When it comes to shopping for a new coat, do you find yourself skipping over the neutrals? Maybe they aren’t your thing and you prefer something flashier? Stop for a moment and consider the camel coat. It’s a staple in just about every closet, and for good reason: It never goes out of style and it makes you look instantly put-together even if you’re just dashing to the bodega.
A camel coat works for everything: commuting, weekend brunch, or just running errands. Plus, the color is easy to match with almost anything in your closet, making it that much easier to feel good about your outfit in the mornings. Scroll down for our picks for camel coats for every budget.
The Recycled Coat
Everlane The Italian ReWool Overcoat
In addition to being made with recycled nylon and wool, this particular coat has a nice, roomy, cocoon silhouette that’s perfect for layering sweaters under. Available in sizes 00–16.
Harris Wharf London Double-Breasted Wool Trench Coat
$431(was $616, now 30% off)
The close cousin of the camel coat is the trench coat. If you can’t get enough of a trench shape (large lapels, double breasted, air of British aristocracy), but need something warmer, this Harris Wharf coat is a good bet. Available in sizes 36 IT–44 IT.
Wearing this coat belted or unbelted gives two totally different vibes. The voluminous silhouette looks cool and slouchy when unbelted. Belted, it looks more like an elegant robe. Available in sizes 0–12.
We’ve already said that you can wear a camel coat anywhere. But a perfectly simple coat like this will really go with anything, from post-Pilates workout gear to a black-tie dress. Available in sizes 1X–3X.
Scandinavians know how to look stylish without sacrificing practicality or warmth. Copenhagen-based Munthe’s coat is a street-style star in the making, with not one but two belt buckles. Available in sizes FR 34–FR 40.
A luxurious, quality winter coat can get expensive. But when you calculate the cost per wear of a classic coat you’ll wear day after day, it makes some sense. This Marina Rinaldi coat, made entirely of camel wool, will never go out of style. Available in sizes 16–24.