Trend Report: Marching Band Jacket Redux

Do you know why it’s often called the Sergeant Pepper jacket? Because of its appearance on the cover of the Beatles’ 1967 album, Sgt. Pepper Lonely Heart Club Band.

Sgt. Pepper Lonely Heart Club Band album cover

Sgt. Pepper Lonely Heart Club Band album cover

In the world, it was first seen on the late King of Pop’s during the 80’s, which soon became one of his signature clothing.

Michael Jackson, one of the biggest trend setters

, one of the biggest trend setters

Balmain designer was always inspired by Michael Jackson. He created a $9,000 marching band jacket for his Spring 09 collection. This completely rocked the fashionistas and it’s now becoming a huge trend for Spring 2010.

Anna Sui

Anna Sui

Balmain

Balmain

Clements Ribeiro

Clements Ribeiro

It’s not easy to pull off many sequins like Michael Jackson did. However, celebs are showing off more accessible takes on the band jacket.

Nina Garcia

Nina Garcia

Beyonce

Beyonce

coldplay

Coldplay

This trend is fantastic to spice up a simple t-shirt and jeans combo, or to toughen up a cute dress. It will never go out of fashion as long as you stick to a clean design that isn’t too costumey. Next spring there is no doubt you will march to the beat of the style drums.

Alice + Olivia

Alice + Olivia

LaRock,-Saks-Fifth-Avenue,-$368

LaRock

Victoria Secret

Victoria Secret

Moschino

Moschino

3.1-Phillip-Lim,-Barneys.com,-$280.73

3.1 Phillip Lim

BoutiqueToYou.com-$75

BoutiqueToYou.com

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3 Responses

  1. DLB JULIETTE says:

    Very good article! It is for sure THE trend for 2010. Thank you to the king of pop so avant-guardist!

  2. guigui von Paris says:

    All the frenchies are crazy about fashion style AND this so exciting new blog… Go on, we’ll never miss you

  3. Dr Moebius says:

    luv them, yes I du. when i wear it, you may luv me, to

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