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Le Laboureur brown wool jacket

le Thursday 10 May 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

Made in the pure French tradition in the Bourgogne region Le Laboureur’s 100% wool jackets are so untouched and natural that they seem to grow directly from the soil. A piece of France to take away. Here is a something to check out for those who anticipate next Fall. The truth is that I’m impressed… Read more

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Coats ideas for this winter

le Thursday 20 October 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Waterproof Jacket Fashion Rating: Waterproof jackets are not just the neon-coloured garments you remember from your childhood. Waterproof jackets are available in a wide variety of styles, and many of the most desirable styles of the season can be found as a waterproof version. Warmth Rating: Many waterproof jackets incorporate warm linings into their construction… Read more

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Woolrich raincoat

le Tuesday 19 July 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Such a rainy day in France was the golden occasion to talk about coats. I recently came across the Officer Raincoat from Woolrich : magnificent! It’s actually a remake of the British Army Classic coat featuring the basic 60/40 three layers construction. Inevitably 100% waterproof, the coat features lots of pockets and a removable hood…. Read more

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Folk Overcoat

le Wednesday 29 June 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Despite the summer heat arrival in southern Europe, some of you are still under dreary weathers having their minds on the beach. First ones could anticipate autumn, the others might need a bit of warmness. I’ve found a treasure for both of you : the Nite Overcoat from Folk. It is 100% canvas made and… Read more

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Uniforms for the Dedicated Parka

le Thursday 27 January 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

A cool piece from Uniforms for the Dedicated, and nicely discounted. As the parka is THE piece of the season, you have to get yours. This one is perfect for those who like original details, as its button fastenings combined to some very particular pockets and on top of that a quirky lining. £140 from… Read more

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Fred Perry Parka

le Monday 08 November 2010byRomano as "the garagerocker"

I did not suspect Fred Perry of creating such a beautiful piece. I’m not usually looking at olive coats but this one is surprisingly stylish. I really like those brown buttons and logo, creating here a nice contrast with the main color. I’m also not insensitive to its flats pockets, now generic for parkas. We… Read more

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Shades Of Greige Coat

le Sunday 10 October 2010byRomano as "the garagerocker"

An unusual piece from a brand I didn’t know : Shades of Greige. Halfway between a peacoat and a duffle-coat, you can wear it with no fear all the more so the check pattern is sober. It’s plaid material made with “duffle-coat type” wooden buttons. Another originality is the removable fur collar which we could… Read more

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Schott Peacoat

le Thursday 07 January 2010byJoe the "tire-remover"

Double breasted style Peacoat by Schott. Coat features two side entry pockets, two internal zip pockets and logo tab to sleeve. 50% wool, 50% polyester. Sale price: £105.00 (Was £150) from Very.co.uk

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Schott Navy Coat

le Wednesday 11 November 2009byJoe the "tire-remover"

Here is the classic navy coat by Schott with its typical anchor buttons. Coat features double breasted, front pockets and inner pockets. It mades of weatherproof wool (75% wool, 20% nylon, 5% other fibres). Navy coat is available in grey or black. £249 from Freemans

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Wool Peacoat

le Tuesday 10 February 2009byJoe the "tire-remover"

If you are looking for a sturdy, warm peacoat for winter times, think about this one. It comes from Fidelity, the historical coat supplyer for the U.S. Navy. Then, no doubt about their savoir-faire in this field. The piece above has a 80% wool fabric and a 100% acetate lining. It also features traditional anchor… Read more

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