From Taylor Swift and Olivia Palermo’s Colorful Coats to Emma Stone’s Tweed Topper: 25 Reasons to Ditch the Black Coat (PHOTOS)

There’s no better excuse than the start of a New Year — and winter’s cool arrival — to invest in a chic new coat.

After all, your outerwear will likely be your most visible item in your winter wardrobe for the next few months. But this year, resolve to liven up your outerwear by trading that basic black coat in for a brighter, statement-making topper.

To inspire your stepped-up style, we’re looking to all the stars spotted cozying up under the season’s latest outerwear styles during the holiday season.

From Jessica Biel’s collarless gray style and Taylor Swift’s red toggle coat to Blake Lively and Emma Stone’s array of urban-chic outerwear and Olivia Palermo and Pippa Middleton’s bevy of ladylike toppers, as these stylish stars prove, a great coat can instantly upgrade your entire winter wardrobe.

From the new neutrals — oxblood, navy, and beige — to crisp winter whites and modern grays, from vibrant oranges and reds to regal purples and wintry patterns, this winter’s hottest outwear styles come in anything-but-basic black.

To help you make a stylish statement with the most visible element of your winter wardrobe this year, we’ve rounded up the chicest celebrity coats guaranteed to inspire you to liven up your outwear.

Get inspired by these chic celebrity coats and shop the looks for less here.

What are your tricks for instantly upgrading your winter wardrobe?

New year, new you. Check out the video below for the three style resolutions every woman should make in 2013.

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Justin Timberlake and Hugh Jackman ‘Crack Jokes’ Over Dinner in Colorado (EXCLUSIVE DETAILS)

Big screen hunks Justin Timberlake and Hugh Jackman hit a high note together over a post-Christmas dinner… literally.

The actors, who’ve been known to sell out a crowd when they’ve taken over the microphone, were spotted having dinner at the ultra-exclusive Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Ski Resort and Spa in Avon, Colo. Dec. 27, an eyewitness told Celebuzz exclusively.

“They were out for dinner at the 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill,” said the eyewitness.

“They were joking with a musician in the lobby. They were requesting songs and cracking jokes and seemed really friendly.”

Timberlake, 31, who’s long been a fan of Beaver Creek Ski Resort and whose wife Jessica Biel has signed on to star opposite Jackman as Viper in The Wolverine, joined the Aussie heartthrob, who just so happens to be staying at the swankiest hotel in the area for the holidays. And the stars went relatively unnoticed on their time off before award season kicks into high gear in the New Year.

“People stayed away for the most part,” added the eyewitness. “It’s a fancy but quiet restaurant.”

The 44-year-old star of stage and screen has a lot to sing about in 2012 with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for Les Miserables set to be handed out Jan. 13.

Do you think Justin Timberlake and Hugh Jackman would make a good on-screen duo? Tell us your thoughts below.

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Hollywood’s Engagement Rings: Who Had the Best Bling in 2012? (POLL)

From colorful rings to traditional baubles, Hollywood’s brides-to-be made quite a sparkly statement in 2012.

The past 12 months have showcased a number of notable jewelry ranging from Blake Lively‘s light pink diamond ring, Halle Berry‘s emerald dazzler, and, most recently, Kelly Clarkson‘s canary diamond sparkler.

“It’s a yellow canary diamond with diamonds around it and Brandon designed it with Jonathan Arndt! They did an amazing job! I can’t wait to make Brandon’s ring with Jonathon as well!” Clarkson shared on her WhoSay account Saturday.

While many starlets opted for out-of-the-ordinary jewels, others kept it sweet and classic, like Angelina Jolie‘s custom-cut stunner from Brad Pitt and Avril Lavigne‘s 14-carat pear-shaped ring from Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger.

And with so many shapes and sizes to choose from, it’s no wonder why so many stars (and their hot fiancés) opt for the biggest and best engagement bling.

Who do you think had the best bling in 2012? Click through the gallery and then vote for your favorite!

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The Hottest Stripper Moments in Film: Salma Hayek, Jessica Biel and Natalie Portman (PHOTOS)

Salma Hayek’s done it three times. Demi Moore turned heads in 1996. And this past summer, Channing Tatum and his Magic Mike crew joined the club.

Whether it’s a sparkly ensemble or a pair of leather pants and a sexy bra — or in Tatum’s case, just a tie — Hollywood has stripped down on the big screen for many, many years, and Celebuzz is taking a look back at some of the best ever caught on film.

As Lola, Hayek donned a skimpy outfit and strutted her stuff on stage in the 2011 French drama Americano. The actress, now 46, took on the role some 15 years after mesmerizing George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino’s characters in the horror flick From Dusk Till Dawn. Hayek also pranced around as Serendipity in the 1999 picture Dogma, starring Ben Affleck and Matt Damon.

In 2009, Jessica Biel took it all off in Powder Blue, in which she plays a single mother who dances to support her son, who is in a coma. The film, which only saw limited release, featured an all-star ensemble that included the late Patrick Swayze, Forest Whitaker, Ray Liotta, Lisa Kudrow and Les MiserablesEddie Redmayne.

From Natalie Portman’s gloomy yet sexy performance in Closer to Jessica Alba’s leather-clad number in Sin City, these stars have demonstrated that disrobing on screen need not be tasteless or disturbing, but rather artistic and striking.

For a closer look at some of the hottest stripper moments on film, check out the gallery, above. Did we miss any of your favorite stripteases from the big screen? Share your picks below.

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Hollywood’s Hottest Hair Colors of 2012 (PHOTOS)

From subtle ombre highlights to shocking pink strands –2012 was full of funky (and functional) hair color trends.

It seemed that everyone in Tinsletown had scarlet fever because red locks were hotter than ever. Both Jessica Chastain and Holland Roden both rocked red-hued ‘dos this year.

And while platinum blond strands, a la Miley Cyrus, may not be for the faint of heart, it’s a color showstopper.

Color streaks were also a hot hair trend this year, and celebs like Chloe Moretz and Christina Aguilera are fans.

If you’re not ready for all-over color like Katy Perry‘s ever-changing rainbow hair, a pop of purple or a hint of electric blue can be achieved with chalk, spray-on color or clip-in extensions.

For a less extreme change, ombre locks, like Beyonce’s, can be subtle, offer an instant glow and are the perfect color compliment for the ultimate lazy girl.

As these celebs can attest, a sassy new color is a quick way to update your look for the New Year. So get inspired by Hollywood’s colorful strand stars of 2012, and think about giving your hair an end-of-year update.

 Click though our gallery of the Best Hair Colors of 2012.

 Which starlet’s hair color do you like best? Dish below.

Get the scoop on the best at-home hair color kits in the video below.

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2012 Year in Review: The 20 Biggest Weddings, Breakups and Makeups

Just like the rest of the world, love makes the Hollywood go round.

This year had no shortage of romance among the stars. From Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel saying “I do” under the stars in Southern Italy, to Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively secretly getting hitched on a sprawling Southern plantation, many buzzed-about celebrity couples found their happily-ever-after in 2012.

Even some of the industry’s most beloved golden girls turned bridal. Natalie Portman tied the knot with her Benjamin Millepied in a traditional Jewish ceremony in Big Sur, Calif., where Anne Hathaway also walked down the aisle at sunset to wed Adam Shulman.

Drew Barrymore vowed for forever with Will Kopleman at her Montecito, Calif. estate, while Carey Mulligan took the plunge with Mumford & Sons musician Marcus Mumford in the countryside of Somerset, England.

But wedded bliss didn’t bless everyone, with many longtime lovers calling it quits in 2012. After almost seven years of marriage, Heidi Klum and Seal announced their separation in January before officially filing for divorce three months later.

Parting ways after five wedded years, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes — long labeled Tomkat — reached a surprisingly speedy divorce settlement after just 11 days in July, with the actress receiving primary custody of the couple’s six-year-old daughter, Suri.

But not all of Hollywood’s bitter breakups stuck. Back in July, Kristen Stewart was infamously snapped smooching her married Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders, seemingly ruining her three-year relationship with Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson. But Twihard broken hearts were soon on the mend, as Stewart and Pattinson were spotted canoodling in Los Angeles, Calif., in October.

Now, as the countdown begins to 2013, look back at this year’s biggest weddings, breakups and makeups.

Which wedding took the cake? What split was most shocking? And which makeups were meant to be? Share your thoughts in comments below.

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Fact or Fiction? Is Jennifer Aniston Marrying in France; Are Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Scouting for Wedding Locations?

It’s that time of the week again, when the celebrity weeklies hit the newsstands. To separate what’s real and rumor, we turned to our friends at Gossip Cop for the 411 on this week’s most controversial stories.

Check out what we’ve learned about Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan, and more of your favorite stars — after the jump.

Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie are in a “Wedding War,” reveals Star. The magazine says after hearing that her rival and ex, Brad Pitt, were marrying in France, a vindictive “Jen decided to move hers there too,” and will even spend more than $10 million to “outshine” Jolie’s nuptials. For how Jolie’s retaliating, see what Brangelina pals tell Gossip Cop.

Kim Kardashian wants to become a “singing sensation,” reports the National Enquirer, noting “Kanye West has vowed to make it happen.” The magazine says West “booked two months for Kim at his Honolulu recording studio,” and “promised to write killer tunes for her.” For what else they’re doing to make her a music star, see what a Kardashian confidante reveals to Gossip Cop.

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Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are “scouting locations” for their “real-life wedding,” reveals OK!. The magazine says they’re currently deciding between marrying in England or somewhere “remote and tropical,” and that “a baby comes first.” For their pregnancy plans, and details about the wedding and who’s invited, see what Pattinson and Stewart pals leak to Gossip Cop.

Charlie Sheen has completely “fallen” for Lindsay Lohan, reveals the National Enquirer. The magazine says Sheen, who gave Lohan $100,000 to pay off her taxes, has been “showering Lindsay with gifts and bombarding her with e-mails and phone calls… And Lindsay’s loving it!” For how their “romance is blooming,” see what a Sheen friend spills to Gossip Cop.

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“‘Hitchcock’ co-stars Jessica Biel and Scarlett Johansson are locked in a cold war over Jessica’s husband, Justin Timberlake,” reveals Star. The mag says Johansson had a “sizzling fling” with Timberlake years ago, and is “scheming to get him back,” even though he’s now married. For what Johansson’s plotting, and how Timberlake’s reacting, see what their pals leak to Gossip Cop.

Emma Stone, Kristin Cavallari, Miranda Kerr: Top 10 Celebrity Quotes of the Week (GALLERY)

“My grandma said, ‘Men are very visual, so don’t forget that.’ She said, ‘Every day, put a little makeup on, put on some nice underwear, and you’ll keep your husband.’”

Which Hollywood beauty said grandma knows best how to keep a man?

Was it Emma Stone, Kristin Cavallari, or Miranda Kerr?

Find out in Celebuzz’s top quotes of the week.

Which sexy starlet said she swears by her grandma’s relationship advice?

It was Miranda Kerr!

In a recent interview, the 29-year-old Australian beauty revealed that she keeps her Pirates of the Caribbean hubby Orlando Bloom happily hitched with some sexy lingerie and a made-up face.

And being that she is one of the most notable Victoria’s Secret models, she probably has a chemise or two in the closet.

Though Kerr is no stranger to parading around in her underwear (see 2012‘s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show), she admits that she saves the special shows for behind closed doors. And whatever she’s doing must be working.

In a 2011 interview with the Telegraph, a smitten Bloom spoke lovingly about his wonderful wife.

“I could talk about Miranda all day. I’ve become more myself since I’ve been with her,” he said. “We travel a lot and we’re together a lot, especially now we have Flynn. I think relationships can teach you more about yourself. And when we’re together, it’s just fantastic.”

What do you think about Grandma Kerr’s sexy advice? Sound off in the comments below. 

Find out what else your favorite celebs had to say this week in Celebuzz’s Top 10 Quotes of the Week.

From ’300′ to ‘Playing for Keeps’: Gerard Butler’s Best On-Screen Moments (PHOTOS)

Whether he’s providing eye candy for Angelina Jolie in Tomb RaiderThe Cradle of Life, or going full Spartan warrior in 300Gerard Butler is always smokin’ hot.

In anticipation of Gerard Butler’s new romantic comedy, Playing For Keeps, we’ve decided to honor Gerry’s most memorable movie moments that left us all begging for another shirtless close up …

Since Butler and his impossible abs defeated an army of bad guys in 300, legions of women have not been able to get enough of the Scottish actor.

Even in romantic comedy mode, Butler’s shirt finds a way of just not showing up for a work in a scene or two, and we’ve got a gallery of his best moments on screen. Check out the pics above, and then watch Celebuzz’ exclusive video interview with Gerard Butler!

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From ’300′ to ‘Playing for Keeps’: Gerard Butler’s Best On-Screen Moments (PHOTOS)

Whether he’s providing eye candy for Angelina Jolie in Tomb RaiderThe Cradle of Life, or going full Spartan warrior in 300Gerard Butler is always smokin’ hot.

In anticipation of Gerard Butler’s new romantic comedy, Playing For Keeps, we’ve decided to honor Gerry’s most memorable movie moments that left us all begging for another shirtless close up …

Since Butler and his impossible abs defeated an army of bad guys in 300, legions of women have not been able to get enough of the Scottish actor.

Even in romantic comedy mode, Butler’s shirt finds a way of just not showing up for a work in a scene or two, and we’ve got a gallery of his best moments on screen. Check out the pics above, and then watch Celebuzz’ exclusive video interview with Gerard Butler!

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Flashback Friday: Jessica Biel in ’7th Heaven’ (VIDEO)

2012 has been quite the year for Jessica Biel—or should we say Jessica Timberlake.

The 30-year-old actress, whose sporty rom-com Playing for Keeps hits theaters Friday, recently got hitched to our favorite former boy-bander Justin Timberlake.

After the October nuptials, Biel dropped her surname in favor of his, and has since been touting the title loud and proud.

But there’s one name she may never be able to shed.

As Mary Camden, the eldest daughter of Reverend Camden’s seven-kid clan on The WB’s 7th Heaven, Biel began her ascent to small-screen stardom.

The overdramatized yet wildly entertaining drama of ’90s primetime broke records with a 10-year run, each episode tackling moral lessons of underage drinking, premarital sex, drug abuse, and any other issues that would be doubly problematic for such a pious family.

In this clip, Mary and her younger sister Lucy (Beverley Mitchell) get into a heated argument at their parents’ vow renewal, which turns into a full-on frilly-dress cat fight.

Biel, whose performance twice-won her a Nickelodeon’s Teen Choice Award, hones her chops perfecting the art of dramatic argumentation and female showdown— skills most recently seen executed in her Total Recall fight scene with Kate Beckinsale.

But as in any 7th Heaven episode, all’s well that ends well. And from a girly fist fight comes a moral lesson of sisterhood.

Check out the clip above to see Jessica Biel in the long-running role that spearheaded her career.