With colder weather on the horizon, it’s about time I start shopping for a new winter coat. This maybe one of the biggest purchases of the season, so I need to find the perfect coat. I’m looking for something that is both stylish and functional. There’s no need for me to be fly and I’m freezing my tail off. The coat must keep me warm.
When It comes to picking the perfect coat for me I think two things, trendy or classic? If you want a coat that will transition from winter to winter, avoid styles that are too trendy. A classic single or double-breasted coat will always stand the test of time.
If you’re like me and searching for your next winter coat , this style guide will come in handy.
1. Belted Wrap Coats
Wrap coats are classic and let’s not forget chic. The belted number looks good in jewel and neutral tones like greys and greens.
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2. Shearling Coats
Shearling coats are perfect for those brutally cold days. It offers you style, but it’s still functional. The coats are usually worn casually. Most style stars pair their shearling bomber jacket or coat with a pair of skinny jeans and booties. This is one of my favorite winter style options. I have two shearling coats in my closet from my days at Syracuse.
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From the real deal to faux fur, fur coats are a must-have for the fall and winter fashion season. The fur coat is coming in a variety of styles and colors. I love both cropped fur coats and floor-length furs. The luxurious coats are also great for keeping you warm during the winter.
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4. Leather Accent Coats
Whether its leather piping and trim or leather sleeves on a wool coat, leather accents are having a style moment right now. This trend offers up a hint of edge without going totally rebellious.
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5. Boyfriend Coats
This year we’re taking a cue from the boys and going for loose silhouettes. Boyfriend coats are the hottest trend for the season .
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