Take 5: The season’s best coats

Megan FrenchThe West Australian
PAINTER JACKET WORKWEAR BLUE DENIM KOWTOW
Camera IconPAINTER JACKET WORKWEAR BLUE DENIM KOWTOW Credit: KOWTOW/KOWTOW

Keep your style-game strong this upcoming chilly season with our top five winter coats, sourced from sustainable Australian brands.

1. Denim jacket, KowTow

Painter jacket workwear blue denim.
Camera IconPainter jacket workwear blue denim. Credit: KOWTOW/KOWTOW

This “Painter jacket” by KowTow for $289 is an eye-catching statement piece that will stand the test of time. If you invest in high-quality denim, you’ll reap the rewards as it’s arguably the most durable fabric out there. And cobalt blue is the new black, so win-win.

2. Coat, Jillian Boustred

ARCTIC COAT Jillian Boustred
Camera IconARCTIC COAT Jillian Boustred Credit: Jillian Boustred/Jillian Boustred

Jillian Boustred’s “Arctic coat” for $499 can take you from breakfast to boardroom to bar — it’s that versatile. The timeless investment piece comes in three colourways: grey, pictured, for those after a classic staple, beige for the minimalists and camel for those with a warm-toned wardrobe.

3. Raincoat, Gorman

FIELD BLUR RAINCOAT GORMAN
Camera IconFIELD BLUR RAINCOAT GORMAN Credit: GORMAN/GORMAN

A rainy day may put you in a mood, but this Gorman raincoat will certainly lift it. The printed garment, which retails for $99, is more eclectic than your average mundane raincoat, great for those partial to a left-of-centre purchase.

4. Blazer, Ginger & Smart

Ginger & Smart’s “Edition #3” jacket.
Camera IconGinger & Smart’s “Edition #3” jacket. Credit: Ginger & Smart/Ginger and Smart

A fitted blazer is a must-have for any corporate wardrobe and it will simply never go out of fashion. Ginger & Smart’s “Edition #3” blazer in tobacco brown is a modern take on the signature classic, on sale for $329.

5. Puffer, Venroy

Venroy puffer jacket.
Camera IconVenroy puffer jacket. Credit: VENROY/VENROY

If you’re sick of wearing black but don’t want to venture into bold colours, this one is perfect for you. Ideal for those early-morning winter walks, this practical-yet-stylish puffer retails for $320 from Venroy.

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