It's that time of year already – sound the *investment coat* klaxon. Alexa Chung and Rihanna have already showed their hands: Alexa’s gone patchwork shearling and RiRi’s werkin’ some serious khaki. If their on-point cover-up game has you feeling a little overwhelmed with where to start, don't panic… What about keeping your cool in a noughties parka? Getting snug in a 90s puffer? Or maybe just going sleek in a classic camel number

Still can't decide? Chill, we’ve got it all wrapped up. Here are 12 of the finest cold-proof coats on offer. 

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