It's the calm before the storm right now, and it won't be long before we're tackling those winter winds. The cold blisters can be a real challenge, so preparing for them in advance is key if you're wanting to look good whilst doing it.
The days are nippy and it's getting darker earlier, so those spine-chilling nights are going to get colder. Which means you're going to want to invest in a trustworthy coat to avoid the crisp winds from penetrating your comfort zone. With so much to choose from, comfort lies within the style and makeup of your chosen coat.
Some people like to joke about our dreary typical English winter weather, comparing it to living in a fridge, well, in fact, your ideal temperature for a fridge is 1.7-3 Degrees Celsius, so, unfortunately, they're not far wrong. So you're not going to get very far without a coat, although that doesn't mean you'll be needy to compromise on style. Depending on what you prioritize you might want warmth, waterproof, fur or a longer length, we have picked out the best we have to offer.
A classic choice when it comes to protective outerwear, their Nuptse puffer jacket has been their best selling jacket since they introduced it in 1992. Another winter-ready jacket of theirs is the MCMURDO jackets, they are designed with a longer length and high neck to protect you from the winds, and the fur hood gives you added warmth.
With a traditional parka style, this arctic Woolrich coat is stylish and it's designed with extra features to have you prepared for the winter winds. The slim fitting coat has a Teflon coating and storm flap over the zip, for added style, the coyote fur trim adds another layer but is also detachable.
If you're thinking of something smarter then you'll need to layer up, however, this Margaret Howell relaxed cut jacket will work effortlessly to create a sophisticated look.
A coat you can rely on, this fishtail parker from Edwin is an all-round choice for style, going for black will give you a variety of colours to wear it with and with a plain nature, it will allow you to explore more textures on your outfit underneath.
This waterproof jacket from Rains is a smart choice for your commute to work, the stainless steel buttons add a shining detail to the jacket without taking any class from the coat.
A necessity for every man's casual wardrobe, puffer jackets are an ideal daytime choice. Schott NYC's puffer is a warm choice to bring a sports luxe outfit.
For a luxury choice for an evening out, you can't go wrong with a thick leather jacket. This coat from YMC is made in England with a 100% sheepskin inner, and 100% leather trim keeping you protected from those winter winds and from the winters to come.