1 jacket 3 ways: the checked pea coat

Nicole Ocran in a John Lewis & Partners checked pea coat
Olivia Lidbury,-Fashion editor

Discover how the most stylish influencers are wearing John Lewis & Partners’ heritage-style pea coat

The heritage trend – think classic checks, tactile tweeds and cosy corduroy suiting – is big news this season. But you don’t have to be a countryside dweller in order to channel the look.

As these three stylish women with very different tastes show, a checked pea coat can instantly update your existing wardrobe. It can tone down opulent silks and velvets, chime effortlessly with neutrals and offset a 70s-esque colour palette. 

The hero piece in question, a double-breasted style by our in-house design team, has been carefully considered with cuff belts, horn buttons and generous lapels. Woven in Italy in a family run mill in Prato, Tuscany, it’s the sort of piece you’ll reach for winter after winter.

Erica Davies

Stylist Erica Davies calls this look ‘country lady on tour’, but it’s not remotely frumpy. A bright bag and zebra-print shoes make for unexpected, but head-turning touches.

Erica Davies

Debbie Le

With this impeccable autumnal outfit, Debbie Le’s burnt orange skirt picks out the coloured weave from the coat’s check. Proof that silk and wool are perfect partners.

Debbie Le

Nicole Ocran

There’s something charmingly retro about mustard and orange together, but a heritage check keeps Nicole Ocran’s outfit feeling fresh. 

Nicole Ocran

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