Rosemary Mac Cabe

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Celine A/W 2012

Celine‘s A/W 2012 collection was another resounding success – oversized coats, androgynous accents, tailored trouser, zips and block colours. No wonder it’s the label to own, covet, emulate (oh hai, Zara, we see what you’re doing). The jaunty neck scarves …

Wed, Mar 7, 2012, 10:30

   

Celine‘s A/W 2012 collection was another resounding success – oversized coats, androgynous accents, tailored trouser, zips and block colours. No wonder it’s the label to own, covet, emulate (oh hai, Zara, we see what you’re doing). The jaunty neck scarves and cropped trousers added playful accents to what was otherwise quite an austere collection, with echoes of the past and hints of the future in the severe, clinical white coats. Can you tell that I loved it? In other, but related, news, I tried to find a Celine Trapeze bag online to buy today – and the only one I could find was €3,000. I still considered it. I think I may be unwell …

This coat, with the slick calf hide lapels? Perfection.