Trend Update – Gearing up for Winter – Part 2


THE MOST EXCITING of the outerwear so far has been the sort more suited to an moderate winter than a full on blizzard. KEY PRODUCT THE DUFFLE COATShorter jackets especially bomber jackets, polar fleece and hybrid styles that mix different materials, knitwear and leather or wool and nylon for instance, are everywhere. When we find the longer and larger, more WINTER appropriate styles we see a return to the classics, strongly influenced by military styling. There are plenty of Classic Wool styles, as expected, from the more luxury and tailored fashion brands and Wool Overcoats, Peacoats, Trenchcoats, Duffle-Coats, Goose-Down Puffa Jackets and variations on the Military Parkas from everyone else, peppered with shorter styles like cropped Duffle-Coats and wool Bombers Jackets. It would seem that brands are falling back on the tried and tested, when asking people to make any significant investment in a larger piece of outerwear.