Coat check

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 28 January, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 28 January, 2004, 12:00am

Wrap up warm as winter cloaks the city. Take advantage of the fashion jet-lag that puts winter wear on sale just as it gets cold. A perfect time for investing in an evergreen classic, think essential trench, timeless tweed or chic camel - but fashionistas will splash out in bold colours and prints. Don't worry about getting bored with your coat - winter will whisk itself away before you do. ISABELLE-MARIE CREAC'H rounds up the coolest styles around, at all prices. So grab your coat ...

Above: Coat ($1,300) from Marks & Spencer, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2926 3346. Right: Tweed coat ($2,100) by Les Prairies de Paris, from Lane Crawford, Queen's Road, Central, tel: 2526 6121

Above: Wool coat ($2,016) from Max & Co, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2314 7931. Right: Wool and cashmere coat ($5,500) from Paule Ka, Chater House, Central, tel: 2868 2099

Above: Coat ($8,150) by Moschino Cheap and Chic, from Moschino, The Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay, tel: 2907 3909. Right: Microfibre trench coat ($6,280) from Marina Rinaldi, Pacific House, Queen's Road, Central, tel: 2522 0292