You obviously can’t think about winter without coats coming to mind. Because when the temperature dips, nothing else can keep you from freezing, literally. For the fashionable woman, coats are not just an essential piece to survive the cold seasons, they are also the perfect cover to complete a stylish layered look. Whether you’re rocking an everyday or statement designer coat, finding the right inspiration is key to elevating your 2021 winter style.
With the coat trends we’ve spotted lately, style stars and fashion influencers are proving that winter does not have to be cold and dull. You can still have fun with your look which, ultimately influences how you feel. So whether you’re pulling off a casual style take or an office-ready look, there are so many ways you can style your winter coat to perfection.
From trench leather coats to double-breasted and reefer coats, you’ll find some inspiration to help switch up your winter style game to perfection.
Styling tip: The easiest way to elevate any coat look is to simply style it with statement accessories that match the occasion and intended vibe.
Our editors have curated 23 stunning looks that serve a combination of color coordination tips, accessorizing tricks and tips on harmonizing your beauty look with your style.
Ease into the season with these stylish coat looks…
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We love how Nigerian fashion designer Lisa Folawiyo took styling her puffer coat to a whole new level of cool as she employed a mix of indigenous African and Western fashion. She paired an asymmetric hem African print dress from her collection with a thigh-high pair of boots and the Bottega Veneta woven-effect clutch.
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On the formal end of things, American stylist and creative consultant Victoria Barbara reminded us why gray is the new black as she posed in a Saint Laurent Double-breasted Herringbone Wool Coat that helped her nail the perfect classic winter look.
Shop the Nanushka Anja Ruched Faux-leather Baguette Bag here.
Shop the Valentino VLogo Walk Leather Tote here.
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For lovers of effortless style, get ready to fall in love with Nigerian-American journalist Lola Ogunnaike. Her checkered asymmetric hem coat is the kind of coat that informs others of your nonconforming yet relatable nature—or so we think.
Shop similar asymmetric checked coat in brown at 70% off here.
Shop the Noir Wool Rancher hat here.
Shop the Dr. Martens Leona Leather Combat Boots here.
Explore our trench coat edit
Shop the Stand Studio Melendy faux shearling-trimmed PVC jacket here.
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