Black Wool Coats For Women
Every cold-weather edit needs a sophisticated black coat that will work day or night and this Sys version from Joseph is a fine choice. The mid-weight woven wool-blend is cut for a loose silhouette that falls from peak lapels to a swishing calf-grazing hem and honed with a double-breasted button-fastening front and centre-back vent. The ivory cotton-sateen lining is a sleek finisher. Wear it over everything from tailoring and boots to evening dresses and pumps.
Alexander McQueen's exemplary tailoring is showcased by this black wool coat. It's Italian-made with a structured stand collar and padded shoulders balanced by the skilfully defined waist. Antiqued silver-tone metal crest buttons are a refined touch while the back pleats complement the elongated silhouette. Wear it to sharpen the silhouette of an all-black edit.
First seen on the SS18 runway this structured black Alexander McQueen coat is underscored with the collection's distinct military-skewed themes. It's Italian-made from a heavyweight wool-blend with cream red and black checked panels and features a stand collar decorative engraved silver-tone metal buttons and a beige panel between the doubled back vent. Wear it with tailored separates for heightened impact.
Saint Laurent's black peak-lapel cape is crafted in Italy from mid-weight gabardine wool and is tailored to a loose-fitting single-breasted silhouette. Contrasting silk lapels and lining offer a touch of feminine glamour. Wear it as an androgynous blazer alternative or over a sleek shift dress for an elegant evening edit.
This black and white reversible coat from Burberry's SS18 runway show is a continuation of the house's playful approach to melding car coat and trench silhouettes. It's crafted from contrasting woven-check panels of a double-faced wool and cashmere-blend and shaped with notch lapels raglan sleeves and patch pockets on both sides. For of-the-moment styling let a slice of bare skin show beneath the hem.
GANNI really gets it right when it comes to creating fresh easy-to-wear pieces - take this coat for instance, it's cut for an oversized fit from fuzzy wool-blend bouclé. This style has deep pouch pockets and a belt to cinch the voluminous proportions. Team yours with everything from tailoring to jeans.
As the name implies, rag & bone's 'Tuxx' coat is modeled after a classic tuxedo blazer. This structured wool-felt style has crepe trims along the slim lapels and is cut for a masculine, loose fit. Finished with a single embossed button at the front, it looks especially cool layered over a simple white tee.
The pared-back silhouette of Acne Studios 'Anine Doublé' coat makes it a timeless investment. Tailored for a loose fit, it's made from a wool and cashmere-blend that's brushed for a soft feel and left unlined for lightness. It will work for virtually any occasion.
A striking runway piece with charm that will endure for years to some this black wool Miu Miu coat is patterned with with a vibrant floral and logo print - a nod to the label's playful mood. It's tailored in Italy to a loose single-breasted shape with wide peak lapels and flapped jet pockets. Layer yours over a sheer dress and also watch it elevate simple separates.
Summa's flair for unobtrusive luxury is evident in the architectural lines of this black wool and cashmere-blend coat. It's tailored with Italian acumen to a double-breasted silhouette with slim peak lapels over which an optional button-fastening scarf can be attached for added finesse. Note that the heavyweight fabric is unlined so it hangs smoothly without creating bulk. Contrast it against a white sweater for standout chic.
Collarless shapes are key for the coming season and The Row's black wool-blend piqué Malma coat is a faultless example of the restrained silhouette that the label champions for Pre-AW17. Note the cuff slits and concealed fastening that contribute to the minimalist feel and enjoy the understated elegance that it'll bring to day and evening ensembles for years to come.
Antiqued gold-tone buttons and small notch lapels lend Gucci's black wool coat a considered military slant. Made in Italy the single-breasted shape is tailored to a relaxed fit with sharply defined shoulders and two flapped patch pockets at the front. Layer it over the house's opulent knitwear and light-blue jeans for the most arresting take.
A winter coat is always an investment but Duro Olowu offers up two for one with this reversible polka-dot wool style. Opt for a more muted look with the black red and yellow side or go all-out with the statement-making reverse.
Marques'Almeida reimagines the classic tuxedo jacket applying its knack for modern tailoring to this black long-length coat. It's crafted from wool-twill to a double-breasted silhouette with satin peak-lapels. Lightly-padded shoulders patch pockets and back vent complete the piece. Let stiletto heels peep out from under the loose-fitting style at your next event.
Givenchy's black coat is taken from the label's the Pre-AW18 collection and is masterfully crafted from heavyweight houndstooth wool. It's shaped to a classic peak lapel silhouette and features a black velvet panel across the shoulders and back. Let it lend structure and style to tailored trousers.
Empowered glamour is Givenchy's calling card and this smartly tailored black coat fits the bill. It's crafted in Italy from a heavyweight wool-blend to a single-breasted style with geometric velvet panels at the front and back of the shoulders and silk logo-jacquard lining. Slip it on over a high-neck blouse for poised impact.
The delicate multicoloured floral embroidery that trims Vilshenko's black Roselyn cape brings a bohemian flourish to traditional tailoring. It's expertly crafted from wool-gabardine and is shaped to a stand-collar silhouette that drapes loosely over the frame. Wear it over sleek silhouettes for a feminine finish.
Jil Sander is known for its considered minimalism and this black Edimburgo double-breasted wool-blend coat is a modern translation of the house aesthetic. It's crafted in Italy and cut to a loose silhouette that falls from notch lapels to a swishy ankle-grazing hem with side-seam slits and pleated crepe insert panels. Wear it for a fluid complement to tailoring and eveningwear alike.
Look to Max Mara Studio for enduring sophisticated outerwear such as this navy wool coat. The single-breasted silhouette is shaped with wide notch lapels a box pleat at the back and a detachable belt to define the silhouette. Slip it on over tailoring and finish with jewel-encrusted mules for an opulent note.
Weekend Max Mara's black coat will lend timeless elegance to your cold-weather wardrobe. It's crafted from double face virgin wool to a relaxed fitting style and fastens with concealed buttons at the front. Cinch it over tailored separates swapping heeled pumps for trainers off duty.
This black silk and wool-blend gabardine Cassatt trench coat was first unveiled as part of the sixth look in Gabriel Hearst's Resort 2018 lookbook. It's tailored in Italy to a double-breasted silhouette with shoulder epaulettes and a coordinating belt to define the waist and then falls in slender panels to a flared hem. Leave it open over a ribbed-knit sweater and tapered trousers to reveal hints of the silk-crepe interior.
A cape is a refined alternative to a tailored coat and Chloé's black wool-blend twill style offers an exceptionally stylish interpretation. It's made in France with a button-fastening funnel collar and wide cape sleeves that fall loosely over the body and is finished with piped trim across the edges. Shrug it over top-to-toe black for chilly mornings.
This black cape epitomises Valentino's timeless interpretation of elegance. It's made from a soft mid-weight blend of wool and cashmere with a high neck and peels of ruffles that cascade down each arm to meet the A-line hem. Wear it over all-black edits for an evening out.
Saks Potts's black Dorthe jacket is trimmed with black shearling adding a vintage tint to the loose-fitting style. It's crafted from mid-weight wool to a point-collar long-sleeved shape and has a single internal button-fastening jet pocket. Wear it over a sweater and jeans for a hint of glamour.
The tailored composition of Alexander McQueen's black wool and cashmere-blend coat nods to the founder's formative years on Savile Row. The relaxed silhouette is shaped with padded shoulders and peak lapels and detailed with a welt pocket across the chest. It's left unlined to maintain a lightweight feel - and to showcase the flawless finishing. Shrug it over a ruffled top and cropped trousers for balanced workweek look.
Black and cream bouclé spun with touches of wool and mohair brings beautifully tactile appeal to Rochas's shin-skimming coat. It's cut without lapels for a ladylike twist and fastens with concealed push studs for a streamlined finish. Pin the gold-tone metal monogram brooch to one of the front patch pockets for a subtly whimsical undertone.
This black wool-blend coat was revealed as part of the debut look on Andrew Gn's AW17 runway. It's supremely tailored in Italy with fluted fringe-trimmed sleeves - a detail that highlights Gn's fascination with the Belle Époque - and contrasted with graphic tribal-style cream appliqué set into the bodice and sleeves. A boxy tote will be the perfect evening accompaniment.
Burberry's SS18 runway show featured this black felted-wool double-breasted coat a stunning example of traditional tailoring that nods to the house's heritage trench style. It's cut with exaggerated notch lapels and neat flapped pockets that emphasise the slim lines of the waist and the dramatic floor-skimming hem. The contouring seams are beautifully finished and it's unlined for a streamlined silhouette.
Adam Lippes is skilled at lending tailored designs a unique feel as shown with this black wool-blend pea coat. The loose double-breasted shape is accented with asymmetric ornate jewel-like buttons and sharply finished with wide notch lapels front jet pockets and an inverted pleat at the central back. Wear it to polish a clean-cut desk-to-dinner look.
Moncler Gamme Rouge moves beyond the mountains to offer elevated winter outerwear such as this black Melville coat. It's crafted from wool-blend crepe with just a touch of silk for a smooth feel and shaped with a shawl collar with detachable fox-fur trim dropped shoulder seams and patch pockets. Quilted shell lining adds a welcome layer of lightweight insulation. Make it your cocoon throughout the coldest months of the year.
Timeless tailored outerwear is one of The Row's cornerstones and the Amutto single-breasted coat is an example. In keeping with the label's pared-down aesthetic it's crafted in the USA from black wool cut to a slim-fit with notch lapels and button-fastening cuffs. Consider it the perfect cover-up to tailored separates.
Racil's black and multicoloured virgin-wool Windsor coat puts a dramatic spin on contemporary tailored silhouettes. Commanding peak lapels anchor the slender bodice complete with front foldover patch pockets while the interior is left unlined to ensure a lightweight feel. Shrug it over a cami top and the coordinating trousers for a cool evening look that is brimming with impact.
Saint Laurent is the go-to house for utterly cool tailoring. A case in point this black wool-twill single-breasted coat will pull endless looks together thanks to its minimal design - it simply features peak lapels a single button fastening and a host of pockets. Made in Italy it fits true to size for a slim fit.
Tap Wales Bonner's off-kilter sense of cool with this black wool-felt Archer coat. It's superbly tailored in England with a detachable black mink-fur point collar and four flapped pockets while the bracelet-length sleeves are designed to let long cuffs peep out. Black satin lining completes the look. Mix it with a casual sweater and tailored trousers for a contemporary finish.
This black wool-blend coat from MM6 by Maison Margiela is a modern deconstructed take on a classic style - note the concealed detachable two-way hem allowing you to tailor the look to suit your ensemble. Take your styling cues from the collection and wear it with tailored trousers and split-toe ankle boots.
Saint Laurent's black and red-checked bomber jacket is made in Italy from a wool-blend to a classic design and cut to a spacious fit. It features a detachable lamb fur collar two front slanted welt pockets black ribbed cuffs and hem and fastens with push studs. This piece is then lined in silk printed with maps of Paris - the city where the house was founded and made history. Wear it with a leather mini to channel the brand's defiant elegance.
Stella McCartney's 'Bryce' coat is tailored from melton wool-blend - traditionally worn by English fox hunters, it's loved for its super soft handle and weather resistance. This slim-fitting piece has inverted lapels and front flap pockets. Choose it over a blazer on brisk days.
After the recent birth of their daughter, Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida were inspired to create a Spring '18 collection that meets the demands of busy, strong women. Made from black wool, this double-breasted coat has traditional tuxedo detailing, including satin trims and peaked lapels. Emulate the runway and wear yours as a maxi dress with white heels.
The volume of this cape-inspired coat is signature to the youthful appeal of See by Chloé, complete in classic black for added versatility and styling ease. The high neck, glossy metallic buttons and drawstring detail keeps it contemporary and urbane.
Joseph's "Caplan" coat perfectly captures the brand's effortless luxury through the rich mixture of wool and cashmere. The minimal one button close and the ultra-chic cocoon silhouette is finished off with eye-catching oversized pockets.