In the warmer, northern states of Australia cold snaps last approximately 4.7 seconds. Therefore, by the time you save up for a coat, the sun has come out again. So, what can you wear when the weather doesn’t yet call for a coat?
Here are 17 pre-coat weather coveralls to keep you snug until the winter season!
Is it a blazer? Is it a cardigan? We love this hybrid piece so here’s how to stay warm whilst the weather keeps you guessing – Acne Studios Lilo Doublé, $1850, available at Acne Studios.
Rather than proving limiting, this versatile light jacket can be worn over a tank in warmer climates, and over your knit in winter! – Rebecca Minkoff Bridget Jacket,
$479.62 now $321.12, available at Rebecca Minkoff.
The ‘Blanket Coat’ is a beautiful way to up the snug factor, without fussy structure – Rebecca Minkoff Kahlo Coat,
$617.44 now $413.46, available at Rebecca Minkoff.
This super cute embroidered military jacket blends a statement-making fabric while proving soft and feminine – La Vie Embroidered Twill Military Jacket, approx. $486, available at Rebecca Taylor.
If the weather can’t commit, neither should you! Wear a spring sleeve with an autumn silhouette thanks to this fabulous cape jacket! – Portmans Connie Cape Jacket,
$129.95 now $69.95, available at Portmans.
In addition to your daily shorts ensemble, add this parka for a bit of punch – MSGM Pink Metallic Long Parka, approx. $941, available at SSENSE.
Turn it up a notch with this sequined jacket that shimmers and shines in all the right places – River Island White Sequin Embellished Trophy Jacket, $180, available at River Island.
A woven crepe and spring-inspired print ensure this duster coat does the job while days are still a little warm – River Island Grey Floral Print Duster Coat, $130, available at River Island.
This faux fur coat is another favourite for early autumn due to its perfect fusion of fierceness and fun – Princess Polly The Nights Watch Coat, $120, available at Princess Polly.
Who says a hooded cardi can’t work for work? This is a fab find for any day of the pre-winter week – Forever New Lani Hooded Cardigan, $119.99, available at Forever New.
Long sleeved, yet lightweight this v-neck cotton kimono style acts as the perfect elegant coverall no matter what’s on the autumn agenda! – T by Alexander Wang Green Cotton Wrap Jacket, approx. $512, available at SSENSE.
Is it a sweatshirt? Is it a blazer? The extended cuff on this cute creation gives it the ease of a jumper with the chic of a suit jacket – DKNY Notched Collar Jacket with Extended Rib, $923.55, available at DKNY.
When is a trench not a trench? When it’s cutely cropped, that’s when! Don’t go all the way, just dip into this perfect style a little! – Miss Selfridge Blue Cropped Trench Jacket, approx. $72, available at Miss Selfridge.
Cargo is such a cute fabric for any iffy weather day. Wear this one all year round teamed with denim, whites, and florals! – Miss Selfridge Army Camouflage Shacket, approx. $62, available at Miss Selfridge.
Can’t wait to dive into this beautiful boucle wrap. Wear it over a cuffed shirt and under a coat for year round versatility – SABA Miranda Coat,
$449 now $189, available at SABA.
A little detail goes a long way to dressing down a jacket for those days you need to weather the storm – and have fun while you’re at it! – Faith Connexion Crown Tag Park Jacket, $1640, available at Saks Fifth Avenue.
This blazer speaks to us on many levels. The man-style cut is perfect for the office and on weekends? Cinch in with a belt, and you’re good to go! – Topshop Grey Longline Jersey Blazer, $89.95, available at Topshop.
Which cover-all are you going to choose this autumn? I’d love to hear what keeps you warm until winter!