Arguably considered the superstar of fall ensembles, a coat is a requisite layering piece that can elevate an outfit in one step. So whenever cold weather rolls in we are inclined to update our existing collection with a couple on-trend, exciting additions. With this season’s fashion-forward offerings, choosing one that’s equally cozy and chic is a breeze. Here, browse through our edit of the top five fashion-girl coats of the season and score our tips on how to style them now.
Photography: Jason Maughan Hair & Makeup: Glamsquad Model: Zoe Ward
Punctuated with gold buttons, pockets and piping, military-inspired toppers have been huge on the fall runways. Wear one with a printed mini and over-the-knee boots for the perfect combination of masculine accents and feminine polish.
Coat, dress and bag: Burberry Shoes: Olgana Paris Earrings and rings: Oscar de la Renta
A leather trench with bold stitching is an unexpected, fashion-forward take on the classic style. Team it with a simple all-black ensemble so the head-turning coat can take center stage. Accessorize with a printed neck scarf for a pop of color and of-the-moment hoop earrings.
Coat: Tod's Sweater: 525 America Scarf: Tory Burch Earrings: Dana Rebecca Designs
Choose a midi skirt that's slightly longer than the trench to compliment the length.
Skirt: Wilfred Boots: Coach
A pulled-back low bun lends instant polish to your look, while keeping your hair away from the face and shoulders as you pile on cold-weather layers.
Sunglasses: Linda Farrow
Stand out in a sea of peacoats with a cozy shearling topper. Temper it with a sleek turtleneck sweater and add some edge with a leather skirt. Complete with lace-up boots and gold drop earrings.
Coat and skirt: Tory Burch Sweater: 525 America Shoes: Tod's Earrings: Oscar de la Renta
A tonal lip and cheek combo in a natural pinky-brown hue is effortless, chic and appropriate for daytime.
An A-line evening coat boasting an ornate brocade print wears well with a slip dress and pointed-toe pumps for a night out.
Coat and earrings: Oscar de la Renta Dress: Tibi Shoes: Gucci
Statement chandelier danglers offer an added touch of glamour.
A surprising outerwear favorite among the style set, the down-stuffed puffy coat can be elevated by pairing it with timeless workwear staples. Layer it over a striped button-down to don with a flare-hem pant. Add interest with patterned-heel ankle boots.
Coat: Aether Shirt: La Ligne Pants: Salvatore Ferragamo Shoes: Kurt Geiger
Groomed eyebrows make an impact when teamed with a hint of eye shadow and lip gloss for a beautiful, natural makeup look that works well for the office.
Earrings: EF Collection