When the weather permits or dictates, a coat becomes the major focal point of an outfit. Bold or neutral colors, new prints and silhouettes bring this age old piece of clothing right up to date. From the classic trench or parka to over-sized draped coats and capes; there is a piece of outwear to suit anybody. Keep warm and stylish with the Stylight range of coats.
Coat Check: How To Wear 4 Classic Styles
A coat is about as close to loving comfort as you can get with clothing. It hugs you and protects you. It’s the largest article of outerwear we own which means it should make a strong but simple statement.
The trench is one of those closet staples that will always be relevant. When shopping for a new one, look for special details: a longer length, a touch of leather or one that’s buttonless. These subtle twists allow you to take on any type of personality.
How To Wear It: Simply swap out your footwear. You can go from menswear-cool with a loafer to sporty with a heeled sandals and a cinched waist.
The New Raincoat
Sometimes the weather can’t always be warm or clear. When it’s not, reach for this new take on the raincoat: the anorak. Unlike your average slicker these come in crisp colors, fun patterns and feminine shapes.
How To Wear It: Layer it over a pencil skirt or skinny jean to keep lines clean. Anoraks can also add accents to button downs and blouses and transform a somewhat simple look to something more visually appealing.
The Robe Coat
This belted beauty is the perfect blend of simplicity and style. You can throw it on and leave it untied over a little black dress or belt it at the waist to accentuate your curves. Look for a style that’s slightly oversized and pair it with something more tailored underneath for a well-balanced outfit.
How To Wear It: Wool options easily translate from day to night. To elevate it to the next level, add a boot or pump to give the oversize shape a sleek silhouette. To finish, opt for minimal jewelry and accessories.
The Cold-Weather Coat
When temperatures dip below freezing it’s time to get out the no-nonsense cold weather gear. We’re talking about those trusty all-encompassing parkas. It’s the timeless topper that’s athletically chic and almost always appropriate when withstanding bad weather.
How To Wear It: There’s no rule stating parkas need to be played down so think outside the box. A playful print is a surprising way to make a statement when wearing simple, classic work separates.
Anything that can withstand the tests of time while keeping us bundled is a great buy in our book. A coat is clothing’s loving partner and like love, coats are all we’ll need to shield us any season.