I really enjoyed watching these two Bill Cunningham videos showing us how both men and women are sporting statement coats in all kinds of fun colours, patterns and silhouettes to ward off the frosty New York cold.
Racked published an interesting article about how luxury outerwear brands Moncler and Canada Goose have turned puffy Winter coats into legitimate luxury items.
If you could use another Winter coat, then have a look at The Guardian’s list of the 10 Best Warm Coats, or this roundup of 24 Puffer Coats to Bundle Up as Stylishly As Possible This Winter.
Do you hesitate to sport your big Winter coat with more dressy looks? Then “How James Spader Helped Me Overcome My Fear of Pairing Formal Clothing With a Parka” is for you.
Fab Links from Our Members
Approprio wanted to share this 1996 telephone conversation between David Bowie and Alexander McQueen.
Diane G thought this list of petite fashion bloggers compiled by Catherine may be useful for some of our petite Fabbers.
Une femme d’un certain âge’s post on alternatives for the must-have crisp white shirt caught Joy’s eye.
CocoLion came across an article about Macy’s going in the direction of Nordstrom Rack.
Annagybe lets us know that Grace Coddington is stepping down at Vogue, but will continue to work for the magazine, assuming the role of Creative Director At Large.
Suz thought the following quote, taken from this David Bowie article, sums up ’70s Glam in a nutshell:
“I think in the ’70s that there was a general feeling of chaos, a feeling that the idea of the ’60s as ‘ideal’ was a misnomer. Nothing seemed ideal anymore. Everything seemed in-between. We thought, ‘Are we entering a great flux from which we’ll never come out again?’ The reaction …in my work, it was just horror: ‘Well, it’s all over! So just dress up! Put your best clothes on because it’s finished!’”