We’ve already learned what guys think of the over-the-shoulder coat look, but at Who What Wear, we haven’t fallen the slightest bit out of love with the cool way of styling outerwear. It’s an easy trick that can add instantly add structure, elegance, and an on-trend look to any outfit—at no cost! Click through the gallery below for 19 girls who got the look right, and then shop some of the fashionable coats we can’t wait to wear arm-free!
Mixing bright colors with neutrals works no matter what the season.
Extra points if the lining of your coat is a standout piece on its own.
This styling trick comes especially in handy when wearing a bulky sweater.
Experiment with this fresh way of wearing a classic trench!
We love how the coat gives a classic touch to this on-trend outfit.
Try a coat that’s in the same color family as the rest of your outfit—in this case, we’re loving the royal/navy blue combo.
A gray coat is ideal for lightening up an all-black look for fall.
Be bold this fall and pair a printed coat with a printed skirt and casual tee.
Breathe new life into an old blazer by wearing it over the shoulders.
We love an oversized blazer with wide-leg jeans this fall.
Give your skirt and blazer set a cool-girl effect by wearing it with a t-shirt, booties, and neckerchief.
Yes, you just may have to hold on to your lightweight trench while walking, but isn’t a look like this worth it?
A patterned coat (even if it’s just half of it) is a great way to incorporate prints into your fall wardrobe.
White, gray, and baby blue offer an easy-to-recreate color combo.
This look has us itching for a long, white coat!
Yes, the trick works equally well with a moto jacket—especially when you have a trench layered underneath.
This is how you pull off a shearling coat with a sweater underneath—even if you live in sunny LA.
If you’re wearing an embellished jacket, we highly suggest throwing your coat over your shoulders to preserve the beading.
When wearing an especially oversized coat, a delicate, barely-there sandal like Miroslava Duma’s helps balance out your look.
Now to the jackets we’ll be wearing editor-style this fall!
Acne Studios Era Lamb Shearling- Trimmed Coat ($1000)
The shearling trim on this coat is removable, making it an ultra-versatile piece.