Remember last year? One weekend, you were walking to work wearing a light jacket, stopping halfway there to peel it off because the sun was shining so strongly. And then, the next weekend, you were hailing a cab halfway through because that same jacket felt like a Kleenex against the arctic winds. Not this year, you vowed. You'll be prepared with a coat when winter decides to sneak up on you.
So, even though it might pain you to start your coat hunt now, it'll be worth it in a couple weeks when your bones feel like they've been replaced by nuclear cooling rods. Ahead, we've picked out the 12 coat trends we loved most from the runways — and the pieces available now to help you get that look, stat.
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Market Research by Marissa Rosenblum; Illustrated by Emily Kowzan