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Let’s be honest, figuring out what to wear to a winter wedding can be challenging. After all, putting together an outfit that’s stylish and practical is no easy feat. While nuptials in the summer call for easy and breezy dresses, winter weddings require warmer fabrics, long-sleeve gowns, and most importantly, chic and winter-appropriate coats.
Luckily, there are plenty of options out there when it comes to finding a winter coat to complement your outfit and keep you warm. Ankle-length styles crafted from wool and cashmere blends, in versatile colors like camel and soft pink, pair beautifully with virtually any type of dress. Faux fur cropped jackets in midnight blue or rich chocolate brown, look utterly chic when draped across the shoulders–and are a smart pick for wedding guests attending a black-tie event. Let's not forget about coats in bright colors and unexpected patterns which are perfect for fashion-forward guests.
Whether you're attending a wedding on top of a snowy mountain or inside of a cozy ballroom, we've rounded up 23 warm and fashionable winter coats.
Most Cozy: Alaïa Oversized Hooded Shearling Coat
Incredibly chic and incredibly cozy, this shearling coat would pair beautifully with printed floral dresses and navy gowns. It's as stunning as it is versatile, and could easily be worn over your wedding guest attire, or with your favorite pair of jeans.
For the Classic Guest: Max Mara Double-Breasted Wool and Cashmere-Blend Coat
We can't stop picturing this stunning camel coat at a formal wedding set against a snowy backdrop. Wear yours with a metallic slip dress or black sheath dress, and gold accessories.
What outwear is best to wear to a winter wedding?
Guests attending a winter wedding should choose outwear that not only enhances their outfits but keeps them warm. Some of our favorite outwear choices for winter weddings are faux fur jackets, wool and cashmere coats, faux leather moto jackets, and faux fur stoles.
As a wedding guest, what colors should I avoid when picking out a winter coat?
A good rule of thumb is to avoid wearing, white, ivory, or cream. This will save you from matching too closely with the bride(s).
What kind of winter coat should I wear to a formal wedding?