There is no better or more practical way to make a fashion statement than via your outerwear and this season has some of the most gorgeous coat options to date. From feminine bell-shaped styles to tougher military-inspired ones, meet the five different coat styles you'll want to wear this fall, and our picks for every budget.
The Teddy Bear Coat
These super warm coats have a retro fabulous feel to them that you can glam up or style in a cool way. For chic styling inspiration, check out Max Mara.
Lust: The Teddy Bear Coat
Trade your go-to blazer for this snappy faux fur short jacket. The navy color gives this fun textured topper classic appeal, making it a trend-free investment piece.
Must: The Teddy Bear Coat
Ideal for dressier occasions, the winter white hue gives this furry pea coat a major dose of glamour.
The Bell-Shaped Coat
Taking a cue from spring's high-low trend, fall's bell-shaped coats all have a subtle dip from the front to the back that is beyond chic. As seen at shows like Chanel (here), Dior and John Rocha, a bell-shaped coat is the perfect way to dress up your fall wardrobe.
Lust: The Bell-Shaped Coat
A ladylike fit in shocking blue is the perfect combination of classic and fashion-forward.
Must: The Bell-Shaped Coat
Dress this cool jacquard piece down by pairing it over sleek denim and over-the-knee riding boots.
The Jewel-Toned Coat
Jewel-toned coats reigned supreme on the fall runways, proving equally as eye-catching whether styled downtown casual at Phillip Lim (here) or over-the-top dressy at Oscar de La Renta.
Lust: The Jewel-Toned Coat
Prepare to make quite a statement as It doesn't get any more luxe or eye-catching than this felt coat.
Must: The Jewel-Toned Coat
The relaxed fit gives this teal maxi coat an effortless vibe that is simultaneously casual and glam. Works just as well for everyday as it does for fancier occasions.
The Upgraded Military Jacket
Military jackets and coats like the ones seen at Prabal Gurung's Fall 2013 show will add a tough-chic element to your winter gear. This season, look for luxe accents like fur and gold hardware to upgrade your attire.
Lust: The Upgraded Military Jacket
This luxury topper also features practical accents like a buckled collar that you can leave undone for warmer days.
Must: The Upgraded Military Jacket
Buttery soft black leather gives this military-inspired belted trench a more luxurious feel. The belted fit cinches an already sleek silhouette for the ultimate flattering fit.
The Oversized Coat
With dropped shoulders, gigantic lapels and more than enough room to layer beneath, fall's chicest coats are of the oversized nature—and that's putting it lightly. Need better reference? Just look to Celine's Fall 2013 collection which showed off a variety of huge overcoats.
Lust: The Oversized Coat
A black detachable shearling collar gives this sumptuous wool overcoat an edgier element that pairs just as well with sophisticated classics as it does with tougher pieces.
Must: The Oversized Coat
The Japanese silk print lining on this oversized topper is a welcome surprise that adds a luxe vibe to a neutral separate.