NET-A-PORTER Women's Coats
Embroidery and appliqués don't get much more beautiful than those that decorate this coat from Valentino. Made from soft wool and cashmere-blend felt, it looks so stunning from all angles and will really transform whatever you wear it with. It's unlined so it still feels relatively light, too.
For Gucci's dream-like Spring '17 collection, Alessandro Michele references an eclectic mix of 20th-century pop and the Renaissance. Made in Italy using couture-level techniques, this coat is cut from mottled ivory and pastel-pink cloqué with romantic puffed sleeves and an elegant tulip skirt. It's intricately embroidered with gardenias and appliquéd with bead-embellished dragons. We love that the silk lining is the same berry shade as the runway.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. The trench stepped out in many iterations during fashion week, but Ralph & Russo's candy wrapper-inspired version was one of the standouts. Made in Italy from a coated rose gold silk-blend, this long-lined style has all the elements of a classic, including epaulettes, buckled cuffs and a double-breasted front. Tighten the belt for a closer fit.
Miu Miu's Cruise '17 collection is inspired by '90s rave culture. Made from glossy faux patent-leather, this oversized coat is embellished with colorful sequins in a floral arrangement. The satin-twill lining ensures that it sits smoothly over the rest of your outfit.
Aptly named 'The Alchemists's Garden', Gucci's Fall '17 runway was an amalgamation of what influences Alessandro Michele – from the romantic English countryside to the traditional parasols of the Far East. Drawing inspiration from the former, this coat is crafted from baby-pink wool and intricately detailed with Swarovski crystal-embellished velvet trims in swirling patterns. Take a cue from the brand's maximalist styling and wear yours with a printed skirt and the label’s socks.
Opulent and rich textures play an integral part in Prada's Pre-Fall '17 runway collection. Reminiscent of '50s styles, this sumptuous coat is made entirely from brown, beige and burnt-orange shearling and punctuated with gold studs. Be sure to use the buckled belt to cinch the loose shape. Outfit 1: Prada Sweater, Prada Pants. Outfit 2: Prada Shoulder bag 897181, Prada Sandals 895480. -- Brown, beige and burnt-orange shearling - Button fastenings along front - 100% shearling; trim: 100% leather; lining: 100% viscose - Specialist clean - Made in Italy
For Spring '18, Tom Ford takes inspiration from his menswear line - think broad shoulders and power suiting. This trench coat has been crafted in Italy from soft yet substantial bonded leather and has mirrored double-breasted buttons. It's designed in a traditional military-inspired silhouette, but the ivory hue with black tipping makes it feel modern and feminine.
Though TOM FORD's trench coat borrows elements from classic styles, the vivid orange color and supple leather ensure it's anything but traditional. First seen on Mayowa Nicholas on the Spring '18 runway, this double-breasted style has been crafted in Italy with shoulder epaulettes, flap pockets and buckle-fastening cuff tabs.
Pierpaolo Piccioli reworks the classic trench coat for Valentino's Fall '17 collection. Cut from butter-soft leather, this design has traditional elements like buttoned epaulettes, a storm flap and buckled cuffs but it comes in an unexpected pink hue named 'Cherry Blossom'. Wear yours as part of an evening look.
Never underestimate the power of a good trench coat - no matter what you're wearing underneath, the right outerwear can make you feel so confident. A standout from The Row's Spring '18 collection, this version is crafted from buttery tan leather in an A-line silhouette that stops just above the ankle. It has oversized lapels and an extra long belt to cinch your waist.
With his innovative reconstructions, Galliano has taken the classic trench coat and made it an object of glamour - for Maison Margiela's Spring '18 collection, he was inspired by a famous photo of Marilyn Monroe. Channeling his couturier roots, this runway version is cut from metallic gold brocade and overlaid in sheer organza for added depth and texture. Cinch the belt to define your frame.
Gucci's Cruise '17 collection references art, interiors and British youth culture. This double-breasted coat is spun from wool in a classic red and black tartan, with yellow and white accents. It's punctuated by an appliquéd design at the back which reads 'Blind for Love' and is surrounded by Staffordshire dog figurines - commonly placed on the mantelpiece of 19th century homes.
Valentino's coat has an enveloping shape that will look great with just about anything – we love its distinct '60s vibe. Tailored from cotton-felt, this midnight-blue piece is embroidered with butterflies that are decorated with multicolored beads and phrases like 'Ephemeral Beauty' and 'Pink Punk'. Wear yours with cropped jeans and white pumps.
Feathers have been a recurring theme throughout Prada's recent collections but this coat has just stolen the show. Resembling vintage styles, it's covered in layers of wispy light-green plumes and hits just below the knee. We think it will make an elegant statement at galas and cocktail parties.
Valentino's Spring '18 collection is inspired by photos of Earth from the Apollo Moon landings as well the glamour of the '80s - a combination of influences that only Pierpaolo Piccioli could pull off. Cut for an oversized fit, this trench coat is made from hammered-satin and contrasting canvas panels with a buttoned kick split, storm flap and utility pockets. Echo the runway styling and stick to neutral or black accessories.
Danielle Frankel designs for the non-traditional bride - this 'Jean' coat will look so chic for the ceremony or after-party, either over your gown or buttoned up and worn solo. Cut from silk and wool-blend satin, it has a slim tuxedo-inspired silhouette complete with notched lapels and covered buttons. The hem gently puddles at the floor and trails behind as you walk. Outfit 1: Etro Bucket bag, Gianvito Rossi Sandals, Anita Ko Earring, Suzanne Kalan Choker, Catbird Choker, Suzanne Kalan Ring. Outfit 2: Danielle Frankel Pants, Michael Lo Sordo Camisole, Bottega Veneta Clutch, Alexandre Birman Mules. -- Off-white silk and wool-blend satin - Button fastenings through front - 51% silk, 49% wool - Dry clean
Bottega Veneta's coat is spun from soft cashmere to keep you warm even on the coldest of days. Free from fastenings, this cozy style has a loose, enveloping fit that can easily be cinched by the detachable waist belt. Let the striking cobalt hue pop even more by wearing it against muted tones.
Valentino's Pierpaolo Piccioli draws inspiration from the glamour of the '80s for Spring '18, but also includes more classic pieces in his collection, like this beautifully made coat. It's expertly tailored from wool woven with a touch of cashmere and falls to a graceful godet hem. The concealed fastenings along the front give it a really streamlined shape.
For Pre-Fall '17, Elie Saab draws inspiration from the Queen of Hearts in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland . Made from cotton and wool-blend crepe, this coat has voluminous bell sleeves and is spliced with guipure lace panels, creating a reveal-and-conceal effect. It's partially lined in smooth satin, ensuring it easily layers over tailoring or mini styles as per the show.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. Giorgio Armani's coat is made from lustrous jacquard intricately woven with a Japanese landscape scene in muted sky-blue, antique-rose and beige. It has crisp box pleats through the back that create an elegant A-line silhouette. The black crepe panels add shape to your waist.
We love the military-inspired tailoring in Chloé's Resort '18 collection. From the line, this trench coat has been impeccably cut in France from a warm blend of wool and cashmere with a row of buttons that gently curves for a flattering effect. It's lightly lined so will slip easily over blouses and sweaters.
The Row's Spring '18 runway show was held at the iconic Carlyle Hotel in New York City, where its soothing ambiance beautifully reflected the soft, romantic feel of the label's latest collection. Part of the lineup, this 'Addy' coat is made from mid-weight silk crepe and has a double-breasted front that cinches the loose silhouette. Wear yours over everything from tailoring to jeans and dresses.
EXCLUSIVE AT NET-A-PORTER.COM. My bride understands that being cool can also be classic, says Danielle Frankel; her goal is to create unique yet timeless pieces that can be worn long after the 'I Dos'. This coat is made from delicate tulle that's trimmed with Chantilly lace and layered along the hem to create a dramatic, frothy train. It looks just as elegant worn over the label's jumpsuit as it does with a slip dress.
The Olsen twins often channel their own personal style into their collections, and The Row's 'Neyton' coat is a perfect example – the designers both wore similar duster-length styles to greet those arriving to the Fall '17 show. A stand out on the label's runway among a palette of white, black and cream, it's cut from glossy silk-satin in a kimono-style shape that secures with a tonal buckled belt. Follow the brand's styling with the matching pants.
No matter the season, craftsmanship lies at the heart of Loewe's collections, and for Spring '18 Jonathan Anderson tries out a new artisanal technique which involves shredding classic silhouettes. This cotton trench coat is sliced away at the hem and one cuff to create frayed fringing - it moved so beautifully down the runway. Match the tan leather trims to your tote.
CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC embraces the season's penchant for bold colors with its vibrant fuchsia trench coat. Cut from soft suede for a slightly loose fit, this double-breasted design is detailed with embossed silver buttons and comes with a detachable belt to define your waist. We love it styled with the label's lace skirt peeking out of the exaggerated side slit.
Spotted in The EDIT 's 'Into the blues' feature, CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC's coat is made from supple brown leather in a traditional trench silhouette. This slightly oversized design has a storm flap that extends into a cape and turns to reveal a deep back vent. It's left unlined, so won't look bulky worn over chunky turtleneck sweaters.
For Spring '18, Demna Gvasalia swapped the runway for the streets of Zurich - his entire Vetements collection was shot on ordinary people that he hand-picked as they walked past. Referencing classic military styles, this layered trench coat is cut from canvas that's spun with touches of insulating wool and looks as though two separate styles have been stitched together. Off-set the black and charcoal hues with brightly colored pumps.
Givenchy's faux fur coat feels so modern and fresh. Expertly made in Italy, it has a cool oversized fit and is detailed with perforated stretch-knit inserts to create a striped effect. It's thoughtfully lined in soft wool for added warmth. Wear yours with skinny jeans and one of the brand's logo tees.
We instantly fell for the candy-colored pieces in Valentino's Spring '18 collection - the contrasting merlot and pink shades of this wool and cashmere-blend felt coat especially caught our eye. Cut for a slim fit, it has an A-line shape and high neck that's reminiscent of traditional East Asian silhouettes. Leave the double-breasted front unbuttoned, layering yours over a simple monochrome outfit.
For Spring '18, Erdem is inspired by styles worn by Queen Elizabeth II in the '50s. This 'Dominique' coat, which opened the label's runway at London Fashion Week, is cut from structured green jacquard woven with midnight-blue and shimmering black blooms. Highlight the crystal and faux pearl-embellished buttons along the front with sandals or mules, as seen at the show.
In his early twenties, Demna Gvasalia owned a vintage Mac that he wore all the time until someone stole it at a party. Designed in collaboration with outerwear experts Mackintosh, this gabardine trench is based on that exact same coat, but it's been given a Vetements makeover with volume and oversized proportions. Some of the collective's staff visited the co-creator's factory in Scotland to ensure the most authentic craftsmanship.
A trip to Chatsworth House inspired the quintessentially British theme at Alexander McQueen this season. From the Resort '18 presentation, this deconstructed trench coat is tailored from water-repellent cotton-gabardine and heritage Prince of Wales checked tweed. It has oversized pockets, layered lapels and a long buckled belt.
Moncler's iconic down jackets were created in 1954 to protect its workers against the cold of the French mountains. Fitted with chic gold hardware, this hooded 'Lara' coat is woven with touches of wool and alpaca in a classic tweed and trimmed with sumptuous faux shearling. Cinch the drawstring to define your waist and add shape to the loose silhouette. -- Black and ivory tweed, black faux shearling - Snaps and concealed zip fastening through front - 33% acrylic, 27% wool, 16% polyester, 14% wool, 10% alpaca; trim: 80% wool, 15% polyamide, 5% cashmere; lining: 100% polyamide; filling: 90% down (Goose), 10% feathers (Goose) - Specialist clean - Made in Italy
Tailored in Italy from butter-soft leather, Michael Kors Collection's trench coat feels so supple and comfortable to wear. It has traditional storm flaps but is free from hardware for a clean and streamlined finish. Knot the self-tie belt to create definition at your waist.
Max Mara's coat is reminiscent of the tailored styles once worn by Eileen Gray - a pioneer of the modernist Movement and the label's Resort '18 muse. Free from fastenings, this hooded wool and cashmere-blend design is cut for an enveloping, loose fit and comes with a detachable sash belt. Layer it over your favorite winter whites.
The Chesterfield coat is a Saint Laurent signature in both the women's and men's collections. Tailored in Italy from mid-weight wool-gabardine, this slim piece is lined in silk-satin and features all the classic hallmarks, including notched lapels and flap pockets. The single-breasted shape is so versatile - try it over turtlenecks, sweaters and shirts.
Just because it's dark outside, doesn't mean your outerwear has to be - in fact a colorful coat like Valentino's will instantly brighten your outfit, and mood. Tailored in Italy from pink wool, this double-breasted design is lined in satin and spliced at the back for comfort. Try it with a mini dress and glossy boots.
Gucci's coat is trimmed with black grosgrain and the brand's signature 'Sylvia' webbing - first introduced in the '50s, it's inspired by equestrian saddle girths. Made from tactile wool, it's appliquéd with beautiful flowers and finished with monogrammed buttons. Mimic Alessandro Michele's maximalist style and slip yours over clashing patterns and prints.
Titled 'The Alchemist's Garden', Gucci's Fall '17 runway collection shows how important nature and the animal world are to Alessandro Michele's creative vision. Appliquéd with an embroidered moth at the back, this loose-fitting trench coat is fully lined with checked wool and reads 'Tulipa orphanidea' at the collar. It has been made in Italy from cotton-blend gabardine and comes with a buckled belt.