It’s that time of year to start shopping for your winter coat! (Something that I personally dread!) A stylish coat that will go everything, see you through from the cool autumn days, to the days when there is six feet of snow on the grounds and won’t leave you looking like an urchin! So, at STYLEetc HQ, we’ve scoured the shops to bring you some of the best coats for AW14!
Tartan Cape Sleeved Coat, ASOS, £75
Tartan is always great for AW and this year is no different. ASOS have taken the traditional coat and put the sleeves of a cape on it! Leaving your arms free for all the shopping bags but perhaps won’t keep you warm went its -1!
Floral Wool Coat, Dries Van Noten, Selfridges, £1,460
Winter florals are everywhere this season and Dries Von Noten have created the luxurious monochrome coat. This tradition trench style falls below the knee so make sure you’re tall enough to carry it off or you’ll end up looking lost in your coat! Its also 100% wool and fully lined so will be perfect for keeping you warm!
Luxe Faux Fur Boxy Gilet, Topshop, £65
Okay, so this probably won’t keep your arms warm but this uber-stylish gilet is one of our favourites! It’s great for layering when your running between shops, rather then spending the whole day in the cold and red is always a must-have winter colour.
Printed Bomber, Moschino Cheap and Chic, Harvey Nichols, £770
Moschino’s catwalks this year have been filled with bright, fun pieces and this is no exception! The bomber style is key in the sport luxe trend for the season so add some colour to your winter wardrobe with this printed satin bomber.
Becca Fur Lined Parka, boohoo.com, £60
This faux-fur lined parka will certainly keep you warm on a cold winters day! The classic camo green is given a make over with the leopard print lining, which is also detachable! Useful for those sunny autumn days!
Citrus Biker Jacket, River Island, £60
If you want to stand out this winter, this is the perfect jacket for you! The bright citrus colour makes a change from the gloomy black and the metal work gives it an edgy look. Great for adding colour to a winter wardrobe.
Amily Black and White Duster Jacket, 5Fashion.co.uk, £24.99
Practically, it won’t keep you warm but it’s got 10 out of 10 on the stylish front! Monochrome is a key look for AW and this jacket will take you from day time fun to evening glam! Add a pop of colour underneath or you LBD for the perfect look!
Pink Teddy Coat, Warehouse, £85
It’s fluffy and it’s pink! This gorgeous coat is warm, stylish and will go pretty much everything this season. Winter pastels are a must, and the teddy style is huge for AW! If you prefer your coat fitted, you can go down a size – great for boosting you esteem too!
Hooded Bat Wing Jacket, Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto, Hervia Bazaar, Hervia.com, £395
This jacket is so soft and comfy that you will not want to take it off! It’s loose fitting style and faux fur make it great for keeping toasty and leaving room to layer up!
Minstead Wool Duffle Coat, Burberry, Selfridges, £595
This classic, 100% wool, duffle coat will bring back memories of your childhood! With traditional toggles and signature Burberry lining, the duffle has grown up!
Blue Check Coat, Planet, £299, Debenhams & House of Fraser
This fab coat mixes two top trends for AW, blues and tartan. The longline and cocoon style are great for wrapping up warm and this coat will go with just about everything! You’re forgiven if you thought Planet was just for your gran!
Black Faux Fur Collar Biker Jacket, River Island, £80
Boy meets girl in this feminine take on the classic biker. The faux fur collar is stylish as well as warm and its a great length too! It’s also fitted around the waist to show of your figure under neath! This would look great with a pair of killer biker boots!
Leopard Portobello Fur Coat, Biba, House of Fraser, £199
This is the ultimate glamorous coat for AW! The faux-fur leopard print design is fully lined and falls at the mid thigh. It is a great coat for unleashing your wild side day, or night!
M&S Collection Notched Collar Coat, M&S, £59
This gorgeous fit and flare coat will see you through till spring with its bright Lemon colour! It’s sure to bring some colour to your winter wardrobe and Its fully lined for extra warmth and will look great with a pair of knee high boots.
By Emily Parker