How to Style – Your Coat in a Weird and Wonderful Way


You know we believe in experimentation, particularity when it regards getting dressed, so this week we decided to get playful with that old winter staple: the trench coat. Naturally it was an Instagram post that sparked our desire to experiment (is there any other form of inspiration these days?), but as life isn’t Instagram, we wanted to see if we could pull this look off #irl. The image that piqued our interest was a campaign shot for the upcoming Melbourne Fashion Week where a bul clothing trench coat and a P.A.M jacket were styled with only one sleeve on, á… Continue Reading

Pink’s Rebel Cause


  Complaining about the winter weather in Canberra is practically a citywide pastime. A scroll through your Instagram feed will show you snaps of people wishing for warmer weather, sharing their best winter style, or marveling at their pets’ frozen over water bowl. Yes, defrosting our cars is annoying, and yes, it’s hard to drag yourself out of bed for a run when it’s still minus three outside, but for most of us, we have a nice, warm home to curl up in. For a lot of people, however this isn’t the case. Up to 2000 people experience homelessness each… Continue Reading

How to Style – A Statement Coat


At Leiden we don’t believe in buying something to wear once before leaving it to languish in your wardrobe, donating it to charity or (the horror) throwing it in the bin. We believe in being mindful about what you buy and making sure that your hard earned dollars are invested in pieces that you will wear again and again and again. Spend you money on good quality pieces that can last the distance; it’s better for your wallet and the environment. One item that I like to invest is outerwear. I spend a lot of money on good quality coats… Continue Reading