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If loving J.Crew is wrong, we don’t want to be right. The wear-everywhere retailer has come to our rescue more than a few times in our sartorial past. Whether it’s delivering the most thorough selection of seasonal stripes or gifting us with tees that satisfy the stars, the folks over at J.Crew just get us. But the brand behind our weekday (and, quite frankly, weekend) wardrobe has dominated one category specifically as of late — the winter coat.

Playing off the success of their more traditional styles, this season J.Crew debuted a menswear-inspired topper that appeals to our statement-making sensibilities. The Parke Topcoat ($350) was designed with street style in mind. Offered in arresting colors like brunswick blue (above) and icy purple (below), the streamlined silhouette pairs well with some of fall’s most eye-catching trends, like leopard prints and statement sweatshirts. Crafted in a cozy double-serge wool, and lined with silk faille, the cold-weather must-have is tailored to perfection for a fit that reads more bangin’ than boxy.

But for those of us with slightly less exciting outfit choices (raises hand), consider the coat’s ensemble-making potential. Upgrading a closet full of neutrals and staples requires just one colorful coat that’s exactly the right amount of classic-meets-cool to stay in rotation year after year. Not feeling so adventurous? Don’t worry, because this style is also offered in the more standard shades of gray, camel, black, pink, and red.

Ladies, grab your lattes and take to the streets, because fall is here and J.Crew has our back.

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