This trend started a couple of years ago, but I am loving it more than ever now. What used to be relegated to jackets and vests has gone mainstream. Let’s take a look at How to Style the Quilted Look after 50.
Clearly, I have been loving this trend for several years. I am anxious to hear what you think about it. Interstingly, I tried to find some street styles of “women our age” in the look. I came up with none, other than pictures of the queen and the royals wearing the typical versions that have been popular for many years.
How to Style the Quilted Look After 50
I picked up this BB Dakota quilted coat at a local shop last year and get compliments every time I wear it I It is no longer available in the Caramel color but there is one on eBay here. It is available this year in a great olive green colorway with buttons instead of a zipper. Everlane has a near-exact replica in multiple colors here. The gigi pip wren hat (a favorite) is available here. The J Crew Cashmere turtleneck I have owned for years but you can find one on sale at Everlane here. The Artemis slippers can be found here.
The Everlane Version in a beautiful blue. I can’t wear most blues but this one has me tempted.
This was one of my very popular outfits of the week back in September. You can read the details here. Kim from Northern California Style recently featured it on her blog here as well.
I also loved this outfit of the week featuring this great Madewell Poncho. There are a few ponchos on eBay here.
I recently featured this beauty from H&M. You can find more about this outfit and many others in my post How to Nail High and Low Fashion. I have since heard that many of you purchased it and are loving it. There are several manufacturers making a similar one for much more. I wear it all the time.
In the same post I am wearing this great long vest from H&M that I am also loving on cold dashes to the grocery in the a.m. It would be great to throw on over leggings on your way to the gym as well.
This recent Sundance look is really fun. Love the cheerful mix of the gold and ikat.
This beautiful Chan Lu coat I inherited from my sister when she passed away. It is made from a Kantha quilt and embellished. Kantha are quilts that are made in India from recycled saris.
Similar Kantha designs can be found on Etsy here. This jacket below was one of the most popular on CHD.
This kantha jacket also found on Etsy was also extremely popular on the blog.
This Kantha jacket is also from Etsy. The particular colorway is sold out but the same coat is available here in this colorway, and she has several other reversible jackets in her shop.
It can also be worn on the reverse side, so you have two jackets in one.
BEAUTIFUL QUILTED ITEMS AT ALL PRICE POINTS I AM LOVING THIS SEASON
Below are some articles you might enjoy reading about the trend.
Isn’t it funny how it sometimes takes the mainstream fashion world a couple of years to catch up with the trendsetters?
Thank you for reading How to Style the Quilted Look after 50. Do you have any quilted items in your closet? What do you think about the trend? I think I love it because it is casual yet fresh. I would love to hear your thoughts.