5 Chic Coat Styles That Are Already Trending This Autumn

As soon as autumn rolls around, I honestly struggle to hide my unrelenting obsession with outerwear. In particular, my love of coats. I think it’s safe to say that I spend a huge portion of the year thinking about this big autumn investment, adding coats and jackets to my copious shopping baskets in an enamoured haze. There’s just something about *that* coat, that manages to outshine everything else in your closet, promising to pull together even the most dishevelled of autumn outfits. Wether you’re on the hunt for the perfect trench, or finally taking the plunge and buying that timeless fashion favourite, there’s just something about browsing the options that brings a level of joy to supersede every other shopping experience. 

There’s truly something for everyone when it comes to outerwear. Quilted, Wool, Puffer, leather – there’s no wonder it can become quite overwhelming when figuring out where to invest, or which piece will stand the test of versatility throughout the cold season. If you’re asking, what autumn coat will be the one for me? you can worry not. I’ve simplified it, and pulled together five trending coat styles to shop until you find your forever fit. 

Style Notes: I recently acquired the patchwork coat of my dreams, and I’m already checking the weather app daily for an appropriate debut. Patchworks 70’s flair, especially in trending brown hues, are bound to elevate any autumn outfit and carry you the whole way through winter.

Modern 70’s elegance.

A cosy yet stylish investment piece to last throughout the chiller months.

Casual ease with traditional patchwork. 

Style Notes: The Penny Lane/Afghan Coat has stuck around for a few years now and shows no sign of leaving us anytime soon. Its ability to make any outfit cooler while keeping us warm and accessorised (hello, fur cuffs) at the same time is what makes it such a keeper. I reach for mine every autumn and admire it hanging in my closet throughout summer.

A perfect go-to autumn staple.

An investment but a true showstopper. 

A rich autumnal shade.

A classic penny lane beauty. 

Style Notes: This versatile spin on the classic camel trench is as refreshing as it is stylish. Guaranteed to bring a much needed edge to any autumn errand outfit while keeping you understated and ready to face the early winter breeze, the denim trench is a must-have in your autumn rotation. 

so sleek.

Simple and understated for autumn daytime.

Light and effortless.

Style Notes: Cosy, warm, soft and stylish. All promises the quilted liner coat will deliver on. You really can’t go wrong with quilted outerwear, in jacket form, you are lightly protected in the spring – and come winter, a thicker, softer duster version holds the potential to be your everyday autumn throw-over. 

casual practicality for the season.

A yearly classic.

soft yellow for an autumnal lift.

Style Notes: The wool duster rightfully became the ultimate coat to battle the chillier season. When the autumn sun begins to dip back in, this reliable yet effortlessly put-together coat steps in to save any outfit. It”s comfort and heavy silhouettes are classic, sought after qualities of this staple autumn-winter coat.  

classic and elegant.

Perfectly spacious for autumn layering.

A timeless classic that’s going straight in my basket.

A cold season must-have.

Guaranteed to keep the cold out.

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