Dec 7, 2009 7:54 AM
Winter coats are a necessity, but just because we have to keep warm doesn't mean we have to take a break from looking fabulous. Grey, black, and brown coats are all well and good but there's no rule against your outerwear being plucky and bright. Stay as warm and delightful as a steaming cup of mulled wine in this Via Spiga Corset Seam Coat ($255) in lapis. The coat is a wool-cashmere blend and the color is rich and bright, but not so loud that it'll look dated by next season. The background you see in the picture is actually the coat's inner lining, so it is, quite literally, pretty from the inside out.