5 Statement Coats That Will Elevate Everything In Your Closet


You may think your winter wardrobe is complete with a snow-proof parka and an affordable, trendy topper, but no, read on. Every woman needs a classic statement coat they’ll wear forever. The right one will elevate everything from a turtleneck and jeans to a black-tie ensemble. Thankfully this fall, the biggest outerwear trends are chic enough to stand the test of time, from luxe robe coats to plush shearlings and beyond. Here, the key styles you should invest in immediately.

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The Robe Coat

Ever wish you could leave your house wrapped in your plush dressing gown? The fashion powers that be have answered your call. Opt for a slightly oversize style in a dreamy hue.

Pictured: Acne Coat

Harper Shoe


Kurt Geiger London

Pleated Skirt



Sleeveless Sweater



Tiered Lace Blouse


Oscar de la Renta

Lapels Wool Coat



Cle De Cartier 18K Pink Gold Watch



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The Shearling

For those who like a little edge, the leather-trimmed shearling is where it's at. Since the statement is in the texture, stick to a basic color.

Ballon Bleu de Cartier Watch



Stephan Booties


Carvela Kurt Geiger

Roll Neck Sweater


The Elder Statesman

Edita Leather Legging


J Brand

Biker Sheepskin Coat



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The Cape

If you can't stand feeling restricted by hefty sleeves, the cape trend is for you. This versatile piece looks sharp over a silk blouse or cashmere turtleneck and wide-leg pants. Extra points for a menswear tweed.

Pictured: Michael Kors cape.

Fringed Tweed Cape


Sonia Rykiel

Henri Washed-Silk Shirt



Wool and Cashmere-Blend Wide-Leg Pants


Michael Kors

Double-Breasted Houndstooth Wool Coat


Michael Kors

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The Jacquard

A coat offers a great opportunity to add print and color to an otherwise neutral wardrobe. A luxe jacquard is guaranteed to turn heads.

Pleated Culottes



Small Suede Bag



Beline Over The Knee Mid Heel Boots


Via Spiga

Patchwork Jacquard Long Coat



Small Bar Earrings


Jennifer Fisher

Lader Black Watch


Larsson & Jennings

Bow Blouse



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The Duster

How to make a sweeping statement, literally. The dramatic silhouette of the ankle-grazing duster speaks volumes about your style prowess, so keep the rest of your ensemble simple.

Pictured: The Row coat and dress.

Racquel Silk-Charmeuse Maxi Dress



Mose Satin Coat


The Row

Long Cylinder Choker


Jennifer Fisher

Mia Crystal Earring


Vita Fede