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5 coats for that European Christmas holiday

With Thanksgiving and the Christmas season approaching, it’s time for us to clear our leaves and take a breather with an overseas escapade. Some might be fleeing down south for the warmer climate, while others can consider travelling nearby for a short getaway. However, there are some who prefer a white Christmas. (Don’t we all just need a break from this sweltering heat?)

Besides packing your travel essentials and pullovers in your designer luggage, coats are also essential to keep us warm and cozy from the frost. Nonetheless, keeping yourself stylish is still crucial. Forget those Bibendum-looking jackets; we have 5 different outfits featuring 5 types of coats for you to try out this holiday season.

Double Trouble

Double breasted coats may be masculine looking, but it can always look more feminine with the right clothing and accessories. Tame this strong coat down with a mini-skirt and a pullover that is a flashback from your days in high school.

Get the look: Isabel Marant double breasted tweed coat, US$1,252 (S$1,770), Lingua Franca embroidered cashmere sweater, US$377 (S$533) , Alice + Olivia black feathered skirt, £375 (S$666), MR By Man Repeller red metallic loafers, US$371 (S$525).

Fur Frenzy

If your pockets are deep, you could opt for an extravagant flamingo pink fur coat that will keep yourself warm while exuding both poise and style.

Get the look: Gucci pink fox fur coat, US$19,000 (S$26,883), Haider Ackermann cropped wool turtleneck sweater, US$1,315 (S$1,860), Rosie Assoulin cotton wide-leg pants, US$1,418 (S$2,005), Balenciaga striped leather oversized pouch, US$565 (S$800), Alaïa lace up ankle leather boots, US$1,010 (S$1,430).

Coven Cult

Fans of American Horror Story (Season 3) or the gothic chic aesthetic, be sure to deck yourself in a black cape to achieve that witch-like version of Jessica Lange and/or Emma Roberts.

Get the look: Saint Laurent black velour cape, US$2,990 (S$4,232), Maison Michel rabbit-felt wide brim hat, US$630 (S$892), Co wrap pleated silk crepe dress, US$1,350 (S$1,911), Givenchy studded croc-effect ankle boots, US$1,450 (S$2,052).

Splash of Colour

Who says winter fashion has to be limited to dark and muted colours? The runways of Fall/Winter 16 was cloaked with colours that inspire the season. Brighten up your airport-ready outfit with a vermillion red pea coat.

Get the look: Stella McCartney red pea coat, US$2,025 (S$2,868), Isabel Marant intarsia alpaca wool pullover, US$935 (S$1,324), Frame denim skinny jeans, US$220 (S$311), Loewe yellow mini elephant bag, US$1,155 (S$1,635), Gucci mid-heel ankle boots, US$1,590 (S$2,252).

Recall Ready

For lovers of utilitarian and strong shoulder pads, military jackets are a must to try during your travel. Soften your look with a floral dress but retain your edginess with knee-high boots.

Get the look: Prada wool and felt coat, US$2,328 (S$3,295), Balenciaga floral asymmetrical silk dress, US$3,985 (S$5,640), Vetements knee-high leather boots, US$1,908 (S$2,701), Gucci ‘Marmont’ wide belt, US$990 (S$1,401).