With the colder months now approaching, there's no time like the present to be hunting down the investment piece that'll be keeping you cozy through winter. And while we recently featured some of the best layering pieces to stave off the current Fall breeze, you don't need us to tell you that a winter coat is well worth splashing out on.

Here, we've selected the winter jackets already available at our favorite online retailers that'll be setting the pace for more affordable designs to drop this season. These flex-worthy coats are the ultimate investments to beat the chill while also guaranteeing you're the envy of anyone who settled for their budget equivalents.

In the selection below, you'll see iconic fall/winter pieces from the likes of Burberry, Margiela, and COMME des GARÇONS, as well as statement styles from Oakley by Samuel Ross and Acne Studios we can't get enough of right now. Scroll down for the low-down on each of the current 2018 winter jacket highlights, whether you're actually planning to cop, or just here to press up your nose against the window.

Oakley by Samuel Ross Metallic Long Coat — $835

Metallic Long Coat



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Back in June, A-COLD-WALL*'s Samuel Ross teased a project with Oakley — a brand that's just kept on giving this year. It finally dropped last month, with highlights including this metallic silver coat which is sure to stand out wherever you go.

Acne Studios Down Long Jacket — $1,050

Down Long Jacket


Acne Studios

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This down jacket by Stockholm's Acne Studios is a real statement thanks to the sheer size of it. We love how extra it is, with out there details also coming from its super high collar.

Colmar A.G.E. by Shayne Oliver Villa Shell Jacket — $1,350

Villa Shell Jackets


Colmar A.G.E. by Shayne Oliver

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Italian brand Colmar recently launched A.G.E. (Advanced Garment Exploration), a project under the creative direction of Hood By Air's Shayne Oliver. This jacket is part of the newly-launched FW18 drop, featuring an exaggerated fit and color-block design. If you're looking for a maximalist piece to turn heads, this is the one.

COMME des GARÇONS Homme Plus Boa Plushy Coat — $1,965

Boa Plushy Coat


COMME des GARCONS Homme Plus

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It's not all about steez. Winter coats have to be cozy if you're going to be spending a full season in them. This double-breasted sherpa coat by COMME des GARÇONS Homme Plus not only looks the business, but its plush feel should also secure ultimate warmth and comfort when you need it most.

Burberry Reversible Trench Coat — $2,690

Trench Coat



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The trench coat is the ultimate transitional piece, and Burberry has been nailing the style since day one. This reversible offering gives you two jackets in one — one in suave olive green and the other in the fashion house's signature check.

Maison Margiela Transparent Trench Coat — $2,905

Transparent Trench Coat


Maison Margiela

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You can always count on Maison Margiela to take it that one step further. This $2,905 coat features the traditional trench silhouette — notched lapels, double-breasted front et al — but in pure Margiela fashion, it's completely transparent, making it the most statement jacket we've seen this season.

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