Men’s coats for winter just got colourful

Take this season's colour-popping style onto the streets, with men's coats for winter by Prada, Dunhill, Salvatore Ferragamo and Louis Vuitton

Jacket, price on request, by Louis Vuitton
Jacket, price on request, by Louis Vuitton. Fashion: Jason Hughes
(Image credit: Joanna wzorek)

Menswear designers walked on the bright side for A/W 2021, going for bold with silhouettes in vibrant, eye-catching hues. Our advice on how to sport these punchy, prismatic tones? Pick a shade from the colour spectrum, the more standout the better, and make it your signature for the season – with one of these men’s coats for winter, for example. 

An outerwear piece is an effective way to work colourful exuberance into your wardrobe, and a host of brands are advocating tailored, utilitarian or sportswear-centric jackets, coats and outerwear in zesty, high-alert hues. These men’s winter coats advocate a cheerful style approach, in a season often marred by dark nights, nippy temperatures and a tendency towards hibernation. 

In a bid to inject ‘optimism’, Milanese brand Prada proposed hot pink, in a collection that featured snuggly knitted bodysuits in retro patterned intarsia, bright leather gloves and pillow-like oversized clutch bags. Louis Vuitton men’s artistic director Virgil Abloh injected pillar box-red into his collection for the Parisian maison, serving up a spectrum of silhouettes spanning tailoring, kilts, traditional Ghanian dress and sportswear. Florentine brand Salvatore Ferragamo and British label Dunhill experimented with oceanic tones such as creamy shades of sea foam and cerulean. The former, Italian brand was inspired by interstellar dressing for A/W 2021, referencing otherworldly movie wardrobes and films and television series including The Matrix and Doctor Who.

Men’s coats for winter: colour it in with Dunhill, Prada,

A men fashion model posing

Jacket, £4,395; trousers, £3,295; bag, £1,795, all by Dunhill

(Image credit: Joanna wzorek)

For maximum dressing impact, we suggest experimenting with men’s coats for winter in tactile fabrications, like leather or high gloss. These will withstand the chill of winter, but will also ensure you shine style-wise all season. These head-turning materials will emphasise the multifarious shades of A/W 2021’s pencil box of prismatic tones – shades that will transcend trends and seasons and stand out long after 2021 – whether you err towards fuchsia, pillar box-red or sea foam. 

Men’s coats for winter just got colourful

Jacket, £3,750; trousers, £615, both by Salvatore Ferragamo

(Image credit: Joanna wzorek)

An outerwear piece is an effective coats

Jacket, £4,500, by Prada

(Image credit: Joanna wzorek)


A version of this article appears in the December 2021 issue of Wallpaper* (W*272), on newsstands and available to subscribers.

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