15 Celebs Who Will Inspire You to Wear Outerwear as Eveningwear

Hello, holiday-party outfit ideas.

Rita Ora fur coat
Slipping on a coat after dark isn't just about keeping warm while you get from point A to point B —especially when dashing between holiday parties. In fact, many of our beloved style icons insist that their outerwear makes just as much of a statement as what's going on underneath. Case in point, these supremely stylish women and their topper-bedecked red carpet moments.
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Naomi Campbell
Ever the capelet enthusiast, Campell opts for a black fur topper while she puts on the ritz.
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Mary-Kate Olsen
What's more fun (or comfy) than MK's vintage Balmain jacket-cum-dressing-gown?
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Kate Moss
Ms. Moss is the unofficial queen of outerwear as eveningwear, especially in this white fur coat and black laser-cut leather combination.
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Rita Ora
Never one to bow out from a bold look, the red-lipped songstress is a knockout in this black and white patchwork fur coat.
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Cara Delevingne
The brazen model offsets her nearly-naked, lacey Burberry Prorsum Fall 2014 look with a long,  golden fur coat (and a cocktail stirrer between her teeth, because why not?).
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Camila Alves
Proving that monochrome is at the height of chic, the model works a streamlined Georges Hobeika cape into her white ensemble.
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Ciara
Bundled up in Bibhu Mohapatra, Cici is definitive proof that whiteout conditions are no obstacle to looking white-hot.
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Miley Cyrus
Just when you thought a slinky slip dress couldn't give off any more heat, she goes and adds a fuzzy lilac topper by Calvin Klein.
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Rihanna
No satin opera coats here. The Barbadian beauty wears rich-lady fur like it's NBD.
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Elsa Hosk
This Victoria's Secret Angel proves she's just as sexy all covered up in a polka-dot floor-length gown and a blueish black fur coat.
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Florence Welch
The psychedelic chanteuse took her look to the next level by throwing on this butterfly-embroidered Valentino Haute Couture cape over her sleek gray gown.
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Erykah Badu
As the face of Givenchy, the R&B singer looks statuesque in her embellished coat and matching tall hat by Riccardo Tisci.
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Blake Lively
Who needs a dress at all with an outerwear look like this? The bombshell actress adds a bit of intrigue while showing off her enviable stems in this blue suede Gucci Fall 2014 trench coat.
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Janelle Monae
Always one for a grand entrance, the performer heightened her signature black and white get-up with an embroidered red Tadashi Shoji Fall 2014 cape.
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Bianca Brandolini
A liquid gold dress deserves a liquid gold cloak, and Brandolini's got the whole look on lock.
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