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    28 Brightly Colored Coats To Cheer Up Your Winter Wardrobe

    Is that the sun finally breaking through those gloomy clouds? Nope. It's you in a gorgeous yellow coat!

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    1. A lightweight, water-resistant puffer coat to make you look like a pretty little pink cloud at sunset. It also folds into an included bag, so it can always be by your side.


    Promising review: "I rarely write reviews but I LOVE this coat! It fits perfectly, is a beautiful peachy-pink color, and is both lightweight and warm. I wore it out this morning in 32-degree weather and it stood up to the cold with no problem. It’s so lovely when something really affordable surpasses your expectations." —SafariMama

    Get it from Amazon for $69 (available in sizes XS–XL and nine colors).

    2. A striped shearling jacket whose snap closure is sure to keep the frigid breeze out whenever a cold *snap* rolls in.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $44.98 (originally $75, available in sizes XXS–4X).

    3. A structured fleece jacket so that you can look sharp while basically wearing a blanket out into the world.


    Promising review: "I love love love this jacket! It's so hard to find an attractive jacket/coat in plus sizes that is also comfortable. This one absolutely is. It fits well without feeling tight or restricting movement. The slight flair at the bottom is feminine, but not overdone. It's so hard for me to find clothes I feel attractive in, and this coat makes me feel cute. It's not very thick, but it's warmer than you would think. I live in the south, so this coat is perfect. If you live further north, this would probably not be a midwinter coat unless you have warm layers underneath. It would be great for late fall/early spring, though. I'm so happy I bought this jacket. I'm even thinking of buying a second one in case they stop making it." —Heather

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in sizes 14–24 and five colors).

    4. A double-breasted coat with amazing lapels. Look at those things! They'll cut right through your winter blues., Amazon

    Promising review: "I couldn't believe the quality of this coat!! It feels very warm and super comfortable. It has a full, silky lining inside with cute polka dots that's compliment the red of the coat. I ordered according to the size chart and it was spot on. I was hesitant to order a medium since I'm a true large in most all coats/tops, however the size chart led me to the size medium and I'm glad I did! Fits perfectly and shows off your figure. I can't wait to wear it for Valentine's day!" —Jazzy2536

    Get it from Amazon for $29+ (available in sizes XS–XL and four colors).

    5. A green shell coat with a fun, knotted closure you can crawl into like a turtle while you wait for the sun to come out.


    Promising review: "I have a coworker who asks me every time I'm wearing a coat other than this one, 'Where's my coat?' She really wishes this coat were hers. It is a great coat. It feels and looks like the right size, which is purposefully over-sized, and this makes it perfect to be able to wear winter sweaters and layers and still have room to move. Also, I don't have to wear layers all the time as this is a nicely warm coat. This old lady (56) feels younger and stylish wearing it. It looks fabulous with turtlenecks or one of my many winter scarves." —M. Lambert

    Get it from Amazon for $45+ (available in sizes M–XL and five colors).

    6. A fuzzy shearling zip-up with deep pockets because teddy bear chic is real and here to stay.


    Promising review: "This is such a great buy, and it's perfect for fall weather. It looks more expensive than it is, and it's well made. I've had mine about three weeks now, and it hasn't shed once on me. It's very trendy, and I highly recommend this jacket!" —jann25

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in sizes S–3XL and five colors).

    7. An emerald faux fur for giving you all the convenience of a zip-up jacket while looking as luxurious as can be. Seriously, you'll look like an *actual* gem in this gem.


    Promising review: "It's a great coat for the price: comfy, warm, and even stylish. The size is accurate, and the way the coat is designed keeps you warm on a frosty and windy day. I expected it to be very casual and bought it to wear for grocery shopping trips, etc., but it turned out to be good even for going out. Very happy with the purchase." —Lana

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99 (available in sizes 14–36 and four colors).

    8. A lightweight patterned puffer jacket to add a little springtime cheer to a dreary winter landscape. It's also *machine washable*, making it a rare and marvelous find.


    Promising review: "I love the versatility of this jacket. I was going to Canada and was going from a warmer climate to one that was not so warm and did not want to wear my heavier coat on the airplane. This was perfect because it was light and folded up small and fit in my carry on so when I got to the colder climate it was easy to retrieve. I ended up wearing it the entire time I was in Canada as it was light but kept me very warm, and I never did wear my heavier coat." —cnurse5300

    Get it from Amazon for $45.47+ (available in sizes 14–40 and seven colors).

    9. A yellow faux fur coat that's giving me "Big Bird as a social media influencer" vibes but in a very good way. Not to mention the huge pockets might actually fit your giant phone.


    Promising review: "This coat is amazing! Wasn’t expecting the quality of the coat to be so good for the price. Color just pops! Will more than likely purchase in another color." —jamie

    Get it from Amazon for $30.50 (available in sizes S–2XL and four colors).

    10. A double-breasted wool trench with a tie-belt to really get you thinking: Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?


    Promising review: "Well, this coat has exceeded my expectations. I am very picky when it comes to the material that touches my skin and I can wear this without a scarf or a turtleneck because it's so soft on the back of my neck. I'm very impressed with the design and the effort put into the making of this coat — the lining is exquisite, and the style is so classy. I can wear it on Sunday mornings with a dress and high heels and I can wear it on a Thursday night to the rodeo with cowboy boots and blue jeans. It's just so versatile." —Victoria Boice

    Get it from Amazon for $125.99 (available in sizes XS–3XL and two colors).

    11. A sweet Peter Pan–collar coat people will crush on so much, it may make you *blush*. Not to mention that the monochromatic buttons will take your allegiance to millennial pink to the next level.


    Promising review: "Good quality. Nice soft material, thick and warm for winter. I ordered the pink. It’s a soft baby pink and fits true to size. I love it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $63.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and two colors).

    12. A cropped high-collared lavender puffer because maybe invoking springtime flowers will make the warm weather come faster this year.

    Free People

    Promising review: "I bought this jacket in purple this year and have a green one from last year. The best jacket ever. It’s so cute and adds a fun touch to any winter outfit plus it’s warm but not too warm where you’re super hot walking." —CoolMoD

    Get it from Free People for $98 (available in sizes XS–L and two colors).

    13. A reliable, flannel-lined Carhartt jacket for staying super warm and adventuring out in the cold while still maintaining your bright aesthetic.


    Promising review: ""I live in Michigan. Winter season can be brutal: cold, icy, and snowy. This jacket passed the test last winter by keeping me warm. The thick, flannel-lined interior retains your natural warmth and surrounds you in a barrier of protection from the weather. The interior pockets are helpful in hiding keys, chapstick, a cell phone, etc. The exterior pockets are large and provide great protection when walking outside. I have had no issues with the hood blowing off in the wind, if that's any concern. Overall I've been extremely happy with this purchase." —Michigan Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL).

    14. A colorful button-up fleece that's the perfect choice when trekking up a snowy path or trekking right back into to your house to hide from the outdoors.

    Promising review: "Bought this for a trip to Montana in December. It was very comfortable and quite warm. Stylish in a simple way. It definitely fits larger than expected. After reading the reviews I ordered one size down and it was still big on me. But that's how it's made to fit. It isn't insulated much, so it's not meant to spend all day outside with but it's perfect for just throwing on and running around. I would absolutely recommend for anyone looking for something simple, comfortable, and affordable. I've had mine for about a year now and it looks brand new still. Good quality. I'm happy with this purchase." —Meagan

    Get it from Amazon for $30.12+ (available in sizes 14–40 and five colors).

    15. A bright quilted parka with a faux fur–detailed hood for expertly combining heavy-duty color with a heavy-duty design that will actually keep you warm.


    Promising review: "Very nice coat for a Michigan Winter. I'm normally a size18-20. I'm 5'6 and 215lbs. I bought this in a 1X — it fits perfectly, and I even have enough room for a sweatshirt underneath, so layering will work. The color is a beautiful magenta, violet red. The inside of the hood is very soft. Overall, very pleased with my first Roamans purchase." —Rachel

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in sizes 18–32 and four colors).

    16. An expressionist-inspired coat that is Picas*so*, so cute. Plus, it has pockets deep enough for all of your paintbrushes and colored pencils!


    Get it from ModCloth for $119.99 (originally $149, available in UK sizes 8-18).

    17. A peplum pea coat sure to make you *belt* out a joyful holiday tune, because it's just that adorable.,

    Promising review: "I have been shopping for a nice white trench coat for years now. I paid attention to reviews and went a size up. I normally wear a L in coats but ordered this one in XL, and it fit amazing! Not tight but not baggy. The coat is super warm but not hot. It has pockets and comes with a belt and extra button if you need it. Well packaged and I have received a ton of compliments. The coat is very much like a dress as it comes up right above the knee. Appropriate for work and a good day/night out!! I want more in different colors!" —CRM

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in five colors and sizes (S–2XL).

    18. A bold mandarin-colored striped jacket whose warm fleece will make you say "Orange ya glad you actually dressed for the weather?"


    Get it from Nordstrom for $125 (available in sizes 4–12).

    19. A unique purple checkered coat with snap closures and deep pockets. Now start your engines, because it's going to be a long winter!

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $34.93 (available in sizes S–L and two colors).

    20. A rust-colored plaid coat with a dramatic collar for adding some cunning fox vibes to any cold-weather ensemble.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "YES! This coat is beautiful!! I'm 5'7 and 280 lbs, apple shaped, and the 3X fits me perfectly — not tight in the arms or anywhere else. Excellent quality and looks and feels expensive. I checked the lining and seams, etc., and it is well made. Highly Recommend!" —Kimberly B.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $48.93 (originally $69, available in sizes 0X–4X).

    21. A hot pink faux fur crop that'll melt all the snow in sight. Pop this on over any outfit to achieve the level of extra you're striving for in the new year.


    Promising review: "I have been searching high and low for a pink faux fur and this hot pink one is perfect! Matches my Furla Candy bag so I’m super happy to have this at such a great price! The fit is flattering and I love the boxy fit as it reminds me of means girls! It fits true to size as I’m a size 16 and bought the’s also very soft and well made!" —Evadivacutie

    Get it from Target for $35 (available in sizes XS–2XL and two colors).

    22. An orange fleece-lined drawstring parka so you can stand out amongst the hordes of people dressed in depressing black coats.


    Promising review: "Soft, good sizing, and warm. I love that it also has the tightening string at waist and cuffs at the wrists, not just a sleeve. Arms are wide/large enough to fit sweaters under the jacket. So glad after a long search I found this! Long enough for tushy warmth too!" —JANA

    Get it from Amazon for $41.99+ (available in sizes M–3XL and four colors).

    23. A leopard print faux fur coat to give you the fierce spirit needed to power through the season. You'll never feel more glamorous than you do when you throw this on over your pajamas to strut to the corner store.


    Get it from Target for $59.99 (available in sizes XL–4X).

    24. A vintage-inspired double-breasted coat featuring shiny black buttons that will make you feel like Audrey Hepburn herself while strolling about town.


    Promising review: "I love this coat. I was hesitant to buy it because I worried over what size to order. I looked at the sizing chart, emailed the company, and settled on the medium. It fits beautifully. The coat is extremely soft and very well-made. The lining material could be better quality, but for the price it's great. The coat comes right to my knees and looks great with dresses and knee-high boots. I also purchased two very different scarves to change up the look. I wear a lot of black so the blue coat looks beautiful." —carole l washington

    Get it from Amazon for $95.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and three colors).

    25. A yellow hooded coat for transforming into a literal ray of sunshine just when people need it most. If the color alone doesn't make you smile, the big pockets and accent pleats should do the trick.


    Get it from ModCloth for $149 (available in sizes XXS–4XL and five colors).

    26. A padded bomber jacket that everyone in your crew will want to buy. Matching outfits for your next Instagram photoshoot? I think YES.


    Get it from Asos for $50 (originally $72, available in sizes XXS–2XL).

    27. A cheery rainbow puffer with a high neck to keep the wind (and inevitable sadness about the cold) at bay. Elastic on the hem works double duty to keep frosty air out of your warm personal bubble.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $110 (available in sizes 2–12).

    28. A pink faux fur shawl. Ok it isn't ~technically~ a coat, but it will keep you warm and COME ON. It's just so good.


    Promising review: "Pink faux fur? Sign me up! Not to mention it arrived on a particularly cold day in DC, so I actually wrapped myself in it when I arrived home from work. I am looking forward to wearing this out. It fits great for someone like me that is larger in the chest area. It feels very expensive for it being faux fur." —Casey M

    Get it from Amazon for $54.99 (available in one size and 13 colors).

    Winter lasts one million years. WE MIGHT AS WELL ENJOY IT!

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    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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