Peter Som New York Fashion Week Fall 2014 Rethinks the Coat, Makes It Sexy

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New York Fashion Week is only on Day 2, but a prevailing message may be emerging. The coat is no longer just for keeping warm: It is a statement piece.

First BCBG wowed with fur covered coats and muffs, signaling a return of luxurious outerwear. (No grown woman should be as excited as I am about muffs coming back.) Now, Peter Som has turned the idea of the classic winter trench on its head with his incorporation of print and pattern. He also proves a coat can make a woman look just as sexy as a little black dress. Who knew? Here are 8 looks sure to make you rethink that plain old pea coat from two winters ago.

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