Puffers as a Total Look Are a Thing for Italian Outerwear Brands

The latest round of Milan shows said it loud and clear: Next fall’s statement outerwear is the overcoat. Yet even marquee names still sent puffers and more technical pieces down the runway.

For one, Prada’s cropped and collarless padded bolero jacket with a matching midi skirt and Jil Sander’s various windbreakers, anoraks and pants in lightweight technical fabrics suggested consumers aren’t done with utilitarian outerwear just yet.

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The category’s specialists capitalized on the endurance of practicality in defining consumers’ adoption of winter jackets and sought inventive ways to update them, something offering padded total looks.

Premium contemporary brand Duvetica is rejigging its offering in hope of striking a balance between its positioning as a brand complementary to designer fashion and its performance-leaning spirit.

“Our goal is to increasingly tap into outdoor lovers; it’s more about broadening our reach than repositioning the brand,” said

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Givenchy RTW Fall 2023

Fall 2023 marked Matthew M. Williams’ best Givenchy collection yet — not a home run, but a very approachable version of tough chic, with all the sharp edges softened, right down to the plush pumps.

Recall that the American designer’s first volley at the brand was hardware, with hefty padlocks replacing buttons on sleek, minimalist jackets, and sometimes weighing down handbags. Baseball caps came in leather with little devil horns.

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Yet here were lustrous cashmeres and soigné tuxedo satins carved into coats with bathrobe sleeves, prominent but sloping shoulders, gently defined waists, and dramatic box pleats fanning out behind. There were flowing silks for blouses with long ties drifting to the floor, or sheer dresses in near fluorescent colors.

“Everything has an ease to it. You know, it still has a strong shoulder and silhouette, but you can just throw it on,” he explained backstage. “There’s a

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Dip Your Toes Back Into Fall Fashion With These Cropped Blazers

Raise your hands if you’re tired of the humid heat and excited for outerwear season. Cool-weather dressing, we’re yearning for your return. However, hold up. Put back your jean jacket. Unfortunately, we still have a couple more months to go. That’s why, instead of fully fledged fall jackets and coats, dive into the trend of cropped blazers. The shorter version of your beloved oversize blazer is the perfect way to balance hot days with breezy nights, and it’s the buzziest transitional piece at the moment.

Since the playful outerwear emerged as a fashion-trends-2022″ data-ylk=”slk:fall 2022 fashion trend” class=”link “fall 2022 fashion trend after brands like Miu Miu, Etro, and LaQuan Smith sent the look down the runway, we’ve compiled a list of options for you to add to your own wardrobe. Below, you’ll find a wide range of everyday styles, from a cropped faux leather

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