3 Coat Styles You Need in Your Closet

The Peacoat

Buttoned Peacoat with Chunky Scarf

The Peacoat

Army green is clearly the color of the season. Combine the sleek, sophisticated look of a traditional peacoat style jacket with this army green color and the result is a beautiful military-inspired coat perfect for winter. The peacoat is a double-breasted jacket typically made of wool that sailors used to wear. This classic coat style remains today for both men and women and represents a sophisticated and preppy style aesthetic that is perfect for any occasion. Try styling your peacoat with a chunky infinity scarf for extra warmth.

The Puffer Coat

The Puffer Coat

The puffy style coat or parka is one of the most popular styles of coats for all ages. Google defines a parka as “a large windproof jacket with a hood, designed to be worn in cold weather.” Traditionally, we think of parkas as a puffy style coat, whether it has a hood or not. A puffy coat usually is well insulated to keep you protected from the harsh winter winds. The North Face Aconcagua Jacket is a classic, streamlined coat that will keep you warm all winter long. This coat is available in multiple colors so you can pick a color that works best for your personal wardrobe. The North Face ETIP Gloves are a great winter accessory to have. The ETIP technology allows you to use your smart phone without having take your gloves off! Hmmm, gift idea…?

The Melton Fashion Coat

The Melton Coat

A melton coat is similar to a peacoat in that is streamlined, fits close to the body, and is made of wool. The difference is that a melton coat is single breasted instead of double breasted. Coats make for great statement pieces. Whether it’s this Jack by BB Dakota Cyniza Coat or the Joyce Ombre Coat, don’t be afraid to go a little more trendy when purchasing a jacket this winter. The Cynzia coat pictured above is incredibly chic with the asymmetrical full length zipper and contrasting faux leather sleeves. The tie waist adds a nice touch of femininity to the winter coat.

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