Cover Up In Style: Coat Guide 2009

If you’re feeling the need to upgrade from a light fall jacket to a full on winter coat than we’ve got the hottest coat trends of the season for you! If the weather has you bundling up more, check out our outerwear coat guide with the warmest and chicest styles on the market.
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 23, 2009

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This fall/winter cover up in style wearing the hottest coat styles all under $100. Check out our coat guide featuring the warmest and chicest styles on the market.

By Qianna Smith

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STYLE: Trench Coat
Swagger-jack the style of Mary J. and rock a classic trench coat that looks great with jeans or dress pants. Add a brooch to either side of this double-breasted silhouette for even more glam style.
Old Navy Women’s Belted Trench Coats, $49.50,

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STYLE: Embellished Blazer
Actress Raven-Symoné looks grown and sexy in this embellished blazer. Steal her style with this similar look for only $22.80.
Forever 21 Bellhop Knit Blazer, $22.80,

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STYLE: Bomber Jacket
Alicia Keys rocks this masculine cropped jacket with body hugging leggings. Take a cue from this piano-playing fashionista and pair masculine styles with softer/sexier fashions.
Charlotte Russe Bomber Jacket in Gray, $36.99,

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STYLE: Power Prints
First Lady Michelle Obama looks great in printed patterns like this Thakoon coat she is wearing. Make the style your own by donning a printed jacket like this chic quilted piece from Topshop.
Topshop Print Quilted Jacket, $50 (Originally $100),

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STYLE: Fur Accents
Whether it is fur or faux, animal accents are so haute right now. Mel B adds some spice to her attire with this fur-collared bomber jacket. Achieve her look for less with this hot number.
Arden B. Fur Collar Leatherette Bomber Jacket, $68,

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STYLE: Dramatic Detail
Major details like big buttons, zippers and fur are key accents for fall/winter coats. Go for big bold gold buttons like Beyoncé, who shows off a little bling.
Arden B. Military Button Front Jacket, $58,

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STYLE: Cropped Leather Jacket
We’re lovin’ leather this season, especially in tight cropped slim styles. Rihanna looks like a rebel with a fashionable cause wearing this zipper cropped jacket. Check out this similar style for only $37.80.
Forever21 Faux Leather Jacket w Belt, $37.80,

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STYLE: Military Jacket
March to your own stylish beat wearing a chic military-inspired jacket like “Young & the Restless” star Eva Marcille. This Michael Jackson-inspired military jacket is the perfect addition to your fall wardrobe.
Bb Dakota Battalion Jacket in Ivory, $79,

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STYLE: Menswear
For the ladies in warmer climates that don’t need a heavy coat just yet, opt for a men’s styled blazer that looks metro sexual, but made for a woman.
Top Shop Satin Waterfall Jacket, $90,


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