Saturday, November 22, 2008

A Fresh Coat

From rich patterned brocades to solid worsted wools, in shapes ranging from ultra-fitted to cocoon, there is an exciting new topper for every gal this season!
At right: Dior wool and silk Jacquard coat and Fred Leighton tiara, via
On the runways: Photos via, Fall 2008, except where noted.
Valentino Couture sequined coat
Alexander McQueen
Carolina Herrera, via
Givenchy patterned cocoon coat; this photo and next 2 courtesy
Valentino cape-cocoon
John Galliano fur-trim tapestry in tantalizing teal
Undercover color block puffer, at right (CC loves those leggings too!)
Moschino’s frilly navy topper
Jean Paul Gaultier bell sleeve coat, via
Sabyasachi Spring 2009 (left)
Louis Vuitton (right)
This and next courtesy
Oscar de la Renta
In the stores:
Natty Neutrals:
Marc by Marc Jacobs wool felt double-breasted coat with fold-over collar. Visit
Stella McCartney felt military coat, at
3.1 Phillip Lim puffed origami coat; this and next at Neiman Marcus.
Not-so-basic Black:
Nanette Lepore Night and Day knit coat
Mackage JuJu belted scarf coat. Go to
Aquascutum Tara wool coat (back view, at right); this and next at
Rick Owens Lilies Origami wool coat (at left)
Bold Brights:
Aquascutum orange Hatia coat, at right
Miu Miu double breasted pink princess coat
This VIA double-breasted coat comes in 7 different colors and it’s just $129 at!
Tantalizing Trim:
Matthew Williamson Lapin collar coat with chevron detailing, at
Tuleh Fox-Cuffed Garden Coat, at Neiman Marcus
Pretty Prints:
Moschino Cheap and Chic painted rose wool coat, at Saks Fifth Avenue
Rachel Roy blanket coat. Visit
Lisa Jayne Dann belted puffball plaid coat, pictured at right and available at
Last look (below): CC loves this seemingly seasonless Peter Som tweed jacket, available at Bergdorf Goodman.
Which is your fave?


La Belette Rouge said...

Stella McCartney coat, please! Love it. So many great choices this season. I love coats. I have dozens ans yet as it is 78 in L.A. I have no need for them.

Nemerae said...

Thanks :)
I love military coats and cape-style ones!
My fav ones, the Dior wool and silk Jacquard coat and Fred Leighton tiara, Philip Lim's one, the purple Moschino one, and all the black coats in the middle =P

Angela said...

i have no prob spending money on coats in the winter. i adore winter wardrobe. CC i can't pick...

nah said...

SOOOO many amazing ones, i can't pick a favorite. "Nanette Lepore Night and Day knit coat" is so cute :D

Penny said...

ooh my favourite is the navy frilly coat from Moschino. if only they had a 99% sale!

Marian said...

Sweetie nothing like a great coat!Love how youve shown such a wide variety,from the printed to avante garde.My fave of the gorgeous bunch is the Rick owen Origami coat.I think his work is fantastic!adore the long streamlined narrow sleeves of the lillies coat.

Fashion Moment said...

Sooo... this is one fantastic post, dear CC! My favourites:
JuJu belted scarf coat, Stella McCartney, Valentino Couture.



Unknown said...

So many great coats. That brown one from Marc Jacobs is on my wish list!

stellawantstodie said...

I prefer black coats...are great with any clothes!

Fashion Moment said...

Thank you for your comment, my dear.
Wish you a nice weekend, too... :)


T said...

I'd love to own a Chanel tweed coat one day!

Trish said...

Whoaw, I love the Sabyasachi Spring 2009 dress! :)

Seeker said...

I just can't pick just one, I think there are great ones.

Can I have one of each, please? ;)

Have a great weekend, beauty.


Terence Sambo said...

haha u've caused a great dilemma for loads o ppl now how r they gonna choose from all this good stuff :o)

great blog do drop by n check out mine

WendyB said...

I love a statement coat. I'll take the McQueen, if someone's buying.

Fashion_Girl22 said...

Let me start off by saying, I spy a new header! Your headers are always fantatic. Kate looks great<3

Jackets are such an essential pieces! It's like a MUST. I really love all of the new shapes we've been seeing lately. I really mkes me want to wear a coat this Fall. I usually aviod it as much a possible for some reason...

michelle said...

I wish southern california got cold enough for such coats!

Kylie said...

ahh, Thank you for reminding me that I have no nice coats! lol, these are great picks though to keep in mind while coat-hunting.
My faves are the McQueen, the Moschino, and the very last one posted.
Also anything with a cocoon shape I melt!

TheMinx said...

oooh, I loove the navy moschino! Great post :))

Songy said...

you know which ones.. those two black went straight into my CC folder. Maybe I should start doing some sewing.

Anonymous said...

Which is my fave? All of them! It's almost summer here but it's so cold that I'm still keeping an eye out for coats!

Weekly Blogette said...

great post!
and ur header is extremely intense!
come by my blog?

Diane said...

All of the coats are great ... but my favorite is the brown one at the end of the post... love it

Ella Gregory said...

I really need to buy a new coat, I just can't decide on the style I want. This post has made me even more confused, they all look nice.

Aliena said...

I'm torn between two: that first one from Dior and teh bell sleeved one from JPG.. Also, I love the new header on the blog!

Syed said...

Some of these shapes are absolutely stunning, I always love complicated constructed coats lol. That being said though, I do love the Dior wool coat!

Karl-Edwin Guerre said...

great post. people sometimes question style and think it vanishes in the cold.... you have proven it's just as fierce in the winter!

Dana (MODAna) said...

who would've thought I'd be smitten with a hot pink coat?

yiqin; said...

If there's winter in Singapore. I'll def walk around in a red coat!

Holly said...

ohh i LOVE the tara black tiered coat and that last brown one! i would model my whole outfit around that coat!

NatalĂ­ said...

OMG!! There are so many pretty, I cant choose lol. I love them all (almost).

Little Bow Prep said...

Lovely post; I just did a coat post as well!

I adore the first Dior one.

Lisa said...

I've got so many jackets and coats already, and this post just makes me want more! Great picks...I can't decide on a favourite because I love so many of them.

poeta fit, non nascitur said...

Everything is so nice!!! I love the second to the last coat the best. So girly and lovely.

The puffy jacket just looks ridiculous, don't you think?

escritora said...

oh, I choose RO coat *sigh* i love it!

thank you for comment :*