Winter is here, there is no doubt about that. We can’t think of a better way to reward yourself at the end of the year, than to get yourself a proper coat. The ones below will not only keep you warm, but make you look eminently stylish in the same time.
1. Peak Lapelled Perfection:
We are always astonished by the cut and craftsmanship of Chiaia Napoli. Their modern take on classic style offer a unique flair for their younger clientele and has shone the spotlight brightly on their work in the world of gentleman's tailoring.
This coat, made from a cashmere/vicuna blend from Loro Piana, is exceptionally amazing. Easy to wear over a suit or a chunky roll neck and jeans, it qualifies as a true sartorial gem.
2. Classic Character:
In our opinion, Anderson and Sheppard makes one the best proportioned double breasted coats out there. This one being a vintage one, it has that timeless air of world class bespoke tailoring. From the soft shoulders to the built in drape in the chest, this great coat features all the hallmarks of the company’s house style
3. A Case for Casentino:
A double breasted overcoat is definitely one of the most impressive garment a man can own, hence we highlight another one in our list. We are fans of the contemporary take on Neapolitan tailoring, which Isaia does so well. A slightly slimmer fit, shorter length and higher placed buttons makes this coat easy to wear with jeans or winter weight cotton trousers.
While casentino is a traditional cloth of the Tuscan region of Italy, it’s curled up, textured look made it popular amongst the current generation of tailoring aficionados. Given the finishing treatment, it is water and wind repellent, quite warm, also not heavy at all. A great choice to stand out in sophisticated way.
4. Neapolitan Tweed
This one goes for the connoisseurs. An eye catching British tweed fabric in true Neapolitan construction, certainly not for everybody. A rare combination these days, one we would like to see happen more. The dense, supple fabric lends itself beautifully to be tailored in soft construction and beautifully rounded shapes. Wear it over anything for a rakish take on classic British sensibility.
5. Dramatic Luxury:
Collectors alert! A true showstopper from the A/W 2010 collection of Burberry Prorsum. A rare execution of using the hairy side of sheepskin for a dramatic effect. Adding to this the perfect shade of gray and the right amount of black leather accents, this coat is meant to preserved for generations to come. More than that, it will make you look invincible even on a regular Saturday night.
6. Handsome on both sides:
Seraphin France is a leather jacket manufacturer beloved for it’s innovative style and excellent craftsmanship. Working with the world’s most renown luxury brands and creating their own collections season by season, their creations convey love for the beautiful things in life from a French perspective. This stunning reversible parka is an ultra lux take on a simple shape, featuring quilted leather on one side and cashmere on the other. Wear the leather side with raw denim and chukka boots daytime, switch it to black jeans and military boots for the evening.
7. Double Duty:
Another luxurious interpretation on a classic military design from the house of Attolini. Subtle and sophisticated, it is as versatile, as a winter coat be. Over a suit, patterned flannels or a pair of denim, you name it. If this won’t be enough, the cashmere outer is lined with an extra layer fleece, also in cashmere. Incredibly warm, undeniable stylish.