Winter Coats

Okay winter, we get it. You're cold and grey. That's "your thing". But cool weather coats don't need to be a banal necessity to see you through to Feb. Bold colours and unusual cuts are here. Say hi.

This semi-structured piece from Cos is satisfying our love of all things oversized. Made from boiled wool and finished with raw edges to give a contemporary look, pair this dusty pink shade with light grey or navy.

Bit smitten with Kin by John Lewis and their nod to the traditional overcoat. A collared neckline and loose sleeves give a streamlined, modern silhouette. A wool blend with grosgrain contrast detailing, the olive green shade is versatile and perfect for yomps across country fields. In December.

Eileen Fisher is a reliable brand for chic basics. They never stray too far from a biscuit-based colour palette and this grey and blush mohair blend coat is just the right amount comfy and stylish. The windowpane check elevates the look, without panicking those of us with an aversion to audacious patterning.

Embrace masculine tailoring with this boyfriend jacket from Oliver Bonas. The pinstripe twill and drop shoulders mean business, but the bracelet sleeves are a great excuse for the most ostentatious wrist accessories you can muster. Smart enough to wear for the office but equally suitable with jeans.