My Favorite Five: Classic Coats Everyone Needs

by | Oct 30, 2019 | My Favorite Five, Style | 4 comments

Alicia Wood, Dallas Lifestyle Expert, Dallas Fashion Blogger, Dallas Hostess

Navy Wrap Dress Coat / Black Boots / YSL Sac du Jour / Black Cashmere Turtleneck Dress

This post originally appeared on October 31, 2016, and was updated on October 30, 2019.

I’m ready to put on a coat. Yes, me who loves the sand and sun. It just plain time. So today I bring you My Favorite Five in the form of Five Classic Coats You Need in Your Closet.  With these classic coats, you’ll always be perfectly dressed. You can find more My Favorite Five posts here.

I actually love a great coat or jacket. A few years ago, I had to stop myself from buying them. Having the right topper, makes me feel really put together. For example, I love a beautiful dress coat. A wrap coat a great option, super chic, and easy to style. It’s also very flattering. This navy wrap coat is gorgeous and comes in multiple colors. You can throw it over and dress and boots and easily elevate your entire outfit.

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You may remember this coat from when this post was first published. It’s a classic black peacoat that I love wearing during the fall. I added it to a crisp white shirt and on-trend jeans to make a really chic outfit. When I posted this on Instagram, I got so many comments and direct messages asking for details. I purchased it several years ago in the pink which reminds me of this current beauty.  The texture is beautiful and it is amazingly soft! You can find more options for each of the coat categories in the boutique below!

Five Classic Coats You Need

Peacoat – Black or navy is most traditional but you can’t go wrong with a great color eitherThis is also a great option if you want gold buttons.

Iconic Trench – The second must-have coat is a trench. Stay dry in style and add instant chic to any outfit. This beauty is truly classic with its iconic, trademark coat.

Dress Coat – I purchased a long cashmere-blend coat with fox trim in charcoal gray 18 years ago and still love wearing it on cold days or when I’m dressed up for an event or church.

Puffer Coat – This 3/4 coat is the warmest coat I own.  I wear it on the coldest days running errands around town and at windy, winter soccer games (read very often).  It is perfect in the mountains, too, shopping or heading out to dinner.  Let’s face it, even here it gets cold in January and February and this coat is my best friend.  This and this are also great options for warmth and length.

Classic Tailored Coat – I purchased this camel coat 5 years ago and it’s my most worn coat.  It goes with everything, is so warm and the simply styling is perfect.  I get asked about it every time I wear it.  I also love this one or this one. Keep scrolling to shop more options!

With Halloween coming up tomorrow I wanted to quickly share what I’ll be making! This dessert will satisfy the adult’s sweet tooth and I’ll be making a batch of these, too! I’m also excited to begin styling my home for the holidays and sharing lots of great holiday content with you soon as well. Stay tuned for a special project with an extremely talented friend you’ll definitely want to download and my newest e-book.  They will both help you prepare for holiday entertaining! Subscribers will get first access!

Also, above you’ll find a new Holiday Tab on the Menu above where you will find Gift Guides and Inspiration for Thanksgiving and Christmas all in one spot! The Gift Guides there currently are from last year but still have great ideas to get you started while we curate the Gift Guides you’ll have access to shortly!

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  1. Denise Moseley

    Thank you for this great post about coats.
    Can you please share the ( actual) designers for the wrap coat and the pea coat pictured?
    Thank you

  2. Cindy Chenoweth

    Great post with so many great options!

  3. Barbara

    Beautiful coats. I certainly need one today. Thanks for your recommendations.

  4. Julie | This Main Line Life

    These are beautiful coats. I have that navy one in maroon. I love the gold buttons on it.

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