Tapping into the trend for all things hybrid, the waistcoat is literally twisted to become outerwear, as seen in the Les Hommes Fall/Winter 2010/2011 collection. As the lead image shows, a contrasting sheepskin lining and asymmetric cut - with the collar and lapel a deconstructed transplant of a jacket bottom â€“ take the evening wear classic outdoors. Off centre buttons keep things off-kilter whereas a navy and black colorway retain an eveningwear edge.
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