Have a look at the top coat trends and types for fall 2011 and winter 2012. Get geared up for the season with the editor’s picks and find the ideal topper for all your favorite winter pieces.
Welcome the transitional season in a luxurious leather coat with a modern silhouette. As leather works for every occasion this fall, such a coat is an investment in versatile yet sophisticated outerwear style. Top the look off with tights and pumps or uber-trendy bondage boots.
As seen in: Valentino, Viktor & Rolf
Designers pulled out all the stops to make sure you stay warm and toasty this winter. A rough parka extends the utilitarian look by taking on a luxurious accent – a peek-a-boo slinky gown underneath. In philosophical sense, this is where grunge meets glam, in practical sense it’s highly useful.
As seen in: Mulberry, Altuzarra
Chase away those cold weather blues in a chic coloured coat that breaks the mold of blacks and grays! Cheerful rainbow hues we’ve seen in Spring have been continued as a Winter 2011 outerwear trend. This season statement-making colours will hit the streets in a perfect style for chilly days.
As seen in: Burberry Prorsum, Gucci
Add a touch of luxe to the basic coats you see on the streets. A modern twist of a fur-trim coat is perfect for everyday wear, and will satisfy your winter weather needs while creating a flattering look. It keeps you snuggly warm in below zero temperatures and makes a perfect finishing piece to your winter 2012 look.
As seen in: Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone
Indulge in a sumptuous trend-right swingy poncho that boasts a ladylike charm. This dramatic and effortless way to cover up is ideal for layering. Luckily, a cozy and luxurious cape coat can be paired with everything you like from dresses to denim. You’ll never want to take it off!
As seen in: DKNY, Band of Outsiders