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8 of the best winter coat trends

Nov 7, 2014

by Becky Jones

Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

The clocks have gone back, the weather has taken a turn for the worse, and Halloween and Bonfire Night are well behind us. It can only mean one thing… it’s time to get your winter coat for 2014! Here is our edit of the best vintage and handmade women’s coats from across the UK, so you can look hot when it’s not…

The Bold One

Brighten up the dreary days with a bright, buttery yellow coat. With a fresh new shape, and bold contrasting trim, this piece is perfect for making a statement in the great outdoors.

yellow wool coat

Vintage Yellow Wool Coat from StrobeVintage

The Classic Cobalt

You can’t get much classier than this traditional long line style that suits all shapes. Cobalt is everywhere this season, and with this coat, you’ll be bang on trend with every outfit.

cobalt blue coat

Vintage Cobalt Wool Coat from TimeObscuraVintage

Furry Bright

Now this is an investment piece if we ever saw one. Bring the 70s fur trend smack bang up-to-date with acid bright colours.

vintage mongolian fur coat

Vintage Mongolian Fur Coat from SaveAsVintage

The Suede One

Perhaps a little impractical in the rain, but you can’t get much more luxe than a suede wrap-tie coat. Channel your inner 70s diva and wear with knee high boots and a roll-neck jumper.

vintage black suede coat

Vintage Suede Coat from BirdOnAWireVintage

The Structured Cape

Part 1940s nurse, part mysterious magician, this cape totally works. This piece has more modern structure than previous slouchy cape trends, and who can resist a waist cinching belt?

vintage red cape

Vintage Red Cape from VintageGreenClothing

The Belted Beauty

Goes with everything, keeps you warm, and has bags of style? Tell us what this miracle coat looks like?! Well this camel belted ‘dressing-gown’ style coat comes pretty darn close.

Vintage Belted Coat from Regathered

Vintage Belted Coat from Regathered

The Military Style

This style never goes out of favour. Classic, structured and perfect for wintery autumn walks. This multi-functional beauty will work over jeans and wellies during the day or over a sultry evening dress at night.

military style coat

Military Coat by TottyRocksEdinburgh

The Slouchy Coat-igan

Feeling guilty about wanting to wear your pyjamas outside in this rubbish weather? (Us too). Here’s the answer: a slubby, cosy cardigan-style coat – and it’s made from organic cotton, so you really don’t have to feel guilty!

organic cotton slouch coat

Organic Cotton Slouchy Coat by KOMANA

Liking our picks of the best winter coat trends? What’s your winter wardrobe staple? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @EtsyUK!

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16 comments

  • GVEGA

    G Vega from GVEGA said 5 years ago

    Oh my gosh, I´m in love with the last one!

  • wickedcoat

    Caroline O from WickedEthel said 5 years ago

    Love the yellow! How vibrant on a grey day! You couldn't help but attract attention when everyone else is dressed in black.

  • mrtnsbhn

    siobhan from LondonUrbanMagpie said 5 years ago

    I'll take them all.

  • thisislullaby

    Vicky Brown from ThisisLullaby said 5 years ago

    I have total coat envy!

  • boinne

    Michelle from philosophiacreations said 5 years ago

    Nothing beats variations on a simple pea coat for me. Pretty much all of my favorite winter coats have fallen into this category... and I have a bit of a collection, too! Lots of beautiful finds here within this post -- so many pieces I'd *love* to add to my own collection. I think the 2nd and 7th options might be my favorites, though!

  • WoodsyWools

    ACR from WoodsyWools said 5 years ago

    Love these coats, especially that furry bright one!! This excites me for the colder weather...

  • Agasart

    Aga from AgasJourney said 5 years ago

    very nice finds!

  • maureendonovan

    Maureen Donovan from ohoChic said 5 years ago

    Absolutely LOVE all of the faux fur ones this year!!!

  • vintageclothingstore

    vintage clothing store from vintageclothingstore said 5 years ago

    Fabulous finds! Love them all!

  • cathpaperart

    Cathy from SeaMeadowDesigns said 5 years ago

    Fab finds, love the check military coat :)

  • Bench Coat in Winter | DogWear Online said 5 years ago

    […] can afford to spend a bit more on your winter coat as you will probably be wearing […]

  • BirkaLexia

    Jen from BirkaLexiaJewelry said 5 years ago

    70ies acid fur! Nice!

  • Mlopezthings

    Mónica López from Moniquesthingsshop said 5 years ago

    love these coats, especially the structured cape one!! This excites me for the colder weather...

  • fleming281215

    Mandy Fleming said 5 years ago

    Not one I like!

  • isewcute

    June from isewcute said 5 years ago

    'Tis the season! In fact, it's snowing here right now. Definitely coat weather.

  • svartlilja

    Lina from svartlilja said 4 years ago

    nice selection! But I had already 2 times a big problem in finding some stylish winter maternity coat. I was hoping to find smth cute and warm here preferably in some vivid colour but no luck. If I will be pregnant again I have to sew it by myself for sure. And for those designers who are searching for their own niche this can be a good field as not all women get just chubby during pregnancy. I am pretty slender and I am still the same size but my tummy is pretty big. So if I buy a coat of a bigger size it will look ridiculous on me...

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