Next Bomber Jacket - 6 Ways - 6 Bloggers

Style Theory: The Bomber Jacket, the outerwear shape this Spring and Summer. It is cool, laidback and edgy, either in florals, silk, denim or jersey, the bomber is a versatile jacket that can be dressed up or down. It is fabulous for flinging on for the schoolrun, can be layered on top of a biker or denim jacket or in the summer can be worn over dresses to add an urban edge.

The Challenge: Next sent 6 Mum Fashion Bloggers a jersey bomber jacket to style their way and this is how we styled them:

1 - What Lizzie Loves
2 - Avenue 57
3 - Me (obvs!)
4 - SchoolGateStyle
5 - Poppy's Style
6 - My Fashionable 40s
We could choose either red or grey and as you can see all had a different take on the bomber, showing that it looks just as great with heels as it does with trainers...

I chose the red jacket, the fabric is a mid weight, quilted jersey so it really lends itself to layering, I wore my denim jacket and a grey sweater underneath, and paired it with black ankle length jeans and my trusty Adidas Superstar trainers. This is my comfort zone, I had a busy day of running around after the kids, parties, swimming etc so practicality reigned supreme as usual.
Bomber Jacket: c/o Next 
Denim Jacket: Warehouse similar here
Sweater: Zara similar here
Jeans: Oasis
Trainers: Adidas
Sunglasses: RayBans Wayfarers
It is a great alternative to the traditional cardigan, the red is a beautiful vibrant shade so looks good paired with greys, denims and black.

I was a little slow off the mark with the bomber jacket trend but I am now a convert and do tend to wear them instead of my usual cardigans/coats.
Next Quilted Bomber Jacket £38 
Next Quilted Bomber Jacket £38
Are you a fan of the bomber jacket, did you jump on board the trend a bit quicker than my slightly late arrival?! Or do you prefer a more tailored look?


Click on the links under the photo of the other Mum fashion bloggers to see the details of their styling and other fashion ideas.

I would love hear your comments as always, till next time, Frances x

23 comments:

  1. You look brilliant Frances. I always love how well you layer your outfits. It looks brilliant with the denim jacket. It's perfect for this in-between weather too xxx Love Lizzy xxx

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  2. I think that looks fab on you and really suits your style. I'm not sure it's a look that would work as well on me, as my style tends to be a bit more tailored - if that makes sense? But that colour is gorgeous on you and it's really great to see how the same jacket can be styled in so many different ways.

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  3. I love how the jacket has been styled by everyone. I think the red is right for you as it suits your style perfectly. I must admit that I hovered over the grey, at the weekend, as I was doing a quick shop for my little one. I stuck to my brief ( children's clothes only ) but it did catch my eye so weird that here it is on Monday morning. H xx

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  4. Brilliant! I would have never thought to layer with a denim but it looks amazing! I am totally inspired to try this out

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  5. So cool Frances....think I may have to get the red now too! Brilliantly layered!! Looks like I shall be wearing mine under a coat today....stupid weather!! xx

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  6. Love how you've styled it Frances, it looks fab with your denim jacket underneath - just gorgeous.
    Jane xx
    My Midlife Fashion

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  7. I've just realised I have something like this but in a different fabric and it's also from Next - thanks for the inspiration. I just dragged it out and am wearing it now :o)

    But the red is lovely on you - love the matching lippy too. You honestly do colours so well.

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  8. The red really suits you and you have styled it perfectly for a round of kids parties, school runs etc x

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  9. I absolutely LOVE it layered over the denim jacket - just fab!

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  10. I love bomber jackets & this one is a beauty! It looks great on you Frances & the red is perfect on you! I love it with the denim jacket underneath! xx

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  11. The red looks great on you. What a wonderful collaboration.

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  12. Gosh! You wouldn't know it's the same jacket as the other girls! Fantastic styling! Ther red is great for you x

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  13. Would never have thought to put it over a jacket - what a genius idea! Looks great and is amazing how different one jacket can be.

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  14. I love this post and seeing how everyone has styled it. You look fab in that colour and love it with the trainers!
    Abbi x

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  15. Love it Francis. I agree with Kat, it looks fab layered over a jacket. I would look like a sumo wrestler though lol x

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  16. Frances - you totally nailed it with the denim jacket layering. LOVE! You really suit the red too - has me thinking I should have been more brave and gone with red too!! Was so lovely working with you on this collaboration, Ax

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  17. Love this cute bomber jacket and the red looks amazing on you!

    chrissabella.blogspot.com

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