There has been less of a focus on jackets since Balmain-style power shoulders reached saturation levels, but designers played with boxy proportions on outerwear for spring 12. The duster coat and cropped jacket were two of the key looks.
How to buy it
Collarless jackets look the most trend-led options alongside exaggerated proportions at Balenciaga. The duster coat offers a different way to wear a boxier silhouette and can work well for a more mature customer.