With colder weather well and truly here, it’s time to step up your outerwear game. Living in the Northeast, I know a coat basically makes up my whole look for months on end, so I take extra care to keep a variety of great styles on hand. This season, there is one coat style in particular that I will be wearing on heavy rotation thanks to the tremendous power it holds in being able to instantly elevate any look: the long coat.
Maxi-length outerwear in black, gray, navy, or another neutral color has become a simple and stylish staple among the fashion set. Just one quick scroll through your social feed and you’re guaranteed to see one of your favorite fashion follows donning a transformative long coat over a variety of looks. From a casual jeans-and-tee combo to a party-ready ensemble with a dress and heels, a maxi coat will give any outfit a chic boost.
Like I said, I come bearing receipts. Keep scrolling to see and to shop 13 chic winter outfit ideas from across the globe that feature long coats—a great way to learn from the best on how to style your own pick this season.