Street Style: Bold coats in Newcastle city centre

A bold coat can be the item that completely transforms your entire outfit, wearing a distinctive design or an unusual texture will certainly display a sense of creativity and innovate an otherwise casual outfit.

Coats are an essential to battle the North-East’s cold and windy weather therefore, a stylish coat is a must! In Newcastle city centre, there were endless styles of coats with different shapes, prints, designs and colours; one of which being a pink, rib-knit puffer jacket:

Grace Gent, 18, a student at Newcastle University.

Outfit Details – Coat: Topshop, Shoes: Office

The puffer coat originates from 1936 but it returned to popularity again in 2016 when luxury designer brand Balenciaga featured the puffer in their Autumn/Winter catwalk collection that same year.

This look was spotted again in the streets of Newcastle, worn by student Grace Gent, 18, who said she loves the puffer coat as it ‘suits most outfits’.

Her coat is now in the Topshop sale, priced at £40 from £59. Unfortunately for this exact coat the only size left is a size 16. Search ‘Corduroy Puffer Jacket’ if this is coat is the one for you.

Another stand-out coat spotted in Newcastle city centre was a cropped, tartan, teddy bear coat which has been a winter favourite since last year.

This style of coat has lasted multiple seasons as its cuddly embrace became a token for the Instagram influencer’s feed. The teddy bear coat has been spotted on endless fashion gurus including, Sarah Ashcroft.


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Francessca Bardell, 20, visiting family in Newcastle.

Outfit Details – Coat: Outfit, Trousers: Charity shop

Here’s an adaptation of the classic brown, teddy-bear coat with a unique tartan print and cropped style worn by Francessca Bardell, 20. Get a similar look on Missguided for £31.50 (currently up to 50 per cent off site-wide).

The pea coat was also spotted in Newcastle city centre in a heather grey colouring and sleek, sophisticated styling. This look is worn by student Sanana Rehane, 37, who describes her style as ‘classic, spontaneous and symbolic’.

Sanana Rehane, 37, a student at Sunderland University.

Outfit Details – Coat: Mango, Sunglasses: Mango

Like the pea coat, the classic trench coat has lasted multiple seasons in fashion creating a statement piece that will remain on the high-street as a timeless trend.

Megan Sormus, 28, a teacher at Newcastle Sixth Form College.

Outfit Details – Coat: Zara, Skirt: ASOS

Animal print never seem to go out of fashion, there are endless choices from snake to leopard, to zebra, tiger and dalmatian. Leopard print coats are still an iconic piece for those who still want to stay warm but also look effortlessly glamorous.

Elles Faber, 22, a student at Newcastle University.

Outfit Details – Coat: Vero Moda Scarf: Next

Donatella Versace featured a leopard print coat in her 2019 Autumn/Winter collection, debuted during the Milan fashion week. The look was worn by the model Alina Bolotina.


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Whichever style you prefer, there’s definitely a coat out there that’s perfect for you! Let us know your favourites, tweet us @Fashion_North.



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