Random Roundup | Five colourful winter coats

When it comes to winter coats, dark colours tend to dominate. Why is this? We’ve never really understood why people seem to want to match gloomy weather to gloomy colours, but this season we’re pleased to see a number of exceptions to the general rule, with winter coats cropping up in just about every colour imaginable. Here are a few of our current favourites:

winter coats roundup: pink coat from ASOS

ASOS pink Dolly coat, £85

Pink coats are a big trend this winter, so there’s no shortage of them for those of you who love them.  This ASOS Dolly coat is a much brighter pink than some of the winter coats we’ve seen, but the classic shape and (comparatively) affordable price tag makes it our favourite so far.

blue winter coat

Miss Selfridge baby blue coat, £89

For those who prefer their brights a little less, well, bright, this baby blue coat from Miss Selfridge is an easy-to-wear option, with a bit of a 60s-inspired feel, thanks to the faux-fur collar and simple, swing shape.

red coat

BHS red winter coat, £50

BHS isn’t a store we tend to check out very often, but at just £50, this bright red single-breasted coat not only stands out amongst a sea of blacks and greys, it also stands out price-wise, too.

yellow coat

Fever Topsham Coat, £119.99

Fever are selling this coat in a range of different colours, but this yellow version is the one that grabbed our attention, for obvious reasons. In addition to the sunshine colour, this also has a pretty corsage detail at the neck, to help dress it up a little.

Louche Sydney coat

Louche Sydney coat, £130

Louche is another brand which can always be relied on to produce great winter coats, often in brighter-than-average colours. They describe their ‘Sydney’ coat as “blue”: it looks purplish to us, but whatever you want to call it, it’s a gorgeous colour – and a gorgeous coat, too.


  • October 29, 2013


    I already have my eye on the Asos one, but I was hoping to find one in an even brighter pink, more like a fuchsia colour…

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  • October 29, 2013


    I especially love the red and yellow coats, very figure flattering too. It is nice to show some colour during the dark months!

    Annette | Lady of Style

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  • October 30, 2013


    Great selection, I love them all! Regarding the colour issue, a few years ago I did try to stop wearing dark coloured coats: the thing is, colourful coats look great when buttoned up, but if they’re unbuttoned, your clothes underneath should go with the coat’s colour, otherwise it’s not that attractive, in my opinion. Also, winter is pretty dirty in my country, so light colours are not that practical I’m afraid. I’ll be trying my luck with a camel coat this winter, but my go-to coats remain a navy one and a dark grey & purple one.

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