Shop It: Your Winter Coat Style Guide

by Marissa Monett, Fashion Writer

Diane von Furstenberg, Fall 2013 RTW
Diane von Furstenberg, Fall 2013 RTW

Now that a Wisconsin winter is well upon us, it’s important to remember that cold weather does not and should not correlate with lack of style. Coats are obviously a staple of the winter wardrobe and luckily, they do make fashionable and functional styles. This season, coat trends are a mix of classic colors, trendy details, and contemporary shapes.

A camel-colored coat has always been a standard, but this year it stepped out from the shadow of black and into the spotlight as the new go-to. However, if choosing just one hue seems a bit boring, add a little twist with a color-blocked style. Also this season, different textures are making statements. Faux fur adds a touch of affluence and elegance while leather detailing gives classics a new edge. For a more modern look, try a cocoon-shaped coat. It takes the traditional pea coat from standard to stylish.

Why blend in amongst the black parkas this season? Stand out and embrace these winter outerwear trends.

Diane von Furstenberg, Celine, Max Mara
Diane von Furstenberg, Celine, Max Mara

Camel

Coat, H&M – $79.95

Knee-Length Overcoat, ASOS – $154.27

Herringbone Puffer Jacket, Zara – $189.00

Double-Cloth Coat, J. Crew – $365.00

Hooded Parka, Zara – $179.00

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Color-Block

Color-Block Funnel Neck Coat, J. Crew – $398.00

Color-Block Wool Coat, Urban Outfitters – $169.00

Color-Block Alpine Puffer, J. Crew – $298.00

Color-Block Wool-Blend Coat, Nine West – $99.99

Contrast Coat, ASOS – $114.34

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Leather

Faux Leather Sleeve Felt Coat, Michael Kors – $195.00

Combined Faux Leather Coat, Zara – $179.00

Boucle Faux Leather Faux Fur Coat, RACHEL Rachel Roy – $144.99

Tweed Oversized Biker Jacket, Mango – $145.17

Leather Sleeve Trench, BCBG Max Azria – $418.00

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Cocoon

Flecked Wool Cocoon Coat, Shop Bop- $825.00

Coat with Large Lapel, Zara – $79.99

Stadium Cloth Cocoon Coat, J. Crew – $350.00

Solid Blanket Coat, Old Navy – $54.00

Cocoon Coat, H&M – $129.00

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Fur

Faux Fur Jacket, ASOS – $172.42

Faux Fur Jacket, H&M – $59.95

Rochelle Jacket, Anthropologie – $248.00

Vintage Faux Fur Coat, ASOS – $117.97

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