Friday, 14 October 2016

Perfect winter coats

Fashion blogger & stylist Cassandra Snow of lists some on-trend coat styles you should be wearing this winter

Written by Cassandra Snow
The winter coat is perhaps the most considered decision on our sartorial agenda for the year. It carries us from the annual post summer lull, right through to the quintessentially British crisp winter air.

Whilst the blustery horizons of the months ahead might not quite be in our minds yet, the creeping autumnal chill, in the last of the summer sunlight, reminds you that it is time to start considering investment in your winter coat this year.

Here’s my guide to the top three key trends to look out for:

Artisan / embroidered /embellished

This season sees artisanal designs take centre stage, with embellishment and embroidery stealing the limelight.


Grey floral embroidered overcoat, River Island, £95 available from

Stara embroidered organza coat, Alice & Olivia, £750 available from

Blue embroidered fantasy coat, James Lakeland, £165 available from

Military / tailored

Military style cuts lose its stern connotations and provides the perfect feminine and fitted styles of the season. Where a jet black option proves to be a wardrobe staple, a coloured take can give a softer slant on the look.


Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren Military Embroidered Coat, £235, available from www.

Scalloped double-breasted wool-blend coat, Red Valentino, £495 available at

Leopard / statement

If you are seeking a statement print then look no further than the iconic spots of the leopard print coat. Whether opting for a classic pattern, or perhaps a re- imagined print in blue or grey, it is a sure conversational piece that does the talking for you.


 Leopard abstract 60s style faux fur coat, Biba, £179 available from

Leopard print coat, Topshop, £85 available from 

Leopard Print Overcoat with Wool, Marks & Spencer, £89, available from

See more at Cassandra's website

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