5 Statement Coats That Will Elevate Everything In Your Closet

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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

$385

Kurt Geiger London

Pleated Skirt

$3,000

ETRO

Sleeveless Sweater

$1,100

ETRO

Tiered Lace Blouse

$2,342

Oscar de la Renta

Lapels Wool Coat

$150

Mango

Cle De Cartier 18K Pink Gold Watch

$18,800

Cartier

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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

$32,100

Cartier

Stephan Booties

$245

Carvela Kurt Geiger

Roll Neck Sweater

$1,100

The Elder Statesman

Edita Leather Legging

$948

J Brand

Biker Sheepskin Coat

$2,495

Coach

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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

$1,873

Sonia Rykiel

Henri Washed-Silk Shirt

$220

Equipment

Wool and Cashmere-Blend Wide-Leg Pants

$1,195

Michael Kors

Double-Breasted Houndstooth Wool Coat

$2,895

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

$350

Tibi

Small Suede Bag

$60

H&M

Beline Over The Knee Mid Heel Boots

$595

Via Spiga

Patchwork Jacquard Long Coat

$2,720

ETRO

Small Bar Earrings

$210

Jennifer Fisher

Lader Black Watch

$360

Larsson & Jennings

Bow Blouse

$169

Mangano

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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

$400

Equipment

Mose Satin Coat

$3,750

The Row

Long Cylinder Choker

$1,225

Jennifer Fisher

Mia Crystal Earring

$375

Vita Fede