L.K.BENNETT Syble orange check coat, £550

A Coat For All Seasons

Five perfect winter coats that will take you through to spring

As we plough our way through the rest of the winter months, a new coat can give us the boost we need on our daily commute. Choose well and you will have a perfect piece that will take you through the coldest months right up to the first rays of spring.

Cape Town

Our love of a classic cape shows no sign of slowing. We love it with jeans, or on top of a suited and booted combination. It’s super practical too, as it never feels stuffy when the temperature heats up on the Tube.

Go Large

There is a big trend right now for oversized pieces. They are ideal for winter, as you can stuff several layers underneath quite comfortably. We love black and white check, which works in winter and spring.

Cinch at the Waist

Since puffer coats re-emerged as a fashionable must-have a few years ago, we have been caught in the balance of retaining warmth, while not looking like we rolled out of bed in a duvet. Embrace the cosiest of coats and complement your figure at the same time by belting it at the waist. Shorter styles will ensure that it is not just a winter warmer and will be ideal for spring for walks on the common.

Check It Out

Check prints look great any time of the year. Work it when the weather gets warmer with colour-pop trousers, pick up on hues of orange and you’ll have a sure-fire autumn winner. Meanwhile, a belted trench is a staple we all need in our wardrobes – go for check detail on sleeves and collar for a great twist on the traditional look. We love this check coat (main picture) from L.K.Bennett – Syble, currently on sale for £275.

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