Real Men Can Wear Fur Lapels

A masculine Swiss man who deals fresh water pearls, rocks a fur lapel and knee high leather boots with our Copper Orange Davek Elite Umbrella.

A masculine Swiss man  from Berne rocks a fur lapel and knee high leather boots with our Copper Orange Davek Elite Umbrella.

 

 

Perhaps he borrowed the look from Victor & Rolf.  (photo courtesy of TheMonsieur.com

Perhaps he borrowed the look from Victor & Rolf. (photo courtesy of TheMonsieur.com

 

Or maybe he got the look from Marc Jacobs (does this guy not have the striking blue eyes of the guy in Downton Abbey?)

Or maybe he got the look from Marc Jacobs (does this guy not have the striking blue eyes of the guy in Downton Abbey?)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I understand how pulling off Pascal’s look might be tough for most men, but I loved his boldness and how his look reminded me of the end of the Victorian era (ie Downton Abbey) when train travel was luxurious and people traveled with beautiful leather trunks.

More importantly  his thick fur lapel keeps him warmer without having to sacrifice the slim fit of his wool coat.

Three Ways to Wear Barbour

One of our first Barbour Jacket Customers from last year spotted on the East Village’s wonderful 9th Street.  And her Bedale jacket looks good as new.   

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He looks great in this quilted Barbour Vest but he’s kindly giving it to his boyfriend as a Christmas gift.

Barbour Umbrella + Barbour Jacket = a great match

Barbour Umbrella + Barbour Jacket = a great match

50 Shades of Grey

Grey rainboots are a nice alternative to black and softening outfits.  I also like how a grey outfit can make a grey day feel special for being grey.

 

Grey Kamik Rainboots.  Faux Grey Wolf Handbag with Leather Handle.  Grey Fascinator mini-beret.  All sold at Amé Amé in the East Village of NYC on the 9th Street.

Grey Kamik Rainboots. Faux Grey Wolf Handbag with Leather Handle. Grey Fascinator mini-beret. All sold at Amé Amé in the East Village of NYC on the 9th Street.

 

 

Afraid to move beyond a black umbrella?  Take baby steps with a lux grey umbrella.

Grey Contessa Umbrella. Faux Chinchilla Grey Scarf from London by Moore and Moore.  Silver Wrap Tassel Bracelet by Emily Kammeyer.

Grey Contessa Umbrella. Faux Chinchilla Grey Scarf from London by Moore and Moore. Silver Wrap Tassel Bracelet by Emily Kammeyer.   Fresh Water Pearl Earrings with Cubic Zirconinan accents  that look vintage.  All found at Amé Amé.  318 E 9th Street.