Gone are the days of faux fur coats being faux-pas, which is fantastic, because now the options for a beautiful and warm coat are endless. My personal collection holds 3 options (one animal print, one pink, one white) but now that I use Rent the Runway my fall coat collection is endless.
There are a lot of reasons to buy (or rent) a fuzzy faux coat. Trust me, it will be the first thing you reach for in your closet, even over your trusty puffer. These coats are shockingly warm, and since the fabric is always malleable, squishy and soft, you avoid the restriction and stiffness that other bulky coats (like puffers and wool) provide.
When I lived in New York my leopard coat was an all time fave, and while I still think it’s a classic in any wardrobe, I do appreciate the silliness and color of something with a little more whimsy. The magenta collar on this coat is over the top and completely perfect with an easy Canadian tuxedo.
Whether you buy or rent, here are 12 of my absolute favorite faux fur coats right now. I could make a case for why each of them could fit into your wardrobe, and if you want me to, I will. For now, trust me that instead of buying a new wool car coat or puffer this year, treat yourself to something that will make you and everyone you meet smile.
- Alice + Olivia // 2. ASOS // 3. Nasty Gal // 4. Free People // 5. And Other Stories // 6. ASOS // 7. Maison Scotch // 8. Kensie // 9. And Other Stories // 10. Avec Les Filles // 11. J.Crew // 12. UnReal Fur