It is official: The colder months are here. Though I've spent entire winters suppressing the harsh truth that temperatures are in fact below zero, this year I've discovered an upside to these unavoidable conditions. Gone are the days of opting for a winter coat solely for functional purposes. Treat your winter blues by dressing in this season's trendiest colors, fabrics, and silhouettes without sacrificing warmth. After over 20 rather frigid winters, I’ve accomplished the art of staying warm and on trend this season.
While warmth is imperative, it no longer puts a restraint on your winter wardrobe. In fact, outerwear is the hero piece that completes your full look. From puffers that could double as sleeping bags and oversize teddy-bear shearlings, this season’s winter coats will undoubtedly disrupt your seasonal slump. Fortunately, I've put in the harsh hours of freezing in NYC to decipher which coats hold true to the testament of being both cozy and cool. Equally as trendy as they are practical, scroll through winter’s best 22 coats to buy now.
Ganni Oversized Double-Breasted Wool-Blend Bouclé Coat ($315)
The matching tie-belt is imperative in colder temps, but it's also a chic way to accentuate your waist with an oversize silhouette.
H&M Padded Hooded Jacket ($70)
The perfect excuse to buy another puffer.
Apparis Mona Belted Faux Fur Coat ($280)
Dress this coat up with an evening look, or elevate your go-to grocery outfit with this cozy coat.
Saks Potts Puffer Jacket ($870)
If this doesn't brighten up your mood…
Tna The Super Puff ($298)
Sleeping bag puffer—does it get any cozier?
Mango Faux-Fur Lining Coat ($230)
Proof you can still wear your favorite floral dress in winter with the right coat.
The North Face 1996 Retro Nuptse Puffer Jacket ($249)
Another classic comeback worth reinvesting in if you got rid of your old North Face coat.
& Other Stories Plaid Wool Blend Belted Long Coat ($279)
Nothing like an oversize wool number to keep you warm. In this case, more is more.
Who What Wear Long Sleeve Double Breasted Faux Fur Jacket ($75)
And so the pink trend continues.
Champion x Urban Outfitters Exclusive Ripstop Hooded Puffer Coat ($149)
Get ahead of spring's sorbet pastel trend by trying it for winter.
Something Navy Faux Shearling Teddy Coat ($199)
A very crucial lesson I've learned is all winter coats must have some sort of closure.
Superdown Tamara Faux Fur Jacket in Tiger ($118)
Pro tip: opt for one size bigger to guaruntee warmth.
Lululemon x Roksanda Inner Expanse Infinity Coat ($998)
A bit of a fun fact, this Roksanda x Lululemon piece is actually three coats in one, worth it.
ASOS Extreme Sleeve Parka ($148)
I always appreciate a puffer sleeve moment.
Reformation Somerset Coat ($328)
I have to say, the fur collar is actually the hero piece of this jacket. It keeps your face and neck warm, which when walking through the blistering streets of NYC, is key.
Pendleton Heritage Women's Paul Bunyan ($193)
Know your roots and revert back to what will always be a tried and true staple. (Also, thank you Dior for brining back the buffalo check).
Stand Studio Lilli Faux Shearling-trimmed Glossed Faux Leather Jacket ($210)
Stand Studio's mission is to offer high quality pieces at an accessible price, and well, bravo.
Staud Faux Fur Coat ($595)
Spice up your mundane jeans and sweater with a statement coat.
Canada Goose Olympia Camouflage-print Shell Down Parka ($950)
The OG of winter coats, but make it #fashion.
Urban Outfitters UO Oversized Faux Leather Puffer Coat ($179)
A marriage of both the soft leather and puffer trend because, why not?
Topshop Brown Longline Padded Parka ($150)
Name something warmer than basically a glorified quilt.
New Revival Contrast Color Button Shearling Coat ($209)
Update your favorite men's shirt-inspired piece with this contrast shearling coat.
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