Keep Winter At Bay With A Comfy-Chic Coat

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If you’ve found yourself shivering and saying out loud, “Wow, when did it get so cold?” it’s probably time to coat yourself to proper warmth. While, unfortunately, many women’s winter jackets tend to veer towards the unshapely (and sometimes downright unsightly), you can still make do with the style details that make bundling up a tad more fashionable. We’re talking about wool outers with men’s-inspired lapels, muppet-level faux furs, floor-skimming puffers, and other cute coat trends that warrant a street-style moment. Below, take a gander at the best winter jackets for women that will keep you bundled up and toasty, but in the chicest way possible. 
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Pretty Patchwork

Two years of cottagecore madness (and still going strong), this homebody Americana look has found its way into luxury coats in the form of reimagined patchwork quilts.
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Charming Collars

To offset the stale, ordinariness of a winter coat, opt for one that's adorned with a frilly collar. This year's selection includes the likes of lace, crochet, or even oversized clown-like ruching.
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Get Graphic

Bring vibrancy back into the drabby winter months with winter coats splashed with neon colors, graphic patterns, or artfully designed prints.
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Howlin' For Houndstooth

Based on what we're seeing, houndstooth is on its way back. So give this classic print a whirl and grab a winter coat emblazoned with this black-and-white motif which is being reimagined in every way, from zoomed-in and pixelated to pulled-back and miniaturized. 
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Quilted Cuties

Puffers are no longer sporting simple stitching across the body. Instead, puffy jackets and liners now have intricate quilted patterns all over, infusing a bit of grandma-approved flair with modern silhouettes.
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Two-Faced Topcoats

Tonally speaking, these coats are on double-duty: Each half is impressively pulling equal weight in terms of texture, design, and form. No need to make a decision here — with these color-blocked or two-toned jackets, you can have the best of both worlds.
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Pullover Puffers

The puffer-parka hybrids are truly leaning into the gorpcore movement with the half-zipped pullover styles. This winter jacket may not be suitable for everyone, but for those who desire a more cocoon-like coverage, this trend is sure to please.
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Hello, Hybrids

Mixed material coats are certainly remixing the outerwear space right now. For example, the upper half might be edging towards a sherpa while the bottom half is passing off as a puffer or trench. But, no matter how polar these textures are, as the adage goes, the opposites do attract.
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Power Puff

Don't shy away from volume — the puffer jacket is here to stay. This year, you can find a variety of options including ones stuffed with ethically-sourced down or synthetic fluff, versions that are cropped or over-the-butt, and in fitted or supremely oversized silhouettes.
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Wrapped In Wool 

The men's-inspired wool coat — with the lapels, button closures, mostly neutral color palettes, and that sweet mid-length — is such a mainstay classic that it shouldn't even be categorized as a "trend." But, look closely and you'll see that this year's wool-ish coats also have refreshed design details like romance sleeves and higher necklines.
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Strictly Sherpa

We all know that sherpa has been around for a long time, but seemingly out of nowhere, it's everywhere this season. Perhaps it's because the sherpa coat is a more substantial version of the fleece jacket (also one of this year's must-have trends). Or, maybe it's because the sherpa coat is a more laid-back version of the teddy coat. Either way, this is a winter jacket you'll want to consider for cozy-seeking days.
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Down To Duvet

There's nothing more satisfying than throwing on what is essentially a wearable sleeping bag. And, this year, floor-length puffers are proving to be chicer than previous years' iterations with more tent-like oversized-ness that is still lightweight but pack in extra-strength down power.
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Muppet Mayhem

Faux fur coats are far more playful than they've ever been. Not at all concerned about looking like actual fur, these fuzzy overcoats in super bright hues and non-realistic textures could effectively double as muppet-y costumes. How's that for a statement piece?
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Super Slick

It's the winter jacket with attitude. The coat that refuses bulk. The trench for entering the Matrix. If voluminous outers aren't your thing, perhaps the sleek and streamlined faux leather trench will be. Just add a pair of shades for serving extra sass.
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