The thing about current trends, of course, is they might be readily available in stores but their vintage counterparts' eBay prices are severely jacked up - and if, like me, you'd rather have the vintage piece than the high street rip-off; this guide is for you. I might even make it a recurring thing. Suggest me some more A/W trends.
My first spotlight: shearling. Big fan. Adored this Burberry collection; still do.
Course, while eBay is first go-to for vintage; it's not so reliable for the purposes of highlighting what's available; what with listings lasting 9 days, so it's to etsy I wandered for inspiration.
"There's a jacket for every budget!"
Clockwise from top:
$60 at SecondFiddle's store
$200 at CourtneyOwlEyes' store
$118 at AmiableLeaf's store
$22 at valueapesalvage's store
A mere sample, there, but you get the idea. The vintage shearling pool is varied and you'll find big-ass curly wool things (my favourite; but out of my price range right now...) to cute little bomber jacket styles.
Luckily for me, a faux-shearling is already in my possession for the princely sum of a pound from a charity shop, but I don't love it, so perhaps some tweaking is in order. First order of business: kilt buckles; and perhaps some extra fuzzy fabrics. I'll let you know how that goes, huh?