The 21 Best Coats for Staying Warm This Season
And that's not to mention fall and winter travel when you might not know how long it will be until you hit the closest coffee shop for some hot chocolate.
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But a great winter coat can work wonders on a frigid day, no matter where you are. Some coats, like those made with thick wool or down, don’t need many layers underneath. Others are great as a transitional piece within your wardrobe — just add an ultralight down jacket and you have yourself a warm winter outfit.
Here are some of our favorite coats and parkas of the season for every budget.
We love Uniqlo’s collaboration with the fashion designer, J.W. Anderson, and the toggles on this duffel coat give us a sense of English nostalgia.
To buy: uniqlo.com, $60
This Herno coat is a feminine update on the classic winter puffer.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, $645
This water resistant coat will help you face all the elements this season.
To buy: bananarepublic.gap.com, $128 (was $248)
Saks Potts doesn’t create your average coats — the combination of the brown, blue, and black mink fur trim on the lapel of this style gives the coat a special pop.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, $1,521
One of the hallmarks of a great coat is its ability to transition. You can wear this Mango style from the office right to the holiday party.
To buy: mango.com, $200
There’s nothing quite like a black winter coat. This one, from Moncler, will keep you nice and toasty all season long.
To buy: nordstrom.com, $1,595
This tailored coat is a sleek addition to any winter wardrobe.
To buy: net-a-porter.com, $300
Straight off the runway, you’ll look just as chic wearing this thickly-knitted Max Mara coat walking down city streets as you will curled up next to the fire.
To buy: matchesfashion.com, $4,090
From a removable shearling collar to oversized cuffs, interesting design details are what make this coat from The Arrivals so appealing.
To buy: farfetch.com, $536
You won’t mind stepping out in the freezing cold when wearing this luxurious shearling Theory coat. It’s reversible, too, so you essentially get two jackets for the price of one.
To buy: theory.com, $1,898 (was $2,995)
The contrasting fabrics on this Topshop coat are an unexpected twist on an otherwise traditional winter jacket.
To buy: nordstrom.com, $195
Mr. & Mrs. Italy
Denim jackets aren’t just for the warmer months. This quilt-lined parka from Mr. & Mrs. Italy is also adorned with fur trim and funky patches.
To buy: barneys.com, $2,950
This cocoon-like puffer is anything but average. It wraps around your front and ties at your side for a dramatic winter look.
To buy: nordstrom.com, $230
Incredibly affordable and well made, Everlane has created the long puffer jacket of our dreams.
To buy: everlane.com, $168
Cuddle up when the digits drop by wearing this cozy faux fur Shrimps coat.
To buy: mytheresa.com, $735 (was $1,050)
Winter will be a lot more bearable this year thanks to this utility puffer from Burberry.
To buy: net-a-porter.com, $2,895
& Other Stories
Oversize puffers may have been all over the runways this season, but you will stand out of the crowd in this jewel-toned style.
To buy: stories.com, $215