22 Colorful Coats to Brighten up a Dreary Winter

22 Colorful Coats to Brighten up a Dreary Winter
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It’s that time of year again: The roads are icy, the sun is setting before five, and you can’t step outside without bundling up in some seriously heavy outerwear. And as much as we dread having to break out our down parkas and heavy wool coats, let’s face it—the process is inevitable. However, there is one thing you can avoid, and that’s falling into a style rut on those dreary days.

When you’re faced with a pile of clothes and nothing to wear on a bleak and frigid morning (don’t worry, it happens to the best of us) the easiest way to dress up—or brighten up—your wardrobe is with some colorful outerwear.

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Can’t seem to muster anything more inspired than boyfriend jeans and a cable-knit sweater? Throw a bright yellow or periwinkle blue coat over top and you’re good to go. Not only might you boost your own mood, you might find you make others’ days a little less dull, too.

So, to help you step up your style game this season, we’ve rounded up a selection of colorful outerwear that’ll help you beat the winter blues. From emerald greens to pastel pinks, here are 22 rainbow-hued coats that’ll convince you to give your black parka a break.

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Belted Zip Trench Coat in Wool Melton, $398; at J.Crew

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Faux Fur Striped Coat, $99.90; at Zara

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Single-Breasted Wool Coat, $2,600; at Gucci

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Hairy Slouch Coat, $240; at Topshop

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La Vie Faux Shearling Jacket, $395; at Rebecca Taylor

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Sally Coat, $104 (was $208); at Boden

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Marcheline Coat, $898; at Kate Spade New York

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Fawn Fur Jacket, $1,395; at Alice and Olivia

Long Cobalt Coat, $138; at Just One Answer

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Floral Jacquard Coat, $1,273.50 (was $1,689); at Brooks Brothers

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Studded Tapestry Coat, $1,450; at Coach

Double-Breasted Coat, $275; at & Other Stories

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Gustav Coat, $680; at Shrimps

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Tomas Maier Wool Blend Peacoat, $995; at Nordstrom

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Down-Filled Short Puffer Coat, $124 (was $248); at Express

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Aldridge Coat, $1,380; at Rachel Comey

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Serika Aviator Jacket, $289; at Storets

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M Missoni Wool Coat with Metallic Thread, $1,109; at Stylebop

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Brutus Jacket, $698; at Rebecca Minkoff

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Plaid Moto Jacket, $49.80; at Forever 21

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Felted Coat, $99; at H&M

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Urban Impression Blazer, $67.92 (was $79.90); at Chicwish

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