Every winter, scores of guys bust out nearly identical navy and black peacoats. The item's appeal is obvious: It offers protection from the elements and a universally flattering fit.
But if you want to stand out, break the pattern with a pattern. This rakish update from Dries Van Noten comes in a green-and-black buffalo plaid you'd expect in a Pendleton flannel. It's also cut narrower and longer than your average pea, striking that perfect balance between modern and classic.
Of course you could always try one of the many alternatives to the peacoat, too....
—The Details editors