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48 Crazy and Unique Coats

From Parkas Made of Plushies to Turn Signal Cyclist Jackets

— May 2, 2009 — Fashion
From cable straight jackets to Balmain's jeweled military jackets, this cluster of over garments is truly unique. If you thought fashion was starting to get boring, think again. As diverse as people's personalities are, so too are the options in clothes. Trend Hunter has featured everything from heavy skirted coats and vegan bomber jackets to cycling jackets with blinking LED turn signals on the back. Check out our favs below!

Implications - All of these jackets are gems, and are guaranteed to keep you feeling cozy in cold weather and cool in humid heat. Some are perfect for casual outings, while others are more tailored for formal events. "Coat" yourself in creative coats this season.
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Fashion that Gives Directions
Fashion that Gives Directions
Turn Signal Jacket
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In Vitro Grown Jacket
In Vitro Grown Jacket
Victimless Leather
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Cable Straitjackets
Cable Straitjackets
Karlstads Stadsnat Internet Freedom Ad Conveys Restrictions of Slow Web
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44
Celebrities Design Swarovski Jackets for Charity
Celebrities Design Swarovski Jackets for Charity
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43
Robotic Jacket Has Power Up its Sleeve
Robotic Jacket Has Power Up its Sleeve
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42
DIY Jacket Cuff Lights
DIY Jacket Cuff Lights
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41
Intelligent Fashology
Intelligent Fashology
Biodevices Vital Jacket Monitors Heart
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40
Teddy Bear Jackets
Teddy Bear Jackets
Has Artsy Fashion Design Gone Too Far?
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39
Glowing On The Slopes
Glowing On The Slopes
Burton Light Camo Jacket
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38
Life-Saving Biker Jacket
Life-Saving Biker Jacket
Impact Jackets
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37
Leather Jackets From Vintage Carseats
Leather Jackets From Vintage Carseats
Platinum Dirt VIN Jackets
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36
Funnel Neck Coats
Funnel Neck Coats
Winter's New Wardrobe Staple
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35
Cocoon Coats
Cocoon Coats
Bigger and Better Ways to Stay Fashionably Warm in Fall 2009
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34
Defensive Clothing
Defensive Clothing
Shocking No Contact Jacket
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33
Vegan Bomber Jackets
Vegan Bomber Jackets
Leather is Replaced With Linen for Spring 2009
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"Personal Area Network" Clothes
"Personal Area Network" Clothes
Rodeo Jacket has 39 Pockets
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Velcro Jacket
Velcro Jacket
Takkiainen
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30
Crocodile Coats
Crocodile Coats
The Hermès $150,000 Peacoat
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29
Solar Powered Jacket Charges Your Stuff
Solar Powered Jacket Charges Your Stuff
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28
His & Hers Porsche Fashion
His & Hers Porsche Fashion
Cayenne Jackets, Scarf and Hat
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27
Light Up Coat
Light Up Coat
Festive LED Jacket Makes The Season Bright
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Masculine Mod
Masculine Mod
Military Jackets, Boyfriend Blazers and Fedoras at Paul Smith's Fall 2009 Show
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25
Regal Chic Jackets
Regal Chic Jackets
Beyonce's Rockin Fashion at ‘We Are One' Inauguration Concert
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24
Disco Daywear
Disco Daywear
Glittery Sequins Adorn Track Jackets and Hoodies
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23
Quilted Luxury For Men
Quilted Luxury For Men
Rock & Republic Leather Puffer Jacket
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22
E-Paper Clothes
E-Paper Clothes
Lunar BLU Jacket Display
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21
Puffy Jacket Makeovers
Puffy Jacket Makeovers
Calvin Klein's Bike Seat-Inspired Winter Jackets for Fall 09
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20
Weatherproof Jacket Also Bullet And Stab-Proof
Weatherproof Jacket Also Bullet And Stab-Proof
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$250,000 Reptilian Fashion
$250,000 Reptilian Fashion
Salvatore Ferragamo Crocodile Trench Coat
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18
Skeleton Cloaks
Skeleton Cloaks
Anatomical Sharpie Art Coats Show Your Insides On The Outside
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17
Denim Shirt Revivals
Denim Shirt Revivals
Denim Shirts, Vests & Jackets Blossom in Spring 2009
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Tent Coats
Tent Coats
Justin Gargasz's 'Vessel' Lets You Carry Your House on Your Back
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15
Military-Inspired Trench Coats
Military-Inspired Trench Coats
Victoria Beckham Shows How to Rock Military Street Style
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Fur Coat Glamour Shots
Fur Coat Glamour Shots
Kate Winslet on Vanity Fair Dec 2009 Cover
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13
White Hot Fashion
White Hot Fashion
Spring Coats & Jackets
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12
Hi-Tech Fashion Has Lungs
Hi-Tech Fashion Has Lungs
Smoking Jacket
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11
Heavy Skirted Coats
Heavy Skirted Coats
Comme des Garcons Military Jackets with Attached Blankets
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10
Third Eye Garments
Third Eye Garments
Paul Coudamy's Hard-Wear Jacket
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9
iPod Compatible Winter Clothes
iPod Compatible Winter Clothes
The Location Hero 3 Jacket
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8
Military Chic Jackets
Military Chic Jackets
Victoria Beckham in Harper's Bazaar
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7
Casablanca-Inspired Fashion
Casablanca-Inspired Fashion
Women's Waistcoats and Fedoras
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6
Trench Coat Overload
Trench Coat Overload
Burberry Prorsum Men's RTW Fall 2009 at Milan Fashion Week
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5
Space-Age Beehive Fashion
Space-Age Beehive Fashion
The Puffy Down Jacket Goes Futuristic for Fall 2009 RTW
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4
Futuristic Metallic Menswear
Futuristic Metallic Menswear
Antonin Tron's Bronze & Gold Nugget Jacket
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3
Jeweled Military Jackets
Jeweled Military Jackets
The Obsession With The Spring 2009 Balmain Blazer
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2
Super Short Leather Jackets
Super Short Leather Jackets
Megan Fox Rocks The Mini Trend
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1
Military Jackets & Distressed Jeans
Military Jackets & Distressed Jeans
D & G Go Wilde with Men's Fall 2009 Collection
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