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The Stutterheim Rain Coats Feature a Vintage Look

By: Vivian Lau - Published: Jun 16, 2012 • References: stutterheim.se and fastcodesign
There are often movies or books in which a child will go up into the attic and find an emotionally-draining keepsake that once belonged to a loved one and the conception of the oh-so-vintage Stutterheim rain coats runs a similar storyline.

The popular Swedish jacket line started after a young Alex Stutterheim found an old fishing coat that belonged to his Grandfather, long ago. Struck with a powerful wave of nostalgia, he proceeded to fashion his own updated, version from an oil cloth. Received well by friends, Stutterheim soon created an entire line, all hand-sewn with the same rustic, classic cut. Featuring three basic colors -- black, white and olive -- the coats are minimalistic and sport beautiful streaked patterns when doused with rain.

These rain jackets only go to show that fashion is timeless and that we're never too old to play dress-up, in one form or another.