Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Live it Forever



REAL fans live forever, were the words uttered by Liam Gallagher at the Brits recently and so do iconic clothes and clothing images.

The picture of brother Noel wearing the Penfield red and white Pac-Jac as the band played their biggest ever concerts at Knebworth lives long in the memory, and so it will live long in the high street with the rerelease of the 35th anniversary jacket out now.

An anniversary zip pull is featured on the jacket, which has an adjustable hood and large pouch pocket similar to the old Ellesse top.

Unlike a lot of fashion wear, the Penfield range does what it says on the tin, the waterproof jackets are meant for serious outdoor pursuits, but anyway, forget about that they look f***ing mint.

The weather proof waxed jacket in light khaki has a sublime tight cropped collar, while the Gibson wax jacket in cotton which comes in Navy is a real challenge to other outdoor coats for cut, style and practicality.

Smatter the range with a number of classic short-sleeved shirts, and the look is almost complete, but for me the jackets will look best off-set against their Big Bear T-shirts, which are statement in themselves, or the super cool Anzak navy hooded shirt in Gingham.

Or lob on a Fjall Raven Owl shirt. The Wind Cheater style jackets are plentiful at the moment, with the K-Way Claude coming in some fabulous colours and are a useful tool to have ready as spring arrives and soaks your new pure wool jumper.

Luke 1977 also offer some natty Shower Kagool, but my favourite drops in with the Penfield or the dark navy Wallace Luke 1977 jacket or the …