The Classic Coat Trend That Makes Every Outfit Look Fabulous

Amy Lewis

Do leopard-print coats ever go out of fashion? We'd argue that they never do. Thanks to the likes of modern muses Kate Moss and Alexa Chung, this particular coat or jacket is always a great way to make an outfit suddenly more fabulous. So what do you need to know about 2019's version of leopard-printed outerwear? Last year, Victoria Beckham gave it a whole new feel with her wide lapel and belted version. It was less about the oversize faux-fur look and more about making it super elegant. 

These sleek, grown-up finishes to leopard-print coats have continued into 2019, from the likes of Miu Miu and Saint Laurent. The former is a glossy belted trench, and the latter is a tailored knee-length coat that feels very French rock 'n' roll. While we're not yet into full-blown winter mode, it is definitely cold enough to invest in a thick coat, and thankfully there are plenty of options available. From the likes of Balenciaga to J.Crew, as well as a nearly sold-out version from Ganni (snap that one up quick). And if you've always wanted one of the faux-fur versions? We've got those too. 

This coat will always elevate basic jeans and black boots.

Whether you'll be digging your own vintage leo prints out of storage or shopping for a fresh spin on fashion's most enduring trend, one thing's for sure: This year we've been covered in animal prints, and that's set to continue. Keep scrolling to shop the leopard-print coats you need to see this season, from faux fur to lightweight trench coats.

Wear a faux-fur leopard-print coat over a logo jumper à la Kate Moss. 

If a full-length style feels a bit overwhelming, try a cropped iteration à la Marianne Theodorsen.

Victoria Beckham's elegant take on the leopard-print coat.

Shop Our Leopard-Print Edit

Officine Générale Elsa Leopard-Print Wool-Blend Belted Coat (£690)

Ganni Fabre Cotton Coat (£235)

Hobbs Georgiana Coat (£169)

ASOS Design Curve Oversized Leopard Belted Coat (£75)

Milly Leopard-Print Faux Fur Coat (£280)

Nasty Gal And I'm Feline Good Faux Fur Leopard Coat (£45)

Balenciaga C-Shape Hooded Leopard-Print Quilted Shell Jacket (£1825)

Weekday Leopard Print Button-Through Jacket in Brown (£48)

Prada Leopard-Print Single-Breasted Wool Coat (£2735)

Miu Miu Belted Leopard-Print Glossed-PU Cotton Trench Coat (£2305)

Marks and Spencer Collection Animal Print Overcoat With Wool (£69)

J.Crew Leopard-Print Faux Fur Coat (£335)

R13 Leopard Huntington Coat (£895)

Saint Laurent Leopard-Print Jacquard Coat (£2335)

House of Harlow x Revolve Perry Faux Fur Coat (£281)

Stand Studio Alena Leopard Print Faux-Fur Coat (£488)

Opening Image: @slipintostyle

This piece was published at an earlier date and has since been updated. 

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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