Top Ten Autumn/Winter Coats

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With autumn well and truly under way, the time has come for us to purchase what is arguably the biggest investment of the year; a coat!

We’ve compiled a list of ten must-have jacket styles, all fighting it out for a place in your wardrobe…

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The Pea Coat

With double-breasted front panels, heavy buttons and slash pockets, this sailor-inspired coat is an all-time favourite.

The Gilet

Made out of fur, leather or weather-resistant material, this sleeveless garment is a sensible yet stylish solution for those of you in need of a little extra warmth on a crisp autumn day.

The Padded Jacket

Filled with insulating material, a padded jacket is snuggly, soft and guaranteed to become your best friend during chilly months.

The Trench Coat

First invented by British luxury fashion house Burberry, this elegant, lightweight coat is a timeless classic, inhabiting the wardrobes of savvy sartorialists around the globe.

The Parka Jacket

Often lined with fur and accompanied by a hood to shield the wearer from the elements, the parka jacket is one of the most popular styles of coat to date.

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The Boyfriend Coat

Comfortable and easy to wear, this much-loved oversized style of jacket lends itself to both formal and casual occasions.

The Tweed Jacket

Often associated with outdoor activities such as shooting and hunting, this coat exudes sheer class and sophistication. Tailored in style, a tweed jacket will effortlessly complement your figure.

The Duffle Coat

Dating back to the wartime era, this style of coat really has stood the test of time. Characterised by its heavy woollen material, frog fastenings and double pockets, the duffle coat is a fashionable frontrunner.

The Faux Fur Coat

Think Cruella Deville and Kim Kardashian. Don a faux fur coat to achieve an ultra-glam, animal friendly look!

The Shearling Coat

Made from either lamb or sheepskin, this style of coat may not be cheap but will undoubtedly be the best (and cosiest!) investment you’ve ever made.

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