Keira Knightley Puts The Shearling Biker Back On The Fashion Map

Keira Knightley cuts a cool figure in NYC. Shop the look, here...

Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley cuts a cool figure in NYC. Shop the look, here...

Keira Knightley's impeccable low-key style has inspired our wardrobes like no other over the years. Sepping out in NYC make-up free, the new mother looked better than ever. And we reckon it’s mostly down to that achingly cool Acne shearling coat.

There’s nothing we love more than a do-it-all coat that’s not only cool, but unbelievably comfy. This style more than meets the mark - so much so, we’re pinning it to be your new outerwear essential.

Sure, Keira’s chunky Acne Studios version is a bit pricey, and comes in at a cool £2,000. Thankfully, those canny high street retailers have got on board with this major trend and bang on cue, the shearling-style is back in stock.

The fashion folk prefer to wear theirs oversized and favour dark shades of black, tan and navy. We agree and think that’s the best way to go.

Keira keeps her look casual and teams her black supersize version with boyfriend jeans and tough-looking lace-up boots for the ultimate weekend look.

Should you be looking to take on AW15’s layering trend, go for a chunky roll neck knit, some mid-wash slim-fit jeans and black ankle boots.

Think this jacket is just for cool casual dressing? Think again. We reckon this LBJ will be the perfect cover-up when worn over your party dress during the festive season, too.

So, what are you waiting for? Make like Keira and go for Topshop’s lookalike black biker option. Or, for something a little lessy boxy, and a little more classic, try Zara’s knitted version. It's equally chic, and a total bargain.

Here’s our guide to the best buys out there…

Mango, £169.99

Topshop, £295

IRO, £1,845

Reiss, £750

Zara, £39.99

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