Keep warm from neck to ankle with maxi coats that are equal parts cool and cosy.
Let us tell you a little secret: it’s never too late to invest in a great winter coat. In fact, it’s never too late to snap up any of the best pieces that create the ultimate capsule wardrobe. Of course it’s easy to get sucked in by one of the many trends, but some pieces are best left classic. While the maxi coat is trending, it’s a style that’s proven it has longevity by returning each and every year. Longer than calf-length coats and just above your ankle, this super chic style is the coat we all need this winter and beyond.
The long-line coat is perfect for popping out in your PJs or favourite pair of joggers (no one need ever know), and it won’t let in the winter chill, covering you from neck to ankle. With so many iterations to choose between – from belted to teddy and faux shearling – you’re guaranteed to find one to suit your fit, shape and colour preference.
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We’re naming the maxi coat one of most elegant styles around; a totally timeless cut that you’ll wear for seasons to come – you can throw this style over your everyday uniform and it’ll look equally chic for evening, too.
A word of advice, though: consider your height when purchasing a maxi coat so you don’t end up with a style that will drag on the ground. Pick a colour that will work seamlessly in your wardrobe, then team it with your favourite stomping boots and beanie hat to go on your merry way to your next outdoor winter walk adventure in style. Here are 13 maxi coats we’re championing this year.
& Other Stories long fuzzy wool coat
There’s no doubt about it, wool coats are some of the warmest around and this recycled version at & Other Stories gets our vote. The fuzzy texture in a classic camel hue will never fail to impress
Cos belted wrap coat
Sleek, understated and effortless when worn with any outfit you own, this belted robe coat is pure perfection. Also available in beige and tan, but no matter which colour you choose, it’s bound to stick around in your wardrobe for years to come.
Jigsaw belted zebra coatAdding a hint of ‘wow’ to any winter outfit, enter: Jigsaw’s zebra print coat. Wear with everything from a knit with tailored trousers and trainers to a midi dress and stompers.
Monki single-breasted classic coat
Totême quilted recycled shell coat
Say hello to the puffer coat that managed to sell out time and time again and was spotted all over Instagram last year. Totême’s oversized quilted style is currently back in all sizes – although we can’t guarantee this cult cover-up will stick around for long.
River Island double-breasted belted trench coatMaking the humble trench suitable for cold-weather months, this thicker, warmer style from River Island is a winner. Brightening up even the dullest of days, try wearing this red beauty with a clashing colour cross-body bag.
Weekday Kia wool oversized coat
You can easily mix up your footwear when it comes a neutral, sleek coat. If you’re not a fan of stomping boots, try knee-high or sleek ankle boots for an elegant finish.
Baum Und Pferdgarten Dory coat
Have you seen this coat on your Instagram scroll? In black or vibrant blue, this faux shearling style with oversized fit, collar and cuffs feels so fresh. And that may be because it’s from the pre spring 2022 collection – get it before it inevitably sells out.
Ted Baker Jjoelle fabric blocked oversized crombie coat
Invest in a punchy pink coat and layering up will never be a chore again. This Ted Baker number has a contrasting darker hue on the back in a smooth fabric, and it’s the statement maker that’s bound to impress.
Whistles Gabriella wool check coat
How do you make a winter coat even cosier? Make sure it has a button-up collar, of course. This chin-ankle style with its high collar and large check will work wonders with a pair of leather trousers and chunky trainers.
H&M long coat
The nearest thing you will get to your dressing gown, this classic tan coat is the perfect companion to your athleisure wear. Style with your favourite leggings and hoodie to nail your new everyday look.
Max Mara 101801 Icon Coat
If classic winter colours aren’t for you, inject some colour into your winter wardrobe with this soft sky-blue style from Max Mara. Wear with an embroidered cardigan and bring all the spring feels to your winter wardrobe.
Remain Birger Christensen Rose bouclé coat
Pastels aren’t just reserved for spring – just take a look at this bouclé beauty in a mint sorbet shade. We’re imaging it for now over tan wide-leg trousers and a cream knit and with a slip dress once the weather finally warms up.
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