Looking for that hero winter coat can be a bit of an epic process, especially when you need it to last multiple years—no one want to invest in an item of clothing only for it to seem outdated within 12 months. In addition, the sheer volume of options can be overwhelming to say the least. Good quality, flattering fit, versatile cuts, easy to layer and just the right amount of trend-led detail… it's easier said than done.
So when we come across a brand that ticks our complex criteria, you know we're going to shout about it. Many of our fashion friends rave about the outerwear offering at Ted Baker, swearing by their well-made crombies, wraps and faux fur pieces, and our further investigation makes it conclusive. From cool camel coats and colourful weaves to printed furry jackets and slimming belted silhouettes, there was so much to choose from. We were particularly into one of their bestsellers—the Sandra coat—which is perfect for recreating this season's head-to-toe tonal trend but will last and last for many winters to come.
With a little bit of help from Who What Wear's Acting Assistant Editor Joy Montgomery and Associate Social Media Editor Isabel Mundigo-Moore, we decided to create an edit of the coats that topped our list…
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