The trends of the season offer a great selection of forms and cuts in trench coats, jackets, and coats that not always suit our body shape. Find here the pieces that flatter your figure type with the most stylish silhouette!

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In terms of fashion, the search for the perfect coat is one of the questions that we are happy to deal with at the start of autumn. We are often obsessed with the idea of ​​finding an absolute classic that will accompany us for some years to come and that go with a wide variety of looks. Sometimes we just want something new, fresh, joyful, downright innovative to cheer us up in the gray days of the year. In very few cases, however, we consider as well that, whether classic or fancy, trench coats and coats serve the purpose of making us look gorgeous only when they are in pure harmony with our proportions. With this in mind, we have put together a selection of trench coats and coats for the 7 figure types known to us. Those are pieces that conquered us with their premium designs and with shapes and cuts that suit perfectly each body shape. Maybe you find your faithful companion among them, too? Just scroll down and find your dream coat, according to your figure type!

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1. VERY TALL, VERY SLENDER


Are you high in stature, actually thin, with a narrow waist, and long legs and arms? Then choosing the perfect coat for your tall and slender figure type is a relatively simple matter: You can let your imagination run free and experiment with all sorts of colors, cuts, and embellishments without ever looking overloaded. Faux fur, heavy plaid fabrics, oversized pieces, eye-catching buttons, or sophisticated applications will give your graceful silhouette lively accents, especially if you combine your most impressive coats and trench coats with accessories that accentuate your beautifully long neck and your fine waist. Rely on light or cheerful colors, exciting prints, and unusual details in dark pieces that will always give your look a surprising finish!

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2. THE RECTANGLE BODY SHAPE


Is your figure type rather boyish and straight than curvy and classically feminine? Then your silhouette is characterized by well-shaped shoulders, harmonious chest and hip proportions, and a relatively wide waist, which can allow you a lot in terms of fashion! You should only consider one thing: Trench coats and coats with heavy belts or a strongly accentuated waist will literally destroy the harmony of your gorgeously geometric shape and are therefore taboo for you. Opt for fashion pieces that simply follow a straight or A-shaped line down to your knees without any interruptions at the waist, and for clean empire cuts that start directly under your breast. At this height, you are free to embellish your high waist cuts with delicate belts and accents to create the illusion of length. Like this, your rectangular silhouette will come perfectly into its own!

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3. CURVY AS AN HOUGLASS


Could it be that your silhouette exactly corresponds to the classic ideal of female beauty? If so, your body shape will show off a rather broad, well-proportioned chest and hips, and a relatively narrow waist. With this shape, generally known as the hourglass figure type, you will be able to wear a lot, but the best pieces will always be the ones that playfully emphasize the center of your body. This season, you can fall back on wonderful trench coats and coats that focus on exactly this effect: with wide belts, knots, and bows that put your waist at the center of attention! You will find the most beautiful fashion pieces if you opt for the ones that also flatter your shoulders, neck, and cleavage with unusual reverse collars, hoods, or cape accents. If these pieces have embellished or airy sleeves as well, you’ve just hit the jackpot!

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4. THE TOP-HEAVY BODY SHAPE


Do you sometimes have the feeling that your entire silhouette is determined by your bust size? If so, there is a good chance that your body shape corresponds to the Y-shaped figure type! In this case, you may feel the need to balance your proportions with a simple trick, and we have it right here for you: You just prescind from fashion pieces that burden your shoulders or your upper body with embellishments of any kind, and rely on pieces that subtly emphasize the line of your torso. This season, we find for your figure type impleccably tailored trench coats and coats with delicate, minimalistic collars. These pieces are perfect for you, if you opt for the ones that flatter your waist with beautiful belts or bows, and impress with playful pockets and details in the skirt. If they additionally show off a perfect A-line cut, then you have found your perfect companion for your autumn-winter season!

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5. THE PEAR-SHAPED FIGURE


Your body shape is pretty much the exact opposite of the Y-shaped figure: Often referred to as the pear type, your silhouette is mainly characterized by the broad proportions of your hips, which seem to be accentuated by the narrow shape of the upper part of your body. In contrast to the Y-type, you can easily wear all sorts of fashion pieces that emphasize your shoulders and your cleavage with the most fantastic cuts: Box-shaped trench coats and coats as well as details with frills, heavy beads, well-padded shoulders, eye-catching reverse collars, or puff sleeves are like made just for you! They will give your figure type a little more structure and look most beautiful on you, if you choose them with a fitted waist and with a slightly flared, asymmetrical or mermaid skirt in midi, or knee-length!

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6. THE APPLE-SHAPED FIGURE


Women with an apple-shaped silhouette tend to look more corpulent and rounder than other ladies. If you would describe your body shape as rather heavy and recognize yourself in this figure type, then you should remember one thing above all: Your curves demand freedom and comfort! That’s why you will desist from all kind of tight pieces that unnecessarily narrow your body, and rely instead on trench coats and coats that are above all loosely fitted, preferably with a slightly flared cut! For an ultra-feminine effect, choose your fabrics as smooth as possible and your prints more delicate and minimalist than large and flashy. You can give your overall appearance a stylized finish with single-colored fashion pieces in knee, midi, or maxi length, especially if you combine them with beautiful scarves and chest brooches!

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7. THE PETITE FIGURE TYPE


Last but not least, we come to the girliest of all figure types: The petite body shape! You recognize yourself in this silhouette when you just appear smaller and more delicate than most other women. Graceful and well proportioned, you can wear almost anything without any problems, unless you want to add a bit more height to your looks. For this purpose, some optical illusion is required! Your trench coats and coats should bring one thing above all: A flowing, continuous line. You will definitely prescind from heavy belts or ornaments at the waist, and instead rely on straight or slightly flared pieces that just fall from the collar to the skirt hem without any interruptions. Single-colored pieces or harmonious patterns as well as a knee or midi length are a must for your figure type. Fine, playful ruffles, golden buttons, asymmetrical details on the collar or décolleté as well as sinuous, cozy fabrics are ideal for a feminine finish!

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And what do you think? Do you know any other styles that we should definitely include in some figure types? Share them with us!

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