Coats are anything but boring this season. Creative touches, such as big buttons, roomy pockets, and dis-tinctive shapes, keep you out of the mainstream. Ivory wool twill coat and black wool and silk-barred skirt by Marc Jacobs (coat, $1,400; skirt, $725/Forty Five Ten and Neiman Marcus, The Shops at Willow Bend). Fur felt hat by Bailey Tomlin London ($365/Saks Fifth Avenue, Dallas Galleria). Shoes by Marc Jacobs.