From Catwalk to Street View: The Buffer

From Catwalk to Street View: The Buffer

In North America and Europe, we are entering another winter where it is safe to do outdoor activities. That is why there is a need for eye-catching outerwear, which is warm and practical. The buffer coat meets all these conditions and is an obvious choice not only for this season but also for the upcoming fall-winter season.

F / W20 Moncler Grenoble / Catwalk Pictures

The beginning of the trend

Moncler is generally acclaimed for promoting the modern quilted jacket as a luxury fashion item. The label has showcased hundreds of styles over the past few seasons, from practical versions in regular collections, to collaborations with designers such as Richard Quinn, Simon Rocha and JW Anderson.

F / W 19 Moncler & Pierpaol Piccioli / Catwalk Images

After all, will the display of buffer coat ball gowns designed in conjunction with Valentino’s Pierpolo Piccioli in 2019 be unforgettable?

The brand dates back to before 1952, when the company developed quilt sleeping bags in the Grenoble Mountains. A few years later, similarly down jackets and futures were designed The main object Born.

On the other hand, we must not forget the impact of New York designer Norma Kamali and her ‘sleeping bag coat’. In the early 1970s, Kamali made a camp trip to New York. When she had to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, she hurried to the trees with her sleeping bag slung over her shoulder. The designer was impressed and when she got home she took her sleeping bag and turned it into a jacket. He started selling jackets in 1973. Elton John, cher and all wore the doors of the legendary nightclub studio 54 and updated versions of the jacket are still available on the designer’s website today.

F / W21 r13 / Catwalk Pictures

For the fall / winter of 2021, collections from New York and London to Milan and Paris were filled with buffer coats in all sizes, shapes and colors. The New York brand r13, designed by Chris Leba, featured an inverted jacket with animal print and bright red.

F / W21 Ottolinger / Catwalk Images
F / W21 Off-White / Catwalk Images

Both Off-White and Ottolinger showed solid layered appearance.

F / W21 Kenzo / Catwalk Images

In Kenzo, a model walked the catwalk with a stunning print on a down jacket with folded pockets in green and brown tones.

F / W21 Givenchy / Catwalk Images

Givenchy showed the audience how a long buffer coat can be combined into one glamorous evening look.

F / W21 Rick Owens / Catwalk Images

In keeping with his future style, Rick Owens showcased jackets with a dystopian feel.

Store buffers

F / W21 Guide / Catwalk Images

The resort showcased buffer coats and jackets for the 2022 season, including these styles from Balenciaga.

Resort 2022 Balenciaga / Catwalk Images
Resort 2022 Balenciaga / Catwalk Images

A wide variety of buffer coats and jackets are available at retail this season. Founded in 2016 by Creative Director Catherine Holstein, the New York-based guide offers a wide variety of portraits this season, including “The Germine”, a full zip coat with buttoned collar, waist and cuffs and many more stylish short puffer jackets. Two black skin.

Courtesy / rag & bone

The New York brand Rag & Bone is offering a variety of styled buffers this winter, including ‘Joelle’ available in solid color or geometric axis.

F / W 21 Acne Studios / Catwalk Pictures

Acne Studios in Stockholm packs belt or hood cotton / nylon buffer jackets with recycled down and feathers.

This article was first published in FashionUnited.UK and later translated into Dutch by Ilona Fonteijn.

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