Coats & jackets.

10 of the best blanket coats for fall and winter

Voluminous, cozy, versatile, luxurious, the blanket cape is envisioned to be all that and more this season, as it is ready to infuse your fall /winter 2014 wardrobe with just a hint of fashionable drama. If you’re looking to step up your outerwear game, do invest in a blanket coat this autumn and keep an eye out for neutral colour palettes, for graphic patterns and…

Are you ready for this jelly? Bright, bold, PVC for summer

If it’s so glossy you want to lick it and so rain-proof it would survive the rainiest of music festivals, than you can bet it’s on the radar in 2014. Those clear plastic macs, PVC skirts and transparent jelly shoes are just so eye-catching – and all the more so in bold primary colours. Anna Ewers in the latest issue of Vogue Paris is the…

9 of the best sporty bombers for spring

There’s nothing quite so satisfying as indulging in a little sporty fashion as the spring / summer 2014 fashion trends really roll around. Comfortable, chic, cool and light, the sporty bomber is one element of the trend that will easily become every cool girl’s wardrobe staple. Options abound in everything from delicate sheer organza to micro-mesh, embroidery to bold prints. Here are 9 top picks…

The men’s bomber: how to wear it now

The bomber may be a menswear classic, but for winter 2013 it's the dark, heavy styles that win out - transitioning to the lighter blouson for spring. Take advantage of its clean shape and cropped length and make it a staple. Read on for the full report.

Top 10 men’s hooded coats
 for autumn 2013

Known for rising many challenges when it comes to a flawless style approach, fall is the season that forces you to combine fashion, comfort and practicality in order to build a perfect outfit that carries spark. The fall / winter 2013 fashion trends are all about making a statement and sometimes a great piece of outerwear saves you a great deal of trouble whenever creativity…

The varsity jacket: bringing it into spring 2013

Since 1865 when Harvard’s baseball team chose the embroidered lettermans as a symbol of exclusivity and distinction, the varsity jacket traveled a long way, embracing evolution alongside the many influences that in the end helped shape its now classic concept. By 1930, the wool jacket with leather sleeves borrowed the same signature lettering, becoming associated with the high school and college varsity teams. Channeling the…

Billy Reid’s Bond peacoat in Skyfall

We’ve been rounding up the items from James Bond’s latest wardrobe: the Tom Ford suit, the Crockett & Jones shoes, the Globe-Trotter case. But while a tuxedo or a bespoke rifle case may not be a staple of the average male wardrobe, a navy blue peacoat is. It’s one of those classic items that’ll get you through one winter and the next… and the next.…

Custom suit lining: any picture you want inside your jacket

What is it about beautiful, printed lining that makes such a difference to our love of a jacket? You might say it’s the very fact that it’s not meant to be seen, that it’s like a little secret to be kept to yourself; or that it shows that no detail is left unattended, and that everyone else gets a hint of that fact when a…

3 pieces for a subtle autumn

Not everyone wants to indulge in autumn's trends to Anna Dello Russo proportions. So if you're looking to pick up pieces that are on-trend and yet subtle enough to stand the test of time, you'd do well to check out the autumn 2012 range from French Connection. Here are 3 top picks to serve you for an elegantly understated autumn.

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