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Fashion: Five of the coolest new coat trends

IF THE grey weather is starting to get you down, one thing might make you feel a bit better: it’s now well and truly coat season.

In the world of fashion, this is arguably the best time of year. The right type of outerwear can bring drama and glamour to any outfit – it’s not just something you chuck on before leaving the house, but is a key part of your outfit and overall style.

A coat is a garment you’re likely to spend a bit more time, effort and perhaps money on, so there’s a reason many of us are keen to make a statement with our outerwear – whether it’s experimenting with bright colours (no, coats don’t have to just be black and navy), or interesting materials (faux leather is a particular favourite this season).

Here are the key coat trends of the season…

One of this season’s major looks is all about bringing a more defined silhouette, with the help of a belt. You don’t necessarily have to buy a new coat for this look, either – give an existing one an AW20 update by looping a belt around it. One of our favourite styles was the belted puffer jacket, giving a modern and elegant update to the athletic-style coat. Read from source….