Wanna hear an insider trick?
Blow a large chunk of your winter wardrobe budget on as many great coats as you can find.
Why? Because once those gales and storms roll in, they will be your first fashion defence against the elements and the one item people will see every day.
Basically, once your outerwear is on fleek, you can spend the rest of the winter in M&S woolies and thermals and nobody will even notice.
Plus, with a decent dry-clean, you can bust out these classic styles next year too.
1. A NEW TAKE ON THE TRENCH
Smart and stylish, this suedette trench belies it’s bargain price tag.
Buy it: €116, Warehouse
2. BRIGHT IDEA
Made in Sweden, Stutterheim Raincoats go the distance and look the part.
Buy it: €225, Olori Boutique, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
3. COLOUR BLOCK
This knit coat is a workwear winner.
Buy it: €59.95 at Zara
4. DOUBLE TIME
Cute, cosy and cutting edge? The Hybrid Borg Denim Jacket has got it all.
Buy it: €68, Topshop, Opera Lane, Cork
5. THE AVIATOR
This shearling number of the find of the season at Penneys – grab one before they’re gone.
Buy it: €40, Penneys