After what’s been one of the best summers on record, stores are now gearing up for the autumn and winter seasons, and one of the biggest purchases customers will be looking to make is their winter coat.

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Whether customers want something smart, casual, hard-wearing or lightweight, there are a variety of styles and designs to suit every budget.

Before starting to select the right coat for your needs, it is a good idea to think about the color and what you will be wearing it with and consider whether or not it needs to be portable. Once you have an idea of what you need, consider these classic style choices and select the one that’s right for you.

The Parka

The parka, with its trademark fur-lined hood, has been around for decades and has made a bit of a comeback in recent years thanks to pop stars and celebrities seen out and about wearing this popular style. Great for keeping warm and dry in even the harshest of winters, today’s modern versions are available in a variety of fabrics and colors.

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The Bomber Jacket

Originating from military clothing, the bomber jacket first appeared in Europe in the late 1950s, and by early 1960s it had become a popular fashion item which is still in high demand today. Most styles are lightweight and water-resilient, making them a great choice for everyday wear.

A Single-Breasted Coat

Most men look good in a single-breasted coat. The best thing about this style is that it looks good with a suit as well as with more casual clothing such as a turtleneck. It also emphasizes broad shoulders and body length.

For more style inspiration, GQ magazine recently highlighted some top celebrity fashion looks, and stores such as sell a variety of menswear, including Farah shirts, for every occasion.

Quilted Jackets

Often used by active types, the quilted jacket can look good whether you’re on top of a snow-covered mountain or on a night out. Great for bridging the gap between sportswear and streetwear, they are available in all the colors of the rainbow for those that like to be noticed!

The Trench
Perfect for the unpredictable British weather, the trench coat is good in wind and rain and perfect for businessmen and commuters.


Published by Sunil Pandey