The cool weather is now upon us Southern Californians, which means, not only is it officially sweater weather, but it’s coats and jackets weather too. Even as sunny loving Cali girls, we too love the chillier temps because we get to layer and show off our style through fabulous new outerwear, jackets, and other must-have fashion coats like the cape! From classic winter coats and jackets for women like the trench to the trendier styles like the printed bomber jacket, this season sure has a bevy of styles to grace your physique on the streets. We’ve chosen our favorite fall/winter 2014 runway trends and put them in one place for you — get up to speed in a flash by checking out our must-have list of coats and jackets below.
It’s time to add some flare to your wardrobe by updating last season’s coats and jackets collection. From your classic trench coat, spotted on almost every style blogger as of late, to the edgy and bold studded motorcycle jacket, hello style icon Olivia Palermo, you’re going to love what’s in store for you this chilly Southern California winter season. And, we promise you’ll be the coolest, warmest, and happiest gal out there!
Fab Coats And Jackets For Winter — As Seen On Celebs!
1. Printed Or Embroidered Bomber Jacket
A printed bomber jacket can be lightweight, depending on the material, and adds dimension to a regular tee and jeans look. We love Rosie Huntington’s Stella McCartney printed bomber jacket paired with a pair of black skinnies and booties for the airport. Casual, yet so well put together!
SHOP ROSIE’S JACKET (similar): Neil Barrett Printed tech-jersey bomber jacket – on sale, 40% off!
2. Trench Coat
This jacket will never go out of style. Never! Jessica Stein of Tuula Vintage is wearing a classic trench coat by Sportscraft, which adds instant chic and maturity to her outfit.
SHOP JESSICA’S TRENCH: Sportscraft ‘The Iconic Trench’ — on sale!!
3. Coat Cardigan
Wear an oversized knit coat for the look of a cardigan, but with more bulk. Julie Sariñana of Sincerely Jules adds a vintage appeal to her casual denim outfit with her Free People coat cardigan.
SHOP JULIE’S COAT CARDIGAN: Free People ‘Hidden Snowflake Long Cardigan’ — on sale!!
Shop Must-Have Coats And Jackets For This Winter
4. Jacquard Coat
Commonly known as a coat with an intricately woven pattern, choosing to wear a coat of this style will instantly add a touch of sophistication and glam to your outfit. Below, Olivia Palermo is wearing a Matthew Williamson jacquard coat.
SHOP OLIVIA’S COAT (Very Similar): Matthew Williamson Star Jacquard Embroidered Silk-Blend Retro Jacket
SHOP OLIVIA’S COAT (Similar): Matthew Williamson Embellished jacquard and matelassé jacket – 66% off!
A cape is a fall must-have! Style your cape with a a pair of over the knee boots and a sweater like Blair of Atlantic-Pacific did with her Carven camel-colored cape. Wearing a cape will add a bit of uniqueness and comfort to your winter wardrobe.
SHOP BLAIR’S CAPE: Carven Double Breasted Camel Cape – on sale!
6. Studded Leather Motorcycle Jacket
A studded moto jacket is perfect if you want to go for that edgy girl look this fall. Olivia Palermo paired her Rebecca Minkoff studded motorcycle jacket with a leather skirt and cotton gray long sleeve to keep the look casual for daytime.
SHOP OLIVIA’S JACKET: Rebecca Minkoff Studded Motorcycle Jacket — on sale!!
7 . Denim Jacket
Whether it’s stone-washed and distressed or embellished with studs, the classic denim jacket never goes out of style. Wear it with a button-up collared blouse or like model Rocky Barnes who chose a studded denim jacket with a band tee. You can never go wrong with this staple!