The Fall Coat Guide

Outerwear is undoubtedly the most practical, hard-working purchase of the season—investing in a good coat serves you best in the long run. Below, the most current interpretations of tried-and-true classics.

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Wrap Coat

Robe-style coats have been around forever, which makes sense since they emphasize the waist (particularly handy when layering for warmth). They’re great for daily wear, but it’s at night—when paired with evening trousers and heels—that they really shine.

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Duffle Coat

There’s a definite tomboy element to these military-influenced pieces, so consider pairing with something more feminine—a blouse, a sweater dress, or a pencil skirt—for contrast.

The Fall Coat Guide

Faux Fur Topper

Even in the most tame of iterations, faux fur pieces read very “I’m with the band.”  Anchor the glam with off-duty staples—jeans and sweaters will do the trick.

The Fall Coat Guide

Cape Coat

While they’re essentially timeless, this really is the year of the cape. No matter which version you choose, an element of drama is pretty much guaranteed.

The Fall Coat Guide

Menswear Inspired

Just like Breton stripes are probably the workhorse of your t-shirt drawer, menswear-inspired and nautical coats are the outerwear equivalents.

Special Thanks To:

  • Photographer: Taea Thale
  • Fashion Director: Laurie Trott
  • Hair: Charles McNair / Jed Root
  • Makeup: Kristina Brown / Jed Root
  • Model: Alex Elizabeth / Photogenics
  • Studio: Cactus Cube Studio