Your Fall coat should be many things. It should be warm, it should be flattering, but just as importantly, it should fit your personality. Can’t decide between a trench or a bomber? Don’t know if shearling or faux fur is right for you? Check out our coat guide and suggestions. You’re sure to find one that fits your mood or personality . . . even if it’s just for that day!
The Trench — This classic tailored coat is a go-to for chic sophisticates. If your work attire consists of sheath dresses and suits, your weekend look of ballet flats and crewneck sweaters, if you like to play it safe by sticking to basic pieces—then this is the coat for you. The timeless closet staple is versatile and will last you a lifetime.
You Love . . . Old Navy Long Button-Front Trench Coat, $49.50, Old Navy
The Peacoat — You love ruffles and bold color? You’re a sucker for feminine details and lady-like silhouettes? Then look no further. A peacoat is the way to go. Pair it with a flirty cocktail dress and stilettos for a night on the town, or knee-high boots for a more casual feel.
You Love . . . DKNY Ruffle Peacoat, $99, Dillard’s
The Bomber — Leather, buckles, and zippers, oh my! You’ve got a downtown-cool sensibility with a bit of edge. Motorcycle boots and skinny jeans are your staples. In that case, the bomber jacket is your Fall go-to.
You Love . . . TopShop Hooded Bomber Jacket, $110, TopShop
The Faux Fur — You’re not intimidated by new trends. In fact, you make them your own and rock the heck out of them. You mix your luxe and trendy pieces with classic items like a black cashmere sweater. That’s why a faux fur coat is the perfect addition to your wardrobe. Pair with tights, lace-up booties and a cool set of sunnies—trés chic!
You Love . . . Oasis Faux Fur Coat, $143.23, Asos
The Shearling — The colder months are your favorite. You own more scarves, gloves, and hats than you do underwear. You love the outdoors and you’ve mastered the art of layering. Chunky sweaters and knee-high wool socks make you warm on the inside. You’re the epitome of cozy chic. Then you’ll love a plush shearling jacket.
You Love . . . NY&C Label Faux Shearling Jacket, $129.95, New York & Company
What’s your coat personality?
-Audra E. Lord