With September around the corner and summer coming to a close, the impending dark nights will be rolling in and it’s time to update the wardrobe ready for cooler weather. But look on the bright side, we get to splurge on gorgeous new jackets to stay snuggled up this season. With everything from warm mulberries, stand-out mustards and cool camels, we can’t wait to stock up.
The stay warm jacket is the hardest working item in the wardrobe, keeping you chic but cosy in the forever unpredictable weather, so it is important to find the right one. From the biker leather and the faux fur glam to the super soothing velvets and stylish suedes, we have everything to bring you some colour while keeping out the chill. We’ve found the best, luxe coverups to suit both the sensible and the sensational, proving that your wardrobe can have plenty of fun without the sun.
We love this ultra lightweight jacket by Barbour. A gorgeous maroon to warm up those winter nights – not to mention, quilted jackets are perfect for keeping you cosy. Whether you are taking a walk in the country or rushing to the car after work, this jacket is the perfect fit.
Barbour International Rockingham Quilted Jacket, £169.99
THE SIZZLING SUEDE
Bring a bit of sunshine to the grey skies with this sizzling orange suede jacket from Flannels. Pair with a cream or black roller neck and jeans for effortless sophistication.
THE BIKER CHIC
Rain or shine, you can rely on one jacket to keep you looking glam – and that’s the biker. Pair this gorgeous leather number from Reiss with mid-blue jeans and some pointed heels. A fabulous combination of casual and classy for a look that works both day and night.
Kate Leather Biker Jacker Khaki, £425
THE LITTLE BLACK COAT
Just like the little black dress, the black coat is a staple in our wardrobes and this is the most luxe of them all. With a beautiful faux fur trim and leather sleeves, this Jules B jacket will make you the envy of the evening wherever it takes you.
Isabel De Pedro Black Faux Fur Trim Long Jacket, £524.99
If autumn was a jacket it would be this gorgeous Jules B fur and leather coverup. We love everything from the auburn and oak shades to the flattering shape and the cosy warmness you feel wearing it.
Oakwood, Happy Fur Trimmed Down Leather Jacket, £394.99
Irresistible in both style and price tag, Zara’s Maroon Biker jacket has stolen our hearts. When it comes to rebooting your winter look, colour is key. Upgrade your wardrobe with these warming mulberry shades and cosy up in the faux fur collar.
THE STYLISH STATEMENT
We love a statement piece and this stand-out coat by Victoria Beckham is the perfect one. The fiery shades of oranges and browns will have you warmed right through and it is nice and spacious leaving plenty of room for additional layers.
Victoria by Victoria Beckham, Victoria Velvet Coat, in
OLD HOLLYWOOD GLAM
Be bold and be glamorous wrapped in this emerald fur from MSGM in Flannels. Radiating ageless old Hollywood vibes, the jacket is the perfect fit for special occasions.
CLASSIC IN CAMEL
Year after year the camel coat returns more fabulous than ever and this year does not disappoint. A staple piece, Karen Millen’s tailored coat is elegant and understated and would look stunning paired with all black or a big tartan scarf.
Camel Button Coat, £299; karenmillen.com