If You Have Full Hips and Thighs
Look for: A coat that doesn’t pull across the bottom when zippered and a past-the-hips hem to streamline your figure, says Friedman. Try a nipped-in style to create a nice silhouette.
Avoid: Cuts that are short and boxy or slim and straight.
To buy: Eileen Fisher down-blend coat with fleece-lined pockets, $318, eileenfisher.com.