Because winter requires such an abundance of layers, you can easily read puffy marshmallow if you aren’t careful. Here’s the rule to remember: You want your coat, the main component of your cold-weather ensemble, to be as flattering as possible. Ahead, check out our selection of chic toppers—organized by body type—to find the option that perfectly complements your frame.
You have: a curvy frame with proportionate shoulders and hips, accentuated by a narrow midsection.
Look for: a wrap coat with a belt to define the waistline.
You have: a small frame and a height of five four or less.
Look for: a cropped topper, whether it's head-turning faux fur or a classic peacoat.
You have: wider hips and a smaller waist and shoulders.
Look for: contrasting statement collars that draw attention to the upper body.
You have: a tall, slender frame.
Look for: long overcoats with cool details or color blocking to add interest.
You have: a fuller midsection and wide shoulders.
Look for: A-line silhouettes to slim the waist.