Make no mistake, buying a winter coat is the most important purchase you’ll make this season. Scrap that, this is England after all; it is the most is the most important purchase you’ll make all year. Because first impressions count. Whilst your Christmas party outfits should be smokin’, your coat is often the first and only thing people will see. So choose wisely: from duffle coats, parkas and pea coats to trenches, options are endless. But, there is one topping our wish list – Jil Sander’s.


Coats were one of the label’s defining pieces in their autumn/winter 2012 collection. Some in milky coloured cashmere skimmed the floor, others with contrasting lining and collarless
options; all elegant, minimal, sleek and very covetable.


Investing in this piece says you know all about the bomber jacket trending, you’ve thought about the rise of the puffa and plumped instead for a soon-to-be classic. Not simply something to keep the cold out and the rain off; this is a piece that won’t see the back of your wardrobe for seasons to come.