Taylor channels Paddington Bear

New style icon

It is a truth universally acknowledged that every stylish woman needs a muse. An icon whose unmistakable, era-defining look can be reinterpreted and reimagined, shaping our style through the ages. But why stick to the predictable, unimaginative choices of Hepburn, Kelly or Moss? Is it not time for a new sartorial pioneer to inspire us?

Taylor Swift has heard our call. She has looked beyond the clichéd – said no, Brigitte Bardot! Enough, Marilyn Monroe! She instead has chanelled a long-overlooked visionary. A new hero to inform all our winter wardrobes. It can only be…


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The fashion nous of the colour-pop duffel! The irreverent but season-appropriate hat! The modern-update twist of adding jeans to the ensemble (we can't all be as edgy as Paddington in braving bare legs for winter)! Taylor, we salute you, for bringing this doyen of winter wear the recognition that he deserves.

Taking to Instagram to acknowledge her style homage, Taylor asked: 'Who wore it better?' We all know the answer to that, Tay.

Want to get the look yourself? To stock up on duffels and wellies, simply head to deepest, darkest Peru. Fashion history in the making.     

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