Pieces with touches of color that will brighten the gray days of winter.

Beat the gray days of winter with a fashion piece with a pop of bright color.

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There’s no better way to beat the gray days of winter than with a trendy piece with a pop of bright color. While it’s unsurprisingly best to invest in go-to items like parkas and wool coats in a dark hue, we’re longing for a break from all things black, gray and beige.

From cute cardigans to the perfect bag, here are five items to help brighten those winter blues:

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Uniqlo short knitted jacket.

Cool cardigan

Part cardigan, part cardigan, this Short knitted jacket from Uniqlo is a versatile piece that can be worn open as a cardigan sweater or closed as a stylish and comfortable knit sweater over your favorite T-shirt or turtleneck. Available in four elegant shades, we prefer this deep pink to add an uplifting layer to all your upcoming outfits.

$59.90 | Uniqlo, uniqlo.com

Coach Hamptons bag.

retro reboot

The easiest way to add a statement hue to your winter rotation is with a colorful accessory. We love the sleek lines of this retro style from American fashion and leather goods brand Coach. He hamptons shoulder bag, Originally released in 2003, it features a silver clasp closure with a soft, supple leather that takes on cloud candy vibes thanks to this sweet pistachio hue.

$360 | Coach, ca.coach.com

Christian Louboutin Vieira pump.

blooming bouquet

Spring may not have arrived yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t already be in full bloom. These stylish Vieira sneakers from luxury French footwear brand Christian Louboutin are sure to put your day on the right foot. This simple sneaker style features a bold floral print to add a dose of cheer to even the gloomiest of days.

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$1,295 | Holt Renfrew, christianlouboutin.com

La Vie en Rose smoky textured triangle bikini top and cheeky high-waisted bikini bottom.

Swimming style

For those lucky enough to vacation in a warm climate this winter, consider adding a bold-hued bikini to your poolside look. From Quebec-based brand La Vie En Rose, this Ruched Textured Triangle Bikini Top and High Waist Cheeky Bikini Bottom They feature a dreamy pastel blue hue and ruched material for added interest. Bikini separates are available in sizes XS to XXL.

$39.95 (top), $29.95 (bottom) | La Vie en Rose, lavieenrose.com

Sezane Tomboy shirt.

Best basic

Offering a colorful twist to a classic Oxford shirt, this Tomboy shirt from the French brand Sézane It can be used and reworked in many different ways. Pair it with your favorite jeans for a work-to-weekend look or layer this timeless piece under your favorite sweater for a pop of fresh color on the cuff and collar.

$110 | Sezane.com

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