Crafted With Cutting-Edge Material Outerwear Takes On A New Role

Joseph DeAcetis
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The Puffer Work Jacket with Hood as seen in the Private Policy Fall Winter 2020 Runway Collection COURTESY OF PRIVATE POLICY

The men’s and women’s outwear scene has certainly come a long way in the past few years with young and ambitious designs paving the way for technically advanced fabrics that balance design innovation. Sure, there are still conservative options where consumers wish to remain cautious, and rightly so, but with so many new options, the outerwear market sector has become a style wonderland with a myriad of choices both high and low.

Outerwear brands and advanced technology have long joined forces to demonstrate the power of creative energy in collaboration which opens news doors for the creative force to flourish. Without a hint of regret, current product offerings seemingly challenge fixed ideas resulting in sports heritage and versatility.

Given their gender mutual interest in outerwear, today, designers draw inspiration from workwear and streetwear culture for their designs. The experimentation often manifested with gender fluidity.

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This season, no detail has been overlooked to adapt to the weather while showing off your layering game. After all people have been through this season, it is time to flex. with an elegant fit that won’t go out of style! More to the point, consumers are dressing through versatile pieces that are designed to create a clean, modern aesthetic to elevate your style above the ordinary.

Crafted with cutting-edge material and manufacturing technology, high-tech outerwear sports “smart” fabric that adapts its breathability to your body temperature and outside weather conditions. Moreover, now outerwear brands are cultivating creative collaboration amongst their counterparts resulting in a bevy of hybrids hitting the market. This is a wardrobe essential that both looks good and does good Many embracing technology for optimal moisture control, and triple stitching for added durability.

Not only options for a cool polished look, the outerwear brands featured below continue to spread the holiday joy,with a portion of sales donated to a handful of respective heartfelt charities around our great nation and beyond!

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Woven plaid wool blend coat accentuated by a tonal self-tie belt
Woven plaid wool blend coat accentuated by a tonal self-tie belt THE COURTESY OF & OTHER STORIES

& Other Stories This wool blend coat features a lovely plaid print with a tie belt $249

8 By YOOX: 

The 8 by YOOX Leather Quilted Shell Down Jacket in the color Rust is 100% lambskin, made in Italy and includes snap-buttons, zipper, turtleneck, multi pockets and internal padding.
The 8 by YOOX Leather Quilted Shell Down Jacket in the color Rust is 100% lambskin, made in Italy … [+] IMAGE COURTESY OF 8 BY YOOX

8 by YOOX -This 8 By YOOX bright red leather puffer jacket is the perfect statement piece and gift this holiday season.  8 by YOOX Leather Jacket, $400 

Aeance:

Find the German-designed, eco-sustainable Adaptive Jacket and other Aeance pieces at Future Proper, the first online boutique for premium men’s activewear brands.
Find the German-designed, eco-sustainable Adaptive Jacket and other Aeance pieces at Future Proper, … [+] COURTESY OF FUTURE PROPER
 

Aeance—Designed in Germany and crafted with cutting-edge Swiss material and manufacturing technology, this high-tech waterproof jacket sports stealthy 4-way stretch and a “smart” fabric that adapts its breathability to your body temperature and outside weather conditions. Find Aeance and other high-end athletic brands at Future Proper, the first online boutique for premium men’s activewear. A first-of-its-kind retail destination for the active, style-conscious man, Future Proper presents a multi-label edit of best-in-class men’s athletic and technical training gear, as well as wellness products from boutique brands across the globe. $460

Avec Les Filles:

Double-Breasted Faux Shearling Coat in Rose Taupe
Double-Breasted Faux Shearling Coat in Rose Taupe COURTESY OF AVEC LES FILLES

Avec Les Filles– Avec Les Filles’ new outerwear collection is sure to impress every fashionista on your list. Through the Avec Les Filles foundation, purchases made on the brand’s e-shop will continue to spread the holiday joy, with a portion of every sale being donated to Girls, Inc., a national nonprofit dedicated to providing long-lasting mentorships and research-based programming to support girls’ development. $279

Bijan:

Bijan Cognac Deer Skin and Alligator Leather Pilot Jacket
Bijan Cognac Deer Skin and Alligator Leather Pilot Jacket COURTESY OF BIJAN

Bijan -This ultra-soft deerskin jacket is the ultimate statement jacket for winter, featuring luxe details such as crocodile trim, pure silk and cashmere lining as well as the brand’s signature embroidery. This high quality jacket is hand made in Italy and is built to last, making it the perfect choice for the discerning gentleman. $15,000

B new york:

new york Vegan Fur Coat worn by renowned model and activist, Alek Wek
new york Vegan Fur Coat worn by renowned model and activist, Alek Wek COURTESY OF B NEW YORK

B new york—The Vegan Fur Coat is a wardrobe essential that both looks good and does good. This plush and cozy cold weather staple is made using vegan fur on one side and Sea wool on the reverse side. SeaWool is made from sustainably collected, up-cycled oyster shells. The Vegan Fur Coat from b new york is the perfect piece to add to any conscious closet this season. $400

Baracuta:

G9 Robert Winter Cord Grape Wine Jacket
G9 Robert Winter Cord Grape Wine Jacket IMAGE COURTESY OF BARACUTA

 Baracuta-This corduroy twist on the classic Baracuta G9 jacket is a holiday hit. The G9 Robert Winter Cord is made of soft wide-ribbed corduroy. The interior features a padding with a light layer of Thermore which guarantees a high degree of resistance in the coldest temperatures. The zip closure with silver matt completes this model giving it a more contemporary look. What a perfect gift! $599

BCBGeneration:

BCBGeneration’s Oversized Faux Fur Coat in the color Cream Lurex is 100% polyester, an oversized silhouette and finished with two front pockets.
BCBGeneration’s Oversized Faux Fur Coat in the color Cream Lurex is 100% polyester, an oversized … [+] IMAGE COURTESY OF BCBGENERATION

BCBGeneration—BCBGeneration’s Oversized Faux Fur Coat is perfect for bundling up on the coldest days. BCBGeneration Oversized Faux Fur Coat, $198 

Christian Wijnants:

The Oversized Quilted Coat by Christian Wijnants is 100% cotton featuring a plaid check pattern, wide peak lapels and made of positively conscious material widely recognized as being better for the planet.
The Oversized Quilted Coat by Christian Wijnants is 100% cotton featuring a plaid check pattern, … [+] IMAGE COURTESY OF CHRISTIAN WIJNANTS

Christian Wijnants—The Christian Wijnants Oversized Quilted Coat is the warmest and most stand out piece to gift this holiday season!  Christian Wijnants Oversized Quilted Coat, $2,641 

Desigual:

The BiMaterial Denim Blazer from Desigual
The BiMaterial Denim Blazer from Desigual COURTESY OF DESIGUAL

Desigual -The Desigual Hybrid Jacket is a nod to the brand’s beginning, with a innovative take on the denim jacket. Part blazer, part denim jacket, this item is perfect to liven up any WFH closet. It is available for both men and women! $275.95 

DUER:

For your weekend adventure or daily commute. This modern and slim-fit jacket features felled seams throughout for durability and traditional chest pockets in a classic rinse wash.
For your weekend adventure or daily commute. This modern and slim-fit jacket features felled seams … [+] COURTESY OF DUER

DUEROnly from DUER, L2X Performance Denim is denim made for adventure. This versatile fabric offers elastic stretch, COOLMAX® fibre technology for optimal moisture control, and triple stitching for added durability. Finished with a silver ion treatment for maximum odor-neutralization, this denim truly is one of a kind. PRICE IN USD: $129

Fourlaps:

Fourlaps
Fourlaps BALDOMERO FERNANDEZ6. COURTESY OF FOURLAPS 7

Fourlaps –The Lead Sherpa Reversible Jacket is a superior cool weather jacket, and the one to make Fourlaps fleece official. Made with a 100% biodegradable shell, and a markedly minimal footprint,  this cold-weather staple is also reversible, with options for a more casual or polished look. Made of premium Sherpa, The Lead is warm, windproof, and well-primed to take on an adventurous set of weather conditions. It’s also a zero-question outfit completer for crisp fall and winter months. $148

Golden Goose:

Golden Goose Antea Teddy Bomber Jacket in Faux Fur
Golden Goose Antea Teddy Bomber Jacket in Faux Fur COURTESY OF GOLDEN GOOSE

Golden Goose This luxurious Golden Goose bomber is made using plush faux fur with classic elastic piping, reminiscent of a varsity-style jacket. This will be sure to keep you warm throughout the winter season. $1,075

Lacoste:

Lacoste x National Geographic Reversible Quilted Zip Jacket
Lacoste x National Geographic Reversible Quilted Zip Jacket COURTESY OF LACOSTE

Lacoste Face the urban jungle this season in this reversible quilted jacket, fresh from the Lacoste x National Geographic collection. Crafted in warm quilted taffeta, it features one solid side and one animal print side. A practical piece, it is equipped with pockets on either side, while both the hood and bottom of the garment are adjustable. Enjoy the best that comfort and trendy style have to offer.$425

Marcelo Burlon County of Milan:

Marcelo Burlon, County of Milan Cross Bomber
Marcelo Burlon, County of Milan Cross Bomber COURTESY OF MARCELO BURLON, COUNTY OF MILAN

Marcelo Burlon, County of Milan—This black Marcelo Burlon County of Milan Rural Cross bomber jacket features a zip-up front, long sleeves, an elasticated neckline and hem, zip-up pockets at the sleeve, press popper side pockets, a large embroidered logo on the back and an embroidered logo on the chest. Fashion is language, for wearing this Marcelo Burlon County of Milan says ‘don’t cross me’, without the need to open one’s mouth. $1,870

Mavi:

Mavi
Mavi COURTESY OF MAVI

Mavi– Mavi’s Melody Mid Blue denim jacket is a must-have in a woman’s winter wardrobe. This chic, faux-fur-lined jacket will keep you cozy and comfortable yet looks edgy and stylish with a contemporary cropped fit and classic indigo wash. The Melody jacket is super on-trend and a wonderful gift for the fashion girl in your life. $128

MARFA STANCE:

MARFA STANCE x Every Mother Counts Signature Reversible Quilt in Navy and Burnt Orange
MARFA STANCE x Every Mother Counts Signature Reversible Quilt in Navy and Burnt Orange COURTESY OF MARFA STANCE

MARFA STANCE—MARFA STANCE has partnered with Every Mother Counts, a non-profit dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere,  has created a limited-edition Signature Reversible Quilt incorporating EMC’s signature orange and donating 10% of proceeds from these styles through December. The consciously crafted and uniquely multi-functional reversible quilt can be worn and personalized in different ways across climates, seasons, and occasions. Choose to wear yours on the Rich Olive or Burnt Orange side, and customize your piece with or without the matching Rich Olive removable collar. The timeless Reversible Quilt is the perfect transitional jacket. Expertly made in Italy and cut from water-repellent lightweight quilted nylon, it is the ideal jacket for layering, traveling and packing light. The silhouette is designed for a loose fit with dropped sleeves and an asymmetric hem. Quilt comes with matching collar. $1,023.41

 Nanamica:

Nanamican Down Coat is based on down parkas from the 90s and had small woven nanamica monogramming patches. Also the coat includes adjustable cuff snap buttons and it is oversized silhouette
Nanamican Down Coat is based on down parkas from the 90s and had small woven nanamica monogramming … [+] COURTESY OF NANAMICA

Nanamica -Nanamican Down Coat is Insulated with KODENSHI® high-performance down to help warm the body from the core using far infrared rays while keeping the wearer dry and comfortable. The down is hygienic, lightweight and very soft, and the down’s natural thermal and moisture releasing properties are maximized to their utmost potential  $910.00

PANGAIA:

Short puffer jacket created for performance and durability
Short puffer jacket created for performance and durability COURTESY OF PANGAIA

PANGAIAFLWRDWN Puffer Jacket Short – Black. FLWRDWN is a fully biodegradable material, created with natural wild flowers and a biopolymer. FLWRDWN jackets are warm, breathable, hypoallergenic and a cruelty-free alternative to goose and duck down. Price: $550

Private Policy:

The Puffer Work Jacket with Hood as seen in the Private Policy Fall Winter 2020 Runway Collection
The Puffer Work Jacket with Hood as seen in the Private Policy Fall Winter 2020 Runway Collection COURTESY OF PRIVATE POLICY

Private Policy From the brand’s FW20 collection, this hooded jacket is quintessential Private Policy. The genderless label draws inspiration from workwear and streetwear culture for their designs. This jacket comes with a detachable hood and a 3-D pocket detail. $650.00

Psycho Bunny:

Psycho Bunny Men’s Astley Jacket in navy
Psycho Bunny Men’s Astley Jacket in navy COURTESY OF PSYCHO BUNNY

Psycho Bunny Known for classic silhouettes and bright colors, Psycho Bunny’s Astley jacket is a perfect representation of the brand. The mens Astley might be a lightweight jacket, but when it comes to tech, it’s a heavyweight. The Astley features a seamless quilted polyester shell that offers maximum protection from the rain and wind, while also keeping the 90/10 down fill evenly distributed. No detail has been overlooked, with a sealed, two-way zipper that gives you room to adapt to the weather—or show off your layering game. The elastic cuffs and hem give the Astley an elegant fit that won’t go out of style. $399

Russell Athletic:

A 90's inspired look with vibrant color blocking and classic branding. Featuring a nylon shell with mesh lining and adjustable hood that stows inside the collar. Making your transition to Spring easy.
A 90’s inspired look with vibrant color blocking and classic branding. Featuring a nylon shell with … [+] COURTESY OF RUSSELL ATHLETIC

Russell Athletic– Russell Athletic takes pride in its sports heritage and versatility. Since 1902, our athletic apparel was designed to keep comfort, authenticity, and utility top-of-mind – from crew neck sweatshirts to men’s underwear. While our activewear and sports-inspired items are made to move, we know workout clothes take you further than the gym. That’s why we strive to make our athletic clothing that fits the everyday hustle; so you can wear #RAYourWay. $130

ST. JOHN:

ST.JOHN Faux Fox Fur Lined Coat
ST.JOHN Faux Fox Fur Lined Coat IMAGE COURTESY OF ST. JOHN

ST. JOHN—This faux fox fur coat is the ultimate display for elevated craftsmanship. The concealed hook-and loop closures and seamless lining, gives the coat a clean and refreshed look, and with the edgy design on the coat, it is the most striking way to keep warm. The faux fur aspect of the coat is enticing for all. $9,995 USD

The Fold:

The Aldwych Coat Camel Premium Wool
The Aldwych Coat Camel Premium Wool COURTESY OF THE FOLD

The Fold-The Fold is a British contemporary label that embraces and inspires the modern, professional woman. Their collection defines 24/7 dressing through versatile pieces that are designed to create a clean, modern aesthetic. The Aldwych coat will have you longing for cooler days. Expertly tailored from premium Italian wool in a beautiful camel shade with a luxury zibeline finish and horn-effect buttons elevate it above the ordinary. Falling to the knee, the double-breasted coat has chic notched lapels and side pockets. Cinch your waist with the self-tie belt or wear loose, layered over a chunky knit. $795

Victor Li:

The Luggage Trench Coat in Ecru from Victor Li.
The Luggage Trench Coat in Ecru from Victor Li. COURTESY OF VICTOR LI.

Victor Li The Luggage Trench Coat is made from thick waled corduroy and includes a leather luggage tag accessory. It adds an element of wanderlust to any guy’s wardrobe, making even local travel feel exhilarating!  $1,075.00

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Joseph DeAcetis

Joseph DeAcetis

Acclaimed American Journalist and International Editor. My interest lies in the pace and direction of trend adoption in luxury fashion and lifestyle, access to real-time fashion through top influencers and how disruption and social-intelligence have transitioned the trend landscape through the democratization of the marketplace

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