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16 Red Winter Coats to Stand Out in the Crowd

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Most people shopping for a new coat will buy a black one. You know it’ll camouflage coffee stains, hide wear-and-tear, and remain stylish in five years. But when you stare into a sea of identical black puffers and pea coats, everything feels a little sad. Winter leeches the color from everything so why not be the bright spot in the crowd? A rich red style does just that. And it is in a sweet spot between “on trend” and “classic.” Whether you’re looking for an of-the-moment evening coat like a faux-fur, or if you’re reading to commit to an investment coat, we’ve found a style for you. Shop the story below.

If You Want a Good Basic

Madewell Hollis Double Breasted Coat
$228 at Nordstrom

It’ll match everything just as well as any black peacoat.
Available in sizes XXS–XXL.

If You Want a Cool Faux Fur

I.N.C. Plus Size Faux-Fur Teddy Coat
$190 at Macy’s

At just under $200 it’s an easy way to buy into the trend. This one is particularly fun because it hits at the hip and feels less formal than a longer style.
Available in sizes 1X–3X.

If You Want a New Work Coat

Vero Moda Curve Double Breasted Overcoat
$127 at ASOS

Throw it over a blouse and a pair of menswear-inspired trousers for a stylish office outfit.
Available in sizes 14–20.

If You’re Into the Grunge Revival

Glamorous Curve Longline Check Coat
$127 at ASOS

Paired with combat boots of course.
Available in sizes 14–16.

If You Want an Elegant Option

Puff Sleeve Detail Coat
$160 at Eloquii

The puffy sleeves make for a lovely touch — just look at this beautiful photo by Lily Cummings.
Available in sizes 14–28.

If You Want a Fancier Faux Fur

Shrimps Kassidy Crystal-Embellished Faux-Fur Coat
$723 at Matches Fashion

Don’t write it off as a holiday only coat — try it with jeans and sneakers in the new year.
Available in sizes 6–14 U.K.

If You Want to Be Cozy

Michael Lo Sordo Fili Faux Fur Coat
$640 at Net-A-Porter

An acceptable way to wear a bathrobe outdoors.
Available in sizes 6–12 U.K.

If You Want a Super Plush Faux Fur

Diane Von Furstenberg Faux Fur Jacket
$360 at Net-A-Porter

You’ll want to bury yourself in its softness.
Available in sizes XS–L.

If You Want a Slick Vegan Option

Nanushka Hide Oversized Vegan Leather Jacket
$625 at Net-A-Porter

We’re a big fan of Nanushka’s vegan leather and this jacket is a particular favorite.
Available in sizes XS–L.

If Your Head Gets Cold, Too

Just Female Puffy Down Jacket
$260 at Need Supply Co.

Hey, it does!
Available in sizes S–M.

If You Want to Be Extremely Warm

Canada Goose ‘Rideau’ Slim Fit Down Parka
$750 at Nordstrom

For when that inevitable polar vortex hits.
Available in sizes XS–XL.

If You Know Red Is Your Color

Max Mara Burgos Coat
$975 at Matches Fashion

Nothing says “true love” like Max Mara.
Available in sizes 4–18 U.K.

If You Want a Great Work Coat

Loro Piana Fleurette Wool Long Coat
$980 at Nordstrom

Yes, the price tag is kind of intimidating but Fleurette sources from Loro Piana, one of the fanciest textile companies in the world.
Available in sizes 14–24.

If You Want a Functional Coat

Universal Standard Short Puffer Jacket
$160 at Nordstrom

With this jacket you’re getting a stylish puffer that’s also thoughtfully designed with knit wrist warmers.
Available in sizes 4XS–2XL.

If Hype Is Life

Isabel Marant Étoile Cray Longline Puffer Coat
$1,075 at Nordstrom

The coat to wear with anything in your sneaker collection.
Available in sizes S–M.

If You’re Minimalist Who Loves Color

Helmut Lang Belted Wool Blanket Coat
$1,295 at Nordstrom

No buttons, no frills, just a swath of red wool. (Belt optional).
Available in sizes XS–L.

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16 Red Winter Coats to Stand Out in the Crowd