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Unholy Matrimony

Shake it up with these cropped cargo pants in heavy black denim. Unquie and stylish, remindes me of a Victorian chimney sweep. Pick these up from Blackbirds, Seattle .

Check it Out: www.blackbirdballard.com

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Fashion Inspiration: The Lives of Others

Be inspired by the 2006 German film ‘The lives of Others’. Set in the Ostalgie East Berlin. The story follows the battle between human morality in a harsh socialist regime. The fashion is understated and simple with few but bold signature pieces, here is a collection to add that socialist kitsch to your wardrobe:

 

Check it Out: www.refinery29.com

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Have you got Wood Wood ?

Pick up this ultra slick retro mac from Wood Wood, entitled Neptune. The lining of this jacket is to die for and the powder blue colour will had that extra edge to stand out. You can own this for 280 EUR.
Check it Out: www.woodwood.dk

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The Rockers: Rick Owens Update

Revive the British 1960s subcultural movement of The Rockers with this updated modern twist from Rick Owens,  this asymmetric leather jacket is style statement, you can pick it up from Oki-ni. If you like this item you may like my previous highlighted British leather jacket from 666.

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Made in England: 666 Leather

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J. Lindeberg: élan of simplicity

Stay warm for the last of winter months with this beautifully crafted knit cardigan from J. Lindeberg. This chunky knit delight in grey is a perfect throw on for a morning stroll along the beach and classic piece for any wardrobe. You can pick it up for 189 EURO.

Check it Out: www.jlindeberg.com

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Retro Americana

American Optical Frames

Mix it up this seasons with a pair of retro frames to finalise any look.

Remember Geek is chic.

Check it Out: www.erikschedin.com

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Reif: Style, Texture & Tweed

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A must for 2009 is the up and coming fashion designer from the U.S, Reif. Her designs mix the classic with a modern, clean line ascetic. The design talent of the jacket and the trousers above is sheer handmade quality. The tweed bomber jacket it made from wool boucie tweed with interesting pocket details. The olive colour really sets a vintage and classic tone. The trousers, in this years camel,  are fitted with a perfect silhouette  which screams iconic edwardian hero with a contemporary twist.  You can pick up the jacket for $115 and the trousers for $90.

Check it Out: www.reif-haus.com

 

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