If this winter turns out to be as cold as the summer was hot, we’ll all be grateful for this season’s new coat trends, with puffa styles and furry textures promising warmth enough to withstand even Siberian climates.
Trench coats are back on the agenda, offering the perfect trans-seasonal style in traditional gabardine or luxurious leather, while shearling continues as a designer favourite, cropping up in classically rustic styles or more glamorous iterations.
Meanwhile, puffa styles have graduated from a necessary evil to legitimate wardrobe addition, tricked out in unexpected fabrics and worn slung from shoulders. And leopard print coats are making a return to glory – embrace it.
So as we move into cooler weather, these are the five new coat trends you need to know about – and where to buy them…