8 Winter Coats That Aren’t Just Another Black Puffer

You know what doesn’t help our seasonal affective disorder? Wearing the same boring black puffy coat day after day. This year, we’re shaking things up with leopard print, plaid and even pastel pink. Buh-bye, winter blues.

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scotch and soda velvet trim puffer coat

The Updated Parka

This padded parka packs a little something extra thanks to velvet trim and a bold color that works like a neutral.

tahari pink wrap coat

The Wrap Pink

The city is awash in gray, so naturally you need to wrap yourself in bubblegum.

elegant topcoat
Gemini Shop

The Elegant Topcoat

Meet your new staple: practical black wool in a sophisticated silhouette.

Sessun ($295)

glam faux fur coat

The Glam Faux Fur

No animals were harmed in the making of this chic and furry coat.

the hooded shearling

The Hooded Shearling

Well under $100 and fuzzier than our favorite slippers. We’re sold.

rag and bone penelope parka

The Military-inspired Anorak

This go-with-everything style has a cozy lining and a useful drawstring hood.

Rag & Bone ($795)

the blanket coat
Saks Fifth Avenue

The Blanket Coat

You know those days when you just want to stay in bed? Well, now you can (sort of).

the dramatic duster coat
Amour Vert

The Dramatic Duster

This calf-grazing option is made from 100 percent recycled wool, so you and Mother Earth are covered.

Amour Vert ($318)

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