The Best Shearling and Teddy Bear Coats of 2019

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Shearling and teddy bear coats are absolute classics when it comes to fall outerwear. The shearling jacket first came into vogue in the 1940s when pilots wore leather bomber jackets with a sheepskin lining, hence the aviation-inspired V-shape that is still seen today. It was around this time that teddy bear coats were also introduced (and loved by Salvador Dalí and, later, Mick Jagger). These styles have evolved and gone glamorous since those days, but one thing is for sure: They’re still loved by taste-makers globally from Blake Lively and Karlie Kloss to Alexa Chung and Anna Dello Russo all sporting them when the temperate drops.

Balenciaga Shearling-Collar Single-Breasted Leather Coat

Definitely an upscale shearling coat, this one from house of Balenciaga is completely timeless. The A-line coat, which is made from multiple panels of leather, features an oversized shearling collar for maximum glamor, as well as a tie belt to cinch in at the waist and concealed side pockets. Wear this for your Red Carpet moment.





SCOTCH & SODA Teddy Coat

This camel color is universally popular and will take you from autumn into winter. This coat from the Dutch fashion label Scotch & Soda is as fuzzy as it is long (37-inch length, to be precise) with a thick high-pile fleece for extra warmth. A timeless piece that will become a wardrobe staple for years to come.



Sherpa Teddy Bear Coat in Misty Rose

With dropped sleeves and front patch pockets, this low-key and wallet-friendly coat can be a versatile styling piece to dress up or down this fall. The most important feature of this teddy bear coat is its symbolic shade of pink. At the end of October, Z Supply will make a donation to Breast Cancer Angels, which financially and emotionally supports women and their families during breast cancer treatment.







ACNE STUDIOS Shearling Leather Aviator Jacket

A classic aviation-style jacket, it is clear that this one by Acne Studios is inspired by the flight jacket of the past. It is made of khaki green leather panels and brown leather edge detailing, and then there’s the soft cream shearling trim and interior to keep you stylish and warm. The brown buckled leather collar strap is another nod to its roots in aviation.



Saks Potts Colorblock Shearling Jacket

This shearling coat by Saks Potts packs a whole lot of punch with vibrant hues of pink and blue that are sure to make a statement. Cropped at the waist, this jacket is made from dyed lamb shearling, sourced from Australia, with leather trim. Featuring two statement ties at the front in the contrasting colors, team it with light denim trousers and go all the way back to the ’80s.







VETEMENTS Anarchy Faux Fur Teddy Coat

Demna Gvasalia, the creative director of Vetements, has his very own take on the teddy coat, and of course it’s a bit rebellious. The shape is classic dressing gown and the material a combination of cotton, alpaca and mohair faux fur. On the back, social upheaval is celebrated with an upside-down anarchy symbol in graffiti-style, spray-painted bright red.




Mango Faux Fur Jacket

Slightly cropped, this jacket is made from a faux fur fabric in a light beige color, so the neutral shade will go with most looks. It features a high collar (for when it’s extra chilly) as well as side pockets. Wear it in autumn with jeans and boots for an easy chic everyday look.





No. 21 Shearling Trench

An ultraluxe take on the shearling jacket, this coat from Italian fashion house No. 21 is dreamy in a gorgeous dusty pink shade. The material is dyed, silky-soft lamb shearling, with a statement lapel collar and a belt designed to nip in at the waist to provide shape. This coat will undoubtedly add glamour to your winter wardrobe.







J.O.A. Longline Teddy Fleece Coat

This classic teddy-style coat with a bit of a street edge is by J.O.A., the sustainable fashion brand that specializes in upcycled clothes. This longline version has a neon lime shade to add a pop of contrasting color to the pale caramel body of the coat. It also has a stand-up collar, front zip pocket and ultra-cozy pockets to keep your hands toasty.


M.i.h Jeans Osten Coat

This shearling/teddy coat from London label M.i.h Jeans is reversible—meaning you can wear it as a rich toffee-colored suede shearling coat or turn inside-out to achieve the teddy look in cream shearling. It’s the best of both worlds.

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