When the day’s high temperature is below freezing, you know that it’s officially winter. And to look good in the cold, you need to have a strong coat game. Here are nine winter coat styles that are guaranteed to keep you warm and looking fresh.

1. Wool Field Jacket

winter coats every man should have
Every guy should have a well-made, sturdy and hearty wool field jacket. It’s a handsome casual coat option and usually the first one I grab if I’m running out of the apartment in jeans, though it can also work for a casual coffee date or a dressed-down office look. Make sure it fits somewhat snugly for maximum insulation.

2. Quilted Topcoat

winter coats every man should have
Quilting is a great way to add some visual interest via texture to complete a look. Remember that quilted coats don’t need to be overstuffed or puffy. If you have a thin quilted topcoat, you can actually layer it under another coat.

3. Duffle Coat

winter coats every man should have
A classic preppy option that pairs best with winter-weight fabrics like tweed. These are heavy coats that will keep you warm.

4. Double-Breasted Topcoat

winter coats every man should have
This is your serious business option when you need to make a strong impression. Button it up, pop the collar and get shit done.

5. Peacoat

winter coats every man should have
Peacoats come in more colors than just the classic navy version. A grey peacoat stands out and looks a bit more dressed up and less nautical than its navy cousin.

6. Statement Plaid Topcoat

winter coats every man should have
A statement coat needn’t be wild and over the top. For the classically style-minded, a subtle plaid with a single bold accent color can be more than enough.

7. Subdued Plaid Topcoat

winter coats every man should have
You can’t wear a statement plaid topcoat every day, but you can wear a subdued plaid version on the daily. As always, navy goes with everything so it’s incredibly easy to style. I’ve been putting this one through its paces this season.

8. Arctic Parka

winter coats every man should have
This is the coat you don’t wear that often but are eternally thankful you shelled out the cash for when you really need it. Like yesterday when it was 17-degrees and I could walk outside like it was nothing.

9. Puffer Jacket

winter coats every man should have
A puffer jacket is a good option if you’re looking for something more casual than an overcoat. Additionally, its cropped cut allows for greater mobility than you’ll find with a three-quarters or full-length topcoat.

It may be the dead of winter, but it’s a great time to buy a coat. Many of our favorite retailers having amazing sales on winter items right now. Check out Mr. Porter, J.Crew, Nordstrom and Luisaviaroma to look for a steal or two.

Thanks, as always, for reading. And stay warm out there!

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Style

Photography by Rob McIver Photo.


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