he jacket season is officially here but this time around you’d want to skip wearing them the usual way! Jackets/coats are now preferred to be propped over the shoulders giving way to a trend that’s widely being called jacket-as-cape. Yet another street trend, jacket over shoulders has caught everyone’s fancy because of its unique ability to instantly turn any look chic!
Yes, it’s astounding to see how much chicer our jackets turn when slung over shoulders. The trend has roots in the 50s when padded shoulders were big on the fashion landscape. Not only embraced by popular street style blogger, A-list fashionistas like Priyanka Chopra, Rhea Kapoor, Liv Tyler, Katy Perry, Victoria Beckham, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Maria Sharapova, Sarah Jessica Parker and Miroslava Duma have been making statement with the jacket styled as cape.
Equal parts laid-back and sophisticated, jacket over shoulder trend is really easy to incorporate in your winter dressing, even though it might not give you maximum protection from the chill.
During fierce winter months, layer a sweater under an overcoat and peel off the layering by slinging the coat over the sweater whenever you feel too warm.
If you are a cape lover then this trend is for you. Just remember to pair body-hugging bottoms like tights or well fitted denims to make the look more striking.
Invest in an embellished structured jacket for the party season ahead. Also, try pairing a sporty bomber jacket propped over a shift dress in a solid colour to work the trend. Throw a cap and a pair of pumps to turn the trend sports luxe.