An elongated varsity jacket colorblocked with leather set atop herringbone groundwork is the coolest way to cover up this season.
Herringbone wool with leather insets, $995; dkny.com.
2. Ted Baker London
A touch of cashmere makes this pale pink peplum topper all the more sweet. Wool and cashmere blend, $395; tedbaker-london.com.
3. Helene Berman London
Maximize the metallic effect by keeping the rest of your look matte and minimal. Polyester, cotton, polymetallic, and elastane, $400; julesb.com.
4. French Connection
Add volume to your coat collection with this plush faux-fur topper. For the biggest impact, wear it with sheer black tights and statement stilettos.
Faux-fur, modacrylic, and polyamide $495; frenchconnection.com.
5. Kate Spade
Studs tend to fall under the details division but when they are put to use as buttons the pyramid piece becomes a triple threat: Fierce, feminine and functional. Cotton and viscose, $798; katespade.com.
6. Diane von Furstenberg
Jacquard sleeves make for a perfect texture clash. Cotton, $598; shopbop.com.
7. American Retro
A floor dusting coat is a classic but the subtle addition of the second-size plaid pattern adds a playful touch to this otherwise sophisticated style. Wool and polyester blend, $398; yoox.com.
8. Weekend by Max Mara
Take a modern route for cold-weather dressing with a bright coat-this sleek crimson style will keep you cozy and warm without all the bulk. Wool and polyamide, $772; matchesfashion.com.
9. Tory Burch
This investment piece is ornate with hand-applied beading yet streamlined with crisp trimming. And if the outside isn’t alluring enough: The interior is lined with stretch chiffon.
Textured diamond jacquard with hand-applied sequins, wood beads, and bugle beads, $1,995; toryburch.com.
10. Rebecca Taylor
The quilted leather lapels and ribbed collar show off this topper’s blue and black contrasting colors. Layer over a LBD of the same length for a night out-the zip pockets will keep your evening essentials safe!
Wool and nylon with lamb leather, $850; rebeccataylor.com.
11. 1 One
A standalone collar leaves room to add a scarf. Try a cream-colored neck-warmer to keep a neutral palette for a minimalist look. The gold zipper adds all the luster it needs.
Wool and polyamide, $625; yoox.com.
12. Ann Taylor
A lace overlay won’t leave you dreading the trip out the door when it’s time to cover up your equally chic outfit.
Nylon and polyester, $248; anntaylor.com.
13. New York Industrie
This bright topper is tailored to perfection with sleek pleats. Plus, the sharp structure of the barely-there notched lapels allows you to show off your scarf collection.
Wool, $348; yoox.com.
Coach’s colorblocked trench coat is a classic staple enhanced with stylish and serviceable details: Epaulettes to anchor the shoulders, a buckle belt reinterpreted on the sleeves, and a storm patch topped with an oversized collar (throat latch included!).
Cotton and polyester, $548; coach.com.
15. MICHAEL Michael Kors
A belted waistline gives this houndstooth topper a shapely structure while the (detachable!) stole-style collar offers dramatic definition.
Polyester and wool, $268; yoox.com.
16. Marc by Marc Jacobs
Jacobs took a modern approach to this classic style and crafted a pea coat with contrasting cuffs, collar, epaulettes, and sleeves. Wool and nylon, $598; marcjacobs.com.
17. River Island
Update your coat collection with this double-printed statement topper.
Polyester, $100; riverisland.com.
Welcome winter white with an alabaster hued lace-front coat-this warm piece will brighten dark and dreary days.
Polyester, $100; warehouse.com.
Uncomplicated outerwear is a closet staple; this streamlined coat is a grab-on-the-go piece for seasons to come. Plus, the emerald color (hello, Pantone Color of the Year!) makes the coat completely on-trend now.
Polyester, $100; zara.com.
A waterfall collar is fitting for this earthy marble-print piece. Pair it with a monochrome ensemble to let the pattern make the biggest impact.Polyester, $160; topshop.com.