The Best Jackets You Need to Survive Winter

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The colder months are upon us, and with that means the arrival of a whole new set of outerwear offerings. From the super-technical to the super-luxe, we selected a handful of jackets, coats, bombers, and shearlings designed to keep everyone from international playboys to the intrepid explorers nice and toasty until the snow melts off. 

THE INTERNATIONAL PLAYBOY

Practicality and price might be damned, flash takes a front seat for these jackets for for an international playboy. We’re talking to you Lapo Elkann.

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Clockwise from top left: Billy Reid, Homesley Shearling Coat. $3,995. – Burberry, Animal Print Shearling Trench. $6,000. – Alexander McQueen, Shearling Trimmed Wool Blend Peacoat. $2,765. – Belstaff, Ashworth Jacket. $2,495. – Gucci, Wool Cotton Coat With Shearling. $8,590.

THE WORKING MAN

A 9-to-5 man requires a workhorse of a jacket that can survive the most grueling daily journey: The treacherous morning commute.

WORKING MAN

Clockwise from top left: Bonobos, Mainline Top Coat. $598 – Kenneth Cole, Layered Car Coat. $398. – Gant Rugger, The Curly Coat. $450. – Barbour International, Original Waxed Jacket. $449. – Dockers, Quilted Four Pocket Jacket. $158.

THE WEEKEND WARRIOR

Whether you spend your days off moonlighting as a badass biker or a prefer to excel as a professional sofa lounger, comfort is always a priority-especially on the weekend.

THE WEEKEND WARRIOR

Clockwise from top left: Orvis, World’s Finest Shearling Coat. $2,995. – Penfield, Duck Print Rockford Jacket. $240. – Banana Republic, Limited Edition Harris Tweed Four-Pocket Jacket. $798. – Outerknown, Evolution Shirt Jacket. $295. – Simon Miller, M306 Rucker Parka. $575.

THE EXPLORER

These high-tec and tailored interpretations of the essential winter puffer will keep you shielded from the most frigid of exotic locales.

THE EXPLORER

Clockwise from top left: Stone Island, 41932 Water Repellent Wool Down Hooded Jacket. $1,183. – Cole Haan + Mountain Hardwear, ZerøGrand Trench Coat. $475. – Woolrich John Rich & Bros, Arctic Parka. $765. – Mackage, Gavin F5 Army Down Coat. $990. – Moncler, Martinvelle Quilted Wool Down Jacket. $1,630.

The Best Jackets You Need to Survive Winter