Best of women's winter jackets from the FW'19 runways

TREND / 2019-11-06

Fall/winter has sneaked it’s way up yet again, surpassing the sunny days that make for the perfect beach and poolside chill sessions. Bikini days are almost behind us for 2019 and tis’ the time to start your much-needed search for cute winter jackets. We are here just in time to brush up on the fall 2019 fashion trends so that you can start adding these pieces to your wishlist and avoid the last-minute frantic jacket haul.

This season, you'll find yourself lusting after old-school favorites like the long quilted coats, cozy fleece jackets, flattering belted blazers, romantic oversized capes, and cool new versions of the classic faux-leather jacket. From boyish suiting to ultra-bright neons and lace, fall 2019’s top jacket trends are a rather eclectic mix. Brands like Proenza Schouler, Chanel, Fendi, and Alexander McQueen explored new takes on sophisticated outerwear while Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, and Miu Miu mastered the art of feminine and bold fall prints. So, read on to get a closer look at five jacket styles spotted on the runways in New York, London, and Paris. These styles are the ones that should be stocked in your closet this fall!

Prints Are In

Wearing eclectic prints adds an element of uniqueness and freshness to your look, meaning the rest of your outfit can be classic without being boring. It’s fun to mix and layer printed pieces, and pair them with contrasting accessories. You can tie a leather waist-bag inside or around your printed jacket, chunky metallic bands on your wrist, or a matching band your head. There are many possibilities to strut in style, with one simple item – printed jackets.

Good for us, this year we see the revival of retro prints, which means you can retire your yellow checks printed jackets in favor of darker, moodier prints for fall/winter. Designers like Paco Rabanne, Prada, and Marc Jacobs showcased rich floral hues paired with equally decorated dresses and tops on their fall '19 runway shows, proving this print is more welcomed than ever for the winter season.

Animal print

Statement outerwear was spotted in capes, trenches and bomber-style jackets on all major fall-winter 2019 runway shows. Animal print seems to hold it’s fort till the very end of the year. Expect to see your usual leopard print and spots on new outerwear styles. If you haven't yet found that perfect zebra or snakeskin print faux fur coat yet, this season is your chance. Find it. Buy it. Flaunt it.

NILI LOTAN Rosalin Tiger Print Cotton-velour Coat

ALEXA CHUNG Rancher Cow-printed Knee Length Coat

Leather Forever

Leather has a tendency to instill confidence and time and again, this material has been admired by powerful women. A trend that emerged and gained huge popularity in the ’80s, is much cooler this winter. From long leather trench coats to short biker jackets, expect to see leather everywhere. Another good thing, colored leather is having a moment right now. For those who like to be softer which their leather choice and find black to be a bit too edgy, can find resolve in lighter or brighter colors.

RED VALENTINO Studded Leather Cropped Bomber Jacket

Neon

Pumpkin spice lattes have already replaced your usual coffee order, and it’s time to replace earthy jackets with neons too. This trend is certainly not for the faint of heart. Neon outerwear is a bold look that can fetch you attention – head to toe. If you like to add a pop of color to the gray winters, this is a great option to go for.

Tweed

Tweed blazers sit comfortably on the throne of timeless pieces that look chic and polishes regardless of the season’s influx of new trends. Season after season, this classic outerwear staple has endured. The tweed jacket trend is shaping out to be the fall-winter 2019’s most coveted style yet again with modern takes in capes, trenches and belted coats.

Hardcore Metallic

Rock and roll metallics are perfect for a night out. This season, wear as much silver sheen and gold lamé as you want without running the risk of looking like you just dropped out of a spaceship. Fortunately, there are plenty of designer metallic jackets to add a little glitz, glam, and sparkle into your everyday wardrobe in winter 2019. 

IRO Dalome Metallic Sequined Collarless Jacket

Utility Comes First

Utilitarian jackets are built to stand the test of time.These jackets are equipped with spacious and strategically placed pockets for your essentials. Thanks to modern designer houses, this outerwear piece will keep you safe from cold and won't make you too warm if it's a sunny day outside.

KENZO Wavy Dot Nylon Back Logo Windbreaker Jacket