November 7, 2016

Zara Steals

Zara on Paseig del Born
Zara on Paseig del Born in Palma De Mallorca

I wrote a piece about Zara about a month or so ago. I focused in on their Studio collection for men and the great coats they had for Fall 2016. Like so much in fashion, it’s often hard to get a real feel for clothes from a picture and with all the styling that goes into those images it’s often impossible to get an honest feel for what it is, how it fits and how it feels. Let’s not forget the other crucial question: how is it made and in what fabric.READ MORE >

August 9, 2016

I Feel a Coat Coming on

Acne Studio jacket
Acne Studio Min jacket

It couldn’t be hotter here in the city. Sure we get a few days of glorious cool summer weather where everyone walks around with a smile. But with Hurricane Earl sputtering out somewhere south the dregs of that storm will crank the temps here for the next week or so. As I hunker down in the deep end of the pool or in the farthest recesses of my apartment I think about how nice it’ll be to need to pull on a coat. The question is what coat could that be?READ MORE >