Fall 2009 Fashion Week Trend: Cocoon Coats

February 18th, 2009

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Photo Credit: NYMag.com
Cocoon Coats at BCBG, Yigal Azrouel, and VPL.


Style tip?  With all that’s happening in the world, people are staying in and cocooning.  But you can stay cozy when going out in a cocoon coat.  The blousy shape isn’t particularly flattering, but the volume is definitely dramatic.  As seen on the runway, wear your cocoon coat with thin pants, tights, or leggings for a big-over-small look.

What do you think?  Would you wear a cocoon coat?  Share your thoughts in the comments!

Entry Filed under: Runway Reviews, Trend, Trend Predictives, What's In and What's Out, Women

7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Sal  |  February 18th, 2009 at 12:24 pm

    Such a cool look, but just don’t think I could pull this one off!

  • 2. Jen  |  February 18th, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    I have a cocoon coat from Madewell and I absolutely love it!

  • 3. Sasha  |  February 18th, 2009 at 4:13 pm

    I love these coats, but short or three quarter length sleeves are impractical in the fall and winter in places where the temperature drops below 50F.

  • 4. RobynT  |  February 18th, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    What body type do you think this is best on? Do you have to be tall? I’m always looking for ways to camouflage my midsection; I think my legs are thinner. I don’t know if this is too much though…

  • 5. ellen  |  February 18th, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    i think i will probably skip by on this trend…

  • 6. Trisha  |  February 19th, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    It’s tough to wear a 3/4 length cocoon coat without having a good amount of height to offset the width. Try an a-line shape instead; this will skim over your midsection and showcase your thin legs.

  • 7. Niki Johnston  |  September 30th, 2009 at 6:19 am

    I really love this fashion . I got one yesterday and it does excellent with hiding my fat. PLEASE email with the other fashion like these!

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