Rejoice! For our first weekend of freedom en terrace is here.
But with temperatures set to hover just above ten degrees, a sturdy spring coat is essential for bracing the breezy pub garden.
The key to keeping toasty without moonlighting as the Michelin man? An expert approach to layering, as seen at the Celine show on Wednesday.
Read on for three Celine-approved ways to achieve beer jacket brilliance.
1. Repurpose your hibernation hoodie
Models at Celine made a case for re-energising your lockdown loungewear with grey hoodies layered under trench coats and double-breasted houndstooth overcoats. The Outnet has a lovely Alice & Olivia zip-front grey hoodie that’s made from a wool blend for extra warmth (£138, theoutnet.com). Then for a trench, try M&S x Jaeger’s double-breasted cotton trench (£199, marksandspencer.com) or for something toastier, All Saints’ wool blend Jette check coat would look great with a black hoodie, and is half price in the sales (now £189, allsaints.com).
2. Quilted bombers over dresses
One model wore a black quilted bomber layered over a skirt and crop-top combo for the ultimate spring-meets-snug ensemble. Try Zara’s reversible khaki quilted jacket (£49.99, zara.com) or Ganni’s oversized collar recycled polyester ripstop coat (£275, matchesfashion.com). Or for a sunshiney update, & Other Stories have a pale yellow recycled polyester quilted coat (£135, stories.com) that’ll look great paired with ripped denim and loafers.
3. Mannish blazers and crop tops
Got a saucy summer crop top you’re gagging to wear but can’t quite face the goosebumps? Models at Celine layered oversized tweed blazers over flesh-flashing itty bitty summer tops, straight leg jeans and cowboy boots. Try The Kooples houndstooth wool-blend blazer (now £197.50, selfridges.com), or Michael Kors’ checked twill blazer (£295, net-a-porter.com).