

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Sunshine K­ate1355354671.73312443 PostsRegistered 11/13/2006The Beautiful Mountains & Western Sky

So glad you love it. Wear it in good health!!!

Respectfully ~
Kate

Me And My ­Shadow1355354948.4471087 PostsRegistered 1/8/2009

It looks absolutely lovely!....I'm looking at the Ivory color....Does it shed at all?...I'm thinking that I might end up with ivory shedding on my darker clothes.

I definitely hear you about our challenging "personal summers"!.....I can't wear heavy sweaters or coats and even go around our home wearing a tank top/summer tops and lounging pants during the Winter months...My poor husband shivers in his sweatshirt and fleece socks, as I keep turning the heat down...I told him to think of it this way....we are saving on the heating bill!...LOL

Susan Loui­se1355355245.434686 PostsRegistered 9/11/2007from Connecticut/live in Nebraska
On 12/12/2012 Me And My Shadow said:

It looks absolutely lovely!....I'm looking at the Ivory color....Does it shed at all?...I'm thinking that I might end up with ivory shedding on my darker clothes.

I definitely hear you about our challenging "personal summers"!.....I can't wear heavy sweaters or coats and even go around our home wearing a tank top/summer tops and lounging pants during the Winter months...My poor husband shivers in his sweatshirt and fleece socks, as I keep turning the heat down...I told him to think of it this way....we are saving on the heating bill!...LOL

No...it doesn't shed! I got the black and just ordered the chocolate Smile

Susan Loui­se1355355362.244686 PostsRegistered 9/11/2007from Connecticut/live in Nebraska
On 12/12/2012 PurpleBunny said: With that kind of plug, Dennis should send you another on the house!! Enjoy!!!

BAWHAHAHALOLlolol...{#emotions_dlg.lol}

Dennis, if you are reading this thread...would love a 3rd coat in the gray. No need to have Santa bring it down the chimney, you can send it now...{#emotions_dlg.w00t}

Me And My ­Shadow1355355549.6331087 PostsRegistered 1/8/2009
On 12/12/2012 Susan Louise said:
On 12/12/2012 Me And My Shadow said:

It looks absolutely lovely!....I'm looking at the Ivory color....Does it shed at all?...I'm thinking that I might end up with ivory shedding on my darker clothes.

I definitely hear you about our challenging "personal summers"!.....I can't wear heavy sweaters or coats and even go around our home wearing a tank top/summer tops and lounging pants during the Winter months...My poor husband shivers in his sweatshirt and fleece socks, as I keep turning the heat down...I told him to think of it this way....we are saving on the heating bill!...LOL

No...it doesn't shed! I got the black and just ordered the chocolate Smile

Thank you...enabler!...LOL...I will now inform my husband that he just bought me a lovely Christmas gift! {#emotions_dlg.biggrin}


paShar1355356769.691971 PostsRegistered 1/14/2006Western Pennsylvania

Question......how is the sizing in his coats? Is it pretty true to size or is it QVC sizes?

SusanLouise, that is one gorgeous coat. I love the ivory, and the gray, and the chocolate......well, all of them!

Shar

PurpleBunny1355357021.3639232 PostsRegistered 2/27/2008The Couch
PaShar I read the reviews when I wanted one of his coats. For that particular one, everyone said to order one size down, which I did - thankfully. They were right. I suggest you read the reviews of any coat that catches your eye.

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Susan Loui­se1355359366.414686 PostsRegistered 9/11/2007from Connecticut/live in Nebraska
On 12/12/2012 Me And My Shadow said:
On 12/12/2012 Susan Louise said:
On 12/12/2012 Me And My Shadow said:

It looks absolutely lovely!....I'm looking at the Ivory color....Does it shed at all?...I'm thinking that I might end up with ivory shedding on my darker clothes.

I definitely hear you about our challenging "personal summers"!.....I can't wear heavy sweaters or coats and even go around our home wearing a tank top/summer tops and lounging pants during the Winter months...My poor husband shivers in his sweatshirt and fleece socks, as I keep turning the heat down...I told him to think of it this way....we are saving on the heating bill!...LOL

No...it doesn't shed! I got the black and just ordered the chocolate Smile

Thank you...enabler!...LOL...I will now inform my husband that he just bought me a lovely Christmas gift! {#emotions_dlg.biggrin}

You will not regret it...and I will happily wear the name "enabler" for your happiness {#emotions_dlg.biggrin}

Susan Loui­se1355360414.464686 PostsRegistered 9/11/2007from Connecticut/live in Nebraska
On 12/12/2012 paShar said:

Question......how is the sizing in his coats? Is it pretty true to size or is it QVC sizes?

SusanLouise, that is one gorgeous coat. I love the ivory, and the gray, and the chocolate......well, all of them!

I ordered my size and it is perfect. IMO, I would not order a size down...it is true to size. I ordered a 2nd coat in the same size...my normal size. To me, this is not a coat one would wear tight fitting.

Newnick ame1355360456.29713117 PostsRegistered 12/12/2004
What's better than one Basso coat? TWO Basso coats. So happy you found this beautiful coat that works for you Susan Louise! Enjoy every minute wearing it!




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Mustangshar1355362049.1538102 PostsRegistered 12/7/2006Chicago Burbs
Awwwww, what a great review! So happy for you!!!

Sharon :)
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Susan Loui­se1355365025.524686 PostsRegistered 9/11/2007from Connecticut/live in Nebraska

Thanks Violann and Mustang Shar {#emotions_dlg.wub}

baby burns13553689538793 PostsRegistered 12/9/2007

Susan Louise, what a great write up about your coat!!! so glad to hear you love it so much, is it not great when you get something, that fits well, comfortable, good looking too!!! you enjoy ever minute of it, wear it all the time!!! tell your hubby he can buy you another one for christmas!!!!!

Susan Loui­se1355381053.7174686 PostsRegistered 9/11/2007from Connecticut/live in Nebraska
On 12/12/2012 baby burns said:

Susan Louise, what a great write up about your coat!!! so glad to hear you love it so much, is it not great when you get something, that fits well, comfortable, good looking too!!! you enjoy ever minute of it, wear it all the time!!! tell your hubby he can buy you another one for christmas!!!!!


Baby Burns...Bless your heart...Thank you! {#emotions_dlg.wub}

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