During the deep-freeze days of winter, a woman's best friend is her coat. So shouldn't it be a garment to gush over, rather than just a nod-off necessity that forestalls frostbite and pneumonia? Try one of these, whether it's a bold color, soft neutral, or cushy puffer, you'll feel fabulous, regardless of the dropping degrees.
Miramekko Wool Red Coat
-"Cara" by Ritva Falla $799.
-Double-breasted construction and a sweeping wrap neck adds up to timeless glamour.
-For more information call Counterpoint at 888-280-6419.
BB Dakota Wool Black Coat
-The military coat is a modern classic because it complements a whole brigade of sizes and shapes.
-For more information, visit karmaloop.com.
Diane von Furstenberg Wool Cream Coat
-Pristine, somewhat proper winter-white pleats are fashionably balanced by sassy bell sleeves.
-For more information, visit saks.com.
Liz Claiborne Wool Brown Jacket
-Bracelet kimono-sleeve, $450.
-The modern cut and earthy color don't need embellishments to make an elegant statement.
-For more information, visit lizclaiborne.com.
Club Monaco White Coat
-"Rosen Puffa" $229.
-This blase bundler shuns all that pillowy quilting in favor of a cool double-deck neck.
-For more information, visit clubmonaco.com.
Clothing featured in this segment was provided by Anthropologie; the shoes were provided by endless.com