The Sunday newspaper felt heavy. It's the time of year when everyone is trying to part you from your money in the great pre-Christmas spend. Out of the cellophane bag fell a brochure from J. Crew, a name that I'm familiar with only because of frequent mentions from my blogging friends across the pond.
It's interesting to see the images chosen to promote the brand; a London taxi, looking rather bling!
Not content with one store in the capital they have opened three. The edited collection for men is in one of my favourite areas, Lamb's Conduit Street.
Before the shop opened the windows were obscured by illustrations of rather funky lambs. The illustrator was Hugo Guinness. (Just the sort of job that I would have loved to have done.)
What about the clothes? Embellished collars seem to be everywhere and J. Crew are no exception.
All together now,
I want the jumper, and the trousers and the bag and...