A Guide to Winter Outerwear

Picking outerwear for winter can seem overwhelming at first. Whether it’s teddy jackets, puffer coats or faux leather jackets, there is the right outerwear for every occasion. 
Here are our condensed outerwear essentials that you NEED, to make sure you stay cosy AND stylish this season...

 

THE SHACKET

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Shackets are perfect for the transitioning period between seasons. Whether it be neutral checks, or loud colours and prints - a shacket is perfect for an off-duty look. 


For winter, pair with leather leggings, a hoodie underneath (to add warmth) and your favourite chunky trainers.

 

THE PUFFER COAT

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The Puffer Coat is an essential in every girl’s wardrobe. Not only is it practical in terms of keeping you warm, but the puffer coat is also very stylish and can be dressed up or down. 


A cropped puffer coat is perfect to stay warm, without compromising on style. Worn with anything high-waisted, the puffer will add edginess to any outfit. 


Choose a puffer coat that features an oversized silhouette yet is cropped, to ensure that your figure can still be seen. 


You can also add a different dimension to your outfit by opting for a puffer in different materials. Leather puffer jackets are definitely here to stay. 



THE FAUX FUR COAT

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 West Carolina Red Faux Fur Coat - £120

A faux fur coat is perfect for those winter nights out where you want to look fashionable, but still be super warm.


Wear with leather trousers and heels for a killer night out look. Or drape over your shoulders, teamed with your favourite party dress, to be ultra chic. 



THE LONG COAT

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A long, double breasted coat is a timeless winter staple. It can be transformed from day-to-night with the right accessories and base layers. 


For a day look, wear with a hoodie and relaxed boyfriend denim. For the evening, pair with velvet textures and your favourite heels for a classy look.


A long coat is perfect for any occasion, and will become a staple in anyone’s wardrobe. 

Words by Megan Wraight
Graphics by Dee Jobanputra

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