10 Sustainable coats that you will love this winter!

Organic Cotton Coats

As It’s that time of year when we are all starting to bring out our winter coats, I thought I’d pull together a list of my favourite top 10 sustainable options that are available on the high street right now, and hopefully you will them as love as much as I do.

It’s so tempting to just immediately buy something you love without giving it a second thought. But before you launch into buying your new winter coat maybe consider purchasing something which has less impact on the environment, cruelty free or fair trade. I have put together a list of my top 10 favourites and under each image put some info about their sustainability factor!

1. Organic Cotton Trench Coat – Selected Femme.

I love this Organic Trench Coat from Selected Femme. If you’re looking for a classic staple item that is timeless, this would be worth investing in. You’ll have to be quick though, as there are only a few left in stock and they are currently in the sale!

Organic Cotton Trench Coat
WHAT THEY SAY…

ORGANIC COTTON This product is made of certified organic cotton. It means that no harmful chemicals such as pesticides or insecticides are used for growing the cotton. This provides a safe work environment for the farmers, and the soil stays fertile for longer.

2. Pocketed wool coat – Mango

Another classic coat in style and colour that I wanted to share with you, is this one from Mango. This coat is timeless and works with all body shapes. You can make it look super casual by wearing it with some jeans and flat chunky boots, trainers or team it with some heeled winter boots.

WHAT THEY SAY…

The garments labelled as Committed are products that have been produced using sustainable fibres or processes, reducing their environmental impact. Mango’s goal is to support the implementation of practices more committed to the environment, and therefore increase the number of sustainable garments in the collection.

3. Sustainable Lightweight Trench Coat – Solai

You can shop this lightweight trench coat from Wolf & Banger . A simple cut in design which means that you can throw this over anything. I personally love the wide sleeves and the pockets on the front. Not sure if its going to be the warmest, but if you’re looking for something a bit more interesting that has a strong sense of sustainability, then this is it.

WHAT THEY SAY…

Fully renewable and biodegradable fabric.
The farming method actively improves soil health by restoring organic matter
Farming method allows ecosystems to thrive
Farming method protects the health and wellbeing of farmers and their families
Production process uses approx. 70% less water than conventional cotton
Uses approx. 60% less energy than conventional cotton

4. Organic cotton oversized trench coat – Cos

I used to struggle so much when finding a coat to wear to work, especially when I was commuting. I’d always want to be warm, but then when I got to my end destination I’d be absolutely boiling! If you spend your day rushing around, getting in and out the car or running for trains, this is the perfect lightweight coat from Cos to grab and go.

WHAT THEY SAY…
This oversized trench coat is soft to the touch with a belted waist and buttoned sleeves. A relaxed take on a transitional classic.

-Oversized fit
– Dropped collar
– Wide sleeves
– Belted waist
– Oversized storm flap
98% Cotton, 2% Elastane / Machine washable

5. Water-repellent quilted coat – Mango

The weekend snuggled coat, we all need one of these. This is kind of coat that hugs you as you wear it. Also from Mango this is a great casual number guaranteed to keep you warm this winter. I also think that this is just the right length and I love the big collar.

WHAT THEY SAY…
The garments labelled as Committed are products that have been produced using sustainable fibres or processes, reducing their environmental impact. Composition: 53% cotton,47% polyamide. Lining: 100% polyester. Filling: 100% recycled polyester

6. Anja Coat Mustard – Bo Carter

This is the sort of coat you buy as a real treat and you keep in your wardrobe forever! You are definitely paying a bit more for this, but it’s the perfect evening coat that basically glams up every outfit and makes you feel like a film star. Not only does it look so soft and cosy, but I love the colour which goes with everything. You can also shop this at Wolf & Badger.

WHAT THEY SAY…

High-end environmentally friendly fur, soft touch, glossy and smooth, very warm. This oversize, longline faux fur coat is a classic wardrobe staple to complete any winter look. Made with luxurious, soft touch, cruelty free roll end faux fur so you can stay warm and stylish without harming animals.

7. Lynne Jacquard Longline Coat, Black – People Tree

Sophisticated and high end, this coat from People Tree is a perfect shape and you can’t really go wrong. This is one of those coats that can smarten up any outfit and the jacquard fabric gives it great texture and depth.

WHAT THEY SAY…

Giving your look a sophisticated finish, this tailored piece by People Tree is cut to a longer length for a flattering profile. With a smart collared neckline and boasting an intricate jacquard pattern, it is made using pure organic cotton handwoven for a premium feel and unique finish.
Made by People Tree Fair Trade producer partners Dev Tech.

8. Organic cotton tailored coat in black – Weekday Sanne – ASOS

I have a long coat similar to this that I brought 8 years ago and I still wear it now. If you’re looking for a smart coat that will definitely keep you warm from head to toe, I would consider this. I tend to wear this style with casual outfits and If I am ever wearing a dress which looks like it will hang out the bottom of my coat. For me that’s a real bug bearer, my coat always needs to be longer than my dress! You can shop this at ASOS.

WHAT THEY SAY…

Soft woven fabric
Made from organic cotton
Grown with less water and no pesticides
It’s a win-win, improving the environment for both wildlife and cotton farmers

9. Dhalia long padded coat in recycled fabric grey – Monsoon

A winter warmer for cosy winter walks. This is a cosy number guaranteed to keep you warm. You can shop this at Monsoon.

WHAT THEY SAY…

Introducing S.E.W: our commitment to seeking an eco-friendly world, starting with fashion. This capsule collection is created using sustainable fabric alternatives, including responsibly sourced organic cotton and LENZING™ ECOVERO™, a planet-friendly alternative to viscose

10. Black Vegan Leather Coat – Blackburd

I have been looking for a belted leather look coat for a while and so glad that I have finally found one. This is stocked at Wolf & Badger but they only have limited stock available so I would be quick if you love this too.

WHAT THEY SAY…

All of our designs are created from materials that are cruelty-free, whilst upholding our commitment to high quality. The ability to look and feel great in affordable, quality clothing that will last, are what matter to us most.

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