Stay Hot When the Weather Gets Cold: The Cutest Winter Coats

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ESSENCE.COM Oct, 24, 2008

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Slip into this sky blue wool Leifsdottir Floe & Current Coat. While the textured ruffles add a bit of flair, gold latches tie the coat together, making it an elegant outer accessory. Buy it for $498.00 at

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Cold weather got you down? Fret not. Nothing keeps you warmer than soft down feathers. This slimming DKNY Scrunch Belt Quilted Jacket, $128.00, at, gives you cozy comfort without costing you style points.

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Easy going fashions are always in. With a large overlapping collar and pleated sleeves, French Connection’s relaxed Davie Weave Coat is a great fit for an on-the-go fashionista. It’s yours for $368.00 at

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Style and sensibility are fall musts. With stitch detail and elastic trim, this lightweight Simply Vera Vera Wang Empire Coat has both. Catch it on sale now for $76.80 at

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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, as should be your winter coat. We’ve befriended this double-breasted, diamond-patterned coat by Marc by Marc Jacobs, $568.00 at

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Add some red haute spice to any wintry mix in this wool peacoat by Marc by Marc Jacobs, $430.00, at The gaping pockets and oversized collar rev up a military classic.

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This green Sasha Funnel Coat from Delia’s will make you the envy of fellow fashionistas. Take a risk and spring ahead this fall by sprucing up your outerwear with bright colors. The tie-waist is sure to flatter any figure. Get the look for $39.99, on sale, at

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Don’t go back to basics this season. Think big and dream in color. Put away your black peacoat for an ultra vibrant, magenta Ainsley Coat, on sale for $79.50, at Pleated skirt detailing adds sweet sophistication to this double-breasted number.

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Life is a battlefield. Equip yourself in the fiercest fashions. A classic plaid military coat by Alice + Olivia should do the trick. If you feel your fashion sense going AWOL, get the look for $550, at, and become a decorated officer of style.

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It’s the little things that count. From the button, waist-belt and collar to the pleated pockets, this grey wool coat by Soia & Kyo is a timeless item and a wardrobe essential. Grab it for $380.00 at

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Fashion should never be straight and narrow. Give your look some edge with an asymmetric bubble coat by Soia & Kyo. Cop this look for $185 at

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This double-breasted red number by Soia & Kyo fits the bill, literally. The pitch-perfect detailing and sleek lines accentuate and refine your curves, making this coat a keeper. Get the look for $380.00 at

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This showstopping houndstooth coat by Soia & Kyo gives you all the details without the fuss. The tunnel collar and back-and-front waist features keep this vintage look fresh. Pick up this classic style for $365 at


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