Are we doing this? The sleeveless coat

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I saw this link and fell in love with the sleeveless coat trend. How do you make this 70’s avant-guard look work? I did a little on-line research and discovered:

  • I love the attitude it makes when you mix this menswear with casual pieces.
  • If you want sleeves, it’s a good idea to layer what you expose, be it your leather or denim jacket, thinner sweater, t-shirt, dress shirt, or lumberjack shirt.
  • It’s all about thin belts, statement scarves, and playing with a mix of footwear.

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boohoo

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calder london

(worn with the addidas stan smith

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karen millen

karen millen

(the perfect sleeveless coat, structured bag, and booties)

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the best fashion blog

victoria beckham net-a-porter

victoria beckham on net-a-porter

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looktastic

rachel comey

rachel comey

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justthedesign

justthedesign

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glamradar

isabel marant “everly” tweed vest on net-a-porter

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little blonde book

top shop

bonafide supernova sleevelesscoat

bonafidesupernova

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fifi (chic happens)

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I plan on getting this one from dynamite to wear with shorts and a t-shirt, or dress it up with black for the office.

dynamite sleeveless blazer

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If this look is too avant-guard for you, then I hope you at least enjoy this. A friend posted it on instagram and it made me giggle.

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Do you plan on trying or skipping this trend, or perhaps flirting with sleeveless denim jackets, capes, or ponchos?

xx

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16 thoughts on “Are we doing this? The sleeveless coat

  1. Love the look — but mostly the straight-up-and-down column cut jackets… I feel like you would have to be supermodel skinny to pull off the trenchcoat or more full-skirted jacket. Or maybe that’s because I have NO waist and super-long legs so I fear those kind of cuts in all clothes!

  2. I’m in love with the first look! I agree I love mixing the men’s wear with feminine touches. I bought one randomly at wet seal for $9 they had a additional on sale items but it’s a large. I was thinking maybe pulling it off as a overly boyfriend vest but I’m still not sure. Wish I can repost this post ”

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