Well, you can be sure a song was brooding on the lips of the cool young man in a gabardine
coat walking up from the waterfront in Birkenhead 57 years ago.
At Burberry, the gabardine
trench was reimagined in turquoise suede, while at Jason Wu, it was crafted into midi skirts and T-shirts.
When Polish writer Adam Mickiewicz needed a bar setting for his epic 1834 poem "Pan Tadeusz," he named his tavernkeeper "Yankel" and described a watering hole that embodied its Jewish owner: "From a distance the rickety old tavern looked / like a Jew rocking in prayer / the roof like a hat, the thatch spilling down like a beard / the sooty walls like a gabardine
/ in front, carvings protruding like tzitzit down his body.
Almost no-one, I guarantee you, jumped to their feet come the end credits of The Great British Sewing Bee and exclaimed, "Margaret, I'm gonna stitch myself a pair of gabardine
Since Thomas Burberry created the first trench coat in the 1850's, and even with some revamped versions every season - they come in different patterns, fascinating hues and countless fabrics - the trench coat has remained true to its heritage in the ever classic khaki gabardine
Four tenders for the Supply of (a) raw perfumed non-woven fabrics for towels, (b) different color gabardine
fabrics, (c) different size envelopes, also (d) plastic bags in rolls.
Jaime Partners' project management services have been utilized for a number of Enlightened Hospitality Group restaurants, including Searsucker San Diego, Searsucker Scottsdale, Herringbone, Gingham, Gabardine
Underneath a fabulous cape, the costume, constructed from pink gabardine
and silk, consists of a tailcoat, jumpsuit, ruffled cuffs, ruffled jabot, bow tie, broach, and matching boots.
By the time it got to my village it was standing room only and, as I was so small, I was surrounded by the smell of armpits and gabardine
for the two mile journey to the bottom of the hill that led to the school.
It certainly makes a change from the New Year, which was as grey, damp and miserable as a wet school gabardine
Photographed by Steven Meisel, Tennant wears a dark Prada gabardine
coat and sports a gypsie-style nose ring as she holds scissors aloft and ready to cut.
As soon as Lev is out, clad in an overlarge, dated gabardine
suit, two security types accost and carry him off to another sort of prison, in a grimy bathhouse, for no apparent reason.
But since of late I'm outfitted in gabardine
trousers and a sports coat.
Lilliput Autumn Winter '10 collection is stylishly made up of comfortable Wales corduroy, cotton satin, nets, jacard, 100% cotton denim, gabardine
, yarn dyed checks, flat knits with occasional crushed silk, suede leather and cashmere.
Chief creative officer Christopher Bailey's latest London Fashion Week show mixed biker jackets with trenchcoats at mid and mini length, then combined the biker and trenchcoat looks in gabardine