Coats & jackets.

Desirous: Vivienne Westwood men’s blazer

Normally I’d question the sanity of a men’s three piece suit that isn’t, but for this Vivienne Westwood dark grey, wool suit I’ll make the exception. “Isn’t”, you see, is the key. For what appears to be a mix of blazer and waistcoat is in fact a single piece, the waist coat fused to the blazer to imply layering, and a mix of amber buttons…

Mulberry poacher: daily discovery

If you want a jacket that can be styled with a biker toughness or with a darkened sense of country elegance, then this cord-trimmed poacher by Mulberry is pretty spot-on. The hardware is rose gold and it’s made form soft black leather.

Mimco’s clear coats: an update

When I revealed my not-so-secret love of the clear plastic coats that went down Mimco’s VAMFF (Melbourne fashion festival) runway, it didn’t take long for other like-minded individuals to share their similar sentiments. And in fact all the questions that came my way centered on one thing: where to buy one? So here’s an update: the designer of the plastic coats and dresses was actually…

First look: Tom Ford A/W ’11

Get our your Centurion Cards fashionisers, here’s a sneak peak at Tom Ford‘s fall 2011 men’s collection. The statement piece to the look is, of course, the trim shearling lined bomber jacket with leather detailing, but on the whole you’re look at a statement white out look including a white cable knit jumper that would come in handy on this chilly Paris morning I’m currently…

LV’s coat of many pockets: daily discovery

Sometimes when you flick through a look book a particular piece jumps out at you, demanding your attention. So it was with this overcoat from the Louis Vuitton’s pre-fall 2011 collection, its quilted top half and perfectly positioned pockets making it a standout cut in a world standard winter wardrobes. The look is completed with a pair of wide-leg pants, themselves a unique visual element…

Burberry greatcoat for the new season

Best of 2010: As we leave 2010 behind us, we take a glance back at some of the most popular, most inspiring and most talked-about content from over the last 12 months. This article was first published on August 6, 2010. Some collections are so good that they make an impact on the fashion psyche the moment they hit the catwalk. Or perhaps their…
London Calling: GQ Japan September 2010
London Calling: GQ Japan September 2010
London Calling: GQ Japan September 2010
London Calling: GQ Japan September 2010

The BCBG jacket

The shearling-lined aviator jacket has oh so many uses. No, I’m not suggesting you buy a piece of Burberry Prorsum and stuff it under the door as a draught stopper. Rather, the possibility of outfits to wear it with is virtually endless, right now, while it’s still very much on trend for fall. There’s just as much value in pairing a leather aviator with an…
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Celine perfection

Phoebe Philo got elegant minimalism so right when she put her hand to Celine‘s SS10 collection. Like the refined biker styles we saw at Burberry Prorsum, Celine’s tan leather jacket has motorcycle-like details, but never crosses the line to the too-tough side.

Win: an effortless Qi knit

Qi have cosy-yet-chic nailed. If you thought comfortable and effortless couldn’t also be completely stylish than Qi will quickly prove otherwise. Qi’s Jedi Cable and Crochet Jacket is the kind of versatile piece that, once in your Winter wardrobe, is impossible to live without. You can wear it as outerwear. You can wear it fastened up as a knit dress. You can belt it in,…