A guards coat is a men's topcoat which has a half belt in the back, and is based on the coat of the Officers of the Guard. It can be buttoned with three buttons or just two. A guards coat is similar to a Paletot. The Guards coat has peaked lapels and welt pockets  and comes mostly in formal colors such as a deep navy or midnight blue, and is more formal than the Ulster coat.
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