Fun Fashion Trends: Winter Jacket and Coat Trends


Winter weather is setting in on the South Bay here in (typically sunny) California. The cold mornings are making my trek from the front door to my car increasingly difficult. This is where heavy duty outerwear comes in handy. Jackets are a wonderful thing! However, they can easily be the clunkiest piece of clothing you own. Thankfully, there are some stylish and practical parkas, military style jackets and outdoors jackets that won’t make you look like you just came out of a 10 month research project in Antarctica.

military style jacketOutdoor Jackets

For men or for women, all weather outdoors jacket that is incredibly functional. Despite the fact that they are not the most fashionable coat you can wear, you are bound to own one of these for these two reasons: 1) they are comfortable 2) they are affordable. The North Face Denali Jacket, one of the most popular and recognizable outdoors fleece jackets out there, is a heavy duty water and abrasion resistant jacket which means that they are extremely wear resistant. For those of you that live in a more moist and snowy climate, the Marmot Precip jacket offers great weather protection without being too bulky (or ugly). Overall, a simple and effective outdoors jacket is a must for any closet!

Military Style Coats

If you live in a region with less volatile weather and all you really have to worry about is how to look good in the winter, know that double breasted military style coast with heavy duty buttons and hardware are so hot (or should it be chill?) this season! Whether a trench or cropped coat is more your style, pick up one of these babies at Become today!

Fitted Parkas

Parkas are getting an unprecedented revival! No longer big and dowdy, designers are now lengthening the hems, coming out with bold colors, and making them more slim and fitted. Completed with a fur lined hoodie, these jackets are sure to keep you warm and looking sizzlin’ hot! Update your wardrobe with a universal North Face Parka Trench. If you’re more daring, try a colorful Betty Rides Parka that is sure to bring eye-popping contrast to your outfit!

Tip: Don’t forget to keep your precious noggin warm and cozy with beanies and caps. If you’re the functional type, try the Mountain Hardware Windstopper. For an instant dose of cute, try a colorful crochet beanie on for size. But whatever you style preference, remember to stay safe and warm during these cold, harsh winter months. All the best this winter season!


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