Once Burberry sent those blanket coats down the runway, we just knew they were going to be a hit come fall. Now, as if to reassure our previous notions, the models have been making a case for the cozy coverups on the streets— a sure sign that this season is going to be all about the blanket statement.
While it might not appear to be the easiest trend to pull off, at first glance, the latest crop of street style stars have proven that a luxe blanket coat works with just about everything in your wardrobe— jeans, sneakers, thigh-high boots, you name it! In London, Cara Delevingne put a downtown vibe on the boho staple, adding low-key trainers, a cropped slogan sweatshirt and a ladylike duster coat to her $1,400 embroidered Burberry poncho. Similarly, Suki Waterhouse caught the attention of the press when she was seen strolling around London Fashion Week last February in her custom version paired with slim black trousers, pastel pink stilettos, and cool aviator shades. Not to be outdone, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley put a polished spin on the trending jacket earlier this week, accessorizing hers with a fedora and elegant over-the-knee grey suede boots.
Of course, you may want to wait a few weeks before bundling up in a cozy blanket coat of your own. The great thing about that though, is that it leaves you plenty of time to shop! Scroll through the slideshow below for a few of our favorite, more affordable version of the models’s favorite new coverup.
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