Stepping out today in New York City, the Duchess of Cambridge makes a royal case for the return of the ladylike statement coat. She teamed her black and white version with simple extras, most notably a pair of prim gloves and suede stilettos. The resulting look is polished-yet-modern, and when paired with a little black dress it can reign everywhere from the office to dinner your boyfriend’s family. Whether or not they inhabit a castle.
Feeling spendy? Here are some other fabulous options: