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Advice
|26 Oct|5 mins

The One Jacket You Really Need To Own

Re-introducing: the Trucker.
Elle Glass
26 Oct
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It’s a much-loved 90s throwback, an all-American icon, and dammit, it looks good on everyone. The trucker jacket has been a classic wardrobe staple since day dot. Boxy and oversized, it’s the feel-good jacket, with plenty of room to move and a silhouette that says it all.

It’s the I-woke-up-like-this style staple. Lo-fi cool and easy-as, just throw it on and you’re good to go. Hard-wearing, it’s ready for any kind of rough and tumble you care to throw its way.

A favourite of off-duty models and fashion folk alike, you can mix it up, play it clean-cut or something a little more rough about the edges. Sure, there’s the usual suspects of denim, denim and more denim, but go ahead and think outside the box. The time has come to choose your own adventure. Shearling! Corduroy! Suede! Whatever you heart desires ( / your office dress code calls for).

Advice
|26 Oct|5 mins

The One Jacket You Really Need To Own

Re-introducing: the Trucker.
Elle Glass
26 Oct
Share:

It’s a much-loved 90s throwback, an all-American icon, and dammit, it looks good on everyone. The trucker jacket has been a classic wardrobe staple since day dot. Boxy and oversized, it’s the feel-good jacket, with plenty of room to move and a silhouette that says it all.

It’s the I-woke-up-like-this style staple. Lo-fi cool and easy-as, just throw it on and you’re good to go. Hard-wearing, it’s ready for any kind of rough and tumble you care to throw its way.

A favourite of off-duty models and fashion folk alike, you can mix it up, play it clean-cut or something a little more rough about the edges. Sure, there’s the usual suspects of denim, denim and more denim, but go ahead and think outside the box. The time has come to choose your own adventure. Shearling! Corduroy! Suede! Whatever you heart desires ( / your office dress code calls for).

*via Instagram @wrangleraustralia

Channel your inner James Dean in a white crewneck and a boxy denim fade. Or, wear it with your hoodie and sweats. Or, keep it corporate with a crisp shirt and chinos. Perfect for casual Fridays and any other day when you’re running your own show.

Keep your under-layers simple and clean cut and steer clear of anything too chunky. You want the volume to be found in the jacket, not on your rig. No Michelin Man here. Instead, play with texture and prints, maybe even try a little applique (did someone say statement jacket?). Mix your washes. Be unafraid of double, if not triple denim.

But beware: this item is on your GF’s most wanted list. The only answer? Is to stock up, big time.

Here’s our picks for this classic style.

Staple Superior Borg Trucker Jacket

We might be the No Smoking Generation, but tobacco hues are where it’s at. Plus, it’s perfect for those who aren’t quite ready to play denim on denim. This fleece shell is perfect for combating the cooler nights we can’t seem to shake.

Wrangler Parallels Trucker Jacket

It’s time to bring back the classic corduroy. Easy-wearing, this worn black wash is exactly what we’d expect from the Melbourne-born Wrangler. Vintage feels all the way.

Deus Ex Machina Ronald Orchid Jacket

The embroidery. It gets us every time. On this round, Deus Ex Machina has collaborated with Norwegian artist Bjorn Lie for our new must-have.

Tommy Jeans Classic Denim Trucker Jacket

In a dark blue vintage wash, this is your go-to for those all-American feels.

Surrounded By Ghosts Carbonado Trucker Jacket

In a lightweight cotton denim, this trucker is the answer to finishing off your all-white look.

Elle Glass
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