The Perfect Coats to Flatter EVERY Body

Photo by: Net-A-Porter
Petite & Compact - Because your frame is small, pick something that won't completely engulf your body. The length should extend no further than your hips and you should avoid ... more 
Photo by: Net-A-Porter
Petite & Compact - Because your frame is small, pick something that won't completely engulf your body. The length should extend no further than your hips and you should avoid super-dramatic embellishments - instead, opt for rich, bold colors.

Burberry Brit Brushed-wool coat, $995, available at Net-A-Porter. less 
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Tue, Oct 30, 2012 4:22 PM EDT
By Gina Marinelli, Illustrated by Gabriela Alford, Refinery29


Our cold-weather dressing strategy is simple: Stay warm, look chic. And, while we never want to sacrifice our silhouette for the sake of a toasty coverall, we admit it can be daunting to find a trusty topper that actually flatters your shape. Until now. In an endless sea of outerwear, we narrowed down the options to find the fits that truly complement each and every frame. The best part? The season's most-loved trends - military, cocoon shapes, and car coats - also happen to be some of the most flattering. Old Man Winter, bring it on.



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