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Hybrid trends are a lot like marriages: While many do not work out, a select few thrive and, together, the union can become greater than the sum of its parts. Consider the tankini (the late-'90s crossbreed between a tank top and a bikini) as an example destined for divorce, and the rom-com as a perfect instance of living happily ever after. And, thankfully, the latest combination also is a keeper.
Enter the coatigan, the coat-cardigan hybrid a.k.a. fall's new chic-and-cozy answer to all of our layering conundrums. Yes, folks, the coatigan — it's real, it's happening, and we're already major fans. Ahead, the 11 versions we've already ordered.