By their very definition, jackets have collars, shoulders and sleeves. In certain stylish circles (ahem, street style) it’s de rigueur to wear a jacket in direct opposition to function, comfort and warmth. The jacket-as-cape comes to mind. Now, a new take emerges.
Stars have taken to wearing a jacket slung off the shoulder, so it hangs in the crook of their elbows.
If you think about it, it’s an assertion of superiority—you can’t carry a bag when you’re clutching the cuffs of your jacket to keep it from falling off (but you have an entourage to carry it for you).
Gigi proves you can get away with wearing shearling in the summertime by wearing her jacket half-heartedly.
Kendall’s also a fan, half-shrugging off her duster coat on the way out of the airport.
This look pairs well with the other breakout trend of the year: the choker.
One of the earliest flashes of this trend, way back at the Yeezy show in February.
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