An urban-cool update on its utilitarian, outdoorsy cousin, the modern padded jacket has an exaggerated, oversize silhouette and is an ideal partner to pared-back wardrobe staples. The way to wear it? Keep the rest of your look streamlined, with dependable jeans or well-cut trousers, worn with sports luxe trainers or artfully worn-in boots, then season with a street-smart beanie hat. Click through the gallery to see how these girls are pulling off the look.
All photos by Silvia Olsen @ Anthea Simms, assisted by Hannah Thompson
Veronica, 21, Model. Dsquared jacket, Zara shirt, Stella McCartney trousers, Mattoli boots and bag.
Ljiljana, 22. Moncler jacket, Topshop jeans, vintage hat, Paul Smith bag.
Alexa, 23, Works for Cos. Acne jacket, Marni trousers and boots, Topshop hat, Muji bag.
Nina, 25, Student. Jacket and boots from Paris, Forever 21 shirt and leggings, Zara t-shirt, Supreme hat.
Hannah, 31, Designer. Topshop jacket, Primark hat, Cos Jeans, Converse trainers and Urban Outfitters bag.
Kitty, 25, Musician. Uniqlo jacket, Levi's jeans, Nike trainers, Primark bag, Johnny Cupcakes hat, Juicy Couture necklace, Topshop socks, vintage scarf.
Jayne, 26, works in retail. All Saints coat and bag, Warehouse jeans, Vans shoes, Topshop hat.
Ieva, 23, Fashion Designer. Gap jacket, Katya Shehurina dress, Zara bag and Office shoes.