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Now Trending: Polished Punk

Published 08/06/2015 by

With serious style comes serious attitude. From lug soles to sneakers and engineer boots, this season’s top trend packs a pretty punch.

Polished Punk 101

This trend is about throwing your feminine side off-kilter. Think car coats and black leather moto jackets, leather leggings, mini-skirts and shredded stockings. You’re basically dressing as if you’re about to drive away in your super cool ride.

Keywords you’re going to want to know:

  • Quilted details
  • Studs
  • Menswear-inspired
  • Teenage rebellion
  • Chokers
  • Lug soles
  • Black on black

How to wear:

Kickstart your way into fall and the Polished Punk trend with a little help from our friends. This month, we’ll be featuring some pretty rad CIS buds to show us how to wear their favourite pieces from the latest collection. Stay tuned!

In the meantime, get inspired by this look styled by our very own CIS team:


No longer defined by plaid kilts and safety pins, we’re turning punk into something a little more polished this season. Teaming the CETRONE with pinstripe pants and a quilted bomber jacket, this look is a no-fail combination in mastering the ultimate Polished Punk trend. So go on, get punked!



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