Due to its versatile and unfussy nature, the explorer trend is instantly wearable and workable into most wardrobes without a complete overhaul. After several seasons of campground classics, the great outdoors is elevated for A/W 14 with refined styling and luxurious fabrics. Parkas and gilets remain key items, but instead of shiny nylon, they’re found in wool flannel, cashmere, and suede. Sherpa linings and trim are prevalent, and any ruggedness is balanced with slim silhouettes and high-end finishes.

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