For the savvy shoppers among us, it’s time to start thinking about that all important winter coat. The highlight purchase of the season; if you get it right, you’ll be wearing it all the way to February, and beyond.
The silver lining to the chilly clouds in the sky is the promise of snuggling up in our new winter warmers. Every season, we see the reinvention of the coat. With everything from military to millennial leading the trends this year, we can’t wait to hit the shops on our quest for that perfect piece.
This season’s line-up is brilliantly diverse. Puffas, parkas, trenches, minimalist alpacas and mohair blends all make the perfect winter counterparts to our stylish summer wardrobes.
Brown Thomas Galway give us the lowdown about what’s in store (literally) with something for every style and budget.
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Undoubtedly the cosiest winter coat trend, you can wear as much or as little of this as you like.
A huge trend last year, there’s far more choice this season. From long-length puffers to duvet-worthy styles and hoods, make sure to update your quilted essentials for the new season.
An oversized cocoon shape is key to acheiving a more androgynous and effortless look. A perfect piece for everyday wear, the cocoon coat is extremely versatile. Go bold with eye-catching colours from pale turquoise to red and mustard, or keep it classic with neutral shades.
This winter’s coat edit comes with a caveat: you may find yourself wishing for extreme cold just so you can pile them on all at once! MaxMara creates refined separates and signature outerwear that make timeless investments as the brand’s distinctive and divine camel coats have become synonymous with the iconic Italian design house. Weekend by MaxMara has evolved into a rich and sophisticated closet with their latest outerwear collection boasting sumptuous and chic simplicity.
Contemporary outerwear brand Harris Wharf London masterfully reimagine classic formalwear with exquisite tailored coats and blazers with a distinct London sensibility.
The ba&sh AW collection is perennial Parisian Chic – elegant, timeless and feminine pieces with a playful twist. Flamboyant reds feature significantly throughout the collection’s palette and can be found in prints, knits and coats which blend perfectly with violet and navy.
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