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.
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All photos by Silvia Olsen @ Anthea Simms, assisted by Hannah Thompson