The 50s bouclé jacket is back — here’s how to wear it now

Bouclé is back — @CharlieGowans tells you how to wear it

9/25/2021 12:31:00 PM

Bouclé is back — CharlieGowans tells you how to wear it

Since Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel designed the first one in 1954, the bouclé jacket has been a wardrobe staple for elegant women: Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly, A

From left: Golestaneh Mayer-Uellner, Penélope Cruz and Thérèse HellstromWednesday September 22 2021, 12.01am,The TimesSince Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel designed the first one in 1954, the bouclé jacket has been a wardrobe staple for elegant women: Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn. Worn with a skirt suit then, jeans now, and pearls always, for 67 years it has been in the best possible taste.

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And therein lies the limitation. The bouclé jacket was so widely embraced by the good-taste ladies-who-lunch set (and, perhaps most recognisably, Upper East Side Wasps) that it became shorthand for a certain lifestyle — and a certain tax bracket. Visit some posh postcodes and you’ll pass one every few yards; where I live you won’t see any. In theory it’s versatile — it works with jeans, tailoring, tunic dresses or full skirts — but those strong

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