Saturday 25 November 2017

How to Wear: The camel coat

Camel coat by Reiss €260
Camel coat by Reiss €260
Camel duffle coat from Topshop €107

Angela Scanlon

It’s one of those old staple pieces that never gets tired and this season the camel coat is one of the hottest trends on the catwalks.

Chloe opted for masculine tailoring, Philip Lim came over all feminine with a leather-lined cape version and Erdem did a military version with brass buttons and a high neck collar. Unassuming, versatile and simply fabulous, this season's camel coat is a Godsend.

How to wear it?

In your 20’s…

For a fresh take on the look try a duffle version of the trend. Add some skinnies and a pair of killer heels and you’re set.

Topshop has a great version at the moment for only €107.

In your 30’s…

For something a little more sophisticated, focus on detail - leather lining, military buttons and contrasting lapels. Wear it thrown over your shoulders with a black dress for a high fashion feel. See this gorgeous buttoned version available at Reiss for €260.

In your 40’s…

To work the look for daytime, team with camel trousers, a polo neck and boots. The perfect take on Chloe’s chic styling.

Massimo Dutti have a range of great quality structured coats starting from €200.

In your 50’s…

Go for an overall more demure look with a longer belted version to nip you in in all the right places. Zara do a great selection of tailored camel coats from €129.90 for all shapes and sizes. For an instant update add a leather belt.

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