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Types of coats? would this be considered a topcoat?

pg600rr

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What are the different types of coats? the ones I can think of are top-coat, car-coat (which seems similar to a top-coat to me), Mackintosh, peacoat, trench, and chesterfield.

Also is the grey coat in the picture (courtesy of the seller) considered a topcoat, the measurements given list it at 33" in lenght. I am looking for something similar, with the same styling, and the slim cut, that comes down to maybe like 5" or so above the knees...
 

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No the one in the picture is a over coat. For it to be top coat it has t ofall bellow the knee.
 

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Originally Posted by fuji
No the one in the picture is a over coat. For it to be top coat it has t ofall bellow the knee.

Ahhh I see, I was not aware of that. Is the length pretty much the only difference between a top coat and over coat?
 

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As far as I am aware, it is the reverse. A topcoat falls above the knee and an overcoat below.
 

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I consider a top coat to be of lighter weight than an overcoat. Otherwise, they're the same.
 

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Originally Posted by ReJoyce
As far as I am aware, it is the reverse. A topcoat falls above the knee and an overcoat below.

Yeah your right. I must have typed it wrong.
 

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