On the middle of an anonymous, tourist-ridden London street sits Real McCoy’s, the English outlet of the venerated Japanese repro house. McCoy’s make exceptionally fine quality copies of military clothing, and in several spin-off lines athletic and casual clothing as well.
I found myself wishing I could buy everything in the small shop, though limited size runs limited my spending. Among my favorites were the gorgeous military jackets - especially the flight jackets - and a marled gray crewneck sweatshirt with patch pockets and a zip front.
Across the street from the shop is a Nigel Cabourn Army Gym store - if you find yourself in London, both are worth a visit.
This Mom Is Thanking A Girls’ Clothing Store For Making Her Gender-Nonconforming Child Feel Welcome (x)
In her post, Sirois explained that her 10-year-old had been wanting to shop at Justice, a chain that markets its clothing as “just for girls,” since he was 4. Often he ended up enviously watching his older sister shop there.
One of the store’s managers, Stephnie, assured the family that “everyone is welcome at Justice.” Sirois wrote that on the Friday afternoon they arrived at the store, her son’s eyes were “huge and overwhelmed with possibilities.”
IT IS SEPTEMBER WHICH MEANS COMFY SWEATERS AND LEAVES AND CANDLES AND FLANNELS AND COLDER WEATHER WHICH MEANS THAT DECEMBER IS NEAR WHICH MEANS CHRISTMAS AND CHRISTMAS MUSIC AND HOT CHOCOLATE AND SNOW AND EVEN COLDER WEATHER AND PEOPLE HUGGING EACH OTHER TO KEEP THEMSELVES WARM AND CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS EVERYWHERE AND THAT MEANS IT IS THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR