6 Colorful Coats We Can't Wait to Wear This Winter
Before you buy another black peacoat, check out the season's colorful range of not-so-basic outerwear.
Missoni coat
Horse of a Different Color

This unlined wool topper has the classic cut of a trench—but feels more like a plush blanket, sweeping all the way down to the ankles. Its dusty blue plaid pattern kicks up the visual interest: "It not only polishes a look," says O creative director Adam Glassman, "it is the look," transforming a neutral-tone blouse and crepe trousers underneath.

Coat, Missoni, $5,700; 212-517-9339. Blouse, Reiss, $170; Pants, Sportmax, $595; 212-674-1817. Sweater, Brochu Walker, $445; Katia Boutique, Houston; 713-621-1817. Hat, Gucci, $495; Ring, Avant Garde, $88; 323-655-5592.