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Ten seriously cool high-street shearling jackets to shop now


by Ellen Bird
12th Oct 2018
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Shearling, oh how I’ve been waiting for you! In honour of autumn’s debut, I’ve been on the hunt for the most perfect shearling jacket. But I found ten.  Autumn is all about doubling up on cosy layers, and I can’t wait to find my new signature cocoon because honestly, what’s more comfortable than shearling? It’s like wearing around a giant, warm hug.

Orginally worn by fighter pilots shearling jackets breathe old-school nostalgia. Today, designers including Dior, Philosophy, Burberry, and Tod’s, have introduced a modern twist with boxy cropped designs, vintage patchwork, and colourful styles. Coming in a myriad of classic neutral shades, but also in hyper-hued dyed colours, you couldn’t miss this warm fabric, it’s one of the leading coat trends for AW18. While I’m absolutely on board for shearling everything and anything, I prefer reaching for rainbow colours, printed knee-grazing cocoon coats, ultra-fuzzy textures, and something oversized, like a fluffy blanket.

I’d pair any shearling jacket with stretchy corduroy pants and white low-rise ankle boots for autumnal perfection, with a quirky charm. For a feminine touch, wear yours with a straight-leg jean and a floral blouse. Whatever the style, keep it cosy. And don’t forget your Pumpkin Spice Latte and a cute beanie; then you’ll really have autumn written all over you.

You know there’s nothing more exciting than going on that first cold-weather shopping trip. So in order to make your life slightly easier, I’ve sussed out some cosy shearling jackets that are difficult to resist. Check-out my edit below. Happy shopping!

Double-sided leather biker jacket, €749 at Massimo Dutti

Johanne jacket red, €279.18 at standoffical.com 

Faux shearling hooded coat, €149.99 at Mango

Faux shearling coat, €89.95 at Zara

Vintage check faux shearling coat, €1,990

Monki premium shearling aviator jacket, €52.54 (reduced) at asos.com

Midsize shearling jacket dark brown/beige, €2300 at acnestudios.com

Sheepskin coat, €1,195 at eu.sando-paris.com

River Island shearling aviator jacket in rust, €103.69 at asos.com

Faux shearling coat, €70 at monki.com

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