Men, let’s face it, keeping up with the fashion of the day can feel pretty overwhelming. And besides, not everyone is interested in keeping up with minute and subtle day to day changes in the latest trends and fashions. That said, you still want to have an excellent first impression when you meet someone, have a first date, or go out into public in general. So here are a few men’s coats that you can have in your wardrobe. These looks are guaranteed to be timeless and flexible in ways that you can’t go wrong with them!
The first one of our list is the classic denim coat. Compared to other men’s coats, this one is guaranteed to be perfect for if you’re trying to go for more of a casual, laid-back look, or if you want to present yourself as the everyman. It’s comfortable, stylish, and comes in a variety of different cuts or colors. One recommendation for if you decide to add this to your collection of timeless men’s coats is to make sure that you account for wear and tear. Sure, distressed denim does look cool, but I would recommend getting go sturdy denim that you know is going to last over time, and let it distress naturally to give it that ripped up bad boy look.
Ah, the classic pea coat. This coat is an iconic look for almost any season. Fitted to the waist and sporting a long and narrow silhouette, it’s practically assured that wearing this, you’ll feel a hundred times more like a sophisticated gentleman from the Victorian era. A refined, dignified, and alluring look to all who lay their eyes on you. It can be pretty hard to resist. One recommendation for this style of men’s coat would be to make sure that it’s well fitted around the shoulders and waist. If nothing else, the best way to do this is to buy a size larger if you’re torn between two sizes, then take it to your local tailor. Believe it or not, many dry cleaners often offer tailoring services for surprisingly cheap. After all, you want to make sure you look your best.
Another classic look that every man should have within their wardrobe of men’s coats is the trench coat. Sure, it may be a bit more of an obscure and autumnal look, very reminiscent of Dick Tracy or other such pop culture staples such as film noir, but there’s a reason why this look has stayed relevant in fashion for so long. Not only that, but it can be very versatile and warm, with multiple pockets to boast throughout the coat and a slightly loose and comfortable fitting silhouette. The best part about the trench coat is that due to its predominantly loose-fitting style, it can be effortless to find a trench coat that fits you. All you need to worry about is the sleeve length and shoulder width, so it doesn’t look like your drowning in your coat. Other than that, they are straightforward to find.
This comfortable and arguably most iconic lookout of all these men’s coats is one of the best options for winter wear without any bulk. A sheepskin coat is known for being incredibly warm with its fluffy lining and insulating exterior. This is perfect for anyone who likes to go on long walks during a snowy evening, or if you want to take a stroll through a winter wonderland with a charming date. Due to the nature of this coat, it is highly recommended that you treat it with some waterproof spray or treatment before using it for prolonged periods. This will assure you that the quality of your sheepskin coat will not diminish over time. Once more, having the sleeves and shoulders appropriately fitted will only make any man who wears it look all the more dashing.
For those genuinely heinous days when the cold and rain and snow seem to seep into you very skin and bite at your bones, the parka is the way to go. With it’s fluffed up lining and oh so warm and comforting hood with fur trim, it’s hard to go wrong with these. While perhaps not the most flattering of options withing your wardrobe of men’s coats, it’s hard to deny that it does the job when it’s needed. One recommendation to make sure that the extra fluff within the parka doesn’t get in the way of your overall look and figure would be to buy one that has a belt on it to secure around your midsection. Not only will they guarantee the coat to stay close and warm if the zipper or buttons were to fail, but it also just looks better overall.
The classic bad boy jacket. It’s hard to deny how cool you look and feel when you have a real leather jacket to choose from among your traditional varieties of men’s coats. Like sheepskin, though authentic leather will need to be taken care of so, you’re going to want to purchase some waterproof leather friendly treatment before you splurge on a super badass looking coat. That being said, leather is probably the one coat on this list that will need to most upkeep and management to keep it looking pristine and sly. Make sure not to keep it out into the sun too often, so the color doesn’t fade, and in case the leather ever feels dry, treat it with leather conditioner, so it doesn’t start to crack and ruin itself.
There’s no denying that a tweed coat is a class act when it comes to men’s coats. Not only is it reminiscent of a very debonair and mysteriously grey English morning up in the rolling hills of the countryside, but it’s a highly academic look that can make any well-groomed man look distinguished and dapper with ease. Though this is one of the more difficult coats to have fitted, you’ll need to make sure it’s fit around the sleeves, shoulders, and waist for the best outcome. Highly recommended for the first date of any occasion, or perhaps a laid back semi-formal or semi-casual invitation.
A duffle coat is perfect for any men’s attire looking for a slightly warmer yet still fashionable outer coat for any quick morning commute to work. Known for its signature woolen look with an iconic spread of buttons that go up the front of the jacket is more than enough to be a signature look all on its own. Not to mention that with the length, most of them have the pocket space more than wonderous for your day to day needs. Once more, having it fit around the shoulders and sleeves is a must, but other than that, it’s an easy no brainer on adding this piece to your collection of men’s coats.