The next must have item in any capsule closet is a biker jacket. The biker jacket’s roots are military – having been worn by German Fighter Pilots during World War I as a protective outer layer.
Throughout the jackets various incarnations it has managed to maintain its solid popularity amongst the fashionable and is synonymous with celebrities such as Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Kendall Jenner and Jennifer Aniston to name a few as is evident below.
Kate Moss leaving The Wolseley in a black leather jacket and ankle boots after having dinner London, England – 22.07.10 Mandatory Credit: WENN.com
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Raf Simons debut collection from Calvin Klein was unveiled his first collection for Calvin Klein in February 2017. The much anticipated collection had a packed front row which included amongst others: Gwyneth Paltrow, Julianne Moore, A$AP Rocky, Naomie Harris, and the young stars of Moonlight. Millie Bobby Brown, a new face of Calvin, also sat front row.
I think Vogue captures it beautifully:
With outsiders’ perspectives, Simons and Mulier riffed on Americanisms, including brightly colored band uniforms, Wall Street suits, sheriff’s jackets, quilting on some terrific men’s parkas–make those for women, too, please!–and metal-tipped cowboy boots. They devoted a fair bit of attention to the great American plastic couch cover, slipping transparent plastic over everything from plaid tailoring to a sensational yellow-gold fur coat and feathered cocktail numbers. Strange. But it’s such a weird idea, it just may catch on. Calvinisms got their attention, too. Male and female models wore varsity sweaters with sheer torsos in a technical knit that looked lifted from the world of shapewear, a tricky look for both genders. Brooke Shields’s famous silhouette was stamped on the leather label on the back waistband of jeans.
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Above: Some photographs of the Calvin Klein Fall 2017 Ready to Wear Collection.
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