6 Statement Coats to Get You NYFW Ready
By: Camille Nzengung
With another fashion week just around the corner, it’s time to start getting your wardrobe in formation. While the chilly temps and wind chill may prove to make dressing for a weeklong of fashion festivities a little difficult this time around, rest assured that you don’t have to sacrifice your killer sense of style for warmth and comfort. The secret to looking oh-so-chic and cozy? A seriously strong coat game. No joke, a statement coat can turn even the most basic outfits into a major fashion moment. Whether its colorful faux fur or a cool puffer jacket, these stylish toppers will have you looking like a bonafide street style star come fashion week.
Shine bright, shine far, don’t be shy, wear some stars! A coat with this much personality deserves to be seen. Wear this furry topper with all black for some contrast and be prepared for all the street style photographers that will surely be clamoring at your feet for a picture.
Avec Les Filles Star Patterned Faux Fur Swing Coat, $ 199; aveclesfilles.com
Looking for a sleek and easy way to make a serious style statement? Try adding a Matrix-worthy glossy coat to your wardrobe. This one is extra fun with a hot pink leopard collar and will elevate even the simplest jeans and a tee pairing.
Lazy Oaf Vinyl Faux Fur Collar Jacket, $ 100; urbanoutfitters.com
Brighten even the dreariest of fashion weeks days by becoming a walking rainbow with this colorful puffer. Not only will its rainbow stripes put a smile on your face ( and that of everyone around you!) but you’ll also stay super warm in this cold-weather staple. Dress it up with an embellished beanie for major it girl vibes.
Glamorous Rainbow Puffer Jacket, $ 117; shopbop.com
Leopard may be a neutral but so is snakeskin at least in our book. Add some edge to your look with this fun update on the classic trench coat. If you’re feeling a little bold, pair this python piece with a feminine floral print for a truly eye-catching ensemble.
Beware of Snakes Trench Coat, $ 55; nastygal.com
Go for those model-off-duty feels with this ultra-cool (and cozy!) sherpa-lined denim coat that will keep you chic and comfortable even as the temperatures continue to drop. Don’t be afraid to go extra casual when styling this coat by embracing some denim-on-denim action.
McGuire Campo Faux Fur Jacket, $ 497; revolve.com
This red coat was made for selfies (and all of those street style photos). It’s oversized, lined in borg (faux shearling), and comes in one of the season’s biggest trends: corduroy. A coat this bright calls for a monochromatic moment with some unexpected red-to-toe styling.
Corduroy Zip Up Jacket, $130; topshop.com
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