Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Shearling fights it out as one of THE trends of the season

Ding Ding Ding! What's that sound?
It's the ring of the fashion fighting bell, as leather gets taken on in the ring by this season's hottest new trimming, shearling. While leather packs a punch in the fashionability department, it's all about shearling's snuggly feel and on-trend look that will give it extra points when it comes to full time in this fashion fight. 
Don't get Sleuth wrong, leather will always have a place in our hearts (and our wardrobes!) but this season is all about getting your s-game on and trimming your wardrobe from top to toe in this versatile and practical (not exactly Shopistas' favourite word, but it helps when your knees are shaking in their thigh-high boots!) trim. 
Magazine guru and Mamamia blog author (and all-round cool chick) Mia Freedman even thinks so, having been questioned by Karl (Sleuth crush alert!) on the Today show about her on-trend vest. As she pointed out, it's fashionable AND warm. Love! 

So look below at the mix of sassy real & faux shearling, and get yourself rugged up for some serious winter fun.

Happy Shopping! x

Ah, blokes often have a hard time understanding fashion!

But Mia loves her vest - and so does Sleuth! See below for similar styles.....

Half vest half jacket, this 'vacket' from Forever New is a personal fave for Sleuth's warm winter look. AUD $129.99 - FOR STORES

Who says your feet have to miss out on all the shearling fun!? These Wittner boots mean serious tootsie business! AUD $269 - BUY HERE

Mixing faux shearling with embellishments, Target's jacket is spot on AUD $69 - BUY HERE

Swing some faux shearling over your shoulder with this fab tote from Forever New - FOR STORES

Mixing trends is Juicy Couture's specialty, and Sleuth loves the military-esque embellishments paired back with a shearling trim. USD $250 - BUY HERE

Forever New's faux shearling jacket is a great fashion statement for just AUD $129.99 - FOR STORES

Jimmy Choo - knows how to take a trend and make it seriously DESIRABLE! Even your accessories will feel cosy in this lambskin suede and shearling number. USD $2,076 - BUY HERE

Fantastic idea - this faux shearling collar by Country Road can be put on anything and everything, so your wardrobe can be instantly updated AUD $79.95 - BUY HERE

Collar with a difference. Witchery's biker shearling jacket will keep you warm and chic for AUD $249 - BUY HERE

Loving the waterfall cut of this Katies Sherpa Gillett AUD $59.95 - BUY HERE

Long and classic, this grey lambskin shearling coat by Jekel will weather all trends and all seasons USD $957 - BUY HERE

For a more outdoor rustic look, try this shorter and more solid heel by Rubi Shoes AUD $39.95 - FOR STORES 

Kmart's faux shearling leather-look coat combines two trends for ultimate style and warmth for the cosy price of just AUD $29 - FOR STORES

A Cooper St vest with all the trimmings! AUD $169.95 - BUY HERE

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