For colder days, the corduroy jacket is a great option to be warm and fashionable. Here’s your complete corduroy jacket outfit guide.
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- Why you need a corduroy jacket
- Outfit examples
- Next Level Gents recommends
- Frequently asked questions
Why you need a corduroy jacket
Corduroy is generally made of cotton and has a ribbing pattern that looks like cords which makes it distinguishable. It’s a great jacket to have because it’s versatile and you can pair it with many different outfits.
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Depending on how casual you want to be, you can pair it with a t-shirt, jeans, and sneakers. You can also pair a corduroy jacket with trousers or chinos and leather Chelsea boots.
Black corduroy jacket with black jeans:
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Brown corduroy jacket with light blue jeans:
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Frequently asked questions
Are corduroy jackets in style?
Yes, it has and always will be. However, it’s a seasonal jacket that’s popular in the spring, fall, and winter. Although corduroy has been around for a long time, it isn’t the most popular choice among fabrics. However, a neutral-colored trucker jacket or pants in corduroy is a great way to add texture to your outfit.
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Does corduroy keep you warm?
Yes, corduroy is thick and soft which makes it perfect for colder weather.
Is it OK to wear corduroy?
Absolutely but make sure you follow the rule of one texture at a time. For example, you shouldn’t wear a corduroy jacket with corduroy pants. Instead, wear a corduroy jacket with a pair of jeans.
The corduroy jacket is a must-have jacket for colder weather. When you wear one, it’s important to remember that you should wear one texture at a time. Instead of wearing corduroy pants with a corduroy jacket, wear chino pants.
Additional style resources
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