Fashion

Dress to Impress with These 3 Coats

We love a good coat but they’re an investment – both financially and in terms of personal style. When you pick your outwear, you’re committing to that style for the colder months. In Scandinavia, this makes your commitment semi-equivalent to a marriage, so take some time and consider your options.

Luckily we found UK-based House of Sunny, a womenswear line launched in 2011. With a minimalist and architectural look, they draw heavily on what they call “Scandinavian selectiveness” while still catering to a range of different looks. Their everyday staples are defined by meticulous attention to detail; their outwear in particular is outstanding.

Putting a coat on doesn’t mean you have to cover up your style! Here’s some outfit inspiration, including some of our favorite Scandi designers:

Modern

This look is all about the slightly unexpected – a cut sleeve, a pop of crazy color, an off-kilter neckline. If the whole look isn’t for you, start with an interesting piece or two.

 
Autum Coat Modern Infographic | Scandinavia Standard

 

House of Sunny | Skara Sleeveless Coat
Acne Studios | Alvara Burnt Orange Shoes
Hofmann Copenhagen | Kendra dress in midnight
Acne Studios | Ora palm black/silver
Johanna N | This is Home Armband
Older Studio | Line Shirt in white

 
 
 

Sportswear

Ultra comfortable and ultra trendy, casual sportswear can look surprisingly pulled-together if worn with confidence. Sure, this can be your Sunday look, but why can’t it also be your Saturday-night-out look?

 
Autum Coat Sportswear Infographic | Scandinavia Standard

 

Hofmann Copenhagen | Corina jacquard pants
Han Kjøbenhavn | Squared Crew Sweat Top
Henrik Vibskov | Optical Socks
House of Sunny | Black Parka
The Last Conspiracy | Agni boots
Facon Facon | Big Fan Ear Studs in black rhodium
Väska Handbags | Routa Backpack

 
 
 

Classic

Clean silhouettes, little embellishment and a mostly neutral or monochrome palate. It’s hard to go wrong!

 
Autum Coat Classic Infographic | Scandinavia Standard

 
House of Sunny | Celina Coat in tan
Older Studio | Anne Shirt in white
Moyi Moyi | Mushin Tote Bag in brown
Yvonne Kone | Pump in powder
Nudie Jeans | Lean Dean in oceanic blue

Have a favorite mid- to heavyweight coat? Tell us about it in the comments!

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