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.
- When Floral and Bomber Jacket Join It Reads Edgy Style
- Style a Floral Aviator as a Statement Piece
- Why to Add a Floral Aviator to Your Wardrobe
- Wrapping Up
- 71st Top of the World Style Linkup Party
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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.
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.
- Floral aviator with leather skirt and a gray sweater
- Try it with black dress pants or a black skirt and a white top
- With white or blue jeans
- Floral bomber with a striped leather skirt
- Wear it with a solid jumper dress in one of the prints colors
- In a street style look with a silver accordion pleated skirt packed for ageless style on a dance cruise
Note these three posts open in new tabs for best UX, so you can read on here.
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.
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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.
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.
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