Autumn/winter coats for under £150!Posted on: 25 September 2012 by Franco Cardelli
A great coat is always a prerequisite for autumn/winter style and this season is no exception. We have searched the top three high street stores to help you in your hunt for this years coat.
The range of women's coats for Autumn/winter 2012-2013, is wide enough even for an exacting choice. A fitted silhouette and a mantle coat, coat in a form of a bell and a trapezium are very popular.
However, the undisputed leader and trend of the season is the trench coat. It can be made in classical performance and as a typical representative of the military style.
The most popular length of women's coats of Autumn and winter 2012-2013, is to the middle of the knee and midi. But don’t let this fact limit your choice, finally feminine and chic is in fashion again yippy.
Fur and leather, are very fashionable materials for women's coats of autumn/winter 2012/2013, both as a basis and as a trimming. The most used are the smooth skin and light long fur; and the variants of the trimming options can be very different: the large block inserts or the collar, cuffs and hem.
Retro and military trends brought such an unconditional fashion trend for women's coats of autumn and winter 2012/2013. This style can be very flattering no matter what size and shape you are. In accordance to the main trends, the colour palette of women's coats of autumn/winter 2012-2013 is made of subdued and bright colours and details of natural palette. But do not forget about black, white and contrasts, colour blocks and black and white combinations are also relevant.
So, fashion apart what do we want from our winter coat this season? Style, warmth and value for money. Too much to ask?
I’ve scoured the top three high street stores to find you the best on trend coats for this season for under £150. It was hard to choose this year as the high street had so much to offer. First up we take a look at good old Marks and Spencers, then Debenham's and John Lewis.
Marks and Spencer
Pure Cotton Padded Waxy Jacket
£65.00 Available in burgundy and black
Warm and cosy, this padded jacket has a panel detail. A modern casual look that will keep you toasty as the weather gets chilly!
Indigo Collection Pure Cotton Hooded Wax Parka
£85.00 Available in black
Relaxed and stylish, the parka has become a fashion essential. This gorgeous wax parka is finished with a faux fur trimmed detachable hood for practicality that matches its style, Part of Indigo Collection.
Double Breasted Mid Length Military Coat
£49.50 Available in black, red, navy and dark green
Wrap up warm in this fashionable mid length coat made from soft fabric. Designed in a figure-flattering silhouette, the contemporary styling captures a key trend.
Autograph Double Breasted Military Coat with Wool
£129.00 Available in Olive
Modern and stylish, this military coat is beautifully designed for a flattering, sophisticated look, every day. Part of Autograph.
Petite Double Breasted Military Coat
£49.50 Available in Navy and Wine
Update your look with this fashionable military coat. The contemporary style brings a fresh twist to smart and casual looks alike, pairing with any outfit beautifully. Specially designed and perfectly proportioned for the petite frame.
Faux Fur Notch Lapel Panelled Jacket
£75.00 Available in latte
Flattering and contemporary, this jacket looks fashionable worn over relaxed casuals, with a faux fur detail adding a gorgeous twist. A warm, easy care essential that will see you through the season in style.
Black long diamond quilted coat
£99.00 Available in black
The designer Star range from Julien Macdonald offers this black diamond quilted coat with a belted waist. This lightweight coat has a single breasted front with logo etched button fastenings and two zip pockets.
Grey Ponte bow back coat
£99.00 Available in dark grey
This grey Ponte coat from the designer J by Jasper Conran has double breasted button fastenings with an oversize collar. It has a belted waist with a bow back and belted cuffs.
Purple new ultimate coat
£82.95 Available in Purple
Utterly unlike anything anywhere else, it's the kind of coat that makes you feel good as soon as you put it on. Approx. Length: 92cm
Black quilted belted coat
£65.00 Available in black
This black quilted heritage coat from Lipsy has a textured collar and button panels.
It has button fastenings with two button front pockets and a belted waist.
Red funnel neck crepe coat
£99.00 Available in Red
The designer Star range by Julien Macdonald offers this red crepe coat with a double breasted front. This funnel neck coat is lined in a silver satin and has two outer pockets and button tabs on the waist.
Black faux fur collar coat
£65.00 Available in black
This black coat from Classics has leather look trims with button fastenings and a faux fur collar and cuffs.
John Lewis Short Quilted Jacket
£69.00 Available in green and black
A slim and casual quilted jacket for country style dressing, with long sleeves, a high collar, statement front buttons and a short fit on the body.
John Lewis Double Breasted Military Coat
£130 Available in grey and black
Work the military trend this season with our sleek and stylish double breasted military coat. Featuring rounded dome buttons on the front placket, it has a chic funnel neck and matching tie at the waist for a fresh take on a classic style.
John Lewis Double Breasted Jacket
£99.00 Available in Lime, purple, black and beige
Keep warm and look fabulous this Autumn/Winter season in our double breasted coat. Available in a choice of colours, it features large lapels, angled pockets on the hips and large black buttons.
John Lewis Tweed Coat
£130 Available in camel
Stay warm and stylish with this tweed coat this season. Cut in a slim-fit, tailored style, it has a funnel neck collar, concealed front fastenings and flap pockets on the hips.
John Lewis Colour Block Coat
£120 Available in Grey/Black
Embrace the colour block trend this season with this cosy and stylish coat. Cut in a short shape for versatile style, it has a black double-breasted front with matching buttons and features colour blocking in grey on the sleeves, shoulders and hem.
John Lewis Christina Funnel Neck Jacket
£125 Available in Camel
Guard against the elements with this cosy funnel neck jacket. It has a conceal front placket and high collar to keep out chills, as well as two front hip pockets.
No matter what your height, body shape or budget, the three main high street stores have something to offer you. Remember to balance between comfort and style, to conquer what this autumn/ winter has to throw at you.
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