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Poll: Comme Des Garçons jakcet

By admin on April 9th, 2008

browns jacket comme des garcons.jpgLast week’s poll showed how different you all are with no clear winner in the trouser style stakes, this week’s poll is far more clear cut. Comme Des Garçons jacket, yay or nay?

I like the bright jacket and think it would work well teamed with faded. cuffed blue jeans and deck shoes for an ironic take on the Lapo Elkann euro look. Or something.

If looking like a pastiche of a playboy millionaire is something that takes your fancy then snap this jacket up from Browns for £450 and if not, then take the poll and let me know what you think in the comments!

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Jeans & Trousers, Polls

Trousers trends multiply, so take your pick!

By admin on April 4th, 2008

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S/S trends from left: Martin Margiela, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Burberry Prorsum.

Trouser styles have been skinny for a long time, but mirroring womenswear trends the fashion-forward kecks seen on a trendy young man could just as easily be voluminous double-pleated, geek chic cropped, wide-leg, bootcut or dropped-crotch.

In a recent article in GQ style Charlie Porter waxes lyrical about the return of bootcut featured in Prada’s S/S show in a Italo-geek style. I don’t know if I’m ready for bootcut yet, but it took me a while to acclimatise to the return of pleats when Fantastic Man did a feature on them about a year ago. See after the jump to take our trouser trends poll.

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