To get the most out of a pea coat, there are a few style tips it’s well worth taking on board. The first and most crucial step is to ensure that when you choose your coat, it fits you properly. A well-fitting pea coat should hug your body gently and reach down to your hips. Watch out for pea coats that are too short as they will make your torso look stocky and flare out above your hips in an unfortunate way. A pea coat that’s the right size for you is sure to make you look taller and slimmer, so get the size right straight out of the box.
While it’s a jacket that tends to be easy to wear, some clothing combinations will naturally work better than others. Stick to tight-legged trousers and jeans and avoid big flares, unless you really do want to look like and old school sailor. Pea coats look great with a suit, especially if you choose a different shade to that of your coat and a smart pair of wing tips are a great accessory. However, they also look great with some denim jeans, a pair of boots and a