Reinvention has become fashion’s favourite MO. Some results are game-changing (if not for Phoebe Philo and some fur, mandals would still just be sandals for men). Others unnecessary (seriously, another ruffled, bishop-sleeved top made of shirting?). Then there are those that make a good thing more desirable. This season’s take on the creative crowd’s staple outer falls into the last category with collectible-worthy adaptations – from Loewe’s hand-shredded rendition to Alexander McQueen’s floral duvet-trench hybrids.

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This story first appeared in Female’s March 2018 issue.

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