Let’s be honest. Winter has very few redeeming qualities. In fact, we can only think of one: The coat. For about five months of the year, the epicenter of your entire wardrobe is boiled down to this one very important item. It’s your winter opus, your swan song. So, making the right purchase is paramount.
Whether you reach for a military-inspired duster from Zara or a fringed suede cape from Burberry Prorsum, there’s one golden rule to live by: A good coat is like a good relationship — it needs breathing room.
Shop the slideshow above for the 43 best winter coats that won’t let you down.