Winter outerwear: jackets or coats? Here is the buying guide
If you are unsure whether to buy a jacket or a coat to be cool during the cold season , don't worry. In this article I solve any doubts about men's outerwear for winter!
"Would I like a coat, or is a jacket better?"
Men who have the only rule of always being elegant and impeccable have no doubt:
in winter you wear a coat!
Which coat model to choose?
Coat over the jacket
The classic men's coat has a hood . If you want to buy a more versatile garment, choose a model with a detachable hood. The main features of this type of models are: the stitched yoke, the side pockets, the pockets cut at chest height and the mid-thigh length. The classic model comes with a wide line. With this model you can be both comfortable and elegant at the same time.
The short coat is worn only if the jacket is no longer long and the cuffs of the sleeves do not come out. This choice is for those who like to present themselves with a more casual look, but it is good to reserve it for non-formal contexts.
The winter coats
An iconic and inevitable coat in every wardrobe is the Montgomery coat , made with warm, thick and thick duffel wool. The most sought after model is the one with closed hood and frogs. For the winter you have to opt for a model with a padded, warm and enveloping lining.
At the end of winter, when the days start to heat up, it's time to show off the deconstructed coat .
Men's coat, what color to choose it?
For men's coats oriented on the 6 basic colors: black, gray, blue, camel, white and check
- The black coat is the most versatile as a combination, so it is a real must.
- The blue or gray coat immediately gives a refined and elegant air, it is good for both work and leisure.
- The camel coat is only beautiful if it is well made. Choose it in a bright color and characterized by fine detail.
- the white coat is casual chic, ideal for giving a tone to informal situations.
- The check coat is to be worn strictly on solid color trousers.
Choose the coat according to the physique
The coat made with soft wool and without patch pockets helps to slim the figure. In this case it is better to opt for dark colors.
If you want to emphasize the shape of the chest and shoulders, choose a model with a belt at the waist . You will enhance your figure and your masculinity. Even the double-breasted increases the volume of the shoulders and chest, for you who are a super sportsman it is ideal!
The long coat is perfect worn by tall guys. For everyone else it is good to choose a short coat or the classic that reaches mid-thigh.
How to match the coat
For the classic combination between the coat and the elegant outfit there is only one tip:
be careful to match the colors!
The coat, however, can become the highlight of your urban street style
paired with jeans and sneakers or combat boots.
The coat with important lapels is worn in the evening ,
get noticed is a must!