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Origins As it is for most style of coats, the peacoat has a military origin. It would have been firstly created for Royal Navy midshipmen, probably from around the beginning of the 18th century. The word peacoat would come from the Dutch “Pijjekker” meaning “coarse wool”. Pronounced with an English accent, it has become “pea-jacket”,… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Quimper is great! There are cobblestones, old houses, remparts… On the contrary of other cities in Britanny like Brest or Lorient, these calm parts were not wiped off the map during World War II, so they kept their charm of yesterday. For this short autumnal walk in the Old Quimper I have put my favourite… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Among all vintage shops in Paris, there is one I especially like: it is called Pretty Box. I have already mentionned them, but still, this is the kind of place you definitely want to keep for your own! Let’s be clear on this point: they are not some random frippery but a real vintage shop…. Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
The French from Smile & Joke did place a bet on Obama’s re-election and planned to release a new t-shirt in his effigy for the occasion. Pure classiness, young Obama with his 70s collared shirt and his big glasses! The “Young Obama’ t-shirt in available in pre-order today, in grey or white for men only… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Bear Grylls is a British adventurer retired from the special forces (SAS) and known for its tv show called Man vs Wild in which he shows how to survive in a hostile environment with a knife, a gourd and a firestone only. The success of this show really inspired Dokers who imagined a survival kit… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
On a sunday afternoon in Paris. We were waiting for Tony who had planned a photo shooting this day. He was a bit late for his rendez-vous singulier, and we arrived early. Then we totally improvised this series! Outfit of the day: new boots, jeans, graphic t-shirt, my good old leather jacket and a hat…. Read moreno validationand2 comments for this article.
It had been a long time since I had not tested anything from Tom Robinn. A French cosmetic brand which packaging has been redesigned since my first test. This product here is a hyaluronic serum. You may have heard about this barbaric term with hyaluronan (also called hyaluronic acid). Instead of collagen, this substance is… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Rummaging around at Jinji is like a treasure hunt in America, the gold rush, settling of scores rue des Canettes, Paris. Jinji is a temple of legends, authentic producs smelling leather, denim and heavy knit. So, when you’re leaving the shop it is like you are another man. With Romano we went for a stroll… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Carré Royal is a brand specialized in leather goods established during the 1950s. In 2006 a leather enthusiast bought it out. Actually, he really relaunched the brand in 2010. Today Carré Royal products can be found at Liberty London, Opening Ceremony New-York or Spiral Marjet Tokyo. In a refined and elegant style, the brand only… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
As said few weeks ago in our AW12 trends review, corduroy is under the spotlight this current season! How wearing corduroy trousers properly? Here is a possible illustration. To build this outfit I firstly picked these Melinda Gloss corduroy pants (this brand is to be presented in few days around here). Then I wanted to… Read moreno validationand1 comment for this article.