For all the fanfare around puffy jackets and duvet coats, it has to be said – they don’t suit everyone. I was reminded about this at the weekend at the sight of a diminutive soul in her blue Bacofoil number, hoisted slightly askew a la Vetements, but not really fooling anyone. No wonder then that the sensible stalwart, the trench coat, is more popular than ever, on and off the catwalk.
London is experiencing a few days of welcome (albeit intermittent) sun and I’m starting to get holiday vibes. These Herme?s pictures portray the feeling, thanks to Mark Borthwick’s sunlight-flooded photography, Melanie Ward’s impeccable styling and Herme?s’ summer-ready clothes. The photos are from the current Herme?s magazine and the shoot is called Un Mirage… (more…)