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Find the Best Winter Coat for Your Shape

Yes, you can wear a down coat without resembling a giant marshmallow! These ultra-warm puffy coats are designed to flatter every shape and size. Narrow your choice with these body-type tips and top style picks for the best winter coat for your shape.

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Coats for Apple Shapes

Your best bet is going feminine and fitted. Though comfy, a roomy coat makes you look large in all the wrong places

This coat's big buttons divert focus from your tummy.
Soia & Kyo, $185, select Macy's stores, 800-343-0121

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Coats for Apple Shapes

The vertical stitching on this coat slims your torso.
Scapegoat, $325, scapegoatbrand.com

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Coats for Pear Shapes

Cuts that stop at the hip emphasize your widest point. Instead, look for lengths that just skim the hip bone.

An extended collar broadens your shoulders, balancing you out.
Nautica, $159, nautica.com

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Coats for Pear Shapes

Details like snaps and a fur hood draw the eye up.
Free Country, $149, freecountry.com

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Coats for Rectangle Shapes

Round out your boyish build with a stylish silhouette; well-placed pockets also help define your middle.

A double-breasted coat adds fullness to your chest.
LTB Jeans, $110, ltbjeansusa.com

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Coats for Rectangle Shapes

Soften straight lines with flaring.
Twisted Heart, $254, Derek Andrew, 425-453-9888

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Coats for Hourglass Shapes

Show off your curves with belts and cuts that are nipped at the waist. Choose any length but cropped.

With a tie belt, you can cinch your waist even smaller.
Eryn Brinie, $175, erynbrinie.com

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Coats for Hourglass Shapes

A V-neckline, or the illusion of one, is best for big busts.
Mackage, $550, loungesoho.com

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A Bargain Buy Coat

Wear it while running errands, throw it on after a workout, even take it out to dinner -- this lightweight, machine-washable coat is super versatile. Available in blue, silver, black, and white.
Old Navy, $60, oldnavy.com

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, January 2009.

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