Tee Tick

Tee Tick

>> Call it the Phoebe Philo Celine effect, or perhaps it's an older show that set the seeds in motion for my hankering after the perfect leather t-shirt.  Whatever it is, and at whatever level of lemmingdom, I've been looking high and low especially at the high street options this season where leather tee options have gone wild (Wallis, H&M, Cos… ).  Still, I held back because I knew the answer lay in Steve's blog, as menswear designer Carolyn Massey's A/W 10-11 designed a patch pocket nude leather tee that in terms of shade and shape fit the bill.  I don't want anything remotely fitted i.e. something I might 'perspire' in… so an XS in menswear should do the trick.   

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Fortunately, through the other half, I was able to make a private order and come August, a buttery bit of nudie leather will be slinking around me…

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  1. Clare

    2010-04-01 at 11:54 PM

    I’m very much enjoying all the posts your churning out, it’s nice to have you back properly!
    Last year when I was at Fashion156 (and Guy was on holiday…) Luke brought in his recent delivery of metres of pleather that we draped into ballgowns, but he eventually made them into a leather t shirt which looked amazing but was the sweatiest thing in the World.
    A little story for you there…
    http://iliketweet.blogspot.com/
    x

  2. princesschica

    2010-04-02 at 12:35 AM

    I love your blog. How old are you and when did you start dressing like this? I really wanna know !

  3. Brigadeiro

    2010-04-02 at 12:36 AM

    That nude leather tee is brilliant!!!
    xx

  4. Walk The Sand

    2010-04-02 at 1:14 AM

    That is awesome. Gorgeous. Excellent advance buy!
    x

  5. Dean

    2010-04-02 at 3:17 AM

    Love it man with leather just like me feel good. Brilliant

  6. Mike

    2010-04-02 at 3:18 AM

    It is so cool even with that suit pants. Really clssic

  7. addictedtoysl

    2010-04-02 at 5:19 AM

    I have a vintage copper leather t-shirt, but really liked the Celine ones better. It’s amazing how sleek and molded they are, and how perfectly they tucked into those wide-legged pants; my old boxy shirt could never do that.

  8. CHEAP MBTS

    2010-04-02 at 7:11 AM

    well,your blog is so wonderful
    thank you for your share
    best wish for you

  9. Toby Oliver Dean

    2010-04-02 at 7:54 AM

    SO JELLY.

  10. Caroline, No.

    2010-04-02 at 9:50 AM

    That’s absolutely gorgeous. Good choice.

  11. Clare

    2010-04-02 at 11:31 AM

    Ohh, that looks so deliciously soft. The colour is lovely too. I can imagine it with a grey long sleeve t-shirt underneath it…
    Clare x

  12. Sophia Schwan

    2010-04-02 at 11:34 AM

    Wow I am seriously jealous! It’s beautiful. Literally looking buttery soft, which the colour only accentuates! I just bought a leather shirt in distressed blue from Muuba. It has some crazy wiring at the hem of it so that you can change the shape lol.
    http://skiepies.blogspot.com/

  13. Yam

    2010-04-02 at 11:45 AM

    Halo Susie, Here’s Yam who met at the HK Joyce Donatella event. I am wondering if you have got my email=]

  14. Leonidas

    2010-04-02 at 11:47 AM

    incredible. i am in love x
    http://thestyleparticle.blogspot.com

  15. k.m.

    2010-04-02 at 12:22 PM

    that looks so delicious- can’t wait to see what you wear it with!

  16. moi

    2010-04-02 at 12:56 PM

    Yeeee…..a bit too…homo erotic for me…ill stick with the leather shirt, oily mechanic, vest combo thing…as much as a nude leather tee would compliment my frame… urmmm….

  17. loresfashion

    2010-04-02 at 3:05 PM

    amazing!
    XOXO
    check out my blog: http://loresfashion.blogspot.com

  18. Duck

    2010-04-02 at 3:07 PM

    Sigh if only I could make private orders!
    xx
    Duck

  19. Robyn

    2010-04-03 at 10:37 PM

    The Phoebe Philo effect is indeed pervasive! I’ve been looking at the leather shirts and dresses too- I love them in nude leather!

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