Eric Bompard coat

Fashion Forward: Winter Coat Trends

For a chic mid-winter, check out these gorgeous winter coat trends. Stylist Hannah Reiss picks out the top buys for the season ahead

An ostentatious faux-fur winter coat number will add a playful element to the simplest of outfits and keep you uber warm in the process. Go loud and proud with your coat, just be cautious that the colour scheme works with your favourite winter staples. Or choose a pastel or silvery hue for ice queen glamour. A teddy winter coat is also a key trend that can be dressed up or down. Meanwhile, for rain-resistant practicality, invest in a belted trench. Layer it over a cashmere polo neck to stay snug or pair it with a scarf hat combo. To get optimum wear all winter, consider sizing up so you can fit your warmest knit underneath. Alternatively, heritage checks have been given a coat a modern update. Perfect for warmer winter days, wear with trousers and a tee for a casual look or team with knee-high boots, thick tights and a cute skirt.