Saturday, July 23, 2011

Winter Wonderland.



... well, not quite. The Gold Coast is far from a Winter wonderland. Our winter is more like an English summer. Anyway, I wish it was cold enough to wear coats like these. We get the occasional late night that deems coats appropriate and if you get up early enough I suppose you can get away with them too. However, I can still dream and Vogue Australia has picked out the best five styles from this season.




The overcoat
With a distinctive masculine edge, a slimline overcoat in camel is the classicist’s choice. Balance an element of the unexpected with feminine flowing layers.
Tamu McPherson goes classic in camel.

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The pea coat
Cut precisely so as to trapeze out ever so flatteringly at the hips, the double-breasted pea coat gets an update via polished brass buttons.
Vogue Paris editor Emmanuelle Alt.


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The anorak
There’s a reason the ubiquitous khaki parka has staying power. Shrug an oversized style over denim for day or a silk slip for evening.
Tamu McPherson streetwise in khaki.

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The cape
For sweeping panache, whirl on a fine wool cape; buttoned at the neck and falling from the shoulders, it’s particularly striking when dashing to make it to a show.
Bonnie Chen.

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The Chubby
Whether it is tufted marabou feathers, Mongolian wool or shaggy faux fur, the key here is volume up top and skinny down below. Wear with wit.


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Words & Photos via Vogue Australia


4 comments:

  1. Lovely selection! especially love the camel and the chubby! :D

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  3. Green parka be mine! I'm sussing out one on Asos :)


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  4. When I was living in the warmer los Angeles climate I always wished I could wear coats like that. Now that I live in Seattle and can wear those coats I wish I didn't need to.

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