STYLE NOTES: THIS SEASONS BOMBER JACKET

Bomber jackets have returned as a must have this season. They are statement pieces that come in multiple styles and variations have have recently hit the catwalks and the streets of fashion week. Bombers are the perfect jacket to wear either casually with a pair of jeans or dressed up with your favourite going out dress. Here are some of the variations that are must haves for SS16…

THE TRADITIONAL Ma1 BOMBER

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Khaki Vintage Ma1 Bomber Jacket – ASOS

Black Utilitarian Jacket – Topshop

ORIENTAL STYLE EMBROIDERY

One of my favourite styles of bomber jackets are made of lightweight satin, particularly if they feature beautiful oriental embroidery like the pieces below. Without so much padding, they are easier to wear straight through into Summer.

oriental embroided jacket

Photo: whowhatwear.com

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Black Satin Jacket with Statement Embroidery – Zara

THE REVERSIBLE BOMBER

Olivia Palermo looked stunning on the streets of London fashion week wearing this reversible bomber jacket from Topshop. I love the way she styled it with leather culottes and some statement red heels, picking up the accent colours in the jacket.

Reversible bomber jacket palermo

Photo: popsugar.fr

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Green Jacket with Black Reversible Detail – Chloe

Black Jacket with Blue Reversible Detail – Toyshop (as seen on Olivia Palermo)

COLLEGE VARSITY STYLE

There is often a cross-over between varsity jackets and bomber jackets. They have some similar features, particularly their contrasting ribbing. Typically varsity jackets have leather sleeves and college style badges. Recent designs have brought the 2 together…

varsity jacket saint laurent

Photo: vogue.co.uk

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Black Varsity Bomber Jacket with Badges – ASOS

Black Varsity Jacket with White Trimmings – Saint Laurent (as seen on Hailey Baldwin)

STATEMENT METALLIC HUES

Add a bit of glitz by choosing your bomber in a metallic tone. It can easily jazz up any outfit in such a simple way…

metallic bomber jacket

Photo: refinery29.com

gucci zara bomber metallic

Metallic Leather Jacket – Gucci

Silver Foil Effect Jacket – Zara

Annabel x

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