The tailored overcoat for the female wearer can be required to do two things – keep them warm and dry in the wetter winter months but also act as an extension of their style and look great. Female overcoats have many different style options such as a wrap style or slimline tapered design that a woman can choose from when choosing her bespoke garment. Here we take a look at some overcoat designs which will protect you from both the weather and the fashion police.
Throughout history, there have been a lot of variations of design that have been popular with overcoats. For instance, in the 1920’s the cocoon wrap which would envelop the wearer in a wraparound style was popular while in the 1950’s, the fitted swing coat was a popularly seen style. Today with bespoke tailoring, you can choose the style and fit of your overcoat such as the classic single or double breasted style as well as the trench, princess coat or cape variations and pick from many fabrics, colours, patterns and detailing such as whether to have sleeve belts or not.
This ability to choose is a sign of the times fashion wise. Did you know that in the past with the earliest of cars there existed such a thing as ‘driving apparel.’ For women, this consisted of a heavy and floor length overcoat that acted as a shield to the wind and the rain but unfortunately was not the most appealing in the style stakes. We have moved to a time now where the overcoat is a staple in some women’s wardrobe that is an effortlessly stylish and chic garment, a true extension of their style. This can be seen for example as worn on television characters that people can hold as trendsetters and style icons. Rachel Zane from Suits for example has been seen in a glorious snow white overcoat embellished with silver buttons across the double-breasted opening.
A tailored overcoat doesn’t just keep you warm and dry, it also keeps you looking stylish and formal. With A Suit That Fits Ireland, you are not limited with options like you would be if you bought off the shelf or on the high street. With a fabric range of 100’s of choices, you can pick just how you want your finished tailored overcoat to look. If you have an idea in your head of the perfect overcoat for you, you can make this into a reality.
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