Best Men’s Coats From Paris Fall/Winter 2012

Louis Vuitton

Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Paris for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas.

Consider Louis Vuitton’s plush bomber (above) as a luxurious however bold way to combat the winter chill in a sartorially irreverent manner.

Dior Homme

Exaggerated volume gave this drab olive cape from Dior Homme a practical play on proportion while making for a smart way to stand out from the crowd.

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Yves Saint Laurent

A simple contrasting leather collar elevates YSL’s take on the classic military coat to a devilishly handsome and subversively cool level.

Acne

Paired with complimentary hues, Acne’s Barbour inspired quilted jacket makes for a remarkably thin alternative to heavily padded nylon jackets as it can easily work under a fitted blazer.

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Lanvin

Aerated shoulders and a natty paper bag hue made this khaki coat a standout amidst Lanvin’s cacophonous divide of unexpected color versus dark dusty tones. -Naveed Hussain