Remember that scary reminder about getting your winter crap together? Sure, it was back in August, when the weather was warm and you didn’t have a care in the world. Even as the calendar marked the change in seasons, it seemed like this would be the year that the cold and snow would skip the eastern half of the country. Well, that turned out to be a complete lie. With Winter Storm Jonas coming and blizzard warnings popping up across cities, it’s time to finally get a new coat so you won’t be unprepared for the next storm.
Wearing that same black coat will make every day feel like a miserable Groundhog Day, so give it up. This deep-green version by COS is well under $200, and subdued enough to be work-appropriate.
COS oversize A-line coat, $145 at COS
Not into Canada Goose? This Aritzia parka is equally as good for snowy days, costs way less, and isn’t sold out (yet).
Community Archetype Parka, $149.99 at Aritzia
Cropped, fluffy, and super warm.
Shrimps Muffin faux-fur coat, $290 at Net-a-Porter
It’s hard to tell from a photo, but Trademark always has luxurious, well-cut coats that should be priced much higher than they actually are. This tomato-red one is classic enough to be worn for years to come.
Trademark classic lapel coat, $319.20 at Trademark
The faux fur on this coat is long, shaggy, and over-the-top enough to properly channel Cookie Lyon.
DKNY oversize faux-fur coat, $348 at Net-a-Porter
Are you always freezing? There’s nothing cozier than a super-long, plush faux-fur coat. The best part is this Edun one is 80 percent off the retail price.
Edun color-block faux-fur coat, $399 at Net-a-Porter
You can’t have SAD when your coat looks like Funfetti cake.
Elizabeth and James Bebe bouclé coat, $230 at Saks Fifth Avenue
Lined in shearling, this jacket is super warm and less than $500.
Rachel Comey blue-denim shearling jacket, $524 at Avenue 32
Committing to a potentially stained-beyond-repair white coat can be like throwing your money away. But if you’re meticulous enough about staying away from colorful foods, this Bouchra Jarrar number is quite elegant.
Bouchra Jarrar faux-patent-leather-trimmed wool coat, $524 at Net-a-Porter
No one does a military-esque peacoat better than Isabel Marant. Add low black boots and jeans, and you’re basically Emmanuelle Alt.
Isabel Marant Karly oversize double-breasted wool-blend coat, $544 at Net-a-Porter
Granted, this studded jacket probably will not keep you as warm as the others in this list, but it looks cool and dangerous. Also, it keeps people from hugging you if you hate being touched.
Junya Watanabe studded jacket, $678 at THECORNER.COM
If you’re looking to splurge on a fancy coat, this Sportmax style is 70 percent off its retail price and features double-faced cashmere and wool. Just imagine how soft it’ll feel against your skin.
Sportmax Elsa coat, $855 at MATCHESFASHION.COM
Want to make the most of your nearly $800 purchase? This Sacai coat converts into a vest, plus you can wear the inner lining as a cardigan, so it’s three items for the price of one.
Sacai three-piece wool coat, $770 at Net-a-Porter
The ultimate Scream Queens faux-fur coat for your inner Chanel No. 1.
Stella McCartney faux-fur coat, $1,467 at Net-a-Porter
Between the stitching and the pink hue, this isn’t the most subdued coat, but if you’re looking for something special and memorable, it’s pretty perfect.
Acne Studios Evia whip-stitched wool coat, $925 at Net-a-Porter