AW11

Trend alert: couture coats


Damn you COS, I go into the store seeking Christmas pressy inspiration and come out with another coat I don’t need and a pair of socks. But how could I resist? This tailored couture-style coat has a really good cut, is nicely finished (I inspected from all angles) and has bracelet sleeves to accommodate all the Iris Apfel-esque bangles I plan to buy for the next season. This to me is a great day-to-evening coat. It’s not bulky but its cocoon shape means you can get a couple of layers underneath it if you must. (more…)

Grensons for girls


Gentlemanly shoes continue to storm the international runways (hello Haider Ackermann) which means it’s a good time for Grenson to launch its first full womenswear line. Crucially, the women’s shoes take their lead from the men’s range, being only a whisker slimmer than the men’s lasts but essentially the same styles. (more…)

VIDEO: Moncler ‘Don’t Steal The Jacket’ by Bruce Weber

I have been waiting to see this ever since spotting the utterly charming print ads in all the October issues. Bruce Weber’s seven-part film for Moncler is unfolding episode by episodee on Moncler.com and Youtube…

Here’s part 1:

New in: J W Anderson

It’s here! JW Anderson’s outstanding AW11 womenswear collection has arrived at The LN-CC in all its paisley-printed, angora-sweatered, rubber-collared beauty. Get in!

JW Anderson angora sweater

JW Anderson paisley silk top with rubber collar

JW Anderson paisley silk trousers

JW Anderson silk paisley bib-front shirt

Also of note at The LN-CC:

Rare Jungle Fever book by Jean-Paul Goude,  first edition

Subway by Bruce Davidson