Cooler weather calls (sometimes loudly!) for coats, coats and more coats – so pay as much attention to your outerwear as to your everyday duds. After all, in autumn and winter, such outerwear often makes your first impression. No matter the occasion, the coats shown on the following pages should elevate anyone’s style.

Dusty Rose

As a shade, pink crosses all seasons – so why not top all of the neutrals increasingly prevalent at this time of year with a pink overcoat?


Vince coat, $725, Neiman Marcus (neimanmarcus.com); Vince blouse, $275, Neiman Marcus; Vince skirt, $345, Neiman Marcus; Mignonne Gavigan earrings, $225, Neiman Marcus

Cool-Girl Vibes

Ripped jeans, a sheer graphic blouse and a nubby coat form the fall cool-girl uniform.


Alice & Olivia blouse, $285, Vie (viestlouis.com); Moussy jeans, $316, Vie; Brochu Walker coat, $594, Vie

Power Plaids

Go bold with red-and-black plaids, and add a moto jacket to toughen the look a little.


LaMarque jacket, $595, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com); rag & bone tank, $275, Saks Fifth Avenue; rag & bone pants, $325, Saks Fifth Avenue; rag & bone scarf, $295, Saks Fifth Avenue; rag & bone booties, $495, Nordstrom (nordstrom.com); Earrings, $24, Ivy Hill (ivyhillboutique.com)

Cozy Florals

Cozy up your floral dress with a shearling-lined jean jacket – the “It Jacket” for this autumn.


Parker dress, $398, Saks Fifth Avenue (saksfifthavenue.com); Ava Kris jacket, $278, Saks Fifth Avenue; MZ Wallace belt bag, $155, Saks Fifth Avenue; Earrings, Vintage J.Crew (jcrew.com); Shoes, model’s own

Chic Traveler

Go tonal with a cozy wrap for chic travel style.


J.McLaughlin poncho, $198, J.McLaughlin (jmclaughlin.com); J.McLaughlin pants, $165, J.McLaughlin; J.McLaughlin turtleneck, $148, J.McLaughlin; J.McLaughlin sunglasses, $138, J.McLaughlin; Madewell tortoise earrings, $29.50 (madewell.com)


Ladue News would like to thank:

  • Model: Rachel James with West Model Management
  • Hair & Makeup: Brady Nance
  • Location: St. Louis Union Station

Katie is a mom of 3 who loves cooking as much as fashion and secretly wishes she had and Sarah Conroy's job - food photography is what I wish I had a talent (outside of Instagram) for!