Trend report: Contrast sleeves

BRONWYN WILLIAMS
Last updated 13:32 04/05/2012
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Forget the sleeveless coat trend; it's far too cold for autumn anyway. Right now we're embracing contrast sleeves.

Why? Because outerwear gets boring when it's all one colour, and with contrast sleeves you'll get the sleeveless coat effect without the chill factor.

From sleek blazers to thick wool coats and casual denim jackets, you've got a contrast sleeve for every occasion.

The original look is with leather arms, but mix it up in cotton and silk.

And if you really want to go sleeveless, then get Marios' jacket with removable sleeves - then at least you have both options!

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