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The Shacket

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We are sure you’ve heard about the shacket by now,

The best part about the shacket? You can literally wear it for so many different occasions! From morning coffee, side-lining your kids sporting event, around the office, even to date night. When you live a busy, on-the-go lifestyle, the shacket will become your new bestie.

Why the shacket?

As we emerged from the loungewear craze of 2020 and we re-entered the outside world, a desire for social-worthy garments was on the rise. Without compromising on comfort, we were seeking a way to step out of homes in as many layers as possible and take the comfort of our couch with us wherever we go. Hence, the cosy fashion-forward trend was born. Part shirt, part jacket, this garment creates a structured shape, without forgoing the warmth of a coat. The trendy hybrid allows you to elevate your style effortlessly for any occasion.

Like every new season trend, celebrities including new mum, Gigi Hadid, have been spotted rocking the look.

What is so great about the trend, is how versatile and easy it is to replicate. Here are some of our affordable, Femme favourite ways to style:

All day, everyday

As we transition into the cooler months,

Tie your hair in a low bun with a centre part and scrunchie and match with chunky, statement earrings, or be bold in a coloured shacket with a PU boot -psst: we are loving white right now!

Perfect for Date Night

If you have ever found yourself staring blankly into your closet with a pile of unflattering clothes all over the floor as you try to piece together the perfect combo of modest and sexy, then the shacket is definitely for you!

Denim Shackets

Regular denim jackets are soo 2019! For an eye-catching silhouette, team your denim shacket up with wet look skinny pants and heels. Fastening up the buttons around your waist and tying it up with the self-fabric belt, you can create a flattering shape, perfect for date night. Accessorise with a light-weight silver necklace and assortment of earrings.

Keep it cosy

Ever wanted to leave the house in your dressing gown on those chilly, weekend mornings? Longline shackets make for the ideal alternative. Go for something a little heavier to give you that snug, warm feeling when out on your morning walk.

For some real casual vibes, team it up with high waisted joggers and a teddy jumper.

Plaid, tartan, checked…whichever you rather, the shacket has got you covered.

Style unfastened over a high neck, long sleeve knit top with boyfriend jeans, chunky sneakers, thick hoop earrings and crossbody bag for youthful weekend style. If it’s something edgier you are after, try layering your new favourite outer garment over a hoodie with ripped jeans and chunky boots. The over-sized shape allows for easy layering over just about anything.

Wear your new fav fit right through to the end of Autumn by accompanying it with a mini skirt and skinny boots. Or try something with a curved hemline to change it up from the regular straight-lined overcoat shape.

Solid Shackets

Way more than just plaid, the solid shacket allows you to construct an outfit with some real, high-end city vibes. For a look that is bound to have everyone believing you are a fashion queen, style your favourite solid colour shacket over straight jeans, heeled boots and small handbag. If its something a little more neutral you are after, select a softer tone, button all the way up and pair with beige pants and scarf. Alternatively, you can style your shacket unfastened over a cute floral dress with a wide brimmed hat and heavy-look boots for a tran-seasonal sensation.

However you choose to wear it, we want to know. Tag us on socials in your Femme Connection outfits!