Elixuer chooses ten trending winter pieces to keep you warm and fuzzy this season.
With the winter season upon us, it’s time to bid adieu to fall outfits. Nevertheless, layering up doesn’t have to come with a hefty price. You can still look chic when you invest in a coat that keeps you warm, is water resistant, and durable.
Depending on your preference and daily activities, a heavy winter jacket might not be the only option you might want to consider. We have compiled a list of trench coats, parkas, and leather jackets to keep you warm.
They can all have a place in a modern fashionable closet, and you can easily mix and match them with other outfits so that they will suit more than one style.
Zara Flowy Blazer
This drapey blazer is chic and warm. The long-sleeved, lapel-collared blazer includes flap pockets at the front so you can easily carry your phone. The coat sports a double-breasted button closure to accentuate your look.
Why we love it: The 100 per cent polyester outer and lining is machine washable. The coat can easily be teamed up with casual or formal bottoms in a wide range of colours.
Columbia Pardon My Trench Rain Jacket
The sleek, berry-hued, and lightweight rain jacket provides ample ventilation without feeling bulky. It’s stylishly designed with a removable belt. It also sports adjustable cuffs and zippered hand pockets.
Why we love it: It’s sleek and light with a next-to-nothing feel. Its 100 per cent polyester outer lining keeps you super dry.
Price: $129.99, on sale for $41.58
Helly Hansen’s Moss-Hooded Waterproof Windproof Jacket
With its sleek look and Helox Plus technology, Helly Hansen’s windproof jacket comes in a range of colours including yellow, blue, and black. The polyurethane (PU) fabric is specifically designed to protect you against the elements. The jacket sports a front placket with hidden snap button closure and front zipper.
Why we love it: The jacket has plenty of inner pockets and a hood, and it’s machine washable, which is another bonus.
Price: $69.30 to $173.83
Coach’s meticulously designed leather jacket is made out 100 per cent lamb leather. The sleek black jacket complements everyday outfits. It sports slip pockets to easily carry your accessories and includes a zip closure.
Why we love it: With 56 per cent polyester and 44 per cent viscose lining, this coat will certainly cozy you up. To top it all off, it is also fashionable.
Cole Haan Slick Wool Trench Coat
The double-breasted, pale grey coat has a faux leather collar along with a fabric belt and a faux leather buckle. The coat is comprised of a mixture of wool and polyester to keep you warm without looking and feeling bulky.
Why we love it: The coat can easily be paired with leather boots or stylish shoes, giving you endless styling options in cooler weather.
When its time to brave the cold, you can rely on Banana Republic’s puffer coat. The coat is made from a soft cotton blend that is fully insulated and lined with 100 per cent Downlite material for maximum warmth. Other features you’ll love include a stand collar with a snap front closure to seal out the cold.
Why we love it: The hooded coat has embroidered interior pockets adding to its luxurious look and feel.
Calvin Klein Funnel Wool Coat
Calvin Klein’s funnel coat has a structured silhouette and is stylishly refined in a modern fit, making it perfect for everyday outings or the office commute. It features concealed side pockets so you can easily store your gloves or mittens without being conspicuous. Available in black and beige, it easily complements other stylish outfits. A stand collar and button closure along the front complement its appearance.
Why we love it: The stand collar with buttons looks trendy; when buttoned up, it provides added warmth.
Price: $479.00, on sale for $239.50
When confronted with frigid temperatures, you’ll appreciate a coat that’s tough enough for blizzards. Featuring state-of-the-art 650 DownTek insulation and an adjustable snorkel hood with a removable faux fur ruff, this coat is super sturdy and warm.
Why we love it: The fitted coat is equipped with ultra rugged down to protect you against the elements. Another bonus is its interior and lower snap pockets, giving you extra space to carry gloves and other winter gear.
Saks Fifth Avenue Wool Belted Cape
Meticulously designed in Italy, this wool cape is complemented with a hood and a belted waist. Its long sleeves and hood make it extra practical for the office commute or an evening outing.
Why we love it: The coat’s navy-blue colour complements different outfits like leather pants or denim.
Ted Baker Aubriaa Faux Fur Belted Coat
This dramatic faux fur coat adds a luxurious look and feel to your wardrobe. The extra length will make you feel warm this winter. An oversized collar and belted waist add a dash of elegance to its classic look.
Why we love it: The faux fur is vegan-friendly, and the vegan leather belt makes it look super elegant.
David Messiha | Staff Writer