Devoid of charm, outdated and categorized as sportswear only, the Polar jacket finally takes a decisive turn to finally style overdose. An unexpected reversal of the situation for this clothing attribute of mountaineers, fishermen, sailors, and frenzied explorers, or quite simply followers of its exemplary comfort.
Having made its thermal revolution in the early 1980s, the Polar jacket is the symbol of 40 years of history. Conceived as a ready-made alternative to oldest boythis fleece fabric is all the more warm, light and resistant than its rival, since the polar consists of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and other synthetic fibers allowing it this operational tour de force. And it was none other than Malden Mills, now known as Polartec LLC, who developed this technical material to lead it to success, as in 1991 when the Time Magazine ranks Polartec’s Polar Fleece as one of the 100 most important inventions of the 20th century. Now part of the collections The North Face, Patagonia -but not only- the fleece jacket is turning away from its primary function to become the new prerogative of fashionistas which do not lack style.
The fleece jacket: the fashion trend that no one expected
Collections Isabel funnyat Celine via Stella McCarteney Spring-Summer 2022, the Polar jacket stands out as the fashion benchmark in which we need to start investing to anticipate the arrival of next season. While it retains its plush, fleecy aesthetic, this soft jacket is reminiscent of the style of the 1950s, when “sporty fur” was victorious, or even that of eighties and nineties during which she pimped herself with bright colors.
In 2022, the fleece jacket is envisaged more in a patchwork version, as it is in question at Tommy Jeans, Mango but also Promod. In terms of style, our Fashion Journalist is formal: the Polar jacket goes with the trendiest clothes in our wardrobe, to revitalize its look. The idea we have of the perfect look? An ecru fleece jacket punctuated with warm colors that you half unzip, leather pants and cowboy boots to add that much sought-after style. The key is to keep in mind that the only way to make the fleece jacket more trendy than ever is to wear it with characterful clothes and accessories, and to avoid jogging, UGGs and all other elements as much as possible. sportswear.