Finding the ideal jacket for many is extremely difficult. Do you go for aesthetics or practicality? An Expensive one or value for money? All are viable questions and this article will attempt to iron out any queries you may have as to which option you should go for.
Having a cool jacket can often make your outfit complete. If you are going out on the town or just shopping with friends having the ideal overcoat is pivotal. They can often be rather expensive nowadays but it really is worth investing in a cool one. You can look online and hit the vintage stores in order to find something that is rare and unique.
In the modern age, public perception is extremely important, what people think of your outfit counts and there is a constant competition amongst friendship groups as to who is the “coolest”. Securing the perfect jacket really can set you apart from the rest.
If you are looking to find the ideal jacket then you have got to be willing to invest some time and often money in shopping around for the perfect option. In the internet age we live in there are several hundred websites that offer jackets that would suit you. Look for companies off the beaten track, a personal favorite is J-Bees International; they specialize in G Star jackets at affordable prices.
If this brand isn’t your cup of tea then you can check out what else they have to offer on your website. The rise in TV shows such as skins and their characters showcasing the urban image – has brought brands such as G star and Lyle and Scott to the fore.
It is important to pick your own style and master it, search sites such as Ebay as well as price comparison websites in order to get the best value for money. At the end of the day we are in a recession and don’t want to break the bank achieving it.
Have an Idea of What you Want
Everybody has a different idea of what constitutes the ideal jacket. The leather jacket had its day back in the 70′s, while the denim jacket seems to be making a late comeback in London’s hipster circles. With so much choice available, look to fashion history for inspiration as a start.
If nothing appeals, perhaps the next best option is hit your parent’s wardrobes. At the end of the day, just buy whatever jacket you like and if others don’t like it, well, then, make them like it. It is you who is wearing it and if you have a love for the parka, wear a parka.
Think outside the box and be different. If you like a bright green jacket then go for it, people will respect you more for wearing what you like rather than what everyone else thinks you should be wearing.
It is important to ensure that you bring your own style to the table and selecting a cool jacket is the best way to do it.
Andrew is an author with over 10 years industry experience. He loves to write about music and the changing face of fashion in the UK