Monday, 19 October 2015 16:27

Chic Up Your Puffer Coat

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chicup your puffer coat

The air is definitely turning a bit chilly, so it is time to unpack or invest in a new bulky puffer coat. Not the most stylish or flattering item in our wardrobes but they make us feel all warm and cosy. An essential item for those cold winter days.

Chic Up your puffer with these styling tips

Slim down the rest of your outfit

Because the puffer coat is so bulky you want to keep the rest of your outfit’s silhouette slim. So do not wear anything heavy or chunky with it.

Emphasise your waist

The puffer coat is a very bulky and shapeless item, and will add inches around your waist. The key to making it look more flattering on your body is to create a nice silhouette by cinching with a belt and to accentuate your waist. If your coat does not come with a belt, just use any belt that will match your coat to tie around your waist.

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Go for colour, print or pattern

Invest in a coat that come in a nice bright colour or one with a nice print or pattern. This way you can turn it into your winter statement piece. If you are more comfortable with a black or nude coloured coat then just layer it with other pieces to add lots of contrast.

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Pattern

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Layering and adding contrast

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Colour Contrast

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Print and Colour

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Add a touch of elegance with Fur

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The puffer coat is a very casual street style item but you can dress it up by adding fur details and trimming on it. This will instantly take it from street cool to elegant

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