Shearling means lamb's wool. Lamb's wool comes soft and fine to the touch. The most important quality it has is its ability to provide warmth, even in the coldest moments imaginable. Shearling jackets and shearling coats for women have added protection with lamb's wool lining on the inside. Modern times have seen synthetic shearling created that offers the same level of warmth and protection as the original wool.
Regular coats for women have an assortment of types and detailing. Belted coats come in suede with fine detailing such as toggle fronts or button fronts, lining and trimming on wrists and collars with faux shearling. Zippered coats come with closure full length and sometimes with zippers on the arms for a more fitted look. Jones New York comes with the belted trench coat look. Calvin Klein puts zippers off-center on some lines of its products. This gives a more exposed shearling look to the collar.
Jackets do come designed for women of all sizes to serve any woman's needs. These jackets come belted, buttoned or zippered. Interesting designs abound. Arched shearling collars frame the front of the coat. Asymmetrical flaps with off-centered buttoning make a visually appealing coat. The colors of suede come black, dark brown, beige and regular brown. American Rag coats have textured suede with shawl collaring as well as hook and eye front closures. Sean John gives the shiny wade look with welt pockets and mid-thigh length makes for an engaging look in shearling coats for women.
Junior coats start with a preponderance of short jackets. Made to give a perkier look, such as those found in a pea coat, draped coat and motorcycle coat that says have fun, but stay warm. Double button front with a belt seems popular look. Brands like Me Jane speak of fitted, long sleeves with button sleeve detailing. Large epaulettes with shearling contrasted with smooth suede outside is a signature feature. Maralyn & Me coats come textured and lightweight. Add shearling at wrists, hem and collar and the look becomes sassy, but cute.
Casual coats come in all shapes and sizes for women. These coats come in leather or suede and some sleeveless for more freedom in movement. Fold over collar, on-seam pockets and one of a kind detailing in stitching and accents make these coats engaging. MICHAEL brand took the typical coat and kept its length, but did away with the arms giving it more of a vest look. INC International Concepts puts its coat on the map with open front and no closures and a wide swath vertical band of short shearling on both sides down the front, much like a stole.
If a winter wonderland is your destination, grab shearling coats for women and stay toasty warm. Experience the difference in coat design and find the one right for you at Macy's.