Leave it to London to give us the most fashion-forward foul
weather gear imaginable. The notoriously overcast city certainly found its
silver lining under a blanket of coats teeming with tassels, explosive floral patterns, and shaggy materials in technicolor hues. Lines by the likes of Mary Katrantzou, Topshop Unique, and Burberry Prorsum will have you facing the frost with a smile.
There’s no better armor for facing the real world than a dreamy coat. If your particular coat of armor is outfitted with spiky pockets à la Mary Katrantzou, then you’ll be leading the charge.
Mary Katrantzou gets two picks because she excelled in coats this season. Turning a fluffy red collar up against biting winds would surely inspire a grin (instead of a grimace) this time around!
And if you’re borderline about bright colors, that’s OK, so is this coat. From the waist down, it’s prepped for practicality in black.
The ’70s are definitely back in a big way, and it looks like Burberry Prorsum is relishing the moment. Bear hugs never looked so chic.
Sass and Bide
And if the ’70s are back, then the ’80s must be just around the corner. Bring your BeDazzler along for the ride in this popped collar confection from Sass and Bide.
It’s game on in Peter Pilotto’s multicolor collection of boardgame-esque patterns. Pass go, steal some style, and win it all!
Some days, it’s all you can do to roll out of bed and go to work. Lucky for you, Eudon Choi has made the process as glamorous as a runway walk, especially if your brand of blanket includes tassels.
Holly Fulton wins winter in the most elevated white shaggy coat this side of that mountain from Frozen. Olaf would definitely approve.
This coat makes feting florals a thing again. Lucas Nascimento re-imagines nature patterns in a warm palette teeming with life.
House of Holland
This navy blue wonder proves House of Holland knows how to sharpen the softest of shaggy coats — adding an expert edge to a well loved, loose-fitting style.
Get your groove on in this clean and classic kelly green number by Jonathan Saunders.
The green machine look isn’t quieting its roar any time soon. Couple that with the on-trend ’70s fit of this coat, and Topshop Unique’s outfitting you in perfection.
Vivienne Westwood Red Label
If it’s really a jungle out there, then your best line of defense is camouflage. This majestic Vivienne Westwood Red Label coat has serious bite — and makes anyone who wears it the Queen of the Jungle.