January 31st, 2018
Vogue Paris

Perfect Layering Item: A Shell Jacket

What could be better than a light-weight shell jacket for spring. It’s the ultimate layering piece, can be rolled up and tucked in your bag when the temperature rises, many are waterproof, and right now it comes in lots of great colors—I’m in!

Image by Chris Colls for Vogue Paris

 

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  • Great concept but I never look as tidy or chic in a shell as I hope I will.

    karenJanuary 31st, 2018  3:13 PM

     
  • All great and would get the Prada if I thought I’d ever see rain again…

    KathyJanuary 31st, 2018  5:32 PM

     
  • I love outerwear of all kinds, but I have to agree with Karen – shell jackets and mid-length shell coats (drawstring, zippers, nylon) feel very athleisure to me and as though I’m on my way to a sporting event.

    PaulaJanuary 31st, 2018  6:18 PM

     
  • Agree with the comments above. While i like the concept I can never quite pull the look off.

    judiJanuary 31st, 2018  8:09 PM

     
  • Theory has a great one too! One in nylon and also in leather.

    https://rstyle.me/n/cxa7fnnxee
    https://rstyle.me/n/cxa7e5nxee

    AliFebruary 1st, 2018  10:52 AM

     
  • I can’t pull of this look without looking as I am going to workout or do a sport! Besides it rarely warm enough in London to just put on a shell.

    MMSFebruary 1st, 2018  2:52 PM

     

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