Belted Coats: Taking the Long Way

Belted Coats

If yesterday’s Snowpocalypse in Atlanta is any indication, the season’s inclement winter weather is here to stay for a while longer. The best thing to do is to arm yourself for its next attack. I’m not talking about those bulky puffers, though. Long, belted coats made from wool and cashmere will still keep you warm, while the cinched-in style will help you maintain that hourglass figure you’ve been fighting for since January 1st…

Splurge
Miu Miu Belted Wool-Crepe Coat:icon Ladylike sophistication fit for the likes of Grace Kelly. This can be worn with essentially everything, but I love the look of the flare over a pretty dress. On NET-A-PORTER for $2,055.

Burberry London Cashmere Trench Coat:icon The trench master offers a coat cozy enough to be your bathrobe! On NET-A-PORTER for $2,495.

Lanvin Pleated Trench Coat:icon This subtly pleated Lanvin would be swoon-worthy in any color, yet poppy red is just about the most irresistible hue imaginable. On Farfetch for $4,032.73.

Chloé Striped Trench Coat:icon While Chloé’s trench may look like denim, it’s actually made from cotton, so there’s no worry of constriction. On Farfetch for $1,570.73.

Viktor & Rolf Cocoon Coat:icon Every Snob needs one great, black coat, and what sounds more inviting than a cocoon? On Farfetch for $2,280.

Belted Coats

Frugal
ASOS PETITE Skater Biker Mac:icon Think of this as the Lanvin with a more youthful, biker chic edge. On ASOS for $120.37.

Oasis Long Drape Coat:icon A neutral coat with feminine draping that will flatter everyone from the tiniest Snob to the tallest. On ASOS for $138.89.

Belted Coats

bebe Asymmetrical Tweed & Faux Leather Coat:icon Mixing sophisticated tweed with leather sleeves brings the mature style to the younger set – especially considering it’s metallic-speckled! At Nordstrom for $73.98 (from $148).

French Connection Fast Lana Speckle Coat: I love the exaggerated slit pockets here. When it’s minus 15 degrees, you want to burrow your hands in, keep you head down, and get going…At House of Fraser for $132.

Forever 21 No-Fuss Wool-Blend Coat with Belt: …which is why a hood is worth considering. The look isn’t as polished, but when your ears feel like they’re about to fall off, polish isn’t necessarily your number one must-have. At Forever 21 for $77.80.

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