The Highsnobiety Winter Wardrobe Manual is a guide to dressing well when temperatures plummet. Expect big coats, padded pants, snug accessories, and hibernation-ready homeware.

With temperatures still low, layering should be kept firmly on the agenda right now. And what better way to stay warm than with a fleece jacket?

High collars and plush fabrics aplenty, fleece jackets are ready for the outdoors, of course, but their front-zip opening means you can also keep them on inside without overheating. The humble fleece isn't so humble these days either, with plenty of high-fashion and streetwear brands alike dropping their own interpretations of the timeless winter staple.

From trusty labels such as The North Face and Snow Peak to Japanese outdoor experts And Wander, a host of brands are answering the demand for fleece, and we're here for it. Below, we've brought ten of our favorite winter-ready fleece jackets, with options from brands across the globe.

Scroll on for a look at the best fleece jackets out now.

Descente Allterrain Technical-Panel Boa-Fleece Jacket

Technical-Panel Boa-Fleece Jacket

Technical-Panel Boa-Fleece Jacket

$170

Descente Allterrain

Buy at Matchesfashion

If you’re at all interested in outdoor wear, you’ve probably seen the name Descente Allterrain doing the rounds on your favourite Instagram pages and publications. It’s pieces like this soft boa fleece jacket with technical canvas inserts that are carving a niche in the market for the burgeoning label.

Gramicci Boa Zip-Through Fleece Jacket

Boa Zip-Through Fleece Jacket

Boa Zip-Through Fleece Jacket

$140

Gramicci

Buy at Matchesfashion

All Gramicci designs are informed by founder Mike Graham’s love of the outdoors and climbing, which is why they not only tick style boxes but also function boxes. Technical patches reinforce the cuffs and neck as well as punctuating the front with a zip pocket while a curved hem typifies the style.

And Wander x Slam Jam High Loft Polartec Fleece Jacket

High Loft Polartec Fleece Jacket

$470

and Wander x Slam Jam

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Buy at Slam Jam

New-age outdoor specialist And Wander joins forces with Slam Jam for a new take on its High Loft Polar Fleece Jacket. Newness comes in the form of colored inserts and trims throughout, giving the piece an even greater technical, ergonomic aesthetic.

Aimé Leon Dore Fleece Jacket

Fleece Jacket

Fleece Jacket

$425

Aimé Leon Dore

Buy at END.

Characterized by a simple, contrasting color palette, this fleece jacket from Aimé Leon Dore is the ideal winter layering piece. The lightweight layer offers warmth with thick pile fleece while subtle detailing like a faux-suede trim elevates the whole aesthetic.

Oakley Diamond Thermal Fleece Fz

Diamond Thermal Fleece Fz

$89

Oakley

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Buy at Slam Jam

Keep things simple with the help of Oakley, whose Diamond Thermal Fleece arrives in all-black with just a contrasting green logo by way of detailing. A chunky fleece texture promises cozy style all winter.

Pleasures Polar Fleece Jacket

Polar Fleece Jakcet

Polar Fleece Jakcet

$225

Pleasures

Buy at END.

Californian golden child Pleasures shows that fleeces are necessary all over the world, even Cali. This fleece jacket features rubberized patches and a punk-inspired oversized check detailing the beautifully textured thick pile fleece.

The North Face Denali 2 Fleece Jacket

Denali 2 Fleece Jacket

Denali 2 Fleece Jacket

$155

The North Face

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THE WINTER SALE JUST STARTED AT slamjam.com

Buy at Slam Jam

It's sacrilegious to do a roundup of anything fleece without including The North Face's Denali Fleece. This is the OG of the fleece jacket world and for good reason. The simple, effective design has set the tone in terms of quality and style since its inception.

ADER Error Fleece

Fleece

Fleece

$373

ADER Error

Buy at Vestiaire Collective

ADER Error brings a very colorful new look to the classic fleece jacket. Patchwork primary colors give this luxury fleece a strong visual identity which is probably better suited to being a top layer than hiding with the mids.

Penfield Therma Fleece

Therma Fleece

Therma Fleece

$224

Penfield

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Buy at HHV

Penfield's Therma Fleece is a bit bulkier than the rest of today's fleece jackets, but that, of course, means extra warmth, too. So, if you're not looking to squeeze your fleece jacket under a top layer then Penfield's split design has you covered.

Snow Peak Polartec Fleece Jacket

Polartec Fleece Jacket

Polartec Fleece Jacket

$318

Snow Peak

Buy at Browns

Snow Peak sits pretty at the intersection of streetstyle icon and outdoor specialist, meaning that there was always a space reserved for it in today's roundup. This Polartec fleece comes in a neutral earth tone and is stacked with useful details like thumb holes to the cuffs and pockets to the reverse hem.

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