Most Fashionable Winter Coats That Will Last You A Decade
Coats are dual purpose clothing items, it’s both stylish and functional, which is why we love them! But we have to admit that buying fashionable winter coats is a challenge because it depends on where, when, and what you want to use it for. It comes with a heftier price tag as well, so you have to choose wisely. If you’re thinking twice about which coat to buy, we’re here to help!
Here are the most fashionable coats that transcend trends and belong in your wardrobe for a lifetime. (And with 12.12 coming up, you better stay tuned for a better deal on these winter wear!)
1. Trench Coat
Ah yes, the famous trench coat is a crowd favourite. This type of winter coat instantly makes you look corporate-chic with it’s belted waist, buckled wrists, and patent buttons.
It’s a favourite amongst office-goers and usually comes in cotton gabardine drill, leather, or poplin. It’s a great transitional coat, but if you’re going to a place that’s deep in snow, you have to look for another coat that’s more durable.
Try this mahogany pink trench coat by Y.A.S made of 100% polyester, and we all know polyester keeps you warm. It comes with a belt sash and functional pockets. The Y.A.S Anna Trench Coat retails for RM 363.84 (with 4% cashback, up RM 379) and can be purchased at Zalora.
2. Pea Coat
Pea coats are double-breasted, has slash pockets, and broad lapels. It’s usually short and originally came in a navy blue colour. It was first worn by the Dutch Navy in the 1800s, and was made of coarse wool.
Think of it as your dressed-up blazer that can keep you warm and chic at the same time.
This particular pea coat was modernised by Japanese brand Uniqlo. Made of cotton and nylon, it comes with a removable inner liner (made of 100% Nylon with a 90% Down, 10% Feathers filling), so you can be ready for any season. Right now, there’s only Black left in stock, but it’s a steal at RM 242.40 (after 3.5% cashback, currently priced at RM 249.90 after discount (up RM 399.90)).
3. Wool Coat
Wool coats usually come in sleek, no-fuss cuts and plain colours that’s why it transcends the test of time. It’s like a trench coat but better with its water-resistant properties and insulation properties.
If you’re going someplace colder than the usual, this is the coat the can keep you warm in below freezing temperature and snow while still looking fashionable.
This wool coat that can be found on Tokichoi costs RM 320.86, and comes in dark blue and brown.
4. Faux Fur Coat
Faux Fur is the good type of fake. It’s made of synthetic fibers and cellulose to resemble animal fur. It’s fluffy and lighter than the usual winter fur coat. Faux is the way to go if you’re going to a party or if you just want to turn heads while strutting down the pavement.
It’s not as heavy-duty as other coats so make sure you’re not going somewhere with snow or blizzard. It’s mostly worn for stylish purposes.
This fur coat is available on Sally Fashion for just RM 66.96 (with 7% cashback, up RM 72). Don’t worry if you’re an animal lover, it’s made out of faux fur.
5. Duffle Coat
The duffle coat is made of coarse, heavy woollen fabric and comes with a faux-fur trimmed hood. It’s distinguishing factor is the toggle closure, which adds a rustic vibe to it.
It’s not as structured as the trench coat so we prefer wearing on relaxed and casual chilly days.
You can find all sorts of winter wear and coats on Qoo10, including this Espirit Duffle Coat that costs RM 928.90 (with 12% cashback it’ll only cost you RM 817.43, otherwise it’ll cost 891.74 with 4% cashback). It’s made out of 60% wool, 30% polyester, and 10% other fibres, and comes with a hood in case you’re hiding from strong winds.
6. Quilted Coat
A quilted is made of three layers: fabric, padding, and fabric. It’s stitched together with a straight line or in a criss-cross pattern that creates the quilted look.
It comes in jacket form, which drops right above the waist or a longer coat form that can go knee-length. This makes it the perfect winter coat if you’re going outdoors but still want to look your most stylish self.
Pick out this quilted coat from ICEbear on 11street for RM 527.34 (with 6% cashback, up RM 561 (RM 549.78 with 2% cashback). It’s made out of 100% premium microfiber, and is water repellent. There’s also a windproof knit cuff to keep the cold air away from your sleeves, and it comes with a detachable hood.
The parka is the most heavy-duty winter coat in this list. It’s stuffed with fibers to keep you warm and it comes with a hood lined with fur.
It originated from the Arctic region so if you’re traveling somewhere you know you need the extra warmth and durability, this is the most fashionable and functional winter coat you can wear.
This River Island Parka is padded for extra warmth and comes with functional pockets. It’s available on ASOS for a grand total of US $$126.33 or RM 514.53 before 4% cashback.
You need to feel and warm and comfy during the chillier seasons of the year but that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. These fashionable winter coats last a lifetime, both in quality and style, that they’re perfect for both your fashion and function needs. Make sure you wear them accordingly, ’cause not knowing how to wear them is also a big no-no.
Let us know in the comments below if you have tips on how to wear these winter coats!
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