Monday, 27 September 2010

Key Trends - Winter Jackets

As winter is fast approaching I thought it was about time to start looking at the key trends in warm cozy jackets for this season. The 2 most obvious trends for jackets are the Military Coat and the Aviator Jacket.
I have always been a fan of military style coats so am happy to see them back for another season. In the summer they were mostly short cropped jackets but this winter they are a longer knee length.
Here are my favourite ones from the highstreet, all at a reasonable price:

The Military

I'm not a big fan of the aviator but I do think they are a great alternative to the leather biker jackets, which were fashionable in the summer. The added fur collar means they are great for a little more warmth in the winter. I like them most when they are made of a nice brown leather (faux or real) or brown suede, It gives them a more authentic vintage look.
Here are my favourites from the highstreet:
The Aviator

So which do you guys like the most?

Obviously the cape is also really big this season, but I think they deserve a post all of their own, which I shall do later in the week.

Off to London for a day trip in just an hour or so. Shall be visiting Beyond Retro for the first time, shall bring you all some nice pictures tomorrow!

Daisymay X

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11 comments:

  1. I like the aviator jacket thing but I'm already getting bored of it and it's barely even AW yet! Thanks for pointing out some alternatives... :)

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  2. Great post! I have my eye on a coat in M&S (I feel tres old saying that!)

    Hope you have a great time in London x

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  3. I love the military style, too. I'd buy most of these coats you've posted.

    Hope you're having an amazing time in London! =)

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  4. Iike the Peacocks and the Oasis Military coats the most and I LOVE the topshop Aviator Jacket!!

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    Have a great week! xxx

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  5. I am so on the lookout for an awesome aviator jacket. I love the military jacket too. This makes me so excited for it to get cold!


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  6. i love military style jackets. i got one last november while i was in san francisco, and it is absolutely my favorite, and the only one i've worn since then!

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  7. Oli and fashion union are my faves for the military style, though I've already got a navy military inspired jacket, so I might have to pass on a second.

    And the aviator jackets are lovely as well, perhaps I could just switch out the fur collar I have for my leather biker jacket for a shearling one and call it a day?

    Chic on the Cheap

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  8. While I'm probably more likely to wear a military style jacket (that fashion union one especially), I'm seriously digging that Topshop Aviator jacket. It'd be just the edge I'd like to have with my classic pieces. Love it!

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  9. i had beyond retro on my list but didn't make it!!! i can't wait to see your pics!

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  10. The Tesco is speaking to me. SO cute!

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  11. I'm obsessed with the shearling aviator jackets. They are SO fabulous.

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