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This Dress is a Hoot

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Vintage 1960s belted uniform-inspired shimmy dress with adorable owl belt buckle and buttons from mkmack on etsy. $63. Click on the images below to see the seller’s listing.

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February 27, 2012 at 10:45 am

Jacket Duty

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High-neck, double-breasted military jacket from Sarah Burton’s Alexander McQueen Pre-Fall 2011 collection. $2,217 at neimanmarcus.com. It was originally $6,335.

Gentleman’s Agreement

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I admit we have neglected the men on This Week’s Look lately. To remedy that, we plowed the depths of eBay and etsy this week to bring you some of the finest haberdashery around. Most of these wool coats and jackets are vintage, some are not, but any one of them will surely make you the most debonair dude on deck. Click on each image below to see the full listing.

The “James Bond” double breasted, belted wool jacket on eBay. $95 with free shipping.

The “Pete Campbell” vintage 1960s silk and wool blend sport coat from OneTrickChassis on etsy. $48.

The “Cameo” vintage 1960s charcoal flecked wool coat from TripleGemini on etsy. $145.

The “Don Draper” vintage 1960s wool flannel sport coat from FabGabs on etsy. $58.

Vintage Pendleton single breasted wool coat from KeyAcquisitions on etsy. $40.

The “99 Percent” vintage 1950s Army issued wool coat from BetaPorHomme on etsy. $48.

The “Highlander” vintage hooded wool overcoat with faux horn buttons from BrightWall on etsy. $90.

The “British Invasion” vintage 1960s Carnaby Street wool coat from iandrummondvintage on etsy. $149.

The “French Connection” vintage 1960s navy blue, double breasted coat. Made in France. Current bid on eBay $135 with free shipping.

The “Donnie Brasco” vintage 1970s wool coat with faux fur collar and lining from LiliesValleyVintage on etsy. $125.

This avant-garde, anime-inspired asymmetrical wool blend coat comes in black or grey. $160 on eBay with free shipping.

The “Cowboy” vintage “Crownwear for Carl Putzer” overcoat with removable plaid liner and western yoke. Current bid on eBay $39.99.

The “Officer and a Gentleman” vintage 1970s never worn, Italian Navy officer’s coat. $150 on eBay with free shipping.

The “Roger Sterling” vintage wool overcoat with faux fur collar from BrightWall on etsy. $80.

The “Echo Park” vintage tweed blazer with suede elbow patches from TandemNorthwest on etsy. $40.

Vintage original Swiss Army wool overcoat from BetaPorHomme on etsy. $98.

Vintage wool jacket with Greek key pattern and faux fur collar and lining from bytheway on etsy. $75.

You’ll be ready for smoking cigars and sipping brandy after the fox hunt in this grey wool Trachten jacket. Current bid on eBay $149.

The “Inspector Gadget” vintage extra-slim, belted Donegal tweed trench coat. Current bid on eBay $74.50.

Vintage 1970s double breasted wool coat. Made in Germany. Current bid on eBay $130.

Vintage French Air Force wool officer’s coat from RueBroc on etsy. $61.75.

Military Princess

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Vintage 1960s beautifully tailored wool coat. Flattering princess cut with military inspired details in a bright red hue. And look at that inverted pleat in the back. So stunning. Current bid on eBay $31. Click on the images below to see the listing.

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December 8, 2011 at 10:31 am

Hey Sailor

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Navy issue black wool, belted trench coat from NakedVintage on etsy. $100. Click on the image to see the full listing.

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September 30, 2011 at 9:37 am

20 Vintage Coats Under $80

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Most are actually under $50! Click on each image below to see the full listing.

Vintage 1960s to 1970s red wool military princess coat with faux fur trim. Current bid on eBay $20.

Vintage 1970s princess cut belted coat on eBay. Current bid $35.

Whoa. Like whoa. Vintage 1960s Lilli Ann knit dress and matching coat with fur trim. Current bid on eBay $62.50.

Vintage 1970s lipstick red belted spy trench. $65 on eBay.

Incredible vintage ivory wool, mohair and leather coat on eBay. Current bid $10.

Vintage Pendleton wool plaid coat on eBay. Current bid $15.

Vintage 1950s to 1960s elegant wool coat on eBay. Current bid $34.99.

Vintage 1970s camel coat with chocolate faux fur collar. Current bid on eBay $14.99.

Vintage 1960s mod green belted coat with silver buttons. $55 on eBay.

Vintage double-breasted, nicely tailored short trench on eBay. $30.

Vintage 1960s belted fur short coat on eBay. Current bid $35.

Vintage 1960s double-breasted mini trench. $45 on eBay.

Vintage 1970s belted plaid trench coat on eBay. Current bid $35.

Vintage 1950s to 1960s leopard print faux fur jacket with belt. Current bid on eBay $24.99.

Vintage 1960s to 1970s plaid Pendleton cape on eBay. Current bid $24.95.

Vintage 1960s chocolate brown faux fur coat on eBay. Current bid $8.99.

Vintage double-breasted lightweight knit coat. $45 on eBay.

Vintage 1960s plaid double-breasted coat on eBay. Current bid $19.99.

Vintage 1960s to 1970s navy blue belted coat with fleece lining. $24.99 on eBay.

OK, so this isn’t very fall/winter, but it’s so amazing I had to show you. Vintage 1960s candy striped, belted trench coat. $76 on eBay.

Vintage Essentials for Men

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When you combine a bad ass vintage leather jacket with the intoxicating scent of aloofness, it’s like pouring pheromones all over your body. But first, you need to find the right jacket. Therein lies the dilemma. Scoping vintage clothing requires patience and focus. The kind that comes with dos equis chromosomes. But fear not my comrades, for I am here to help you.

There are a number of ways you can go with a vintage leather jacket. Café racer, Brando, bomber, Fight Club, safari, Members Only, blazer, Donnie Brasco, pimp. I tend to prefer the belted spy or military styles. However, that length can be difficult to pull off for some. Consider what length best fits your body type. Resist the urge to buy a roomy jacket. Fit is everything. A guy in a slouchy or boxy leather jacket just looks awkward. Buying online is tricky, so know your measurements. You can also measure a jacket you currently own (one that fits well) and use that as a guide. I like honey, cognac or caramel browns over black. Below are some of the best vintage leather jackets for men we found on eBay and etsy this week. Click on each image below to see the full listing.

Vintage 1970s belted leather jacket, size 38. $96 on eBay.

Vintage brown leather flight jacket, size 38. $59.99 on eBay.

Vintage 1970s, dark brown leather jacket, size 38-40. $129.99 on eBay or make an offer.

1970s Vintage safari jacket with four patch pockets, size 38. $50 on eBay.

Burnt sienna leather jacket from apocalypsevintage on etsy. $65.

Vintage 1960s or 1970s brown leather jacket, size 40. $68.95 on eBay or make an offer.


Vintage brown leather jacket with zipper pockets, size M. $69.99 on eBay or make an offer.

Vintage light blue, mod leather coat, size M. $99 on eBay or make an offer.

Vintage 1970s or 1980s burnt sienna jacket from StuckOnVintage on etsy. $56.25.

Vintage black, safari-style leather coat, size 40. $130 on eBay.

Vintage burnt orange leather jacket, size 44. $55.24 on eBay.

Tailored vintage rusty brown leather coat, size 36. $78.12 on eBay.

Vintage 1970s, ochre brown leather jacket from icouldbegoodforyou on etsy. $110.

Vintage brown leather coat with woven detail, size 40. $180 on eBay.

Vintage 1960s dead stock, gray leather jacket, size M. $199 on eBay.

Vintage dark reddish-brown leather coat with shearling collar and lining, size 38-40. $140 on eBay or make an offer.

Vintage 1980s light brown leather blazer, size 40. $38 on eBay.

Vintage light brown leather jacket, size 38. $159.99 on eBay or make an offer.

Beat It! Vintage 1980s red leather jacket from 86Vintage86 on etsy. $68.