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 2020's version of leopard-print outerwear?

A couple of years ago, we were all after Victoria Beckham's new twist on the look—she 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 the coat super elegant. While we're still adhering to this style, we've also invested in puffer leopard-print coats too, as seen at Moncler and the more affordable Kitri.

However, in 2020, there is a return to the classic faux-fur look, with the likes of Gucci producing some much-needed fabulousness with its over-the-top cuffed coat. Then there's a sleek oversized style from Bottega Veneta and a polished vinyl belted trench from Miu Miu, which are both far too chic to ignore.

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

Stradivarius Leopard Double Breasted Faux Fur Coat (£42)

New Look Brown Leopard Print Faux Fur Coat (£38)

Zara Basic Coat (£30)

Balenciaga Belted Leopard-Print Canvas Coat (£1950)

Stand Studio Alena Leopard Print Faux-Fur Coat (£400)

Miu Miu Padded Leopard-Print Technical-Twill Coat (£1590)

O Moncler Genius Richard Quinn Mary Leopard-Print Lacquered Coat (£1450)

Bottega Veneta Leopard-Jacquard Single-Breasted Coat (£2530)

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

Gucci Leopard-Print Faux-Fur Coat (£6200)

Norma Kamali Shawl-Lapel Leopard-Print Technical-Shell Coat (£730)

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

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

By Malene Birger Belloa Double-Breasted Animal-Print Wool-Blend Coat (£460)

Kitri Tamara Leopard Print Faux Leather Puffer Coat (£122)

Next up, the biggest S/S 20 fashion trends you need to know. 

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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