Fall Report: Trending Outerwear
Fall’s so close, we can taste it (very spiced-cider-y this year). So, in anticipation of the monumental shift in your wardrobe, leisure activities and general state-of-mind, we’re dedicating this week to preparing you for all of your upcoming autumnal endeavors…
From shearling gilets to tartan blousons, here’s everything you need to know on this fall’s top outerwear trends…
Capes: They first popped back on the scene in a handful of FW2012 collections; now we’re seeing iterations everywhere from high-fashion runways to utility-driven ready-to-wear collections.
Valentino Tartan Cape
Daks Officer Cape
Moncler Gamme Bleu Puffer Cape
Stutterheim Öland Raincoat
Printed Outerwear: Over the past several years, the world of menswear has demonstrated a ubiquitous enthusiasm for color and pattern. This season ups the ante with outerwear fitting any occasion of ski slope, boardroom or fashion week after-party.
Dries Van Noten Tapestry Twill Coat
Barbour x Tokito Tartan Blouson
Jil Sander Gradient Striped Overcoat
Gilets: Or vests, as we’ve come to know them. Really any manner of sleeveless jacket. They’re here; they’re leather, shearling lined, puffed up and tailored down.
Acne Studios Eliot Shearling Vest
Woolrich Woolen Mills Rider Vest
Brunello Cucinelli Sartorial Vest
Belstaff Quilted Two-Pocket Vest
Varsity Jackets: This schoolboy staple has been holding steady since the ’50s and continues to evolve this season. Brands are creatively incorporating fabrics like herringbone and jersey twill, along with the classic wool and leather combo.
Gant Rugger Homerun Jacket
Club Monaco Golden Bear Varsity Jacket
Area Award Jacket
Balenciaga Sphinx Back Baseball Jacket
- — Caitlin Ganswindt