Start Shopping for the Perfect Coat
If you're dreading the day when it comes time to drag out that puffer jacket from 2005 or your drab black peacoat, then it may be time to invest in a new winter coat. You'll want to consider your climate and how cold it gets, of course, but there are a few hot coat styles that you might want to check out before it really starts getting cool outside. A classic silhouette, like an A-line, peacoat, trench or parka is always in fashion, but this year, try mixing it up with different colors, patterns and accessories. An A-line or peacoat shape flatters every figure and allows for comfortable layering underneath. Pick one in a vibrant purple or yellow to break up the sea of black and grey coats - a bright color makes it perfect for layering and creating a colorblocking effect with another vibrant color underneath. For a sporty look, a parka is perfect. A long, fitted one is perfect for wet, cold days. And to add a little luxury, try one trimmed in faux fur. In fact, any coat trimmed in fur is on trend this season.