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Let The Right One In: Teenage vampires inspire ‘vintage’ looks

By Colin Chapman on April 16th, 2009

Let_the_right_one_in.jpgWhilst a pre-pubescent teen may not be the obvious inspiration for a menswear blog, the styling details in Swedish art-house vampire stunner Let the Right One In are so, well, stunning that they couldn’t go unmentioned. Lead character Oskar, works the tucked in boots look so well it makes a grown man feel inadequate. Such insouciance! The padded jackets, tone-matched sweater and scarf combos, not to mention the awesome blonde, feather cut-hair are enough to make me want to venture into the smelly world of vintage clothing. Well, almost.

These boots by Margiela are what Oskar would wear. At over £400 they’re definitely beyond his pocket-money but I reckon you could turn up something similar if you can face the vintage trawl. Match with plum cords and a sweater in this season’s blue for a Spring take on that 1970s Swedish vampire-fancier look.

PS. the film is highly recommended if you’re wondering what I’m on about. Let the Right One In is at cinemas now.

Boots: Margiela at OkiNi, cords: American Apparel, sweater: Peter Werth at ASOS




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