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Best Cold Weather Coats

Winter is here & temperatures are dropping. While some snow-lovers are cheering, sun worshippers are sobbing. Cold Weather -- love it or hate it, here are the best coats!

Basic Puffy Coat

According to Glamour Magazine, a puffy coat is a must-have for basic everyday wear."A fitted lightweight down jacket that is nipped in at the waist keeps you warm (without looking like a Michelin tire)". Shorter teens should choose one that is a bomber or car length, while taller kids can wear long ones. 

Girl's Puffer Coat from JusticeJustice Puffer CoatCourtesy of Justice

The Justice faux-fur collar parka comes in many colors and is a perfect everyday school jacket. It layers well, is machine washable and it's durable enough to last more than one season. Priced around $60, you can often find 40% off coupons and sales to make this winter coat an easy top pick.

Old Navy Quilted Boy's JacketOld Navy Quilted SherpaCourtesy of Old Navy

For guys, Old Navy has been creating basic winter coats since they launched in 1996. The Basic Hooded Sherpa keeps you warm, layers well and is a good length to keep your body warm on cold, windy days. 

Outdoor Winter Sports

Spyder and North Face have you covered in cold weather. You can find deals around the $100 mark for both brands, though the newest styles can be much pricier.

Spyder Guard JacketSpyder Guard JacketCourtesy of Spyder
 

The Spyder Boys' Guard jacket, shown here, sells for $130 on the Spyder website and in stores. Waterproof, breathable and layer-friendly, it protects you from the cold and wind no matter what snow sport you choose.

Girl's Mountainview Triclimate North Face JacketMountainview Triclimate North Face JacketCourtesy of North Face

 The Girls' North Face Mountain View TriclimateJacket combines a waterproof, breathable, fully seam sealed HyVent® shell with a removable, insulated interior jacket for adaptable protection in any condition you care to sink your skis (or skates or board or sled) into.

Have Your Say

What do you wear when winter's chill finally arrives? Are you a cold weather afficionado, or is a warm climate your thing? Do you do winter sports, or stay indoors as soon as the temperature dips? Have your say in the comments below!

 

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