In an ideal world, we’d hibernate from oh right about now until maybe mid-March. But since that’s neither sustainable nor healthy (because jobs, food, social interaction, and everything else you need to function in life), the very least we can do is travel with a coat that’s as cozy as our bed to make the gloomy commute somewhat bearable. Enter: Shearling outerwear.
With its teddy bear-like texture, shearling jackets were basically invented to cuddle on the go. Or, at least, that’s what we like to think. When combined with leather or wool and cut in cool-girl silhouettes, like moto or double-breasted styles, these coats make good on both insulation without the bulk (perfect for those who are not on board with the puffer comeback) and style. We highly recommend stocking up now, otherwise, see you next spring.
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SEE BY CHLOE
Already sick of all-black winter uniform? Ease into color with a faux shearling moto jacket in rich navy.
See by Chloe available at theoutnet.com
Didn’t you hear—fluffy collars are one of this season’s biggest style updates you can make to your wardrobe.
Proenza Schouler available at net-a-porter.com
The winter version of your eternally chic moto jacket.
Mango available at mango.com
Stuart Vevers, the creative director of Coach and the maker of fluffy teddy bear-like coats, strikes again with a polar bear one in winter white.
Coach available at coach.com
This retro coat gets a modern makeover with shearling accents and a chic color palette of navy, black, and ivory.
Carven available at net-a-porter.com
A versatile shearling-edged coat that you’ll want to wear with everything.
Burberry Brit available at net-a-porter.com