Alongside PSLs and leggings, a fleece jacket used to be a key part of the Basic Student starter pack. Now, the fashion industry is claiming it as its own. Indie designer Sandy Liang was the first to adopt the look back in 2015 with her Insta-famous outerwear, but the trend is peaking. Philip Lim, Fendi, and other top designers elevated the jacket for the Fall ‘19 runway, literally putting the ‘camp’ in ‘campy.’
Expect to see shearling move beyond college campuses and hiking trails, thanks to reworked silhouettes and trims in leather, or just wear an OG Patagonia with a floral dress (like at Coach 1941).
Eight reasons why you should cave and buy in to the the practical style, here.
You can’t go wrong with the OG style.
This New York-based designer was the first to elevate the fleece into high fashion terrain.
This oversized vest reminds us of vintage camping gear (but better).
You’ll be tempted to wear this high fashion hoodie on your next hike.
What’s cozier than this?
We suggest searching through the men’s section for more fleece options, like this retro sweater.
Lavender looks good on you.
The neon trim on this one gives a subtle upgrade to the fleece jacket.
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