Style Guide: Finding the Perfect Coat
For the fashion-minded, the change in the weather this time of year can only mean one thing: Time to go coat shopping! But like shopping for the perfect white blouse, your go-to pair of jeans, or other stylish basics, choosing the right coat is no easy task. A good coat is fashionable yet timeless. It will carry you through fall and winter, and look fabulous with almost anything. If finding the perfect addition to your cold weather wardrobe still has you stumped, have no fear because I’m here to help. From peplums to parkas, here are 5 of my favorite outerwear options to keep the winter blues away… Bundle up!


Shop the Look: Anthropologie Collared Peplum Coat, J. Crew Wool-Cashmere Peplum Coat, Miss Selfridge Peplum Stone Trench, Topshop Contrast Peplum Military Coat, Giles Tweed Peplum Coat

Military Inspired Parka

Shop the Look: Chicwish Classic Military Park Coat, Aritzia Talula Trooper Jacket, Rag & Bone Wynn Hooded Coat, MinkPink Enlisted Anorak Coat, AllSaints Soviet Coat, Topshop Military Piped Girly Coat, Mango Military Inspired Coat, Maison Scotch Nylon Parka with Faux Leather Sleeves


Shop the Look: J. Crew Stadium-Cloth Cocoon Coat, Maison Scotch The Coat, Anthropologie Elytra Cocoon Coat, Topshop Textured Wool Cocoon Jacket, Vince Boiled Wool Sweater Coat

Blazer Coats

Shop the Look: Boy. By Band of Outsiders Long Riding Blazer, Chalayan Wool-Blend Coat, Joe’s Jeans Erica Long Jacket, Maison Scotch Leopard Long Jacket, Topshop Neoprene Oversized Boyfriend Coat, Topshop Soft Angora Boyfriend Coat, Maison Scotch Tailored Coat

Furry Trim

Shop the Look: Michael Michael Kors Detachable Faux Fur Collar Wool-Blend Coat, Juicy Couture Leather, Felt, and Sateen Coat, Rachel Zoe Trish Faux Fur Coat, Topshop Short Fur Collar Swing Coat

What’s your coat style of choice?

I think I may be leaning toward peplum this year…

XO Lauren

Illustration by Carrie Beth of Sugar B Designs
Photos: Style Du Monde, FASHnCHIPS, Atlantic Pacific, The Fashion Guitar, Refinery29