trench coats

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

2:30 pm

Burberry Waxed Canvas Trench Coat

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It would be easy for us to complain about the amount of waxed cotton out there at the moment, but seeing as we were practically begging for the stuff last year, we’ll avoid it. What we will say it’s still…

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Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

11:30 am

Patrik Ervell American Trench Coat

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You know what we’re fans of? sales, Patrik Ervell, coats (and, apparently, rhetorical questions). So add the three together and you have a piece that was destined for SL. The ribbed collar is great for collar popping – something we…

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Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

3:30 pm

Burberry Navy Packable Trench Coat

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Don’t let anyone tell you Burberry isn’t ‘down wiv tha kidz’. They’ve taken the popular packable cagoule and upgraded it by a considerable level – now allowing you to pack-a-trench. The trench itself is what you’d expect from Burberry –…

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

3:30 pm

Mackintosh for Griffin Trench Coats

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Camoflague is, to put it lightly, a difficult pattern to work with. So we were surprised that this Mackintosh and Griffin collaboration came out so well. It’s still a challenging piece to wear, and we don’t think Joe FHM reader…

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Thursday, March 5th, 2009

7:30 pm

Shipley & Halmos Belted Trench Coat

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A classic trench from Shipley & Halmos. This belted trench coat is all about the details: box pleated front pockets, mesh lining, vents, and a back yoke that fastens with small buckles under the arms. Find it now at Blackbird…

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Monday, March 2nd, 2009

2:30 pm

Maison Martin Margiela Trench Coat

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Ever since trench coats came back into popularity they’ve re-established themselves as a staple. Spring usually sees a bunch of short trench coats come into stores and this season is no different. The best short trench available so far is…

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Monday, December 22nd, 2008

5:30 pm

Nigel Cabourn 1943 Mac

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Now that there isn’t a style of jacket that hasn’t been brought back into fashion, it’s time to start looking for quirks and details to set your outerwear apart. Take this Nigel Cabourn Mac for instance. The fastening clips give…

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Monday, November 3rd, 2008

5:46 pm

Mackintosh for Griffin Trench Coat

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London’s Griffin is known for designing great tailored fashions that are assembled by the best in Italy but they know when to turn to others outlets when designing strong one-offs that complement the brand. This Mackintosh Trench Coat for Griffin…

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Monday, October 13th, 2008

12:28 am

The Un-Traditional Trench

The Un-Traditional Trench

The trench coat was always perfect for the fall season. has a nice feature up, presenting the un-traditional trench coats of the season, which means, that the form and silhouette stayed classic, but colors and materials did not. Most…

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Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

5:37 pm

Breaking the Menswear Mold with Duckie Brown

Breaking the Menswear Mold with Duckie Brown

The Washington Post published a great story on the design duo behind Duckie Brown,  Daniel Silver and Steven Cox, entitled “Breaking the Menswear Mold.” “The designers, who launched their label in 2001, have an affection for bold colors, unusual fabrics,…

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