I’m beginning to hate my puffer jacket. I just want to wear something insulating and protective but unrestricting, something like the many wonderful examples of outerwear shown at Lemaire AW22 last month.
Described as “an urban horde of modern-day hunter-gatherers,” the collection nailed Lemaire’s versatile trademarks – trench coats, soft overcoats, deconstructed blazers – for the 24-hour city girl (or boy). Accompanying the utility-luxe silhouettes and layered styling were equally desirable accessories. Cross-body bags to create graphic demarcation, knitted balaclavas (still around for 2022) and bougie leather water bottle holders.
Back to my puffer; it would be great to attach some straps to the inside, so I could just sling it across my back Helmut Lang-style when not wearing it. Shall look into it…
WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Lemaire AW22
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