Style Oct 27 2017 / 0 Comments
One of the lightest jackets in the world, this waterproof yet breathable jacket weighs in at just 5.6 ounces.
by The IMBOLDN Editors
Winter is just around the corner and, if we’re being honest, it’s one of our favorite seasons when it comes to fashion. More layers means more opportunities to make a statement, right? And this season there is no shortage of pieces and trends to help you do just that. From textures and materials to shades and silhouettes, we take a look at the winter wardrobe trends you need to know to look your sharpest.
One of the best things about winter fashion is the wide variety of tactile fabrics that add comfort and visual appeal to your look. Whether you’re working multiple textures into a single piece, like this jacket from Maison Kitsuné, or mixing separates with distinct textures, you’re sure to make a statement with this trend. We’re excited to play around with velvets, corduroys, and shearlings.
Toggle coats have long been a winter staple, but traditional versions will give even the edgiest of outfits an über-preppy bent. This season, brands from Burberry to Uniqlo are offering updated versions of the toggle coat at all price points that will elevate your ensemble without making you look like you just stepped off a New England college campus.
First it was graphic tees. Now, graphic sweaters are taking over. Decorated with words, bold patterns, or intricate designs, this season’s sweaters will help you make a statement without saying a word.
While we’ve certainly been guilty of defaulting to a color palette of black, grey, and navy during the winter, we’re also the first to admit that it can get a bit boring. This season’s moss green trend provides the perfect opportunity to invest in pieces that add a subtle pop of color to your outfit while still remaining sophisticated and wearable, even if you’re rocking sweats likes these ones from Y-3.
If the moss green trend isn’t bold enough for you, you’ll love this season’s Technicolor trend. Shirts and sweaters in every color of the rainbow will definitely help keep the winter blues away, and make you stand out in the process. Inspired by one of David Hockney’s iconic paintings, A Bigger Splash, this sweater from Sando (and most other pieces that follow this trend) should be paired with neutral bottoms and accessories.
Ok, so a down jacket isn’t exactly a new trend, but it is most definitely a winter necessity. Junya Watanabe’s take on North Face’s ‘Canyon’ jacket is one of our favorites of the season, with its eye catching royal blue color, contrasting orange lining, detachable hood, and subtle coated logo.
Military clothing has inspired fashion since the turn of the 19th century, and this season is no different. Lug-soled boots were seen in almost every collection, but this version from Grenson caught our eye, not only because every pair takes eight weeks to make and goes through 200 individual operations to ensure flawless quality, but also because the price tag makes them much more accessible than many of the other options we came across.
A delight for the open road enthusiast who believes that home is where the van is.