Trending topics in jackets for women & ELEGANT COVERUPS FOR THE COMING SEASON
As a seasonal change approaches, interest in women's down jackets is seeing a resurgence. And with the trend for lightweight puffy jackets making a strong comeback, down-filled jackets for women are in hot demand right now. Plus trending takes on bomber jackets and the revival of 90s parkas means that this season, women are spoilt for choice when it comes to practical layering that protects and flatters.
Leather jackets call for pronounced, gleaming hardware trims and quilted, moto-inspired styling, and the not-so-humble denim jacket experiences an exciting renaissance with garment-washed finishes, elbow patches and oversized fits. Casual jackets layered with maxi dresses? There's no finer look in spring. And when it comes to winter jackets, call upon modern interpretations of retro rain jackets, with the iconic mackintosh finding its way back into the hottest edits. Trench coats are a dependable option for producing key androgynous style as you go about the daily commute: try them belted over bodycon workwear dresses or leave them open over jeans-and-blouse streetwear combinations for relaxed elegance. If you want to channel the Danish hygge movement, we'd point you in the direction of hoods trimmed with fur (real or faux, the choice is yours), snug sheepskin linings and plusher-than-plush quilted elements. The perfect way to prepare for snow.
Looking for a refined outline? Seek out jackets for women that are precision crafted with smooth lining so that the outerwear simply skims over your ensemble and doesn't create bulk.
Elegant layering is a total breeze this season with the latest selection of chic women's coats in a tempting range of sumptuous fabrics. Greet the changing temperatures this fall/winter by investing in a fresh interpretation of the trench coat (style perfection over a tailored dress and polished pumps for the office), or go full-on luxe with fur collars, quilted coats or feminine peacoats. Do you love to add contemporary edge to formal looks? Simply layer over a leather jacket with off-centre zips and moto-inspired quilting for the perfect balance of style and substance.
Chunky hardware trims and zippers help to add shine and polish to seasonal layering, so look for the latest takes on the 90s favourite parka jacket. It's back and it means business, with luxurious fur trims, gleaming snap buttons and waist-cinching belted closures for a form-fitting effect. And even if the heavens open (as they do, often at a moment's notice), you'll be more than covered with technical fabrics in innovative water-repellent finishes.
A key outerwear trend revolves around volume this season, with city-style ladies' winter coats arriving with glamorous bell sleeves, romantic ruffles and relaxed shawl collars for timeless effect, and the appetite for double-breasted styles shows no sign of slowing, with elevated tweeds and evening coats picking up the look. Play at mixing-and-matching by teaming minimalistic herringbone patterns with puffy down-filled technical outerwear, or keep it simple with clean-lined, belted evening coats over chic dresses for refined appeal.