Posts Tagged ‘outerwear’

Wrap it Up

February 14, 2014

With all of the snow, rain and freezing temperatures wrecking havoc across much of the country, sometimes we just want to curl up in our bathrobe and stay in.

While that isn’t always possible, designers are offering a close “second best,” showing cozy wrap coats that are chic, and practical.

Richard Chai Love wrapped it up in a softly  brushed plaid:

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Joseph Altuzarra used bold color blocking and strong proportions for his robe styled coat:

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As seen on the streets at New York Fashion Week:
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Reed Krakoff kept it minimal with a skinny leather tie, cinching his camel coat:

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Coat Check

March 4, 2013

Outerwear is making a huge statement across all four of the major fashion capitals. Often oversized, yet impeccably tailored, these coats truly make the outfit.

Phillip Lim

Phillip Lim

This voluminous silhouette with an over-scaled lapel is asymmetrically cinched at Phillip Lim. Watch for teal as an emerging color for the season.

Blumarine

Blumarine

Blumarine takes the classic trench look up a notch, cutting it in supple,nude colored leather.

Max Mara

Max Mara

Max Mara layers camel hair with satin and sweater knit for a play on texture and shine. The cocoon shape adds a air of casual chic.

Dries Van Noten

Dries Van Noten

The wool steamer coat gets feminized with gold embellishment at Dries Van Noten.

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein belts his emerald green leather coat for a modern take on military style.

Dsquared2

Dsquared2

Dean and Dan Caten cinch a fur collared tweed coat over a satin gown for a new twist on retro-glam at Dsquared2.

Prada

Prada

Muicca Prada adds a full circle skirt to her simply tailored coat. The fur trim adds a touch of elegance to the vintage inspired piece.


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