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As the autumn season slowly fades and

winter weather whisks in,

the overcoat gains prominence as signature piece.

Its function is two-fold: to provide warmth and protection

against the cold clime and to make the wearer look fabulous in the process.

 

The gents have many choices from which to contemplate

the perfect winter overcoat, which speaks to total comfort

and style needs.

Menswear winter overcoat options,  2014

Wonderfully spoilt for choice

 

Runway Selection

 

(image from style.com):

 

Antonio Marras

mens overcoat, antonio marras, two tone, textured

So much in one look:

tweed patterning, trench-coat material to collar/sleeves

double breast, colour fading, ‘fuzzy-wuzzy’ hem

Umit Benan

menswear, overcoat, puffer, umit benan

Puffer

oversized, baby blue, deep pockets

Diesel Black Gold

menswear, overcoat, slim fit, diesel black

high collar, slim fit, zipper pocket detail

 

 

(images from fashionising):

 

Raf Simons

mens overcoat, raf simons a 14

oversized, concealed button panel, colour bands to sleeve hem

mens overcoat, raf simons, a14

Artistic speak:

bleach-splash effect with elongated fabric stripes

menswear, overcoat, raf simons

With ‘helping hands’ :

dark fuschia pink, hood

rock and fanned finger print design

Billy Reid

menswear, overcoat, billy reid

long length, blanket texture, classic silhouette

Balenciaga

by Alexander Wang

mens wear. overcoat, balenciaga

A winter-wear classic

the toggle coat

mens overcoat, balenciaga, a14, asymmetric close

asymmetric single close, zipper detail

Costume National

by Ennio Capasa

menswear, overcoat, costume national, blue/black

blue/black colour story

Kenzo

by American designers

Humberto Leon and Carol Lim

menswear,overcoat, kenzo a14, style.com_ARC0555.1366x2048

A scenic view:

colour pop landscape imagery inspired by

the landscape of the Pacific Northwest (U. S.)

Street Styling

menswear, camel coat

Well polished:

camel coat

and notice the two-toned green monk shoes!

(photo from pausemag.com):

mens overcoat, brown/contrast black collar

fleck brown with contrast black collar

(photos by Tommy Ton):

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(l) double breast, khaki-brown  with fluff textured collar

(r) large plaid pattern

menswear, overcoat, in three, tt, 1389796209372_street-style-tommy-ton-fall-winter-2014-milan-3-06

Three gents, Three looks

 

menswear, overcoat, brown , tt1389826917569_street-style-tommy-ton-fall-winter-2014-milan-4-01

Signori da due

(l) wheat hued toggle with hood

(r) tan, three button, notch lapel

menswear, overcoat, blue textured, tt 1389796209371_street-style-tommy-ton-fall-winter-2014-milan-3-05

tactile blue

(photo by cyann):

menswear, overcoat, camel

‘Shoulder perched’:

camel classic