Oli's favourite cold-weather coats

Oli's favourite cold-weather coats

The mercury has finally nosedived into the unforgiving single figures, which has ushered in the need to level up your outerwear. Those blousons and lightweight jackets you were rocking through Autumn just won't cut it against the 'Beast from the East' and his cold comrades. So Oli has picked out his three favourite winter coats to beat the freeze.

Newington coat

Cue the Newington coat, one of Oli's very first winter-ready silhouettes. It's a double-breasted behemoth of a jacket, this season cut from a dense Italian jumbo cotton corduroy cloth for a rich and tactile finish, and fleece-lined for blast-furnace warmth. It's part coat and part blanket, impervious to the cold, and comes in a rich ginger tone.

Newington Coat Kingsley Cord Ginger

Newington Coat
Kingsley Cord Ginger

"I was part inspired by a flea market find I made way back in 1997 in New York. Anyone who knows NYC in the winter will understand just how pernicious the cold wind can be, whistling up and down the Manhattan grid. So as a matter of necessity, I came across a double-breasted jacket of substantial proportions and bought it instantly. It fast became my favourite piece of outerwear and inspired what you see here - our Newington coat."

Bembridge Fleece Jacket

As warm and comfortable as it looks, the Bembridge jacket is the ultimate lightweight fleece jacket for the season. Elevated with corduroy pocket detailing, this zip-through fleece makes a statement and is sure to become your go-to winter warmer. We've created it in a warm ginger tone and also a versatile rich navy hue.


Bembridge Fleece Jacket Fairfax Ginger

Bembridge Fleece
Jacket Fairfax Ginger

Bembridge Fleece Jacket Fairfax Navy

Bembridge Fleece
Jacket Fairfax Navy

"The Bembridge fleece is one of my favourite pieces of the entire collection, partly because it's just so easy to wear. I love the tactility of the fleece fabric and the contrast texture of the corduroy details, and you can literally throw it on with anything and it just works. Functionally speaking, it's so warm too, so rarely will you need to layer over it."

Torridon Parka

New for this season, our Torridon parka references the traditional hooded parka silhouette. With a double-zip-through front fastening with stud fastening, it comes in a water-resistant cloth with Climalight recycled thermal insulation, making it a bona fide winter coat for even the lowest of temperatures. A rear inverse box pleat gives the parka a flattering shape. Made entirely in England, it's the ultimate heavyweight coat for this season.

Torridon Parka Selsey Navy

Torridon Parka
Selsey Navy

Torridon Parka Selsey Green

Torridon Parka
Selsey Green

"The parka silhouette is so iconic but it's rare to find a lightweight style that is also insulated, hence why I created the Torridon. All of the classic parka features are there, but the combination of the water-repellent exterior and the Climaloft interior give it a really modern edge. We've kept the colour options tight and seasonal with a navy and olive drab colour, two tones which will provide a multitude of styling options in your winter wardrobe.

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