Finally, the Best Winter Jacket Brands for Any Climate

Dale Arden Chong
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Regardless of what area of the country you live in, whether it’s the sunny Southwest or the chilly Northeast, the temperatures are bound to drop as we near the end of the year. Once the winter weather becomes too cold for comfort, it’s time to start piling on your outer layers. However, considering the variety of climates we each live in, we won't all be needing the same types of coverage. Luckily, there are winter jacket brands that cater to each climate, and we’ve gathered them all right here.

What you need to survive the next Snowmageddon is vastly different from what you’ll wear when it’s 40º out (which, for some, is “windows-down” weather). So we’re breaking down our favorite winter coat brands to wear for your winter climate, whether you’re in need of a fashionable outer layer or a heavy-duty coat. Get ready to brace the cold!

Fashion Winter Coats

When it's still warm enough to wear a coat that stands out, a statement-worthy fashion jacket from brands like Ganni, The Row, Saks Potts, and Stand will be so chic for winter.


Ganni Recycled Ripstop Quilt Coat ($425)

You'll never get tired of this unique quilted coat.

Ganni Heavy Tech Parka ($525)

A winter puffer but make it fashion.

The Row:

The Row Malika Belted Double-Faced Wool-Blend Coat ($2590)

Wear this for years.

The Row Saku Double-Breasted Cashmere Coat ($5900)

The most beautiful quality.

Saks Potts:

Saks Potts Belted Leather & Genuine Shearling Coat ($1490)

A favorite among celebrities and fashion girls alike.

Saks Potts Yvonne Fox Trim Wool Coat ($1425)

This coat is bound to get compliments.


Stand Studio Patrice Panelled Faux-Shearling Coat ($499)

Yes to this striking shearling number.

Stand Studio Nino Checked Faux-Fur Coat ($649)

Make a statement in this.

Practical and Cute

If you need a little more coverage, a chic, down puffer will keep you warm without compromising style. We're loving these styles from Aritzia, Topshop, and Free People.


Tna The Super Puff™ ($250)

This comes in so many versatile hues.

Tna The Super Puff Mid ($298)

Guaranteed to keep you toasty.


Topshop Rose Pink Padded Puffer Jacket ($95)

Such a classic color.

Topshop Ecru Padded Puffer Jacket ($125)

Such a perfect length.

Free People:

Free People Ella Puffer ($168)

We love this slightly oversized silhouette.

Uniqlo Weekender Puffer Jacket ($98)

Throw this over everything from floral dresses to jeans.


Planning to brave the tundra? North Face, Patagonia, Canada Goose, and Mackage will have you covered—literally.

Canada Goose:

Canada Goose Mystique Down Parka With Genuine Coyote Fur Trim ($1195)

You'll be ready for anything in this heavy-duty parka.

Canada Goose Shelburne Fusion Fit Genuine Coyote Fur Trim Down Parka ($995)

This color is so good.

The North Face:

The North Face Metropolis Iii Hooded Water Resistant Down Parka ($299)

This goose down parka will cocoon you on the coldest days.

The North Face Metropolis Iii Hooded Water Resistant Down Parka ($299)

Water-repellent and seriously comfy.


Mackage Freya Foil Shield Water-Repellent Hooded Down Jacket ($790)

Such a flattering puffer silhouette.

Mackage Calla Genuine Fox Fur Trim Hooded Down Coat ($990)

The fur-trimmed hood adds a chic touch.


Patagonia Arctic Willow Parka ($399)

Ready for any snowstorm.

Patagonia Down With It Hooded Down Parka ($299)

This comes with a removable hood.

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