Winter is one of the best seasons for men, offering the chance to layer up, play with hues and shapes. The weather has definitely turned on us, so it’s time to update those wardrobes and add these coats to your collection for warmth and protection from the rain – the stylish way. Make sure that when you are buying a coat you think of the shape and structure of the coat. How it fits over a blazer is just as important as how it looks. Whether it’s formal or casual, let us be your guide on which coat is for you.

1. Jil Sander Double-Breasted Camel and Wool-Blend Coat

This Jil Sander double-breasted camel coat confirms Sander’s reputation for quality and minimalism. The immaculate tailoring of camel fibers and fleece wool makes for an a warm, smart and sharp color alternative to the usual dark tones for winter. Wear over your suit for a simple yet immaculate look. Purchase from MR PORTER for $3960

2. Rvr Lardini Reversible Checked Wool Coat

RVRLardini_ReversibleCoat_BROWNS-6-A gentleman should never have to choose between comfort and luxury, so this reversible blue and green wool checked coat from designer Lardini proves itself to be very functional for cold winter days. It also has an olive green interior lining which allows for protection from the rain. Purchase from Brown’s London for $835

3. Trench Coat

A trench coat is always one of the best options for keeping you dry and protecting you from the grey and rainy days that we must endure. This trench coat by Tod’s is minimal and made from a structural high-tech fabric with additional padding in the interior for warmth and to ensure that your suit is definitely dry after a spell. Purchase from TOD’S for $1975

4. RIP and Repair Wool Officer Coat

Coach-Rip-and-Repair-Jacket_4This Coach wool coat is inspired by a vintage officer’s coat and is all you require for your understated yet functional fashion needs. The heritage coat has been cut generously allowing room for a sweater if the weather begins to get nippy. A scarf over your shoulders would accentuate the rip and repair detailing of the piece to bring a spot of modernity to this timeless design. Purchase from COACH for $1200