Winter Coat Edit

by Annmarie O’Connor
Irish Examiner, 1 October 2016

It’s that time of year again: the quest for the ultimate winter coat is officially underway.

As temperatures dip, winds bite and storm names peppers casual conversation (Oisín, Doris and Wilbert, oh my), style seekers are already wondering how this season’s outerwear offering will play out.

What percentage of fashion does one trade for function? Is it possible to cut a dash without being lacerated by mutant hailstones? Does a quilted duffle say ‘Barb’ from Stranger Things?

Spoiler alert: Yes, and you’ll love it. More on that later.

In the meantime, we’ve got the definitive list of cold weather coats that’ll have you looking and feeling smug, even on dark commuter platform at 7am with nothing but freezing fog and a takeaway coffee for company.

The Fur Coat

The fit and flare mantra, espoused by Dior, finds expression in seasonal full-skirted and luxe kimono-style coats.

FUR: Wolfhound faux fur oversized robe coat, Keem, €790

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