The Overachievers

Dressy overcoats aren’t ordinary outerwear.  Rather than bundle you up like a bulky blanket or a down comforter, these coats are tailored to make an outstanding first impression.  Wrap coats from Vince and Maje have a polished simplicity that complements day and evening ensembles.  And the reversible sage green coat from Alice + Olivia is sure to brighten an overcast day.


This cashmere-kissed wool coat is done in a pair of complementary colors and a reversible design, so each color gets to play a featured or a supporting role. Style Name: Alice + Olivia Tomiko Reversible Wool Blend Wrap Coat.

If you prefer the structure of a classic double-breasted coat, don’t overlook the Gulian by Sandro.  It features distinctive lapels, flap pockets, and an eye-catching brooch. Theory’s wool and cashmere coat goes above and beyond expectations with oversized pockets and an attached hood. The Barbour coat over delivers with pragmatic British features and a traditional tartan lining.
The indispensable trench coat--the ultimate overachiever of outerwear--is an ideal choice for inclement weather.  Nili Lotan’s Tanner Trench outdoes the look-a-likes with a chic eggshell color accented with leather wrapped buckles and belted cuffs.  Crafted in a delicious latte cotton blend, Club Monaco’s trench measures 36” in length, so it won’t overpower your little black dress on a chilly night.  

Signature pickstitching traces this supersoft camel hair wrap coat designed with a wide shawl collar that drapes into a generous, cozy hood. Style Name: Max Mara Rialto Hooded Camel Hair Coat.

Crafted in a cozy wool blend, this wrap coat is fashioned with a waist-cinching tie to keep your chilly-weather style on point. Style Name: Maje Gwenn Wool Blend Wrap Coat.

A pebbled texture enlivens this classic coat, done in a warming wool blend and sash-tied to define the waist and keep out the chill. Style Name: Vince Textured Wool Blend Belted Coat.

Roomy front pockets intensify the modern appeal of a woolly wrap coat cinched with a matching belt. Style Name: Polo Ralph Lauren Wrap Coat.

This lengthy knit coat is styled in a polished double-breasted silhouette with contrasting corduroy trim and a rich herringbone design. Style Name: Ulla Johnson Georgia Double Breasted Wool Blend Knit Coat.

A muted check adds versatility to this long coat, cut with showy lapels in a classic double-breasted silhouette from a warming blend of silk-kissed wool. Style Name: Nanushka Lana Check Double Breasted Wool & Silk Coat.

Dosed with wool for extra warmth, this tailored-fit coat is detailed with double-piped edging and includes a pretty brooch to keep your look right on trend. Style Name: Sandro Gulian Long Double Breasted Coat.

Add a luxe touch to wintry weather in this sophisticated double-face coat crafted from warming wool and soft cashmere and finished with showy lapels. Style Name: Nordstrom Signature Waterfall Lapel Double Face Wool & Cashmere Coat.

Bundle up in this cashmere-kissed wool coat in a roomy, longline silhouette finished with a fixed hood and spacious pockets. Style Name: Theory Hooded Wool Coat.

Dramatically notched lapels frame this classic and sophisticated trench coat in a warm wool blend that instantly refines any ensemble with timeless style. Style Name: Theory Wool Trench Coat.

Clean lines and a roomy fit inform this casually luxe coat, designed with an attached hood and made from a blend featuring virgin wool and rich cashmere. Side slits with hidden buttons let you decide how much breeze to let in or keep out. Style Name: Proenza Schouler White Label Hooded Virgin Wool & Cashmere Blend Double Face Coat.

Imbued with simple luxury, this transitional Italian cotton trench coat is detailed with a wide, removable belt, belted cuffs and welt pockets. Style Name: The Row Au Belted Cotton Trench Coat.

An inverted back pleat flares the silhouette of this crisp, clean-lined trench that makes for a timeless and versatile topper. Style Name: The Row Oswin Belted Cotton Blend Trench Coat.

Leather-wrapped buckles provide a refined finish for a classic trench coat embellished with shoulder epaulets. Style Name: Nili Lotan Tanner Trench Coat.

Make any ensemble a statement-making one with this striking trench coat that is finished with gleaming hardware accents for heightened shine. Style Name: Ted Baker London Millie Trench Coat.

An unstructured cotton-blend trench coat is rendered in standard-issue army green for a more casual take on the classic piece of essential outerwear. Style Name: Baum Und Pferdgarten Denelia Cotton Blend Trench Coat.

A classic camel hue and an oversized fit bring endless wearability to this wool-forward coat, tied at the waist and ready for you to wear with everything. Style Name: Reiss Leah Wool Blend Wrap Coat.

The designer's signature red-white-and-blue grosgrain pops from the cuffs of this long, generously sized coat that sheds rain in unexpected showers. Style Name: Thom Browne Waterprood Twill Coat.

No need to wait for the wet weather, or a noir film festival, to wear this classic belted trench coat with an on-the-case tartan lining. Style Name: Barbour Flodden Belted Double Breasted Trench Coat.

A gleaming gold-tone chain-link accents a longline cotton trench coat that's styled with deep side slits for a breezy, street-chic fit. Style Name: Sandro Henri Side Slit Longline Trench Coat.

Elevate a variety of cool-weather ensembles with this smart double-breasted trench coat. Style Name: Club Monaco Maite Trench Coat.

A classic wool-blend coat, cut to a mid-thigh length, will prove to be a must-wear when you want to top off your look with a spot of polish. Style Name: Rag & Bone Dean Wool Blend Coat.