Adam

Added Feb 9, 2009

By burdastyle

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Description

Here we are in deep winter, and we know the guys need to stay just as warm and toasty as the girls. This double-breasted winter coat is modern sophistication with classic details, AND it will keep you nice and warm.

Material Notes

wool, silk, interfacing, buttons, shoulder pads

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

For
Men
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Casual, Classic
Material
Silk, Wool

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    Feb 10, 2009, 07.39 AMby redmage0011

    speaking from a man’s piont of view, I LOVE this coat. I think there is nothing wrong with the fit, the fabric is girly but its not like you HAVE to use the fabric in the picture. I would make this in just a plain black or slight pinstripe, I think the design is bold enough to be done without a pattern. I will have to try this someday!

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    Feb 10, 2009, 07.07 AMby elainemay

    This is interesting— I like the idea of a men’s coat pattern, but I wasn’t quite sure how I felt about this when I saw it. I showed it to my boyfriend, who is a pretty snazzy dresser and has no fear of fashion-y details or slim cuts in general, but he said it looked like a man wearing a women’s coat. I’ve been trying to figure out why it has that vibe because it actually has a pretty straight, masculine silhouette. I think the blackwatch plaid might be part of it, but I think the other thing is that the buttons only come down to the waist, which makes it look like skirted, especially when the model has his hands in his pockets. I think for those who are finding the coat too feminine, if you extend the rows of buttons down to the hips or further, that would probably solve it.

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    Feb 10, 2009, 07.04 AMby dianacirne

    Love the design! Is great for every man!! It goes well is different fabrics and buttons, everything thing is possible with a great design! Congratulations!

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    Feb 10, 2009, 04.25 AMby ememtee

    I like this coat, but think it is having a bit of an identity crisis. The tartan fabric is far too girly, and the style is too fitted. Most men, certainly in the UK, only wear fabric overcoats formally, over suits or jackets, and there is certainly no room for a jacket under this one. In fact, it looks too tight on your model.

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    Feb 10, 2009, 03.44 AMby carottesauvage

    It reminds me of a Prussian soldier coat (circa 19th c perhaps?). I like this contemporary interpretation!

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    Feb 10, 2009, 01.07 AMby kleinfee

    I like this creation. And I think my boyfriend would like also very much. But till now my skills are to bad!

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    Feb 10, 2009, 12.12 AMby katexxxxxx

    Smart. It would look good in a plain fabric, too, but it’s nice to see a plaid. Too many black and gray coats out there!

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    Feb 9, 2009, 07.38 PMby erdronen

    thanks for the new pattern! I’m excited to see what people create out of this! I myself will probably wait until next winter on a mens coat :) i really like the design though!

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    Feb 9, 2009, 06.20 PMby milliesewly

    it’s a bit too bulky, and the fabric choice is funky….. but thank you for the pattern, ill see if i can make it happen

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    Feb 9, 2009, 05.58 PMby nuiwida23

    strange…i find this pattern quite girly. maybe in a more masculine fabric i would like it more.

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