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Published: 5 Dec 2012      

A fabulous coat is always a must have for winter style and this season is no exception. We have searched the top three high street stores to help you in your search for this years must have coat.

The range of women's coats for winter 2012-2013, is wide enough even for any body shape. A fitted silhouette and a mantle coat, coat in a form of a bell and a trapezium are very popular.

However, the undisputed leader and trend of the season is the trench coat. It can be made in classical performance and as a typical representative of the military style.

The most popular length of women's coats of Autumn and winter 2012-2013, is to the middle of the knee and midi. But don't let this fact limit your choice, finally feminine and chic is in fashion again yippy.

Fur and leather, are very fashionable materials for women's coats of autumn/winter 2012/2013, both as a basis and as a trimming. The most used are the smooth skin and light long fur; and the variants of the trimming options can be very different: the large block inserts or the collar, cuffs and hem.

Retro and military trends brought such an unconditional fashion trend for women's coats of autumn and winter 2012/2013. This style can be very flattering no matter what size and shape you are. In accordance to the main trends, the colour palette of women's coats of autumn/winter 2012-2013 is made of subdued and bright colours and details of natural palette. But do not forget about black, white and contrasts, colour blocks and black and white combinations are also relevant.

So, fashion apart what do we want from our winter coat this season? Style, warmth and value for money. Too much to ask?

I've scoured the top three high street stores to find you the best on trend coats for this season for under £150. It was hard to choose this year as the high street had so much to offer. First up we take a look at good old Marks and Spencers, then Debenham's and John Lewis.

Marks and Spencer


Pure Cotton Padded Waxy Jacket

Price: £65.00     

Available in: burgundy and black

Warm and cosy, this padded jacket has a panel detail. A modern casual look that will keep you toasty as the weather gets chilly!


Indigo Collection Pure Cotton Hooded Wax Parka

Price: £85.00   

Available in: black

Relaxed and stylish, the parka has become a fashion essential. This gorgeous wax parka is finished with a faux fur trimmed detachable hood for practicality that matches its style, Part of Indigo Collection.


Double Breasted Mid Length Military Coat

Price: £49.50   

Available in: black, red, navy and dark green

Wrap up warm in this fashionable mid length coat made from soft fabric. Designed in a figure-flattering silhouette, the contemporary styling captures a key trend.


Autograph Double Breasted Military Coat with Wool

Price: £129.00    

Available in: Olive

Modern and stylish, this military coat is beautifully designed for a flattering, sophisticated look, every day. Part of Autograph.


Faux Fur Notch Lapel Panelled Jacket

Price: £75.00   

Available in: latte

Flattering and contemporary, this jacket looks fashionable worn over relaxed casuals, with a faux fur detail adding a gorgeous twist. A warm, easy care essential that will see you through the season in style.

 

Debenhams

Black funnel neck coat

Price: £47.50   

Available in: black

This black coat from the Principles by Ben de Lisi designer coats range, has a tubular, retro-style silhouette with curved darts for an elegant draped fit. It fastens with branded square buttons on a single-breasted stand. Other features include gold lining, a sash at the waist and turned-up cuffs.


Black tweed embroidered squares jacket

Price: £56.00   

Available in: dark black

This black wool blend tweed jacket from Collection has a mock double breasted front with a seamed waist and two slashed pockets. This lightweight jacket is detailed with mock buttons on the cuff and has a fold collar.


Purple new ultimate coat

Price: £82.95   

Available in: Purple

Utterly unlike anything anywhere else, it's the kind of coat that makes you feel good as soon as you put it on. Approx. Length: 92cm
 


Black quilted belted coat

Price: £65.00  

Available in: black

This black quilted heritage coat from Lipsy has a textured collar and button panels. It has button fastenings with two button front pockets and a belted waist.


Red funnel neck crepe coat

Price: £99.00  

Available in: Red

The designer Star range by Julien Macdonald offers this red crepe coat with a double breasted front. This funnel neck coat is lined in a silver satin and has two outer pockets and button tabs on the waist.

 

John Lewis


John Lewis Short Quilted Jacket

Price: £69.00   

Available in: green and black

A slim and casual quilted jacket for country style dressing, with long sleeves, a high collar, statement front buttons and a short fit on the body.


John Lewis Double Breasted Military Coat

Price: £130   

Available in: grey and black

Work the military trend this season with our sleek and stylish double breasted military coat. Featuring rounded dome buttons on the front placket, it has a chic funnel neck and matching tie at the waist for a fresh take on a classic style.


John Lewis Double Breasted Jacket

Price: £99.00   

Available in Lime, purple, black and beige

Keep warm and look fabulous this Autumn/Winter season in our double breasted coat. Available in a choice of colours, it features large lapels, angled pockets on the hips and large black buttons.


John Lewis Colour Block Coat

Price: £120  

Available in: Grey/Black

Embrace the colour block trend this season with this cosy and stylish coat. Cut in a short shape for versatile style, it has a black double-breasted front with matching buttons and features colour blocking in grey on the sleeves, shoulders and hem.


John Lewis Christina Funnel Neck Jacket

Price: £125   

Available in: Camel

Guard against the elements with this cosy funnel neck jacket. It has a conceal front placket and high collar to keep out chills, as well as two front hip pockets.

No matter what your height, body shape or budget, the three main high street stores have something to offer you. Remember to balance between comfort and style, to conquer what this winter has to throw at you. 

Happy Hunting!