From capes and aviator jackets, to parkas, trenches and macs, see our pick of the best autumn coats to hit the high street
If you’re after something a little more fashion-forward in your outerwear, then this oversized boyfriend coat from Topshop could put you firmly at the head of the style set. Or how about these colourfull sets from Kate Spade.
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The ever-present military coat is back for another season, and we're admiring Urban Outfitters' Lux version right now.
We fell head over heels for this French Connection Highland cape the second we clapped eyes on it - but we don't predict it'll stay on the rails for long...
The fashion faithful biker jacket is the go-to-coat for many a stylista - if you haven't already got one, or if yours is looking a little tired, then treat yourself to some nice new leathers.
Belt up in this Casper coat from Reiss, which has a chic-but-practical funnel neck to keep out that early morning chill.
Update your classic LBB (Little Black Blazer) with a touch of new season luxe - in the form of this Sparkle & Fade velvet version.
Trust us when we say that anyone who's anyone will be working the aviator jacket trend this autumn/winter - we advise you snap yours up now before it's too late!
Capes of all colours, shapes and sizes are set to have a moment this autumn, both as outerwear and as chunky knits. This ASOS hooded number will keep you warm, dry and effortlessly on-trend.
If you don't already own a traditional beige British trench coat, then this is the season to indulge, and Mango has come up trumps with this most ideal of outerwear.
No wardrobe should be without a timeless black mac, and All Saints' design ticks all the right boxes.
While Miss Selfridge's grey coat has plenty of girly touches - a princess cut, puff shoulders and bow detailing - its sombre palette adds edge.
A classic trench for just £20? You really can't go wrong with this Matalan purse-pleaser...
Take a walk on the wild side in this Reiss Lottie leopard-print coat. A real investment buy, we guarantee this will be worth every hard-earned penny.
Often it's not warmth that you require from your autumn outerwear, but more the waterproof functionality. Slip this cute poncho in your bag, and ride out impromptu showers in style.
For when the weather really starts to chill, cosy-up in a practical parka - this grey fur-hooded version from Warehouse is simple, but effective.
Classic, cosy, comfortable AND camel? You just can't go wrong with a good old duffle coat.
Shearling is another massive new season trend, so if you're looking for something a little less fashion-focused than the aviator jacket, be more subtle with your sheepskin in this BDG parka.
All Saints jackets may be up on the higher end of the high street pricing scale, but the classic-cool designs will last you for seasons to come.
This Oasis frill-front leather jacket might be more of a payday purchase, but with its intricate laser cutouts, it'll look as though it cost a hell of a lot more.
Add a bright pop of colour to a dreary autumn day with this collarless coat by Full Circle - which has the added bonus of a waist-cinching black belt. The ultimate in figure flattering cover-ups.
Believe it or not, but the gilet is making something of a comeback for the new season, and a smattering can be found throughout the high street. Layer up in true boho style with this faux-fur number from New Look.
A utility-feel style staple comes courtesy of M&S - a purse-pleasing investment buy if ever we've seen one.
Thanks to an elegant frill-front, this French Connection coat will really turn heads.
A cape is the outerwear trend to know this autumn, thanks to endless appearances across the A/W '10 catwalks. Get the look at Aubin & Wills, where the silhouette gets one of the more casual incarnations with its coated-cotton design.
For the ultimate office-appropriate cover-up, slip on this drape wrap jacket from Oasis, which will go over trousers, skirts, dresses or even tailored shorts.
Think of this Burberry cape as your new season investment buy - it might cost a pretty penny, but you'll wear it every day and it'll complete an array of looks. Go on!
At first glance, this might appear to be a standard black blazer, but on closer inspection you'll notice that it includes chic Stella McCartney-inspired lace and silk inserts.
If you fancy trying a cape, but are fearful of looking a (albeit it stylish) superhero, then opt for A|Wear's hybrid design, which errs more towards the coat side.
Perfect for flinging on over your downtime finest, Urban Outfitter's quilted jacket will keep you cosy in effortless style.
Everyone is loving the leopard this season, so show you've been doing your trend homework in this animal mac from Marks.