Ladies and gents (mostly ladies I presume, but there’s no room for discrimination on my blog nonetheless!), you can all relax for this is the last one in the so-called Push It magazine outfit series! That’s right, time to whip out the camera and start shooting fresh photos again (these were getting kind of mouldy, actually). So anyone who’s been already introduced to, now widely recognized, the most brilliant internet comic of all time – Dolan – and its unique vocabulary can easily understand the title of the post. Others, who may not have been so lucky, will not get much from it, I’m afraid. BUT! That’s where this next paragraph comes in.
I’ve heard numerous times that wearing leather in winter is a suicide. You’ll freeze at some point and eventually die. No, not really, I’m joking, but there is definitely a good number of people who are not very keen on it. Well, I have to clear up a few misconceptions here and tell you that yes, leather has the cold feel to it, but no, you’re not going to freeze if you’re wearing it during the winter. While woven and knitted fabrics do have that warm feel, they also have very tiny (or sometimes very big) holes in them, due to thread interlacing in the process of making them. The holes create air circulation and it makes those fabrics very pleasant to your skin. That’s why we mostly wear cotton, silk and viscose when it’s warm. Leather, on the other hand, is compact. Ever wondered why bikers prefer leather jackets over coats? Or why animals don’t need jackets at all? Now you know. Leather allows the skin to breathe, yet stops the external air to penetrate. Especially when it’s layered. Especially when you wear wool sweater (for your skin to breathe) underneath, for additional warm points.
On the photos above I’m sporting triple leather – the pants, the jacket, the west. Four actually, if you count the bag too. And of course, the shoes – it’s a total of five leather pieces.
If we add my underwear to the list though…
If you haven’t already puked from this much leather and still want more, check my previous post on DIY Givenchy look-a-like skirt! Or my Vienna street style. If you’re a fan of maxi skirts and churches, you should check out my Amsterdam street style as well. Or my outfit for lunch at Bagels&Beans.
I’m seriously going to stop now.
surprise surprise – everything thrifted and/ or no brand