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Y2K coats with fur trims, collars and cuffs are back – here are the best ones to buy


The latest in this Y2K resurgence saga (Picture: Asos/Urban Outfitters)

The Y2K fashion boom isn’t slowing down – now, we’re seeing a return of distinctive coats with furry cuffs and collars.

Back in the 00s, the boho hippie huns became obsessed with Afghan coats, the style of which originated as a traditional garment and first became adopted by Western shops en masse in the 60s and 70s.

Typically made with goat or sheepskin and fleece, for a classic pop-culture example, think Penny Lane in Y2K period classic Almost Famous.

Now, not only has the popularity of Afghan-style coats seen another resurgence but so too have other faux-fur-trimmed styles that wouldn’t have looked out of place at the door for Studio 54.

Thus offering further proof that, along with things like hip-hugging jeans, platforms and middle partings, late 90s and early 00s fashion owed so much to the 70s – and so do we.

To perfect the look, fluffy collars are a must, and matching trims and cuffs are a very-nice-to-have.

That coat deserved its own mention in the credits (Picture: Neal Preston/Dreamworks Llc/Kobal/Shutterstock)

How to shop the look

Feeling a bit of coat envy? We’ve put together some shopping inspo to help you start looking…

The Ragged Priest y2k coat

Why not add a splash of colour (Picture: Asos)

This coat has proven pretty popular – if you’re interested, you’ll have to move fast as stocks are depleted.

Price: £90

Get it from: Asos

Amber Faux Fur Longline Coat

Ripped straight from 2003 (Picture: Urban Outfitters)

Did someone say school disco chic?

Price: £89

Get it from: Urban Outfitters

Curve leather look belted coat with borg trim

Chic (Picture: Asos)

Green has well and truly been the colour of 2021, and we’re not seeing any signs of it dying down in 2022.

Price: £80

Get it from: Asos

OMG Pale Pink Faux Fur Trim Coat

One of the offerings from Anne-Marie’s collab with New Look (Picture: New Look)

This long coat would be a great and cosy addition to your Christmas party outfit.

Price: £69.99

Get it from: New Look

UO Y2K Fur-Trim Jacket

This one goes out to the hippie huns (Picture: Urban Outfitters)

Marcus’ mum in About A Boy would love this one – and we mean that as a compliment.

Price: £72

Get it from: Urban Outfitters

Trench Style Belted Coat

Bold (Picture: Jayley)

If you’re feeling daring, this bright orange number is just the thing.

Price: £248

Get it from: Jayley

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