Timeless style will always beat a passing fad… but that doesn’t mean you can’t introduce some trends to your wardrobe. Jackets are a great place to start. Some of our favourites emerged from the runway at London Fashion Week, while others caught our eye in the British capital’s showrooms. These four picks are inspired by what we saw there.
By MH Staff - Posted on 2nd April 2014
Timeless style will always beat a passing fad… but that doesn’t mean you can’t introduce some trends to your wardrobe.
Stay true to the rules of proportions: a dark, fitted denim jacket looks best with broken-in trousers. She’ll love it. Denim jacket R599 Woolworths. ON THE CATWALK Christopher Shannon: Denim was mixed with rainbow PVC, suedes and neon-infused prints.
A denim blazer over a white button-down shirt worn with a striped knitted tie adds an unexpected, youthful edge to the traditional work uniform. Denim blazer R3 200 C. Squared. ON THE CATWALK Oliver Spencer: Spencer injected formal silhouettes with denim’s urban look, showing a laidback approach.
Sync up your denim jacket with chinos, cargos, or even jeans. Just make sure your jacket and jeans are several shades apart-otherwise you’re wearing a denim suit. Baseball denim jacket R1 480 Puma at Zando. ON THE CATWALK Oliver Spencer: The playful combination of textures marks this look as modern and wearable.
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The commuter trucker jacket provides style and comfort for the urban cyclist. Wear them with your favourite khaki chinos and bright coloured sneakers. Commuter trucker jacket R1 199 Levi’s. ON THE CATWALK Sibling: The denim-heavy collection had a hard-edged approach with straight-fit raw jeans and shrunken trucker jackets.