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I know, the Outsiders reference is a bit of a stretch, but the cold weather outside is very real. We thought we would round up some of our favorite cold weather pieces in-store and online. We want to keep you warm on these brisk winter nights. (We apologize for the poor photo quality, come see the pieces in person in the shop @ 56 Bogart!) Mary Meyer limited edition Dee wool plaid jacket, $195 Hirohisa & Lewis Black Muff Hat, $80 Indian Cotton Blankets, $62 each Foot Traffic combed cotton tights, $11 Guatemalan Leather Fleece-lined Boots, $98 MM Slash Scarf, $97 Come by the store (56 Bogart St, Brooklyn, NY) or shop our online store for more fleece, wool, and...

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Leather in 1979

It's November and leather weather is upon us! In honor of the iconic material, check out the following editorial from a 1979 issue of L'Officiel. The spread goes beyond your everyday leather jacket, showing the versatility of tanned hides.  From a fashion history standpoint, the editorial is also a potent reminder that decadism can be problematic. The big shoulders, big hair, and nipped waist so associated with the 1980s are all in full effect here. Leather forever! On the left: Claude Montana for Ideal Cuir. On the right: Anne-Marie Beretta for Mac Douglas. On the left: Claude Montana for Ideal Cuir. On the right: Beged'Or   Reversible leather - yes please! On the left: Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. On the right:...

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