At Editorialist, some of us are sneakerheads, others designer bag connoisseurs or sunglass collectors, but when it comes to cold-weather season, stocking up on coats and jackets is what we do best. It’s an easy job because fall and winter usher in a selection of outwear that makes dressing to perfection an effortless endeavor. There are puffer coats, leather jackets, trench coats, and quilted jackets, but we can’t forget the most classic: the wool coat.
The iconic wool coat is beloved for its minimal design that always appears dynamic and effortlessly chic. Whether styling it over basics or atop dressed-up pieces, the wool coat makes any outfit regardless of what’s underneath. But with many different options to choose from and ways to style it, where do you begin? Here, we tracked down the best wool coats that promise style and quality, from classic cuts to contemporary offerings.