A Leather Trench Speaks Volumes

Master lived in NYC during the 1970’s.
Gritty, Messy, Cutting Edge, Exciting.
Dangerous.

He rocked a Leather Trench and Turtleneck
like John Shaft:

John Shaft Fashion Icon

Shaft (1971) – Opening Credit

 dievca ran into this slick Alaia Leather Trench
on auction at Housing Works NYC:

Azzedine Alaia Leather Trench housingworks

Auction ends 4/16/2015 10:00 PM EST (interested? click on photo)

Which prompted her to look at other
Vintage Leather Trench Coats:

And what was out there to purchase:

Hmm~
You might be channeling your inner Dominatrix.
Practical or not…
A Leather Trench is SEXY!


12 Comments on “A Leather Trench Speaks Volumes”

  1. Pelelotus says:

    The red trench is especially sexy x

  2. hispetitelle says:

    You had me at Shaft…

    “They say this cat is a bad mutha…watch your mouth!…I’m talking ’bout Shaft…Then we can dig it…Shaft!

    Coach wore a leather trench in the 70s while in college. I’ve got some great pics. I’ve never owned one.

  3. Love!!!! I would love a green either one..! xxx

  4. Definitely Shaft’s! If not, I’d settle with the Etienne Aigner one! xxx

    • dievca says:

      It sounds like you are in to the brown or burgundy color vintage trenches – Fabulous! I really liked that Etienne Aigner trench, too. XO

  5. esther says:

    right on! yes, love the leather trench. i was in the city in the ’70’s as well 😉

  6. I have visions of arriving, in a trench and heels and Agent Provocateur lingerie underneath…Someone needs to throw a partay…


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