The Dorothy Perkins Coats Buying Guide
Looking for the perfect cover-up for any occasion? This edit from high street brand Dorothy Perkins is just what your closet ordered. This collection is brimming with a wide range of styles from peacoats, parkas, capes and maxi coats. Whether you’re looking for a tailored pieces to throw over your work outfit or a padded coat for weekend adventures, this collection has it all.
From cozy teddy coats and padded styles to parkas, overcoats and faux-fur jackets, Dorothy Perkins' coats range encompasses both comfort and style. Comprising coats that are great for work, leisure, or simply something to add the finishing touches to your outfit, this collection offers something for everyone. Ahead, take a look at our women's Dorothy Perkins coats buying guide to narrow down your perfect cover-up. We've also included a useful size guide to help you find your ideal fit.
The Most Wanted Women's Dorothy Perkins Coats
Dorothy Perkins Patch Pocket Wrap Coat
Elegant with its knotted belt detailing and cut-out collar, the Patch Pocket Wrap coat is a chic staple for keeping you warm without compromising on style. Featuring an oversized patch pocket detail for an understated flourish, this style takes on a robe feel, offering all the warmth of a traditional winter coat thanks to its cozy fabrics. Falling around the knee, the Patch Pocket Wrap coat works perfectly with pants, skirts, or dresses, making it ideal for any occasion.
Dorothy Perkins Jacquard Short Padded Coat
Padded for extra warmth and finished with a luxe jacquard fabric, the Jacquard Short Padded coat is loved for being cozy, durable, and trendy all at once. With an elasticated waist belt for a cinched silhouette, this model also features small details adding understated detail – from the faux-fur trim at the hood to the silver hardware adorning the belt and zippers. With a high neckline zipping up to keep the cold out, this piece is a must-have when the temperature drops.
Dorothy Perkins Squiggle Faux Fur Coat
Perfect for adding texture to a winter wardrobe, the Squiggle Faux-Fur coat is also designed to keep the chill out. With a soft and fluffy finish thanks to its faux-fur construction and chic revere collar, this coat also features a flattering longline design, a hook and eye fastening, plus handy hidden pockets for your on-the-go essentials. Coming in five colors from black to berry, the Squiggle Faux-Fur coat looks and feels just as warm as the real thing.
The Women's Dorothy Perkins Coats Sizing Guide
Dorothy Perkins coats generally fit true to size. You can use the sizing guide below to convert the brand’s UK sizing into French or US sizing.
For example, if you usually take a UK 6, this will equate to French size 34 and a US 2.
Some coat styles come in XS-XL, and you can use the below chart to work out how this converts to UK sizes. If you typically wear a size 6, this means you will need to buy your Dorothy Perkins coat in an X-Small
How To Care For Your Dorothy Perkins Coat
Taking good care of your coat is the best way to ensure it lasts year after year. Care guides vary between styles, largely depending on the fabric, and you should always follow the individual care label that comes on the inside of your coat.
A large number of Dorothy Perkins coats are machine washable. This even includes designs such as the label’s faux-fur coats and checked overcoats. Generally coats like puffer jackets and belted or wrap coats can be put in the washing machine, although we would recommend using a lower temperature or gentle cycle for more delicate fabrics.
- What Sizes Do Dorothy Perkins Coats Come In?
Dorothy Perkins coats come in a range of sizes, also including Petite ranges. Standard ranges span a UK size 6-22 (U.S. 2-18). Designs that are available in Petite options include the Pelted Faux-Fur coat, Double-Breasted coat, and the Pocket Wrap Coat.
- Are Dorothy Perkins Coats Warm?
This will depend on the type of coat you choose – some options are designed to be warmer than others. If battling the cold is your priority, you may want to consider a padded coat or one with a faux-fur hood to protect you against wind chill. Another warm option is a parka. For a smarter option that's still warm, then we would suggest investing in a wool-blend overcoat that is classic, flattering and versatile.
- Which Dorothy Perkins Coats Are Best For Work?
If you are headed to the office each day and looking to stay warm while looking work-ready, Dorothy Perkins has a range of styles perfect for this. For understated elegance, timeless camel coats or trench coats are a great choice. Double-breasted wool coats, blazers and belted styles are also a smart option for workwear wardrobes.