Courtesy of Undercover.

Undercover's Tilda Swinton Coat Is the Only Thing that Matters to Me

For those of us who want to wear Tilda Swinton's body on our bodies.

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Mar 5 2019, 3:17pm

Courtesy of Undercover.

On the fireplace mantel in my living room, you will not find a single picture of my family. What you will find, however, is one Kewpie doll and a framed portrait of Tilda Swinton, in profile, with her whimsical, platinum coif sculpted to perfection.

This is because there are two types of people in this world: the kind that understand that Tilda Swinton is a goddess among us, and the kind that haven't yet realized that Tilda Swinton is a goddess among us.

Jun Takahashi of Undercover is clearly a card carrying member of her fan club (I'm the senior vice president). In his now classic style, Taksahi incorporated screen-printed stills from Suspiria, Swinton's latest film, including one of the most obsession-worthy pieces of outerwear I've seen this season: a knee length coat bearing the image of Swinton's character, the witchy Madame Blanc.

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Courtesy of Undercover.

Given the brands history with horror films (the fall 2019 menswear collection referenced A Clockwork Orange), I feel this is a safe space in which to say that while I can get by with the coat, I really just want to wear Tilda Swinton's actual body over my body.

For now, I'll just hope that there's a Silence of the Lambs collaboration in the works over at Undercover.

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