Spend or save: the autumn coat edit

Photo: IMAXtree

Photo: IMAXtree

Searching for a new winter coat and up for splashing some cash? Or are you looking to watch the pennies and spend your money more wisely this autumn?

Whatever you decide, we’ve pulled together our edit of the best coats available right now, from high-end to high-street, guaranteed to help you look stylish, keep you warm and, most importantly in Scotland, stay dry.


Spend @ Arket

Treat yourself to this gorgeous puffy dream from Arket. The long overcoat is filled with Re:Down recycled down and feather, making it a lightweight and insulating cover-up. Cut with an oversized fit and dropped shoulders, it’s styled with trench-inspired details including a double-breasted opening, a down-filled belt at the waist and a wide-lapel collar.

Arket, £250 - shop now

Save @ Marks & Spencer

A lower price point but just as chic and cosy, Marks & Spencer’s water-repellent Stormwear™ and Thermowarmth™ wadding come together in this coat to help you tackle the elements. Offering plenty of protection, there’s a detachable hood with snug faux fur trim, and handy storm cuffs to keep the rain out.

Marks & Spencer, £99 - shop now

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Spend @ Joseph

Joseph's 'Kara' coat reflects the on-trend androgynous theme running through this year’s A/W collections, and we are so here for it. Tailored from a plush wool and alpaca-blend, this gorgeous coat has a loose silhouette with roomy dolman sleeves, perfect for layering over chunky knits or tailoring. Plus, the grey hue will complement practically any outfit. A definite spendy investment, but one you’ll wear for years to come.

Joseph, £795 - shop now

Save @ Topshop

This Topshop number is an absolute steal. This season, layer up in a timeless and truly stylish fashion with this camel soft Melton double breasted overcoat. Designed with button fastening and front pockets, this outerwear will always look effortless and elegant. And for this price, can you really say no?

Topshop, £69 - Shop now

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Spend @ Gloverall

A timeless style, the trench is the perfect lightweight coat for autumn. Made from a shower-proof cotton blend and available in three colours, this classic wardrobe staple will stand the test of time. We’re so in love with Gloverall’s take on the trench.

Gloverall, £475 - shop now

Save @ H&M

A stunning trenchcoat in a crêpe weave with wide notch lapels, detachable tie belt at the waist, decorative tab at the cuffs and diagonal welt pockets, we love this for a light autumnal cover-up on those gorgeous orange-hued days. Your mum will be pleased too, this one is lined.

H&M, £59.99 - shop now