There is just no way that you could venture outside an Irish door without a coat.
The Mammy would follow you faster than an Olympian on skis, yodelling at you and brandishing your secondary school duffel coat / fleecy monstrosity / your father's gardening jacket in her hand. And she has a point.
We need that extra layer in this country, so hurrah for this season's focus on outerwear! We've taken our inspiration from the catwalks and we've found the best picks on the high street for you. So go ahead and try this lot on for size.
Do you like the sports luxe bomber or are you a fan of the classic trench? What will you be wrapping up in this season? Tell us in the comments!