Any man’s wardrobe is not complete without a good overcoat and with winter well and truly on the way there’s no better time to check out some pieces that will be keeping you alive in the coming months.
There is a few things to consider when buying an overcoat and you will want to pay close attention to fabric, fit, style and length. A coat is an investment, so take the time to look at your life and what you need. If you’re in need of a daily coat to wear well into the future, a 100% wool coat will be a lot more durable than the cashmere or cashmere blended options available. The heritage connotations of the different styles of overcoats still hold relevance but in today’s society you are pretty safe with anything that fits your personal preference whether it be a short pea coat, mid length duffle or a longer knee length variety.
The Scandinavians know how to do cold weather and a classic overcoat is something that you can keep in rotation season after season. If you’re still on the look out to invest in your first piece or after another coat to put into the rotation, we have put together a mix of the best pieces from our corner of the world that are available online now.
FRENN – Pekka
Also read: FRENN: A fresh approach to Nordic tailoring
Han Kjøbenhavn – Bankers Trench Coat
Tres Bien – Duffle Coat
H&M – Overcoat
Our Legacy – DB Uniform Coat
Acne Studios – Charles CoatOur Legacy – Classic Coat
Tres Bien – Classic Wool Coat
Also check out: Tres Bien S/S 2015 Review
COS – Dropped Shoulder Wool Coat
Norse Projects – Birk Wool Pea Coat
Recommended read: Scandinavian menswear stores not to miss!
Tags: Acne Studios, cos, Frenn, h&m, Menswear, Norse Projects, our legacy
Hailing from the west coast of New Zealand, Kelsey now resides in Oslo, Norway. His appreciation for functional well–made garments was gained during his time living in Japan and he loves the clean lines and minimalistic approach that Nordic designers have towards menswear. Kelsey is currently studying his Master's Degree in Scandinavia Consumer Culture and one day aims to open his own retail store.
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