If you're the kind of girl who wears kitten heels to the corner shop for a pint of milk, then I have two things to say to you. Firstly, I think we might be kindred spirits, and secondly, something tells me you're going to love this coat trend.
Winter is favourite time of year, mainly because it provides ample occasions to get dressed up for. However, as someone who's also perpetually cold, I need a coat that not only keeps me toasty but also goes with my wardrobe. And I've found that none perform quite like the maxi coat.
Maxi coats were a big deal in the 1970s, often crafted in suede and finished with shearling cuffs and collars. Then, sometime during the '90s, they made a gargantuan comeback in rich velvet, which loaned itself well as an evening cover-up. Since then, they've become the ultimate night-out attire.
I, for one, never feel fancier than when I'm strutting my stuff in a maxi coat, which is why I decided to help you find one that makes you feel just as sassy. From tiger to checks and River Island to Raey, keep scrolling to shop the very best maxi coats online right now.
Tiger print has all the appeal of leopard, with the blown-up motif actually making it less daunting to wear.
Wear this powder-pink coat over a bright-red dress for a gorgeous clash.
Faux fur gets a cool overhaul in this mustard hue.
We can always count on The Row to make the chicest outerwear.
This streamlined style will ease the minimalists amongst you.
Wear this jacket over a slinky slip dress and belt the waist.
Give your trusty jeans and jumpers a new lease of life with this tangerine overcoat.
Trust Gucci to concoct the trench of our dreams.
Joseph is our first port of call for classic pieces, and this camel coat is as timeless as they come.
This will look the chic part with black slouchy boots and a beret.
Thanks to its velvet finish, this coat is giving off major '90s vibes.
Trenches feel fresh in green hues.
You'll get more wear out of this red wool coat than you think.
Gingham always makes a comeback come spring. Wear this coat right through 'til summer.
Because there's nothing that can't be improved without a dose of faux fur.
You know who has the best coat collection we've seen? Feast your eyes on Kate Middleton's most impressive cover-ups.