he gloomy winter season requires more attention to styling than summers and this winter, the answer to staying chic in the chill is cropped jackets. All things cropped have lead jackets too to get shortened a tad bit. Design houses like J Brand, Holmes and Yang, Christian Dior, Thakoon, Chanel, Roland Mouret and Kenzo have rocked their Autumn/Winter runways with midriff-flaunting cropped jackets. Sure the trend is here to stay!
Sonakshi Sinha, Sonam Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Shilpa Shetty, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and many more celebrities have been spotted nailing this trend. Notice how Kim’s waist line looks a tad bit slimmer because of her open cropped jacket. So those who think this trend is only restricted to petite frame got to think again!
Since the trend is a definite try this season, we tell you how to style cropped jackets.
Cropped jackets go well with everything from pencil fit as well as A-line silhouettes. Just avoid pairing it with anything which is slouchy on top as it might gather around the neckline when worn with a cropped jacket.
Channel biker chic with cropped moto jackets. You can turn a pencil dress into a casual day by simply adding a pair of flat boots and a cropped jacket!
Hide excessive flab on top by layering a cropped jacket with your ensemble. The trend can be a major cheat sheet for women who are heavy on top. Cropped jacket will also make you look slimmer around the waist.
You can also wear long tops with cropped jackets. The high low silhouette adds depth to the look and takes attention away from the waist.
So take a break from those bulky long jackets and channel chic with cropped jackets this winter when it’s not severely cold. They are also perfect for Spring. So hooray!
Expertspeak: Kolkata based designer Sayantan Sarkar says, “The most wearable trend, cropped jacket is a modern classic and it’s back in demand. It is a stylishly subtle way of adding layers during the chilly winters and can be an alternative for knitwear. They are a smart choice for both work and play. Cropped jackets can be layered over everything from cigarette pants to maxis for evening wear and with a safe pair of jeans by the day. Whether the jacket is printed or has contrast sleeves, it makes the perfect statement when worn over fitted clothing.”