Winter Style in Australia

Rex Rabbit Fur Winter HeadbandNot sure what to wear this winter or next? Check out how the Australians are rocking these winter styles.

Stalking stylish locals in the heart of Civic this morning proved quite fruitful. Some quarry got away: the deerstalker-hatted man who was wearing his furry topper with a great deal of panache, and the red-haired woman in an exquisite flowing coat, but a few were happy to pause in the cold, their breath coming out in white plumes, to show us and tell us all about their cold climate style statement.

Donald, a trust officer, who can’t give his last name because of his clients, was rocking an all-black ensemble worthy of The Sartorialist. His parents are from Zimbabwe. The cold is not his friend.

‘‘Where I come from it’s warm but here it’s freezing,’’ he said. ‘‘You need a trench coat, gloves, a scarf and hat, and cups of cocoa and soup as soon as you get to the office.’’

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