Her fleece was . . . pink as snow.
Fleece jackets are thought to have originated in the 1970s, when Malden Mills developed the synthetic material and partnered with outdoor clothing company Patagonia to produce the first jacket. Since then, they’ve been a wardrobe staple, traditionally of mountaineers, walkers and other outdoorsy types, but now they have taken a fashionable turn, featuring on many of the recent catwalks.
Here are the top fleeces for fall, from the classics to the contemporaries:
Be fashion-forward and ultra-comfortable at the same time with this classic gray marl fleece sweatshirt from the cult brand, Rodarte. It’s a style that is loved by celebrities, with a crewneck, raglan sleeves and the status-y “Radarte” emblazoned on the front. Wear it with your gym clothes to elevate your fitness look, or if you’re feeling bold, you can always pair this top with the matching pants. Whatever you wear it with, you’ll be rad.
A much-loved signature of Lululemon, a brand known for its technical athletic clothes for yoga, running and working out, this should be a wardrobe staple for colder times. It’s a great pre-training and post-training layer, made from a cotton fleece fabric that’s both lightweight and warm. What’s more, it is available in tons of colors from classic black to khaki and a favorite, the navy-and-green camo-chic.
This is a super-soft fleece that ticks off the chic athleisure box. It is cropped and at the same time, slouchy with