Boyfriend coat

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1. Boyfriend Coat
A bright stripe jazzes up the menswear shape of this coat—but the real magic is in its placement: low enough to draw attention away from the hips. Meanwhile, the navy top half plays down a larger bust.

Great for: Lean, busty, pear and petite body types

Coat, Gap, $148. Scarf, J.Crew. Sweater, Apt. 9. Pants, Banana Republic. Bag, Coach. Shoes, Rachel Roy.
Draped coat

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2. Draped Coat
I put this on every body type I could find, and it looked good on all. The secret? The adjustable buckle clasp gives you the exact fit you want—tight, loose, open, or anywhere in between.

Great for: All body types

Coat, Lauren Ralph Lauren, $295. Scarf, Vince Camuto. Dress, Talbots. Clutch, Sondra Roberts. Shoes, Jean-Michel Cazabat.
Bathrobe coat

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3. Bathrobe Coat
Yes, the price tag is higher, but you'll have this classic wool coat forever. And it's packed with splurge-worthy details like slimming side seaming and a back vent that accommodates curves.

Great for: Lean, busty and curvy body types

Coat, Cinzia Rocca, $1,135. Scarf, Franco Ferrari. Top, 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target. Pants, Talbots. Clutch, Zac Zac Posen. Shoes, J.Crew.

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The perfect weekend jacket (love the colors!) by J.Jill.

Necklace by Kara Ross for Black Label by Chico's

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Chic necklace by Kara Ross for Black Label by Chico's.


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Style is Instinct, a book by überstylist Lori Goldstein.

$80; Harper Design

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Stylish and toasty Armour Lux slippers.

Westwind Orchard apples

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Apple picking at Westwind Orchard in Accord, New York.

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