Street Style: Cozy Coats and Warm Vests

Street Style: Cozy Coats and Warm Vests
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 29, 2011

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We caught Mustafa running to work in style, wearing a quilted coat with patchwork detail. He’s stylishly laid back for a man on-the-go.

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This Rocawear designer livens up the dull winter streets in a traditional quilted snap coat, in a not-so traditional color.

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This suit designer keeps warm in a chocolate brown coat he made for himself.

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Kenneth Cole has updated this military coat in a cool way by adding leather and fur. This stylish man on the street wears it well.

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Model, Savage Rodgers wearing a Desigual fur trimmed bubble vest. His winter style: “A twist of vintage with urban influences, but the main goal is to look great while staying warm.”

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Mack Lilaine, an Abercrombie & Fitch Sales Associate represents by wearing a cool snorkel by the company in a Cali surfer, meets city-boy style.

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Event Producer Marvin Hickman keeps it simple in Zara Man. He describes his winter style as “classic, comfortable and functional. Big coats and bulky accessories just don’t do it for me.”

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Fashion Designer and F.I.T. Fashion Design Professor, Renaldo Barnette, wears a coat by TSE Cashmere and fur scarf by Michael McCollom for Trilogy. His winter style: “Warm and (hopefully) neat. Nothin’ worse than a sloppy Brother.”

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Writer and filmmaker Raphael Marriot wears a coat by Adama Kai. His winter style: “Italian couture.”

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In a wool toggle coat and khakis, photographer Jason Smith shows his classic American flavor.

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Pratt student Deven Gayle’s swag is undeniable in this bubble vest, jeans and Timbs.

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Mobolaji Dawodu, Fashion Editor for Fader, just arrived from Nigeria where he found this spotted hat to pair with his plaid patterned coat. Worldly style at its best.

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Celebrity stylist Keino Benjamin styles his sleek coat with several layers.

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London McFadden sports all-black everything, including a basic bubble. But his Jump royal blue sneakers add a kick of color to his look.

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Anaelechi Owunanne, founding partner at Freeform Deform Architectural Studio, keeps it cool in neutrals. The zip-up detail of his coat adds a nice touch.

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Myron Christian — visual artist/writer/director/illuminator — wears a cool herringbone scarf that makes his wine-colored coat by Jil Sander pop.

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Llamar Brison takes to the streets in a funky varsity jacket with cool pops of color.

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Model Tony Triumph admits it’s all about his hats in the winter, but it’s the utility jacket he’s wearing that we love most.

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Zion Bakari, an artist and stylist wears a coat from Zara. When asked to describe his style — “damn sexy,” pretty much sums it up.

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Urban from head to toe.

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Taylor Dixon is a Student @ LIM College/ Footwear Designer
2. Jacket- Andrew Buckler, Cardigan- Rodarte for Opening Ceremony, Shirt- Zara, Pants- All Saints, Shoes- All Saints, Socks- Lacoste
3. My winter still is very functional with certain details in my clothing allowing more aesthetic appeal to contribute to my looks.

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Research scientist John keeps warm with his sporty vest.

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Bola Ogun is a Zara man from head to toe.

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Musician, Sephan Lamar in Soho.

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Waiting for the new Air Jordan’s. Wearing his LG vest.