Trending coats for women

By on January 17, 2013
Coats

Just in case you are thinking of the type of coat to buy this season or you want to add an extra to your wardrobe. Here are some of the popular coats. Make your choice and enjoy your shopping but remember to consider your budgets, the fabric of the coat, size, trend and of-course the color.

Cape Coat: In fashion, the word cape usually refers to a shorter garment and cloak to a full-length version of the different types of garment, though the two terms are sometimes used synonymously for full-length coverings. The fashion cape does not cover the front to any appreciable degree. In rain gear,  a cape is usually a long and roomy protective garment worn to keep one dry in the rain.

Cape Coat

Cape Coat

Trench coat : is a Raincoat made of Waterproof  heavy-duty cotton gabardine drill or poplin, or leather. It generally has a removable insulated lining, raglan sleeves, and the classic versions come in various lengths ranging from mid-calf to above the knee.

A black trench coat

A black trench coat

 

Duffle Coat : A duffle coat, or more correctly duffel coat, is a coat made from duffel, a coarse, thick, woollen material. The name derives from Duffel, a town in the province of Antwerp in Belgium where the material originates

Duffle coats with toogle fastenings

Duffle coats with toogle fastenings

Parka Coat :  is a type of heavy jacket with a hood, often lined with fur or fake fur, so as to protect the face from a combination of freezing temperatures and wind. This kind of garment, originally made from caribou or seal was invented by the caribou Inuit, (Eskimo)  of the Arctic region, who needed clothing that would protect them from wind chill and wetness while hunting and kayaking. Certain types of Inuit anoraks have to be regularly coated with fish oil to keep their water resistance.

Parka Coat

Parka Coat

pea coat (or pea jacketpilot jacket) is an outer coat, generally of a navy-colored  heavy wool ,originally worn by sailors of European and later America navies. Pea coats are characterized by broad lapels,double-breasted,  fronts, often large wooden or metal buttons, and vertical or slash pockets.

pea coat

pea coat

Military Coats :  Wearing this word creates the impression of war, destruction and soldierly activity but to those with a knack for fashion, military is a style, a trend and a bold way to add flare to your wardrobe.

Black Military Coats

Black Military Coats

overcoat :  is a type of long coat intended to be worn as the outermost garment. Overcoats usually extend below the knee, but are sometimes mistakenly referred to as topcoats, which are short coats that end at or above the knees. Topcoats and overcoats together are known as outercoats. Unlike overcoats, topcoats are usually made from lighter weight cloth such as gabardine or covert, while overcoats are made from heavier cloth or fur, because overcoats are more commonly used in winter when warmth is more important.

overcoat

overcoat

         Wrap Coat 

Wrap Coat

Wrap Coat

 

courtesy Wikipedia

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