FYI: Outerwear 'It' Brands Nanushka & Saks Potts Make Spring Jackets Too
As we head into spring, we leave behind what at least feels like frigid temperatures that created an environment for 'it' outerwear brands to emerge. For the past year or so two brands that couldn't be more opposite from each other dominated the street style scene: Nanushka and Saks Potts.
Sandra Sandor is the designer behind the contemporary label responsible for the currently trending vegan leather puffer jackets, Nanushka. Sandor started her line in 2006, a year after graduating from the London College of Fashion and offers a full range of ready-to-wear, denim, shoes and accessories but it's her vegan leather separates that have fashion girls flocking to the brand. Barbara Potts and Cathrine Saks founded Copenhagen-based label Saks Potts around five years ago in 2014. Everyone from fashion editors (hey Who What Wear) to Cardi B has uploaded a picture on Instagram wrapped up in one of the brand's fur-trimmed leather trench coats that come in several different color options.
Thought their takes on outerwear differ vastly, both mastered creating undeniably super chic, Instagram photo-ready coats has landed Nanushka And Saks Potts in 'it' label territory; the most on-trend women braved the cold in one of these two coats. Now the temperatures are rising; the layers are coming off, and these designers faced a fashion challenge, transitioning the excitement following their brands from their winter-wears to their spring offerings. Luckily, Potts and Saks, and Sandor have a brisk playing field to play on; jackets, and for some coats continue to stay in demand for Spring where temperatures range from "it's brick as f**k," 35 degrees to a "summer is that you, player," 65 degrees. So do Nanushka, and Saks Potts have spring outerwear as desirable as their popular winter coats? Let's do a deep dive on their new arrivals find out.
Hide is the style name of the classic Nanushka Vegan Leather Puffers. Coming in four different colors: black, blush, navy and root beer, Hide is a short cut coat, stopping at the waistline. This volumous coat retails for $582 and may be an ideal option for someone who's always cold. If Hide is too much puff for spring, Nanushka offers Alamo, a wool robe coat in a grey check print, and a blush tone and a couple of printed kimono robes but the star might be the vegan leather trench. The trench coat's length gives you that same drama you'd find with the puffer without the winter bundled up look. Gus, the duster coat in blush is a beautiful option as well that nips at the waist accentuating your shape.
Saks Potts' Foxy, the colorful trench coats everyone wore in winter could transition into spring well especially for an Ice Queen who loves the luxe look of fox fur. The brand's other styles, Febbe (a full-length shearling) and Yvonne (a fur-trimmed wool a-shaped coat) are more wintertime friendly, but Saks Potts offers some Spring-oriented jackets. On farfetch.com we found some Spring cropped printed puffer jackets, lamb wool jackets, and a green leather coat with fur trimming. The latter was the best spring jacket from the bunch. Let us know which brand or coat you'd take into Spring.