kinoak: 'i heart riggins' jacket

I saw this jacket at Blonde Venus a few weekends ago and it's been haunting my dreams ever since. It's by Melbourne label Kinoak, who are relatively new on the scene and definitely ones to watch. I have a soft spot for anything a bit varsity inspired and this is the perfect modern interpretation of the varsity jacket. Unfortunately, at a little over $500, I doubt I'll be seeing it in my wardrobe any time soon. In the meantime, however, I'll be poring over the rest of  Kinoak's 'Rookie' AW12 collection and I suggest that you do the same.

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15 comments:

  1. This is the ONLY varsity jacket I have ever seen that I like. Ever. Its not blatantly trying to be too "high school" and the colors are spectacular. Jealous! I've never been into it because I was a cheerleader and only the football players wore them (and while I cheered for them, they were all fashionably challenged dorks)

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    1. It's so pretty in real life. The leather sleeves! *swoon* I was that idiot in the store that kept stroking all the clothes haha.

      Since we don't have the whole cheerleading/jock culture in Aus I guess it's easier to idealise it in a fashion sense. But I do prefer the 'glory days' of varsity dressing i.e. 50s/60s fashion. And Grease. haha.

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  2. thats so cute, i usually hate varsity jackets but i really like the blue colour on that!

    xx vacantdays

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  3. If only I could justify $500 for a jacket! I love the colours and like you said its a great modern interp of the classic varsity jacket!

    Ally xxxxxx
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    1. I know right! For that much $$$ I'd prob invest in something a bit more timeless. But still... *wah*

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  4. Fabulous jacket. Love the shade of blue. Definitely on my wish list.

    Christie

    Dark Blue Stripes

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  5. ooh, fun! and love the tim riggins reference. be still, my heart.

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    1. the reference definitely gives the jacket extra cool points!

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  6. Love the colours! I want one! xx

    {Satin&Souffles}

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  7. I love this jacket. i need some more colour in my wardrobe :)
    LaceyLoves

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  8. Aw I love this! I really like varsity jackets (though I don't own any at the moment) and this one is just too cute - sky blue, leather, orange...ah how perfect xx

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  9. Wow the perfect bomber - love!

    xx
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