Gentlewoman style: what’s the deal with chore coats?
“I don’t need any more jackets!”
“You’ll wear it loads!”
This was the conversation between Dave and I in The Conran Shop a few weeks ago. I’d clocked a cobalt blue cotton twill workwear jacket by Vetra (similar here*) and he insisted I try it on. It was one of those Bill Cunningham-esque utility jackets, the kind I see on lots of guys I know, who look great in them. But you don’t often see them on women. (more…)