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British fashion blog ShinyStyle just published an epic polemic against the idea of "classic" looks. On the trench coat: "'Classic' items tend to occupy a narrow colour palette. That is, beige. Beige and its deformed sisters, fawn, camel and stone. While we all have occasional mac fantasies (I favour Big Mac fantasies), of running through Parisian streets in pursuit of a lost balloon or something equally charming, we know the truth. The only time you'll ever have fun in a trench coat is when you're naked underneath it on someone's doorstep. Or if you're a spy." You should hear what they have to say about the plain white button-down! [ShinyStyle]