Statement Coats AW12
If you're looking for that statement coat this AW, then the choice is all yours, from supple leather and tactile shearling, biker and simple and puffer sports shape of cut. Autumn is creeping up, and it’s important that we focus on the basics before we start implementing key trends for the season.At the same time the most relevant thing for long jackets is double-breasted and fitted silhouette.
Simple forms are opposed by complex cut: coat jackets and layering effects are in fashion in autumn 2012. Often, short jacket is put on a long coat.Among the major trends of men’s jackets in autumn 2012 we can clearly mark out sporty style with riders’ and bikers’ jackets, and the military style, which can be expressed in color and details and can copy the actual retro - military fashion of the 40s.
The military trend is a trend that always seems to re-introduce itself when the autumn/winter season hits, and the pea coat is a great example of this. Typically worn by European and British Naval Officers back in the 18th century, the pea coat is a timeless classic., We are of course, talking about the Pea Coat. It’s main features are large labels, a thick wool fabric and double breasted buttons. In the coming months we’re going to be highlighting other timeless essentials such as the trench, but the pea coat really is the perfect autumn/winter addition. Men's jackets of autumn/winter 2012-2013 are often made of combinations of materials such as leather and fabric.
Some designers have experimented with finishing from leather, using different processing that gives it a light sheen trendy colours of men's fashion of the season are shades of green, red and grey. It’s always fashionable to be in black, using different texture of materials. Black became one of the most popular for men's jackets of autumn 2012. Simple yet elegant, it is an effortlessly stylish piece that nods to the season’s military-inspired designs.
The oversized, bold collar adds a statement and focal point, as do the detailed epaulettes, but is still in keeping with the overall minimalistic design. The khaki colour will effortlessly stand out, in a non-garish way, compared to the majority of winter coats, while the gold buttons only help reinforce the strong military aesthetic. It may be less ostentatious and headline grabbing than the bold coloured outerwear, but the coat’s true beauty lies in the exquisite cut and military heritage feel.
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