16 Must-Have Coats Under $250

In a perfect world, our fall budgets would be limitless. But, since we still live in the real world—where rent and bills come into play—we’ve become pros at finding quality pieces that are easy on the wallet. Cue today’s truly awesome selection of coats, all under $250.

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    Fall outerwear is an investment, we know, but that doesn’t mean you have to invest your entire life savings on the season’s covet-worthy styles. To prove it, we’ve rounded up 16 coats with a big presence, but small price tags. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping! 

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    BB Dakota

    It’s Been A-Wild Coat ($130)

    We’ve never met a leopard coat we didn’t love, this one included. 

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    Gap

    Colorblock Car Coat ($168) in Navy

    Not sure if you should go bright or neutral this year? Split the difference with this colorblock style from Gap. Very Celine!

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    DKNY

    Belted Plaid Tweed Coat ($198) in Grey Multi

    A coat that simultaneously keeps you warm and flatters your figure? Why yes, we’ll take one of those, please. 

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    H&M

    Short Coat ($149) in Natural White

    As if you really needed an excuse to wrap yourself up in this dream of a shearling coat. 

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    Express

    Piped Drop Double Breasted Coat ($228) in Gray Heather

    Pair this riff on the classic peacoat with a feminine lace dress for a surprisingly chic contrast. 

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    Topshop

    Fluffy Boyfriend Coat ($178) in Yellow

    There is nothing mellow about this yellow boyfriend coat. In fact, it’s just the piece you need to cheer up your fall wardrobe. 

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    Jack Wills

    Lynford Coat ($248) in Charcoal

    If you’re going to jump on the double-breasted bandwagon—and we suggest you do!—make sure it’s with this wool coat by Jack Wills. Bonus: the cozy shearling collar is removable. 

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    Coffee Shop Petites Outerwear

    Hooded Jacket ($60) in Red

    A little bit Red Riding Hood, a little bit cabin in the woods, this bold toggle coat has “outdoor adventure” written all over it!

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    Mango

    Pinstripe Wool-Blend Coat ($170) in Dark Blue

    There’s no mistaking you’re all business (and stylish, too!) in this pinstripe coat. 

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    Miss Selfridge

    Black and White Check PU Coat ($155) in Assorted

    The collarless silhouette of this double-breasted coat reads entirely feminine and refined. 

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    Olive & Oak

    Plaid Open Front Jacket ($88) in Red Combo

    Shorter sleeves make this a great layering piece over your favorite fitted sweaters or long-sleeve tees. 

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    Sheinside

    Blue Contrast Grey Panel Detachable Fur Hood Wool Blend Coat ($59)

    A chic combination of navy and gray guarantees this coat will go with everything in your closet. Now that’s versatility! 

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    Vince Camuto

    Faux Shearling and Faux Leather Coat ($158) in Cream/Black

    Thanks to contrast leather sleeves, this shearling option will earn you instant cool-girl cred. 

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    Warehouse

    Blurred Check Zip Biker ($214) in Grey

    Offering the best of our favorite outerwear worlds—the biker jacket and oversized menswear coat—this comfy pick is a no-brainer. 

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    Zara

    Checked Wool Coat ($159) in Navy Blue

    While you could easily style this plaid essential over a slip dress for a ‘90s grunge effect, we also suggest playing up its menswear vibe with a crisp button-down shirt and dark skinny jeans. 

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    Nasty Gal

    In The Mood Faux Fur Coat ($130) in Beige

    A shaggy coat can add a touch of ‘70s glamour to any look, which is always a good thing.  

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Lynford Coat

Lynford Coat

Jack Wills, $248
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Plaid Open Front Jacket

Plaid Open Front Jacket

Olive & Oak, $88
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Blue Contrast Grey Panel Detachable Fur Hood Wool Blend Coat

Blue Contrast Grey Panel Detachable Fur Hood Wool Blend Coat

Sheinside, $59
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Faux Shearling and Faux Leather Coat

Faux Shearling and Faux Leather Coat

Vince Camuto, $158
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Checked Wool Coat

Checked Wool Coat

Zara, $159
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Piped Drop Double Breasted Coat

Piped Drop Double Breasted Coat

Express, $228
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Black and White Check PU Coat

Black and White Check PU Coat

Miss Selfridge, $155
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Blurred Check Zip Biker

Blurred Check Zip Biker

Warehouse, $214
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Belted Plaid Tweed Coat

Belted Plaid Tweed Coat

DKNY, $198
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Fluffy Boyfriend Coat

Fluffy Boyfriend Coat

Topshop, $178
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It’s Been A-Wild Coat

It’s Been A-Wild Coat

BB Dakota, $130
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Hooded Jacket

Hooded Jacket

Coffee Shop Petites Outerwear, $60
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Short Coat

Short Coat

H&M, $149
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Pinstripe Wool-Blend Coat

Pinstripe Wool-Blend Coat

Mango, $170
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In The Mood Faux Fur Coat

In The Mood Faux Fur Coat

Nasty Gal, $130
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