What's Up With the Corduroy Trend?

What's Up With the Corduroy Trend?

What’s Up With the Corduroy Trend?

Hey, BK Fam! We know you’ve been seeing everything corduroy this fall. That’s why we’re here to break down why we think you’ll love this fabric that’s an absolute must-have for this season. Whether you’re looking for jackets or pants, corduroy everything is in and there is a reason for it.

Corduroy is the perfect durable but cozy fabric that’s super nostalgic of vintage ‘70s fashion looks. Especially with an increase in vintage clothes and thrift shopping in recent years, corduroy has seen a comeback alongside other styles. This timeless fabric will be sure to make you look effortlessly chic no matter where you’re headed.


Is Corduroy Trendy Right Now?

Totally! Corduroy is one of the hottest fabrics right now, whether you’re looking around a store or on the runway, you are sure to see tons of corduroy. We’ve seen a rise in jewel tones, like emerald greens and deep blues popping up, so you’ll have more options than just the classic neutral browns and burnt orange.

Especially when taking a look at corduroy pants, there are plenty of cool ways to add a cool flair to any outfit with the dope ribbed texture of this fabric. When it comes to menswear, corduroy styles have been deemed an essential for fall, so we’re here to help guide you through the best pieces to keep you in-style.


How Do You Style Corduroy?

You can almost never go wrong with this classic fabric. We suggest you look at trending outfits along with vintage looks when styling corduroy. This corduroy trend is heavily rooted in ‘70s styles and is also typically associated with the dark academia aesthetic.

Styling corduroy depends upon what piece or pieces of corduroy you are looking to create an outfit around. However, one of our favorite ways to style corduroy is through matching sets with oversized jackets and flared pants. Cool and comfortable, this look is sure to turn heads when you walk into a room.

Our Favorite Corduroy Styles

Some of our favorite styles for this fall are all in corduroy, so right now we want to show off the pieces that we think will become your everyday must-haves from top to bottom.

Corduroy is a material that is perfect for transitional weather. For a breezy day when you’re running to class or if you’re taking a walk in the park, you’re going to love this material that is sure to stand up to the cold.

Right now, we’re loving:

  • Corduroy Trucker Jackets
  • Corduroy Pants
  • Corduroy Shirts


A Comfy New Corduroy Jacket for this Fall

tobacco corduroy trucker jacket

When you can’t quite wear a puffer jacket but are looking for something to layer up your look, we suggest trying out a corduroy jacket like our Tobacco Corduroy Trucker Jacket, which features ultra-soft and comfortable Sherpa lining on the interior and cool texture corduroy on the exterior.

We suggest styling this jacket with your favorite pair of joggers for a laidback look on a fall day. Add a pairing of neutral minimalist sneakers and accessorize with your favorite beanie to complete your look.

If you love this jacket but aren’t in love with the color, no worries! You might want to check out the rest of our corduroy collection to find the perfect color jacket for your wardrobe.


Switch out Basic Shirts for Corduroy

Another great way to switch up your wardrobe is with a selection of new corduroy shirts. These button-up shirts allow you to embrace rustic style and are perfect to be dressed up or down as needed. What we love about these corduroy shirts is that they are perfect to be layered during the fall.

Although they can be worn by themselves, layering them for fall makes them feel so much more comfortable and versatile. We admit, corduroy can feel unapproachable and more difficult to style but, in fact, when matched with neutral casual bottoms you can almost never go wrong.

Still, this season we’ve been loving our Khaki Corduroy Shirt, which shows off a classic year-round color that is versatile but switches up the basic button-up shirt with this cool fall texture.

khaki corduroy shirt


This dope button-up is also available in other colors including:


Elevate your Trousers

Depending on the look that you’re going for, different pieces of corduroy might work better or worse for you. If you’re someone who prefers street style, you’ll want to opt for a matching set of an oversized jacket or shirt. However, if you love academic, dressy style you might prefer to have tons of corduroy trousers for this fall.

Our super comfortable corduroy pants feature an elastic waistband that will make sure that you feel comfortable and confident in your look throughout the day. Our current favorite look is our Rust Corduroy E-Waist Pant. These pants are a rusty red color that is sure to make you stand out.

rust corduroy e waist pants

We suggest styling these pants by putting on your favorite pair of work boots and a graphic tee for a laidback look. To dress up these pants, we suggest putting on a neutral button-up shirt to bring your look to the next level.

If you’re looking for another color, these corduroy pants are also available in:


Stay in Style with Corduroy this Fall

One of the simplest ways to stay on-trend this fall is by adding a piece of super soft and comfortable corduroy into your wardrobe. This fabric is essential to any fall look and is sure to become one of your favorites by the end of this season.

We hope that this guide could help you learn a little bit more about why corduroy is trending and the best ways for you to add this trending fabric into your closet for this fall.

As always, we love to see what you’re able to create with our pieces and we encourage you to experiment with your style and find what makes you feel secure and happy no matter where you’re headed.

Next time you put together a look with your favorite pieces from Brooklyn Cloth, be sure to take a pic and tag us @brooklyncloth and use #BKFAM!

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