SHORT, fitted jackets in different styles and fabrics are the big news for autumn 2010.
Sharp-cut military styles with lots of buttons are causing quite a stir and aviator jackets are flying back onto the shelves in soft leather and plenty of shearling. Also making a statement are practical parkas, fabulous faux fur, chic camel and classic capes.
1> FURRY Fabulous fur you’ll want to stay wrapped up in. Faux fur coat €124, www.littlewoodsireland.ie
2> GORGEOUS A masculine style with a very feminine twist. Metallic military jacket €61, Next
3> ON-TREND Edgy urban glamour that can be worn whatever your age. Navy military cape €120, Wallis
4> SHARP Clean-cut leather jacket with button embellishment to give it a little bite. Military leather jacket €399, Karen Millen
5> VIVID Classic style but in new colours. Fearne Cotton duffle €109, www.littlewoodsireland.ie
6> DAPPER With oversize buttons and military detailing, this coat is not for the frivolous. Military coat €40, Penneys
7> SNAPPY Well-cut crop jacket that will show off your figure. Check asymmetrical jacket €29, Penneys (due in store mid-October)
8> TIMELESS So cosy and comfortable you will never want to take it off. Classic camel cape €380, Tommy Hilfiger
9> SNUG This one will certainly beat the big chill. Shearling coat €134, www.little woodsireland.ie (due in store end August)
10> SUBLIME An affordable shearling aviator that could be your best buy of the season. Red Herring Borg aviator jacket €85, Debenhams