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Spectacular collection. Everything is refined !

sounds like "dirty European aristocracy".....

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Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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this from Belstaff? i love it! very pleasantly suprised. this is what burberry SHOULD be. dark and sophisticated. this shows that bulky jackets and coats can still be impeccably tailored and flattering.

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Originally Posted by TianCouture View Post
Apparently it's Burberry's ex-design director of 16 yrs., Martin looks almost like a darker, more polished version of Burberry, though.
Ah, now it makes sense; when I first looked at this collection I thought immediately of Burberry, especially in the way it's styled presented.

It is gorgeous - Wow, would love to own a lot of this outerwear.

JCrew has been selling Belstaff pieces for a few years now and I noticed they were looking more stylish recently, but this is wildly more so even.

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Join Date: Jul 2005
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Some really great jackets and coats here, impressive...wonder who's behind this?

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The coats and jackets are to die for.

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Originally Posted by Psylocke View Post
Do they have a new design team or something? This looks so much better than what I know from Belstaff. The first look in post #2 is perfection.
new owners, new creative director (Martin Cooper as mentioned above), new flagship stores opening in NYC and London this Fall, and there was an article in WWD a few months ago that mentioned they've hired Laird + Partners for the upcoming F/W campaign. quite exciting.

i've been waiting for this relaunch forever and so far it does not disappoint

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Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Nantes
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i'm a huge fan of belstaff, and this is wonderful.

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Join Date: Jun 2009
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Posts: 775 has a nice profile of the newness spewing from this brand...

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