We used to associate corduroy with our old science teachers from high school, but not anymore! Corduroy has built up a cool kid status over the last few decades and we are in total agreement. Prepare to completely banish any misconception you may have had in the past, as we give you some insider tips on how to style this fantastic fabric.
You’re probably sat there thinking that corduroy only comes in flared trousers, if that’s you, then you are so wrong. Corduroy comes in all sorts of different styles and the newest styles to creep onto the market is outerwear. We have seen some funky full length corduroy coats that are amazing, although, this could be seen as excessive for you corduroy beginners. We would recommend a denim jacket style corduroy jacket. A nice change to your denim jacket and looks fantastic in loud colours. We particularly like this sort of style in a mustard paired with some flared rust coloured denim jeans.
Another way to style corduroy the right way is to delve into some of the fantastic mens shirts that are currently on the high street. Grab a denim skirt, a white vest top and some hoop earrings and grab your boyfriend’s shirt and throw it on as a jacket. If you’re young, free and single then you can some great corduroy shirts from any of the big hitters such as, TopShop or Boohoo.
Have we convinced you? I hope so. If you’re thinking about taking the plunge in to the corduroy world, the key is to not look too much like your old geography teacher and make sure you’re buying the most on trend tones and shapes. Go for a boxy shaped corduroy jacket or a corduroy bucket hat if you’re heading to a Summer festival.