Trend Alert:Puffer Jackets

Look in most peoples wardrobes and there is at least one puffer jacket. Ranging from £1000s to only £10s there are puffers for everyone.

Top of the range is Moncler and Canada Goose.

 

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Photohttp://store.moncler.com/gb/short-jacket_cod41652863pc.html#dept=dvwllcps £570
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https://www.canadagoose.com/uk/en/brookvale-hooded-coat-5502L.html?cgid=shop-womens-lightweight#start=1&cgid=shop-womens-lightweight £470

Puffer jackets are comfortable, lightweight and so so practical. Theres nothing easier to throw on. I own one from Zara and one from River Island, however most high street stores will stock these jackets because the trend is still so IN! They’re easy to get and affordable…usually unless you want to skin yourself £500+ for a designer number.

Celebrities are always rocking the puffer jackets and as Vogue featured in their article, it is really really popular in cities like New York.

Usually puffer jackets are worn the other way around but Cara Delevingne as we know likes to be different…

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Photo: dailymail.com

In my opinion, the best place to go and grab a nice puffer jacket is definitely Zara where they may range in price but you are always guaranteed a good quality jacket.

These jackets are even appearing on the Runway for Spring in London Fashion Week and NY fashion week where celebs such as Kendal Jenner show us how they wear the look.

 

Let me know what you think about the puffer jacket and if you own one!

M x

 

Should ‘Athleisure’ stay in 2016?

Many will probably look at the title of this post and think I’ve stared making up words, but I haven’t, promise! In fact Vogue featured a whole article dedicated to people wearing athletic wear as fashion statements. I for one know how easy it is when you are feeling extremely lazy to throw on a pair of exercise leggings and a glam hoodie (bit of sparkle = GLAM) with a pair of Nike trainers and call it ‘fashion’ however in 2016 the trend has been taken to a new extreme.

Shops like  have bought into this hugely by partnering with Beyoncé to create a line of ‘exercise’ wear that they stock in every shop.

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Photo cred: http://www.bustle.com

The brand is depicted outside showing that Beyoncé is being active. However the ad very much focuses on the clothes and when looking at the picture all I can think is “wow I’d love to be a slob in those leggings, they look comfy” which is probably not what the advert is trying to achieve.

Loads of celebrities have taken on this fashion trend, such as Gigi Hadid but she doesn’t look like a slob at all!

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Photo cred: Vogue

Now the main question is, should this trend be left in 2016 along with the trends such as shoelace choker necklaces? I vote no. Its comfy, you LOOK like you exercise AND it doesn’t involve much of an effort to pull out your wardrobe in the morning and throw together. It’s a win all around, but please have your say, leave a comment below with what you think!

M x