7 Chic, Bold Winter Coats in Must-Have Colors

Photo by: Rachel Matos
Red Trench Coat
The coat I'm wearing is a bit on the red side as you can clearly see but I actually love the way it looks when combined with black. The jacket was a bit "boxy," ... more 
Photo by: Rachel Matos
Red Trench Coat
The coat I'm wearing is a bit on the red side as you can clearly see but I actually love the way it looks when combined with black. The jacket was a bit "boxy," so to create a more flattering silhouette, I cinched the waist with a large black belt. Harvey Bernard coat out of stock.
Harvey Bernard coat out of stock. Purchase similar from Via Spiga at Nordstrom for $199.00
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Mon, Nov 18, 2013 1:33 PM EST

Being in the NYC museum field for so long, I got very used to wearing a lot of black. It wasn't until recently that I decided it was OK to wear color. However, I still play it very safe and typically stick to dark jewel tones. As much as I love pastels and light colors, it really does not suit me. And when it comes to a coat, I love a very tailored, classic fit. If you're like me and melt when you see a luxurious deep blue scarf or love the look of a classic trench coat, here's a list of chic wool winter coats in amazing shades and hues - rich reds, deep blues, emeralds, and purples. Click through for 7 chic, bold winter coats in must-have colors! -By Rachel Matos

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