Best Ways How to Wear a Floral Bomber Jacket
Zoom-in on Rebecca Taylor floral bomber with mock turtleneck top, and DIY brooch (all own)

Floral aviator jackets are a perennial trend. They are easier to wear than the black or brown leather pilot jacket or a floral blazer. This brief style guide explains why, provides tips on what to look for when buying the trend, outfit inspirations and styling tips.

Contents
  1. When Floral and Bomber Jacket Join It Reads Edgy Style
  2. Style a Floral Aviator as a Statement Piece
  3. Why to Add a Floral Aviator to Your Wardrobe
  4. Wrapping Up
  5. 71st Top of the World Style Linkup Party

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floral piloat jacket styling post logoWhen Floral and pilot Jacket Join It Reads Edgy Style

I really love bomber jackets and I love floral prints. Thus, when I saw this floral aviator jacket on eBay – new with tags – I had to buy it. The floral print and silk fabric permit to wear it like a blouse! In a casual work environment, you can even get away with it on other days than Casual Friday.

The contradiction of floral and tough bomber jacket make a statement piece.

that works for more than just Gamine and Romantic Style. The trendy combination balances the girly part of the print with the association of the tough cut. The abstract blossoms are an example of an ageless print. That’s the best combination for women in midlife.

A perfect way to wear a small romantic print over 40.

When you have Bohemian Style fantasy blossoms in the size of your hand are best.

Style a Floral Aviator as a Statement Piece

I always liked bomber jackets and always had one in my closet. However, when I saw the floral aviator trend, I had to have one. It’s a real statement piece. When you get one, make sure it works with the colors of your wardrobe to get the most wear out of the piece. In my case, I looked for cool neutral colors and an abstract floral print for a grown-up casual look. I also wanted that the bomber could substitute for a blazer, sort of a down-dressed Business Casual Style. This pilot jacket is exactly what I was looking for. A special benefit, it was on sale and hence affordable.

over 50 years old stylist in casual work outfit

fashion in floral silk bomber, striped Tee, denim skirt

Zoom-in on accessories of casual work outfit

mature stylist in floral bomber
Outfit details: Rebecca Taylor floral bomber, Oliveo denim skirt, Via Spiga slingbacks, Chanel belt, statement necklace and Festina watch  (all own), and striped T-shirt c/o Marine Layer

 

Why to Add a Floral Aviator to Your Wardrobe

The great thing about prints is that you have so many options to wear the piece with other pieces in your closet. This bomber, for example, goes with various shades of gray, pink and blue as well as with black and white. Check the post at the links to see how versatile this garment can be styled.

Note these three posts open in new tabs for best UX, so you can read on here.

 

stylist in floral bomber with white leather skirt

fashion influencer in floral pilot jacket

stylist in flower print aviator jacket, pink top, white leather skirt
Outfit details: Rebecca Taylor floral bomber with mock turtleneck top, Hermes collier de chien cuff, Oliveo leather skirt, Tissot stone watch, Cartier Just un Clou bangle, DIY brooch, Via Spiga slingback patent leather kitten heel pumps, DIY brooch, and Coach bag (all own)

 

Wrapping Up

Pro tip: When you buy a trendy item like this floral bomber make sure that you can wear it with many pieces of your closet.

You can find a guide how to look ageless in floral prints at the link. What are your criteria for jumping the band wagon on a trendy piece? Let me know, I am curious.

Don’t let your outfit be a random thing. Wear the right look in every situation by looking up what to wear when in How to Dress for Success in Midlife. Buy the book now.

71st Top of the World Style linkup-party

Welcome to the Top of the World Style fashion linkup party. Thanks to all you stylish ladies who linked up last week. Your lovely outfits were so exciting and inspiring.

The Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav was Alicia, as you clicked her post the most. She is the blogger at Between the Pearls. Her little white dress is perfect for a stroll on a beach mall when on vacation. She styled the dress with white sandals and mastered this tricky look perfectly. When styling a white dress with white sandals outfit one always has to be very careful to not look like a nurse. A job well done, Alicia.

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Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav Alicia. Photo from her post

 

I love the 1920s inspired outfit by Charlotte who is the blogger at Sublime Mercies. The other 1920s outfits and sewing pattern she showed in her post are also wow worthy. She became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. The floral dress is just awesome.

Top of the World OOTD My Fav Charlotte in 1920s inspired dress
Top of the World OOTD My Fav Charlotte. Photo from her post

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