The Most Flattering Coats For Your Body Type

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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.

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Flattering Coats

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.

Grid Checked Duster Coat

$150

Topshop

Wool Coat

$495

Cuyana

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.

Heritage Wool Blend Peacoat

$278

J. Crew

Percy Shearling Jacket

$1,795

Rachel Zoe

You have: wider hips and a smaller waist and shoulders.

Look for: contrasting statement collars that draw attention to the upper body.

Double-Breasted Leopard-Print Collar Woven Coat

$415

Muveil

Mason Embellished Wool-Blend Coat

$2,350

Mary Katrantzou

You have: a tall, slender frame.

Look for: long overcoats with cool details or color blocking to add interest.

Brooklyn Colorblock Coat

$250

Trina Turk

Colour Block Coat

$2,758

Missoni

You have: a fuller midsection and wide shoulders.

Look for: A-line silhouettes to slim the waist.

Loose-Fit Trench Coat

$60

Zara

Embroidered Fur-Trim Wool Coat

$4,800

Gucci