Most effective wintertime style and extras: boots, jackets, perfume

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Coveted column for issue 07, Image magazine. Collage is by Drew Milling for The Times.

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Saint Laurent

A Saint Laurent Teddy jacket.

This silk and viscose Teddy jacket has sufficient oomph to make you stand out from the crowd this holiday period. The zip jacket from the French manufacturer has a silk lining and tricolor bands of black, purple and white. (Santa-accredited professional suggestion: Use it beneath a significant winter coat for some added pop.) $2,690.

Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Sustainability does not have to necessarily mean drab or tedious. These retro navy Duck City Glitter ankle boots from the British designer contain, as the products description states, “a solvent-no cost, biodegradable sole” and a chunky block heel and zipper entrance. Indeed, walk on (in design), we say! Stroll on. $1,095.

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton's Les Extraits Collection.

Frank Gehry’s footprint is just about everywhere. The L.A. architect at the rear of Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and L.A.’s Walt Disney Concert Corridor has teamed with Louis Vuitton’s master perfumer, Jacques Cavallier Belletrud, on a sequence of pleasant women’s fragrances known as Les Extraits Assortment. The bottles for the colourful scents — Cosmic Cloud, Dancing Blossom, Stellar Times, Symphony and Rhapsody — have sculptural steel tops in Gehry style, of course. From $530.


An Everlane denim shirt.

Here’s a twist on a common men’s denim shirt that seems excellent dressed up for a WFH Zoom sesh or dressed down for a weekend brunch with friends in downtown L.A. The slender-fitting Denim Popover Shirt from the San Francisco-based mostly brand comes in darkish or retro indigo and functions a front pocket. $88.

Clare V. X Grace Lee

A Clare V. X Grace Lee bag.

Depart the clutch at dwelling and venture into the West Hollywood scene with this attractive bracelet bag from the Echo Park-primarily based vogue designer and the Venice-centered jewelry designer. This Nappa leather-based bag, which is offered in black and creme, has a drawstring pouch and a brass ring. $299.


A black Gucci striped sneaker.

You may well be all “Father, son and Residence of Gucci” just after viewing the movie primarily based on the vogue home. (We are as well.) These black New Ace Thoroughly clean Net Stripe leather-based kicks function the brand’s classic green and pink stripe as perfectly as a snake-pores and skin-embossed heel with the Gucci emblem. The specifics on the soles by itself are worth just about every penny. (Also comes in white with purple and blue stripes.) $690.

Leret Leret

The Leret Leret No. 23 sweater.

You are undoubtedly heading locations in 2022. (Feel it! Permit it be your mantra.) Whilst you are at it, make all those dreams identified visually with this dazzling yellow Leret Leret sweater featuring scenic mountains, a stream and a meadow. This No. 23 crewneck sweater, section of the brand’s Selection 3, is made from a medium-excess weight, ethically sourced Mongolian cashmere. $475.