My Dream Camel Coat and 14 Less-Expensive Ones I'd Buy in the Meantime

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Something about me: I love a good camel coat. But who doesn't? It's truly the perfect winter clothing item. Goes with everything, can be dressed up or down, is timeless, looks expensive—these are a few of the many qualities this universal wardrobe staple possesses. Given the appeal, it's no wonder there's a slew of camel coat options from brands at every price point on the market. But one, in particular, is so perfect that it crosses my mind about once a day: the Annecy Oversized Wool and Cashmere-Blend Coat by popular Swedish brand Totême (which is beloved by fashion people and celebrities around the world). 

Totême excels at luxe, minimal pieces that also make a statement (thanks to features like ruching and dramatically puffed sleeves). Two years ago, the brand released a camel cashmere-and-wool wrap coat—the Annecy Coat, which has become a permanent fixture in its collection, likely because of its popularity (it has been restocked repeatedly). The coat features a perfectly oversize fit, draped collar, and side slits, and is the perfect weight for layering or just wearing with a T-shirt on more mild days. Not only that, celebrity fans of the coat include the very stylish Jennifer Lawrence and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. 

Which brings me to the only thing stopping me from buying the beautiful Totême coat immediately: the $1100 price tag. It's certainly something to aspire to, but in the meantime, I scoured the internet for the best less-expensive camel coats. Whether you invest in the Totême one or go for one of the other more budget-friendly ones, you won't be disappointed.

Keep scrolling to shop my camel coats and to see Lawrence and Huntington-Whiteley (and other stylish women of Instagram) with my dream Totême one.

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On Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Totême Annecy Coat ($1100), sweater, and jeans; Gianvito Rossi boots

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On Jennifer Lawrence: Oliver Peoples sunglasses; Totême Annecy Coat ($1100); Rosetta Getty T-shirt; Citizens of Humanity Olivia High Waist Slim Jeans ($268); Dior bag and boots

The Coat on the Gram

The Holy-Grail Coat

Less Expensive But Still Lovely

& Other Stories is one of my go-to sources for chic, high-quality outerwear.

Another coat I've had my eye on for a while.

Really hoping H&M gets the hint and restocks the sold-out sizes soon.

AYR's camel coat is practically legendary at this point.

This sophisticated option is worth every penny.

This beauty is made of pure wool, so you know it's going to keep you warm.

The incredible reviews for this one speak for themselves.

If you want something classic yet cool, you've met your match.

This coat is so popular, Madewell brings it back each season.

The French clearly know how to make a good camel coat.

This flattering double-breasted style nips in at the waist.