Billy Reid AW13 Pitti Preview
Another eye-catching collection from the American designer, making perfect use of earthy tones in beautiful jackets and heavy knits with jacquard prints. A well balanced mix of menswear essentials such as sharp blazers and shirts, while allowing you the freedom to play around with pattern and texture through thoroughly detailed garments.
The standouts? I would have to say everything leather: from superb vintage looking briefcases, totes and holdalls, up to the suede loafers and leather boots, simply outstanding…
The story of the Levi’s Trucker in a minute
The denim jacket is one of those iconic pieces that’s been around for ages…and when it comes to denim, Levi’s is the major player. Few brands have its background and experience in working with this timeless fabric.
Their trucker jacket is one of those items that has withstand the passing of times, reaching an almost legendary status. It survived fashion and trends, continuously adapting and being incorporated into different outfits.
Levi’s has recently released a 1 minute video on the evolution of the Trucker Jacket. Check it out!
Despite the many available models and collaborations with reputed brands such as Billy Reid, Pendleton, Opening Cerimony, Stussy or Filson, the most sought version is the original, preferably a beaten up vintage one. Ebay is a great place to look for one:
Once you score one, all you have to do is wear it proudly:
Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs from Street Etiquette are outstanding dressers. Here you can see Joshua (on the right), sporting a vintage Levi’s trucker.