Just in time for the current season’s winter chill comes a bevy of inspirational finds from the best men’s shows from Milan for 2012 to take a cue from when looking for fresh outerwear ideas.
From Roberto Cavalli’s contrast pea-coat (above) to heritage-minded finery, there’s something for everyone to keep in mind when shopping for that perfect coat.
Burberry’s color-blocked puffer may keep you warm, but its rich mix of colors offers a fresh alternative to drab winter dressing.
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Dolce and Gabbana
While a majority of the collection was full of heavily gilded embroidered coats, this cloak allows for a dramatic sartorial touchdown in the dandiest way possible.
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Barrett’s roomy camel coat in a mod inspired duffel shape is certain to become a beloved standby when considering the season’s requisite layers.
A coat with a natty strap to allow the wearer to drape it over the shoulders from Valentino offers the kind of easy yet infallible chic that could work on a man of any age.
Marni’s military red topper makes for an easy way to add color to any look while boasting a casual-cool elegance to keep you looking sharp any day.
Although the collection was full of fluid leathers in aggressive shapes, there was plenty of slick tailoring from Raf Simons at Jil Sander and this sublime double-breasted coat is the perfect example of an updated, heritage-minded piece that’s savvy enough to turn heads while keeping you toasty for years to come. -Naveed Hussain