The best faux fur coats: how to wear winter’s coolest cover-up

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The faux fur jacket is back, and this season, it's looking cooler than ever. Here's how to wear fashion's hottest cover-up...

The race is on to snap up the the best faux fur coats before they sell out. A winter coat staple for some, faux fur fans will be wise to the power of the fuzzy coat when you’re looking to amp up your look in a flash.

Those who haven’t yet experienced the sheer delight of faux fur, here’ are just a few reasons why it’s your new season hero: it’s cool and has the fash-pack approval (see Shrimps), and the styling options are endless, and you can bag a seriously chic style whatever your budget. So far, so good?

The faux fur jacket has had quite the new season makeover thanks to the likes of Alexa Chung and Olivia Palermo. This is a must-have for any style-savvy shopper looking for the perfect transitional cover-up. If you were ahead of the game and bagged yourself a cool neutral style last season, you’’ll be pleased to hear they are still a key player, and will easily re-charge your current wares. Should you be looking for something a little bolder, you might want to consider Shrimps for their vibrant colour-blocking confections.

High street champions of faux fur Mango offer up a pretty new season creamy style that is a total bargain. If it’s a faux shearling coat you’re lusting over, Mango’s come to your rescue here too. For a luxe, feminine version head to Miss Selfridge.

From super bright, look-at-me multi-coloured options and animal prints, to classic and pared back fur-trimmed numbers, there’s something to suit everyone.

Plus, we’ve found the best faux fur gilets, faux fur collar coats, faux fur stoles and a faux fur bobble hats to compliment your new coat. Courtesy of the Gucci, fuzzy shoes are still a huge AW16 trend, so why add just a detail of faux fur to your outfit with some cool furry shoes.

Simply scroll on to start shopping the best faux fur coats.

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