Our Edit: The Best Winter Coats

The winter coat is the one wardrobe staple that really matters. It’s the item you’ll reach for most during the harsh winter months, so it needs to be durable, high quality, and most importantly – it needs keep you warm!

Winter coats that prove to be both practical and stylish are the real winners, and this season’s selection shows there’s something for everyone, from snuggly parkas to thick oversized coats.

Many coats incorporate the key trends of this A/W, from military style jackets to delicate, detailed coats, alongside timeless classics that you can dig out from your wardrobe year after year.

Playing on the military trend this A/W, this Smart Peacoat from M&S, £99.00, ticks all the right boxes for us. The wool-blend is designed to keep you cosy and the button detailing is a great addition to this fabulous winter coat.

Shield yourself from the elements without compromising on style, check out our edit of the best winter coats:

Water Resistant Trench Coat, £89.99, Zara

Macs are here to stay this season, so if you haven’t invested in one yet, why not choose this Water Resistant Trench Coat from Zara? The waist belt detail is flattering on the figure and gives shape to the conventional mac. The collar detail and cut just above the knee makes the coat appear high-end. If you want a coat to protect you against British downpours this winter, look no further.

Vilagallo Megan Jacket, £269.00, Denim Wardrobe by Trilogy at John Lewis

Check is a key trend this A/W and this lavish coat is the perfect investment for the winter months. The tasselled edging gives the coat a feminine touch and the mid-length cut of the coat will make any outfit look sophisticated and well put-together.

Evangeline Belted Long Coat, £270.00, Whistles

This belted long coat from Whistles is a twist on the conventional wool overcoat, the khaki colour resembles the military trend this A/W – so will make any outfit look up to date. The belt can be worn open for milder days by looping it around the back, or it can be worn tied-up on chiller days for a winning winter look.

Gweneth Coat, £269.00, Hobbs

This sleek coat from Hobbs has a strong 60s influence, with the a-line design and contrasting camel edging. The unique tailoring on this coat, complete with collar detail, is ultra-feminine – the perfect finishing touch for any outfit.

Wool Blend Coat, £480.00, Maje at Net-a-Porter

Long coats are a top
trend this season, so dare to be bold in this vibrant red coat. The
button nips in at the waist to add shape to the coat – flattering your
figure. This eye-catching colour is also perfect for a day or night

Faux Fur Collar Coat, £79.00, Wallis

This classic black coat with faux fur collar is incredibly versatile and can be styled with pretty much any outfit – from tights to jeans. The soft fur collar addition will provide extra warmth for those bitter cold winter days.

Double Sided Coat, £49.99, Zara

This navy and grey contrast coat adds a splash of detail to a simple black coat design. Pair this versatile coat with any outfit for a simple but stunning finish.

Evelin Faux Fur Coat, £390.00, Max Mara

Whilst the price may be slightly more than you would usually spend on a winter coat, for comfort, warmth and style we think this gorgeous Max Mara faux fur coat is worth the investment.

Black and White Belted Coat, £65.00, Next

This black and white coat is perfect for a dressed down, throw-on style. The belted waist also updates the traditional coat, giving it a modern twist. Pair with jeans, a jumper and ankle boots for a great autumnal outfit.

Fur Trimmed Hooded Parka, £249.00, Four Seasons at John Lewis


This cosy coat has a fur trimmed detachable hood, which can be attached to the funnel neck. The coat is made up of a blend of wool and cashmere – so will definitely keep you warm whilst battling the cold winter elements! The large pockets and silver poppers are practical yet stylish features that give the coat an extra edge.