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While some people dread the cold weather, others see it as an opportunity to show off their stylish outerwear collection. Moto jackets? Sherpa styles? Peacoats? Yes, please!
A warm winter coat is essential if you live in a region that sees a dip in temperatures come October or November. And if you’re going to be bundled up, you might as well do it in style, right? That’s why we’re rounding up the most popular winter coat trends of 2021 for you. Whether you need something extra warm for winter excursions or just something cute to throw over your work clothes every day, the six trends below cover all bases.
Winter Coat Trends 2021
Max Studio Teddy Notch Collar Faux Shearling Car Coat, $69.97 (Orig. $178)
Yes, teddy is back and better than ever. Now that this trend is more mainstream, you can find lots of affordable options, like this Max Studio Teddy Car Coat under $70.
Prefer a shorter coat or just live somewhere that doesn’t get super cold? Go with this cute and cropped Teddy Bomber Jacket from Boden.
2. Shirt Jackets
Nordstrom Women’s Wool Blend Utility Shirt Jacket, $59.60 (Orig. $149)
Perfect for days when it’s not totally frigid, the shirt jacket is a great layering piece. This one by Nordstrom comes in the perfect emerald green color that just screams fall.
Free People Ruby Jacket, $128
Want a more neutral shirt jacket that you can wear every day with basically anything? Invest in the Free People Ruby Jacket. In addition to cream, it comes in a bunch of other colors.
Sam Edelman Notch Collar Coat, $149.90 (Orig. $220)
Look around on a cold winter day, and you’ll likely see a sea of black, brown, navy and gray coats. That changes this year, though, because color is in! In addition to bright blue, this Sam Edelman Notch Collar Coat is available in electric red and sunny marigold.
This fashion-forward Avec Les Filles Teddy Bear Shirt Jacket hits three trends in one. This season, it’s already a top seller, and sizing is limited – so if you like it, act fast.
Noize Chevelle Crop Puffer Jacket, $99.97 (Orig. $220)
There’s no denying that puffy coats keep you extra warm, but who says they can’t be extra cute, too? The cropped silhouette and metallic color make this one perfect for a night out.
Another great option for a date night or special event in the evening? This Cropped Faux Fur Jacket comes in the prettiest shade of blush pink.
Madewell Walton Quilted Corduroy Shirt Jacket, $112.97 (Orig. $168)
You’ll look so cute in your apple picking or pumpkin patch pics rocking this autumn-inspired Quilted Corduroy Shirt Jacket.
Ginny Quilted Coat, $190
Not afraid to stand out in a crowd? Then this Ginny Quilted Coat from Anthropologie definitely needs to be in your closet this season.
6. Long Vest
Bernardo Recycled Nylon Quilted Long Vest with Hood, $99.90 (Orig. $165)
You’re probably thinking, is that a sleeveless coat? And yes, it sort of is, but isn’t it super chic? This Quilted Long Vest is a great topper when the weather isn’t too cold or when you’re wearing a bulky sweater or fleece and don’t need a full heavy coat on top of it.
You know how you’re hot and overheated after a good sweat session, and the last thing you want to do is put on a coat? That’s where this Long Hooded Puffer Vest comes in. Throw it on over your workout clothes for an extra layer that won’t make you melt.
If you liked this story, check out puffy coats under $50 at Nordstrom Rack.
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