In store now: coat special
Pastel shades are big news in autumn/winter 2015 collections, reflected in the pale shades accenting knitwear, jewellery and across beauty ranges, in glossy enamel-finish or muted matte nail polishes.
A delicate colour but a strong style, blue faux fur was identified earlier in the year as a trend as designs were unveiled, Marks and Spencer has brought the blue to a different textured fabric, but equally as striking.
This pale pink confection is a welcome sight on the greyest day.
Pale greens, oranges and pinks are all seen in store in Miss Selfridge, offering a wide range from the pastel palette.
Gerard Darel ‘Cecilia’ coat, £312.38 (at John Lewis)
A less structured coat but a polished finish, this mint-coloured coat looks great against the dark colours normally associated with winter.
It’s all about warmth, comfort and style: winter automatically means glamour, and this year is no exception. With plush faux furs, soft leather, rich woollens and stylish tweed, we’re spoiled by the range of fabrics on offer.
Find comfort in this gorgeous wool-blend coat from Mango in a super flattering wraparound style.
Perfect for layering with more leather or with other textures and finishes, French Connection’s effortlessly cool boyfriend coat is luxe through and through.
Combining both pastel and luxe trends, Marks and Spencer has teamed up with Twiggy once more to bring us a classic faux fur, in a gorgeous soft lavender.
Clean lines with timeless, functional styling and modern edges: men’s coats this year are well-cut, versatile and reliable.
Zara does it again with the ever popular camel shade in a perfectly cut double breasted style.
It’s a Barbour tweed, very little else to say other than this jacket is one you’ll buy and wear for years. It’s likely you’ll wear out before it does.
For something more formal, this Jeff Banks design is perfect, and in cashmere it looks and feels much more expensive than the price tag.
Virtually impossible to wear badly, every man should own a peacoat – they’re the little black dress of the male wardrobe.
Timeless shapes consistently appearing in collections across price ranges are proven wardrobe staples.
L.K. Bennett Evelina trench coat in marshmallow, £375 (at John Lewis)
There’s nothing more classic than a trench coat, and in pale marshmallow pink, L.K. Bennett adds an updated twist to the look.
Hunter wool-blend duffle coat, £480 (at Net-a-Porter)
A great utility design, perfect for colder days and mixing with chunky woollens, denim and leather.
The boyfriend style coat is a big look this season, this design in a best-selling and much-loved camel shade.
The ultimate coat AW14
Coats can be an investment, and if you’ve got a spare £1,350 this year there’s no better purchase than Reiss’ beautifully tailored Minelli 100% leather design with natural shearling collar. This coat ticks all the boxes that characterise this season’s fashion. Available in pale pink or classic black, Reiss carries through the pastel trend which will continue through into 2015 very comfortably.