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The Meaning Behind Nicole Kidman's Coats In 'The Undoing'

They were basically another character entirely.

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Nicole Kidman's coats in The Undoing were as popular as the show itself. And they had a secret meaning. Kidman said they served to "protect" her character, Grace, like a "barrier and shield." It's a telling clue, since she did ultimately need protection from Elena's killer. See each coat, ahead.

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One of the few shoppable coats in the series, this deep red belted 3.1 Phillip Lim coat is the perfect addition for Fall. Kidman wore it here, styled with contrasting colors.
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This textured green coat is the stuff of '70s dreams. The great thing about long outerwear is that it's a one-and-done outfit formula. All you need is a coat in a bold color and some complementary accessories, and you're good to go.
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Thrown over her metallic Givenchy gown, Kidman's embroidered cape was the perfect after-hours outerwear choice.
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Kidman matched her coat to her Fall look, throwing a deep green duster over a metallic striped A.L.C. sweater and red leather pencil skirt.
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Another texture came into play with this burgundy velvet coat that catches the light just-so, ensuring that all eyes are on this character throughout the entire series. The monochrome boots were the perfect touch.
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Though this silk coat is buttoned-up and tailored, its embroidered floral pattern evokes the same bohemian vibe Kidman's character sports throughout the series.

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