News flash: it’s getting cold outside… and with the onset of the holidays, the temperature is only going to drop. So it’s time to put your denim jackets, leather bombers, and blazers away (or at least underneath), and start cozying up to this season’s hottest winter coats. We’ve picked out our favorite styles for every budget—so it’s time to get shopping!
This classic look is a must-have. Not only are puffer jackets completely practical for those Jack-Frost-nipping-at-your-nose-cold days, but they also come in tons of styles so you don’t end up looking like a marshmallow… or the collegiette who ate fifteen bags of marshmallows.
Steal: This puffer has everything you’re looking for… and more! That practical side of this coat will be keeping you warm, but with a faux fur collar trim, you’ll not only look cozy, but also cute.
Forever 21, $34.80
Spend: This jacket is that perrrrfect length, so search no more: it’s not too short, so wearing long sweaters with it isn’t a hassle. But it’s also not too long, so you won’t look like you’ve been eaten alive by your puffer.
Splurge: We’re so over boring, black coats. This look is just right for that collegiette who wants to shy away from black, but doesn’t want to stray too far away from her comfort zone into crazy, bright colors.
As college students, we’re not exactly making the money to buy ourselves a real camel hair coat. But that doesn’t mean we can’t dress to impress. There’s this beautiful (and humane) idea of faux, after all. So instead of breaking the bank, we’re taking a thriftier approach to camel.
Steal: Nothing is more timeless than this double-breasted camel coat. Because it’s neutral, it’s an essential item that you’ll be wearing for years and years to come.
Forever 21, $39.80
Spend: Add some style to your outerwear with this combination of faux camel fur and faux shearling. The asymmetrical, cropped look is perfect to add to any outfit—dress it up or dress it down.
Nasty Gal, $68
Splurge: Warm up this winter in Aqua’s faux camel coat. The large pockets add a playful factor to the design. Wear it to class, to your internship, or out on the town.