A Complete Guide to Winter Outerwear

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Call it sweater weather, but with the colder months coming in, you will be tempted to put on the coziest jacket you have to keep yourself warm. You know yourself you have that one piece of striped sweater you opt to wear when it’s cold because it gets the job done. But one thing is for sure, you don’t even look presentable when wearing that.

This article is going to help you choose the best winter outerwear for yourself which are not only functional but are also fashionable. There are the sensible raincoat and even the modest trench coat, but we’ve found some of the perfect pieces to update your simple winter wardrobe.

Turn this chilly season into your chicest season yet with these trendy winter outwear coats.

Biker Jacket

Biker Jacket
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When it comes to oversized look, a biker jacket can make a dull outfit look cool. A larger jacket as an outerwear can be layered with something lighter as an innerwear such as a blazer or a cardigan, a perfect choice for the office. You won’t even feel so stuffy. Not only will a biker jacket go with just about anything in your wardrobe, but a biker jacket with faux fur accents are very much in trend these days.

The Classic Trench

The Classic Trench
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It’s a very British thing, really. There are a few toppers out there, but one that shouldn’t miss your look is the trench coat. Just like the abovementioned jacket, a trench coat will make you look like an It Girl or a newly-crowned Princess. It can be worn by whoever and it’s so versatile that it can be worn with whatever pieces you have in your closet. The white trench coat is making a statement so you better grab one yourself.

Denim Jacket

Denim Jacket
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Want to look cool instantly? The jean jacket (or denim jacket) was popularly worn by Marilyn Monroe and Madonna. This reason is enough to allow yourself to buy a jacket. The best thing about this jacket is because of its unlimited style options. You can have one in oversized, have one in a dark or light wash and could have one with embroideries and bedazzles.

Wrap, Belted Coat

Wrap, Belted Coat
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Have you ever dreamt about wearing a bathrobe outside of your home? If yes, then this is what you’ve been looking for. This type of coat features extra material around the front which allows closure at that area to be overlapped for additional warmth. The fabric of the belt is made of a thick material and when tied, it will give your waist some shape and definition. It’s a warm, comfortable and robe-like coat that can be worn with just about anything and would look really amazing when paired with high heels.

Parka

Parka
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The parka tends to finish at the thighs and can be loosely fitted. It is made with thick, waterproof material with hoodies and zippers as closures. This casual jacket usually comes in army green and khaki tones that gives out a boyish vibe. This can be worn with skinny jeans, boots or leather pants.

Pea Coat

Pea Coat
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A classic outerwear style worn by both genders. This was originally worn by sailors made of wool to keep them warm during the winter. The modern pea coat has a double-breast front that hangs around the hip. This type of coat adds a polish touch to any outfit.

Ski Jackets

Ski Jackets
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Let’s be real— these aren’t just for skiing anymore. It’s easy to wear and a must-have for winter if you want to look bold. Wear it with slacks and high heels for the office or dress and thigh high boots for after work hours.

Puffer Coat

Puffer Coat
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The puffer coat has been in and out of style for the past couple of years, because, who would want to wear something bulky such as this? Nobody wanted to be caught dead wearing one of these. But thanks to fashion designers, they’re able to transform the dull and bulky design into a modern, fashionable puffy jacket. When worn right, wear it with your little black dress.

Patent Winter Coat

Patent Winter Coat
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When it isn’t too cold for a wool coat or not too hot for a jacket, then a patent winter coat is the best choice. Nobody likes an unseasonably warm winter day than we do. This winter coat is stylish and fashion-forward that offers you enough amount of warmth without causing you to overheat.

Cape

Cape
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Feel like royalty in this sleeveless cloak. It’s a practical option to keep yourself warm this winter. Channel your inner Little Red Riding Hood or your favorite real-life princess by wearing this thick cape. You can wear it with leggings and boots, or your favorite trousers. This can also be worn with eveningwear such as gowns.

Car Coat

Car Coat
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Car coats can now be worn in the streets and not just inside your car. Not only will it give you coverage but you’ll also appreciate how comfortable it is to wear. The classic style will always stay in style and it’s just waiting for you to try it out. the most popular styles of this specific coat fall around the knee with a single-breast closure. It gives out a boxy silhouette that will make you chic and casual, also perfect for the minimalist stylist.

Maxi Coat

Maxi Coat
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The maxi coat is the 1980s prized possession. It is long that sits around the ankle. Thankfully, no shoulder pads can be seen or felt when you wear this these days. The maxi coat has been spotted on the high street style of major fashion cities.

Cocoon Coat

Cocoon Coat
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A coat that has a relaxed silhouette that does not cinch at the waist. It also doesn’t have defined shoulders. It’s basically a coat that is made with the thick and heavy material, perfect for those who live in really cold cities.

Invest in a quality coat that you can wear for years to come. Some winter outwear can feel cheap, but you need to make sure that the feel of some of these coats is heavy and very high quality.