With the cold weather quickly approaching, it is time to update your wardrobe with a few winter jacket styles that every stylish man should own! From classic winter coats that will keep you warm and dry to dressier options for staying warm on nights out, we have got you covered. Plus, the great thing about these jackets is that you can find options no matter your budget.
So, let us find you the next staple winter jacket that you will wear for years to come!
A Classic Overcoat
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The first winter jacket staple that you need to stay fashionable year after year is the classic overcoat. This long jacket - between thigh and knee-length - is a lightweight winter jacket designed to be layered over shirts, jumpers or even suits. You will know that when you buy this jacket, it will never go out of style, so investing slightly more money into this choice is a good idea!
Overcoats can be styled with virtually anything, from suits to a polo neck and even tracksuits! You will be surprised at how great an overcoat can look with a plain hoodie and joggers. When you have an overcoat in your wardrobe, you will always have the perfect coat option to add to your outfit. Go for a classic black, a beige or even a faint check pattern for a timeless choice.
A Waterproof Down Jacket
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Next up, we have a waterproof down jacket. This is the sensible choice out of all of our stylish winter jackets. For days when it is freezing cold and raining, or if you are heading out for the day and want to make sure you stay comfortable, this is the right option. Plus, they can look great with jeans or joggers.
Waterproof down jackets are also known as puffer jackets to some people! There are some very expensive waterproof down jackets out there, so if you are looking for a more affordable option, head towards a men’s puffer jacket sale. A waterproof down jacket might not be the right option for your dressier days or evenings, but it is certainly a stylish and practical choice that everyone needs in their wardrobe.
A Borg Jacket
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Next up we have a borg jacket! In the past, borg (a short and thick fur-like material) was used inside coats and jackets to help with warmth. However, in recent years, this material has been used all over coats and has become extremely popular! They come in so many colours, although brown, camel and black are the most classic that you know will not go out of fashion.
Plus, borg jackets can be worn with dressier or more casual outfits and they will still look amazing. If you do not like the full borg look, then a denim jacket with a borg collar is a great alternative that works really well when layered with a t-shirt and open shirt.
A Heavy Overshirt
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Layering is essential in the winter months, so another must-have in your winter wardrobe is a heavy overshirt. The safest choice is a check pattern, or you can experiment with different coloured denim overshirts. Make sure to choose an overshirt with pockets to add important detail to the outfit. Another tip is to limit the layering to 2-3 layers, as otherwise you are likely to be uncomfortable and the outfit will start to look slightly bulky.
In the winter months, wearing a t-shirt on its own for a night out simply will not cut it in terms of warmth! So, you can wear a really simple all-black outfit then completely bring it to life with an overshirt. You will look effortlessly stylish without having to spend ages deciding what to wear. A denim jacket is something that you could also wear as the material will keep you warm. A denim jacket is a travel essential that every man needs.
Now is the perfect time to invest in your newest winter coats and with these options, you will be wearing them year after year. Whether you need something dressy or more casual, you will always have the right choice in your wardrobe after this! Buying new winter jackets does not have to cost a fortune as you can find great pieces no matter your budget. Keeping warm without compromising on style can be easy, as these winter jackets prove!
After the stormy weather you can feel the icy winter chill in the air so, we have rounded up some cosy knits and coats for you to snuggle up to and keep the cold at bay.
There is nothing as cosy as a polo neck jumper, that is why our first pick is the Rich Red roll neck jumper from Cath Kidston with its cashmere touch and stripe hem. It will keep you warm and snug on any cold day. A great piece for a weekend get away paired with a pair of denims or tucked into a skirt, pair it with boots for an extra warm look.
Next up is the Cream Bardot Cable Knit from Miss Selfridge. Sexy yet fun with its fringe detail, this is a excellent piece for a first date. Paired with skinny jeans and heels for a casual chic look.
Keep up with the Pretty floral trend in this slouchy loose fit Grey Embroidered Jumper wiht its balloon sleeves, from F&F at Tesco. The perfect jumper for a cold day hanging out with friends in your favourite coffee shop.
Stay warm at work in the Silver Tassel High Neck Jumper, from New Look. Pair it with a pair of sexy slingbacks and tapered trousers for a stylish at the office look.
Stand out from the crowd in our top pick is this must have Brown Panel Faux Fur jacket from New Look. Layer it over a dress and a pair of slinky boots and your are set tto brave any stormy day.
Get cozy in the cold weather favourite, Puffer jacket, from PRIMARK. Whether paired with something sporty or glam to stay warm on those nights out a puffer jacket is a must have especially if you can not stand the cold.
The cold weather puts us all in a miserable mood so, if you are looking for something to boost your mood and brighten your dull day then, the Anna Beth Yellow Coat, from River Island, will be the best-loved item in your wardrobe.
For a more classic look, the Wool Blend Dogtooth print coat, from M&S is flawless. Layered over a dress with knee-high boots and belted to show off your figure. This is defiantly a hero piece that will take you through autumn and winter.
Naturally, now that the weather is getting a bit more changeable, a lot of you are going out and buying new coats and jackets.
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Winter doesn't have to be boring! Below you can find a selection of 5 fabulous coats that not only look very stylish, but will also keep you warm. Trendy patterns and bold colours will brighten up long winter days and won't allow you to disappear in the crowd.
USEFUL TIP: If you are wearing a statement coat, remember to keep the rest of your outfit simple. Choose your accessories carefully and opt for classic black or calm, neutral shades. Recommended colours for Fall/Winter 2015: red, pastel pink, camel, yellow, black combined with other colours. “Reinvent new combinations of what you already own. Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step.” ― Karl Lagerfeld
1. Reversible colour-block wool coat by Narciso Rodriguez
2. AWAKE Faux Fur Coat - designed by Natalia Alaverdian
3. COACH teddy bear coat - warm and cozy!
4. GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Panelled shearling coat
5. MIU MIU Python-trimmed bouclé-tweed coat
For more winter inspiration, have a look at the bright colours of MOSCHINO AW 2015 collection.