Let’s be real: Any item of clothing that has pockets is a godsend. Especially if the piece has oversized cargo pockets.
Model Bella Hadid was recently spotted in Paris wearing an outfit with nine pockets in total, according to Nylon. We don’t know what she’s keeping in her vest and pants, but she practically doesn’t need a bag to hold her essentials.
Designers like Matthew Adams Dolan and Claudia Li utilized oversized pockets during New York Fashion Week holiday 2019 last year, making it the standout trend of the season. Glamour also cited the resurgence of cargo pockets in 2019. It’s timely since we need someplace to put our stuff in while carrying our micro mini bags.
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ELIBEIDY MAD SS19 💙💙💙 HANDS TO WORK For SS19, Matthew Adams Dolan continues to explore a pervading sense of optimism and democracy inherent in the history of American sportswear. With ideas of ease and function at its core, he celebrates the legacies of American designers such as Claire McCardell and Bonnie Cashin who sought to create accessible wardrobes for the active, modern American woman. Other points of reference include the Shakers and their central beliefs of hard work and perfection in craft through austerity and simplicity, and Martha Graham’s formative ballet ‘Appalachian Spring’ with its score, composed by Aaron Copland reflecting an “American Theme” that idealized not only Americana but Americanism, energizing the ballet with with a folk like humility and hopefulness. #matthewadamsdolan #nyfw
Treat yourself to pieces with oversized pockets with these picks below.
Bershka Nylon Jacket with Cargo Pockets
If you’re looking for a jacket to use during rainy days or while jogging, get this nylon one from Bershka. It has two big pockets in front where you can place your phone while listening to podcasts. Available at SM Aura Premier.
Haider Ackermann Quilted Officers Jacket
Going to a winter country soon? Cop this cozy Haider Ackermann quilted long-sleeved jacket with four cargo pockets. It’s hip length and has a distressed effect for a grungy look. Available online.
L.L.Bean Ripstop Field Vest
If you want a vest similar to Bella Hadid’s, this L.L.Bean piece is perfect for you. It comes in colors like green, brown, and navy blue. It has multiple pockets in front where you can keep your phone, change, calling cards, and lip balm. Available online.
Stradivarius Cargo Trousers
These white trousers are skinny fit and have two big pockets on each leg. Wear this on casual days or even to meetings. Available at Glorietta 2.
Lee Matthews Callie Cargo-Pocket Silk-Organza Shirtdress
You can never go wrong with a comfy shirtdress with pockets. This one is made from lightweight silk-organza and has four wide cargo pockets. It’s also long-sleeved so you can wear this underneath a coat in places with cold climates. Available on Matches Fashion.
Oxygen Mid Waist Cargo Shorts
Make this Oxygen piece your new go-to casual pair of shorts. Instead of the usual side pockets, it has cargo pockets in front which gives you more space to put your stuff in. Available at SM Megamall.
Sculptor Pocket Cargo Long Skirt
This ankle-length Sculptor skirt has oversized cargo pockets and a slit in the center. Wear this with a plain top and ankle boots. Available on W Concept.
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