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Spied on the Street: The Colorful Coat

Persons of Interest, Street Style  /   /  By Nina Louie

If there’s one thing that cheers us on drab winter days, it’s the big, bright coats we’re seeing virtually everywhere—from the streets of NYC to the selfies on Instagram. The look is super soft and fuzzy—we’re talking teddy-bear plush—and doused in a totally unnatural color like baby blue, pastel pink, or mint green. Those who dare are going a step further with striped, color-blocked, and splashy spotted versions. What could be more bewitching when the skies are gray and the streets are snowy white? This particular New Yorker was bold, too, in her chose of textures. An open-knit sweater and sheer chiffon pants in the prettiest pale lavender hue are the perfect match for her blue faux fur. Of course, we can’t imagine how she was possibly warm enough in this look, but it’s so very beautiful. Don’t miss the snakeskin accents—the most glamorous neutral—genius.

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  1. Catherine Sheldon January 25, 2015 at 6:19 AM

    Yes, in a different color, preferably boysenberry. Blue is not my color.

  2. Shauna J Dixon January 25, 2015 at 7:41 AM

    I actually really like the coat. It’s a very unique look. It would be a blast to wear. Maybe in a different color, I’m not a blue person, but if that’s the only choice I would own one.

  3. Sharon Williams January 26, 2015 at 10:22 AM

    Love , love , love the chiffon trousers.

  4. M. January 26, 2015 at 12:38 PM

    Yes I would wear it. I would prefer a cobalt blue though.

  5. Betty Powell January 29, 2015 at 5:56 AM

    I love the coat – in any color!!

  6. Kerrie January 29, 2015 at 11:31 AM

    I absolutly love this coat and trying to find out where i can buy it. Does anyone know?? I love the blue and think it would look great in pastel pink and cranberry!!!!!!

  7. Nina January 30, 2015 at 2:21 PM

    Hi Kerrie, we don’t know the brand but you can cruise all the colorful (faux) fur coats here on eBay: There are plenty in both blue and pink!

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