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Winter Trend to Try: Pastel Coats

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Pastel coats
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Looking for a fresh way to infuse some color into your winter wardrobe? Try a pastel coat. After being featured heavily on the runways, outerwear in shades of mint, peach, and lilac has never been hotter. Spring may seem a long way away, but pastel outerwear is definitely reminiscent of the season, and a surefire way to stand out in a sea of neutral coats and jackets.

Below, we’ll show you four stylish outfits that incorporate four different pastel coats. Scroll down to see them all:

1. Baby Blues

Baby blue coat outfit
Product Info: Coat- Dorothy Perkins, Sweater- Miss Selfridge, Gloves- J. Crew, Boots- Sole Society, Bag- Nordstrom, Jeans- H&M

Create a casual yet polished look by pairing a cozy knit sweater with distressed boyfriend jeans. Layer a light blue menswear-inspired coat on top, then adorn your feet with these chic gray booties. Grab a structured handbag and printed gloves to finish up the ensemble.

2. Pink Lady

Light pink coat outfit
Product Info: Coat- Zappos, Dress- Oasis, Tights- Sperry, Bag- ModCloth, Shoes- H&M

This textured, rose-colored coat has a really feminine vibe, so play it down a bit with this low-key look. Layer a floral dress underneath the coat, then add a pair of warm cable knit tights. These low-heeled boots are comfy enough to walk around in all day, plus the taupe color looks nice against the light pink. Lastly, create some additional contrast with a burgundy backpack.

3. Lovely in Lavender

Lavender coat outfit
Product Info: Coat- Dillard’s, Sweater- Kohl’s, Leggings- Topshop, Earrings- Brooks Brothers, Hat- ASOS, Shoes- DSW

Wrap coats are both comfy and chic, and this lavender version in no exception. For a laid-back outfit, wear black-and-white-leggings with a gray knit turtleneck, then add the coat over top. Riding boots continue the wintery vibe, as does this knit hat. For the finishing touch, echo the flower print of the leggings with these rose-shaped stud earrings.

4. Minty Fresh

Mint coat outfit
Product Info: Coat- Sincerely Sweet Boutique, Tights- Shopbop, Nail Polish- Julep, Sweater- Uniqlo, Skirt- Mango, Shoes- 6pm.com

This mint green coat has a luxe vibe that pairs perfectly with an ornate printed skater skirt. A neutral-colored cashmere sweater balances things out, as do these brown ankle boots and sheer tights. For an extra dose of color, try painting your nails a pretty blue shade.

Your thoughts?

What do you think of this trend? Would  you wear a pastel coat? Do you like any of these looks? Which one is your favorite? Be sure to tell us your thoughts by leaving a comment below!

Posted on on January 26, 2014 / Filed Under: Trends / Tags: , , , ,

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5 Responses to “Winter Trend to Try: Pastel Coats”

  1. 1
    January 26th, 2014 at 11:41 am

    Love this trend! A pop a color during the winter is always nice. My favorite look was the last on I really like the mint pastel coat. :)

  2. 2
    January 26th, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Love the mint coat! So cute and the price is pretty affordable. Going to order one to add to my wardrobe…thanks for the recommendation!

  3. 3
    January 26th, 2014 at 6:23 pm

    Love the mint coat!

  4. 4
    January 26th, 2014 at 8:09 pm

    The mint coat with the scallop edges are adorable and unique! Great find!

  5. 5
    January 27th, 2014 at 9:06 am

    The best part about pastel is its softness. But they are often under-appreciated especially for outer wear.

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