Are you in love yet? I cannot express my desire for one of these super warm, chic, and cozy coats. Its rare when a coat can get you this excited. Usually this kind of fascination is just reserved for handbags, shoes, and maybe even some dresses (oh and of course a Lindsey Adelman chandelier). Moncler is the brand behind these beauties.
They are an investment without a doubt. But, once you have one of these it will be passed on the next generation. Promise. The quality is outstanding, and well, the design speaks for itself. I bought mine in 2001 when I was living in NY, which was having a particularly cold winter. I needed to step up my winter gear. The cute little red pea coat just wasn't cutting it anymore so I got the mother of all down coats - a goldenish puffer coat. Boy was I happy camper after that. I will let you know this, back then Moncler was not high-end, not until 2003 when it was acquired by an Italian entrepreneur who also became its creative director. He revamped the brand into a high-end, top design coat and clothing line company. So, you could say mine is the poor distant cousin, a Moncler no-less.
The first coat is my favorite. But really, I would be happy with any of them. See their entire collection here. Thoughts? Likes? dislikes?
[all images via Moncler]