Satin bomber jackets are set to be the big commercial hit for next Spring if you take your cues from the Paris menswear runways. Saint Laurent’s are faithful to the classic souvenir jacket while Valentino’s are the most youthful in sunny yellow with Hawaiian florals. Louis Vuitton’s are a bit more special-looking, they seem to be two jackets spliced together for a layered effect (although I’m not sure if the scarf is overkill). As for Dries van Noten, this Marilyn Monroe number looks set to be an editorial hit and a guaranteed commercial sell-out.
I’m still wearing my beloved Hysteric Glamour satin jacket from the early noughties but would like something in all black if such a thing existed. I’ll keep an eye out for The Kooples, Sandro et al…
WORDS: Navaz Batliwallla/Disneyrollergirl
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