Although December and January have passed, the weather still appears to be a little on the cool side. With this in mind, stocking up on a few warmer layers is a must. For fashionable yet cosy outerwear, a quality quilted jacket is an ever-popular choice.
This particular style can be worn to a variety of occasions, including walking the dog on a crisp wintery day or to an after work meeting with friends. And for those that intend to hit the slopes in style this Easter, a snug jacket is a must-have wardrobe essential.
Wintery coats don’t have to be frumpy and bulky. As long as you stick to a sleek and contemporary cut and team your jacket with slim-fit jeans and statement shoes, you will add instant street cred to your entire outfit.
Men’s quilted jackets look extremely sleek when teamed with dark denim straight-leg jeans, a crisp white shirt and leather shoes. Those that wish to steal a little style inspiration should look to the recent runway shows.
Many of today’s designers have drawn their chic visions from a number of colour-block quilted coats that have adorned the backs of various models on the catwalk – showcasing that quilted outerwear is not just for ski season. A variety of designers have given the original ski jacket a slight twist with the likes of vibrant hues, couture styles and intricate stitching.
Type of use
When considering a warmer jacket, it is important to ask yourself where you will be wearing it. If you intend to hit the mountains, something a little more substantial that boasts plenty of warmth is a must. However, if you require a coat that can be worn on a daily basis, a stylish wax and nylon khaki number may be more up your street. The slim line fit of this popular style means that it works well with both smart black trousers and fitted jeans.
Another on-trend look to consider is the country style jacket. This takes inspiration from a traditional shooting jacket with added quilting detailing to create a more modern appeal.