The statement Coats A/W 2011/12
Don't be caught this winter without a great statement coat. This season includes coccon backs, hoods, very wide arms, belted and rounded shoulders. This autumn/ winter 2011 2012 will be glamorous and trendy, and this year’s most famous designers and brands offering us many models, some others more casual chic, share a fundamental characteristic, the inspiration to be typically female and very enveloping coats.
White is a massive colour that will be hitting the high streets, with bold colours getting away from the more common blacks. The women’s coats for autumn 2011 become long; many others join the classic double-breasted classic styles for that glamorous look. And the fashion autumn/winter 2011 are marked by the style of the 70s and 60s who came back strongly in vogue. this year shorter coats, which receives about mid-thigh, colours and very feminine cuts, perfect to be worn with jeans as with a skirt.
Coats with fur inserts, and details patterns and prints of Scotland, offered by major designers from Dior to Chanel. Parka coats merge with being substantial raincoats and fold up pack away light cover coats. Young and older women and men love them finding them practical non dressy garments. Luxury fabrics, linings and fur trims make them desirable outerwear.
Olive green has been the colour of choice for many designers when interpreting traditional parka concepts. The strongest most youthful appealing coat silhouette at designer shows was the 60s mod and 70s remix coat. Coats are great statement making top cover. Ladylike tailoring is on the must-have list for winter 2011/12 and 60s swing coat styles have a pert prim neatness about them.
The retro 60s cute coat exudes a youthful guise and the essence of 60s and military elements took main stage at Burberry. Retro 60s remix concentrates on little intricacies such as topstitched areas, braid or leather bound collar revers.
Exaggerated wide set sixties collars add a true retro element to the coats below. The all-purpose winter coat. Meaning the not-too-formal, not-too-casual one that you can wear pretty much anytime, anywhere. It should be dark but not too dark — a medium brown travels well from workday to weekend. It should be long but not so long — think just above the knee. And it should be tailored.
For Men a stark contrast from – previous years to designing coats for autumn/winter 2011/12the designers' collective decision to choose oversized coats indicates the adoption the designers’ collective decisuon to choose oversized coats indicates the adoption of a trend that favours deconstructed boxy shapes.
The coat for men is an indispensable item of clothing which will inevitably accompany us everywhere this coming season. This season shows that it shouldn’t be too heavy or too bulky and, most importantly, it should have a structured silhouette in order to inject a touch of elegance into its wearer’s look. This seasons bring the military look.
Coats were full-cut again, with double-breasted, longer jackets. The coats came in a range of colours and the biker jacket is the key statement piece for the A/W 2011/12 trend. The biker jacket trend is the focus of a number of designers like for example Burberry, Balmain and Rick Owens, the main element of trend this trend is the biker jacket.
Some of our great range of coats from our womens and mens range at Love Clothing
|Women's Reversible Fox Tiger Coat By Custo|
|Women's Faux Leopard Fur Print Coat|
|Men's Green Old School Parka|
|Women's Burgundy Quilted Jacket By Glamorous|
|Men's Long Wool Military Jacket with Gold Buttons|
Celebrities and their take on the winter coats