Coat season is well and truly here. And fortunately because of how the fashion seasons work, winter end-of-season sales arrive just as the weather reaches its coldest. That means that if you're struggling to keep warm, the perfect cold-weather defending outerwear has hit the sales.
It is officially time to bundle up until you're nothing but a head emerging out from under multiple layers of down, wool, and shearling. That might sound appealing, but winter coats are a tricky look to get right. Not everyone is into the extra-large silhouette, and while others eagerly await any opportunity to go big with their outerwear, some prefer a covert layering approach.
With this winter wardrobe essential on the agenda, I decided to take a hard look at some of the best winter jackets forming a list of what I consider are the best outwear options at reduced prices. Ranging from Jil Sander to Auralee, these jackets will make your winter moments a lot more warm and comfortable, while giving a few clout points for the gram. Style and functionality can come together beautifully when done right.
Check out some of this season's best winter coats on sale below.
Arnar Mar Jonsson Ventile Cross Pocket Jacket
Wool is one of the easiest materials to lean on when the temperature drops. Arnar Mar Jonsson has made it functional using it as one of the materials for its track top. The other half of the jacket is pieced together with nylon. It is warm and functional, built for finicky weather.
Rains Shell Coat
Insulated and waterproof, this jacket from Rains answers all the questions that the current cold snap asks of your outerwear.
Auralee Dark Brown Wool Overcoat
Continuing the trend, Auralee has become one of the latest masters of elevated basics. Today's coat becomes something else entirely under the masterful hand of the Japanese label's creative director Ryota Iwai. The jacket is beautifully textured, made from British Shetland wool that is thoroughly worked over to make the coat warmer, heftier, and durable. As a result, the coat has positioned itself as essential for the winter.
Our Legacy's Fenrir Parka
Our Legacy's Fenrir Parka might go down as this year's best-designed parka. The coat is made from recycled material, uses synthetic insulation to keep you warm, and is water-repellent. It's minimalistic and black, roomy enough for you masters of layering. It is one of the most versatile options out there.
Off-White™ Quilted Shell Jacket
The longline shape of this Off White jacket means that you can enjoy the warmth from its down and feather padding on more than just your upper body. Plus, you can remove the sleeves and get creative when styling this piece.
Soulland Shell Jacket
A black puffer jacket is an essential piece of outerwear that you come back to every winter. This one is made entirely from recycled polyester and is available at a large discount.
Our Legacy Leather Coat
The leather jacket was launched in the 1900s to keep pilots warm while facing the extreme cold at high altitudes — and for all the innovation there has been in creating state-of-the-art fabrics, the insulation a leather jacket provides still holds up. And that's before we mention its obvious stylistic pros.
Jil Sander Coat Black
Another master of seasonless minimalism, Jil Sander, has blessed us with a weighty and oversized coat that will make layering your favorite go-to trick for the colder months.
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