The baltic temperatures are so worth it when you get to wear a chic new coat…
When it comes to personal style, who doesn’t like to shake things up? A maxi dress one day then a blazer and blue denim the next; experimenting with a new look is the key to keeping fashion fun. But no matter how varied your personal style is we’re willing to bet that there’s one item of clothing you wear day in, day out: your winter coat.
Whether you swear by your ankle-sweeping camel coat or only have eyes for your puffer jacket, every woman can think of one fail-safe coat that has faithfully seen her through the cold months. Chances are that coat is hanging on the back of your chair right now. In which case, don’t read this next bit out loud: the time has come to cheat on your winter coat.
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This season there are so many amazing new styles catching our eye for all the right reasons. With endless coat options to suit every style, whether you want to tap into this season’s animal print – as seen at Victoria Beckham, Max Mara and Givenchy – or opt for a fuzzy new friend in the form of faux fur, shearling or a teddy coat, there is a coat to suit your every mood. Make a statement in a colourful check or swaddle yourself in a cashmere cocoon, with the new season coats that offer timeless appeal.
Spring might be around the corner but the weather is firmly set to freezer mode. Why wait until next winter to invest in outwear that will make you feel chic on those cold, grey mornings? Stylist’s fashion team has tracked down the stylish coats that you’ll want to wear everyday.
When the weather turns grey, stand out in pillar box red. With exaggerated lapels, a button-down front and an extremely oversized fit, this tailoring-inspired coat feels every bit as slick as your favourite statement-making suit. Wear yours with black ankle boots for a sleek look that will turns heads - for all the right reasons.
If coming-of-age on a steady diet of The Sartorialist has left you dreaming of being captured by your favourite street style photographer – preferably while nonchalantly checking your phone and strolling down a perfectly lit street – then rejoice. This colourful check coat with neon contrast cuffs is your very own street style moment in the making, but thanks to a classic fit and sleek cut, works for all those everyday fashion moments too.
When stepping out an a grey morning, what could be more luxurious than wrapping yourself in a cocoon of glacial white boucle wool? Just pop the collar and cinch the detachable tie belt in at the waist for a look that has a touch of edge, but feels decadently soft.
Bimba Y Lola
Vinyl coats are key this year, as are teddy styles; combine the two together and you get one hell of a cool combo from Bimba Y Lola.
Known for its sustainable designs, cult label Nanushka has created the dream belted coat this season.
The neutral hue will go with everything you wear, while the rope belt tie will look effortlessly sleek.
Shop Nanushka Loane belted single-breasted wool-blend coat at Mytheresa £705
Khaki is one of those go-with-everything shades you can rely on when it comes to outerwear.
This sharp, tailored style from Monki will be a wear everyday hero style.
This is the coat style we’ve already dubbed as the one Rachel Green from Friends would love. Now, Whistles has created a checked version that we’ve already spotted on Instagram.
It may be on the ££ side for a high street coat but you’ll wear it on repeat so the price-per-wear will be pennies.
New London-born brand Palones is fast becoming an ‘it’ label among the fashion set.
Their designer-esque pieces are surprisingly affordable. Our top pick? This multi-button checked number.
Mother of Pearl
A statement coat is one way to add light to the fact we’ll all have to wear them until spring next year.
This faux-pearl embellished, tartan check print coat will update any outfit but we suggest trying it with a roll neck, wide leg trousers and fresh kicks.
Brighten up the cold months ahead with a pastel pink cover-up. Yep, that’s right - pastels aren’t just for spring/summer. Liven up any outfit with a colour pop coat that you’ll bring out year after year.
Trench coats may be the perfect spring cover up, but you can always make them work for winter by opting for an oversized style that you can layer. This belted, checked trench ticks off all the trends in one in high shine vinyl.
Team with chunky roll neck jumpers underneath.
The puffer jacket not only looks effortlessly cool, it also keeps you unbelievably cosy. This Zara version is even reversible so you can wear it in black or grey. It’s basically a two-for-one buy if you ask us.
The faux fur jacket has gone south for winter. The longer length means even your legs will be kept warm, yet there will be no sacrifice on the style front. Round of applause for French Connection for creating this cool khaki iteration.
Sometimes you see a coat and instantly love it forever. Case in point: this Loewe orange belted number. The dressing gown style is big news this season.
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