It's officially still Summer but you and I both know that a) the sunshine is likely to be few and far between for the rest of the month and b) that the best clothes for the new season go in and out of store in a flash before you can say 'leopard print brogues and star print dresses'.
Who would've thought one of the must have items for next season would be inspired by these little guys?!
The Topshop Unique AW11 show began by showcasing this stunning Dalmatian print coat, complete with buns in the models hair made to look like dog ears. And Topshop have gone and produced a version for their mainline collection for £98 - a fairly reasonable amount for a good quality coat. I particularly love the black faux fur collar and cuff detail - can already see myself strolling through Central London on a chilly evening doing some Christmas shopping...