Outerwear To Kickstart AW23
Coats and jackets automatically give your wardrobe a refreshing pick-me-up and certainly a statement outerwear piece can transform a basic outfit into something breathtaking. Equally, an ill-fitting jacket or coat can spoil the whole look; so making sure it best suits you is key. What's the difference between Coats and Jackets? Technically, a 'jacket' refers to a garment that has more of a decorative purpose, whereas a 'coat' has a heavier appearance that's most likely to combat the cold. If you're going to invest in any fashion item it has to be a coat or a jacket because it's predominantly what's on show when you're out and it's what people see first.
Essentially, they've got to be functional and aid you through those chilly winter days, as well as being super stylish. Natural materials, like leather and wool, are durable options if your main priority is to ample warmth. A faux fur jacket is equally a must, they're hyped every year and provide a deluxe element to your outfit; which is why they're the perfect contender for dressing up and going out! Alternatively, a padded puffer is more casual in it's form but they ensure a comforting warmth without weighing you down. Who wouldn't want to feel like they're wearing their duvet? Then, for something in-between, a wool wrap coat option is great, as they tend to be smartly tailored whilst being relaxed. Also, the wrap-tie feature makes them adaptable due to their ability of hugging everyone's silhouette. Without further ado, here's an array of trusty trending styles to look out for when shopping for outerwear...
Written by Giovanna Scozzari