Think black coats are boring? Think again. A warm winter coat in black acts as an anchor for your outfit, whatever you’re wearing; whether it’s off-setting your outfit du jour or a practical piece to bundle you up against the elements. Come loungewear, partywear, office wear or activewear, you won’t go wrong by pairing your look with the staple of all staples. Here’s our pick of black women’s winter coats from the high street to serve you some seriously good looks.
Bella Hadid looked chic in a classic black trench coat recently
Best black puffa coat
Hooded Puffa Black Coat, £34.99, H&M
This simple but stylish puffa coat has the added benefit of a stand-up collar – no need for a scarf; it’ll look as cool over your joggers and chunky trainers as it would a cute chuck-on dress and heeled boots.
Best black wool coat
Black wool coat, £119.99, Mango
For something smarter, a wool coat will stand you in good stead – we love the tailored, classic fit of this Mango coat. Alexa Chung has it too!
Best black teddy coat
Black borg coat, £54.99, Gap
A textured coat is a fun alternative to a wool finish, and a teddy coat is the most jolly of them all. Made from the softest sherpa with fleece lined pockets, this longer version will keep you warm from top to bottom.
Best black parka
Helly Hansen black coat, £200, John Lewis
Parkas have been tarred with the casual brush, but there are some ultra-cool options that are smart enough to wear to the office too – like this Helly Hansen coat.
Best black leather jacket
Leather black coat, £250, Marks & Spencer
You cannot beat a classic black leather jacket for all weathers and occasions – and M&S’ is the ideal mix of timeless but trendy too.
Best black quilted coat
Quilted black coat, £120, & Other Stories
The quilted coat is the puffer coat’s lighter, breezier sister – and big news for 2022 still. & Other Stories’ quilted jacket can be dressed up or down, and has a high collar and two pockets.
Best black belted coat
Belted black coat, £349, Saint+Sofia
A belted black coat is perfect for cinching in the waist, whatever you’re wearing underneath. Go for this Saint+Sofia version for a super chic, wear time and time again look.
Best black faux fur coat
Faux fur black coat, £113, Karen Millen
Upping the glam factor with a black faux fur coat is what we all need this winter. We’re so here for this Karen Millencoat, as it’s a shorter version of a traditionally bulky coat.
Best black military coat
Military black coat, £83.40, Oasis
Kate Middleton and Holly Willoughby LOVE a military style coat, and we can see why – they’re smart, structured and stylish. Try this shorter version for a nod to the look.
Best black aviator coat
Aviator black coat, £69.99, ASOS
Although technically a jacket, an aviator is one of the warmest around, thanks to its layers of leather and lined with faux fur or borg.
Best black coat under £50
FatFace Puffer Coat, £49.95, eBay
Brave the rain in this hooded puffer coat from FatFace. Lightweight but thermally insulated, it’s a great one to keep in the car when you’re on the go. Warmth rating: Fireside feels.
Best black running coat
Thermal running black coat, £94, Sweaty Betty
If you’ve taken up running (good for you!) then you’ll need a warm yet not stuffy jacket for those chilly winter runs. This jacket is lightweight yet padded, so you won’t overheat nor freeze. Warmth rating: Like a sunny day.
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