When it's miserable outside, fashion times can feel tough. Who wants to make an effort only to freeze, get drizzled on, or be laughed out of town thanks to their extravagant new pom-pom hat? Well, actually, plenty of super-cool women don't let their sartorial guard down just because the temperatures are plunging and keeping warm isn't always the most enjoyable adventure. From the very best coats to the warmest boots and snuggest knitwear, these ladies have it (literally) covered.
So in order to dust off your winter wardrobe's very best and get stuck into some weather-tackling styling tricks, we bring you a whopping 47—yes, 47—of the most capable freeze-busting looks out there on the streets. So get cosy, keep scrolling down and tell us which warm and wonderful concoctions you'll steal in the comments box below.
Who knew a white puffer, gold chain and leopard bucket had could look so damn good?
Winter is the time to play with textures, and to make the most of the current hiking-boot trend.
Logo scarves are having a moment and can easily pep up a plain outfit.
Mix athleisure with more traditionally elegant items for a new look.
Match your cosiest coat to your lipstick, et voilá, effort made.
Patent boots are particularly good at keeping water out, but do be careful in snow and sludge, please…
Shades of brown and tan look sophisticated at any point during the year—lean on them.
Teddy-bear coats are cute, while chunky boots are not—it makes for a great contrast.
Checked coats haven't waned in popularity since they came in a few winters ago.
Fluffy shearling and sumptuous leather—winter outfits don't get more luxe.
If polonecks aren't your thing, let hoodies take up some closet space.
Okay, so you'll probably want a coat, but the idea of layering a roll neck under a boilersuit is very good.
Jumper dresses have been solving the most recent cold snap for many of us.
Black, white and red: Always a winner.
A plain, oversized coat can neutralise bold accessorising.
If you're looking for a very "extra" way to stay toasty, opt in on printed tights.
Don't stop at a statement coat—add giant earrings to really make an entrance.
Try mixing and matching textures like patent leathers and fluffy knits.
All-white is the way to look oh-so-rich throughout winter.
If you're in a knitted dresses you could even risk going for bare legs.
Puffers can look elegant with tailoring.
Scarves so big you can wrap yourself up in them are trending.
Sherpa jackets are a surprisingly good layering tool in sub-zero weather.
An artfully knotted scarf impresses us every time.
Top and tail a winter outfit with red accessories, and you won't regret it.
Coatigans are a legit thing—and very good for those in-between days when it's not freezing cold.
Pink coats are still going strong, and you can easily update yours by wearing it with sneaks.
Great coat + skinny jeans + ankle boots. Works a charm, every time.
When your knits are this chunky you can forgo outerwear altogether.
Heels will always balance out bigger shapes and complex layers.
Make a statement in a super furry coat.
White boots and vinyl finishes can really brighten up a simple combination.
When you're summer vibe is boho, winter can be tricky—but just layer and accessorise and you'll feel right.
If you don't like long-line coats a very snuggly shearling jacket is a top replacement.
Chunky boots, like Dr Martens, are back, so make the most of them.
Forget the clash rules when it's cold—just try to hold onto a colour palette.
White jeans have been a popular new choice for fashion girls in winter.
You can still wear short hemlines, just add OTK boots.
Winter classics, like a Burberry scarf, always remain in the fashion pack's armoury.
Red lipstick (and a beret, for that matter) will never fail you.
Even a teeny tiny hair clip can add a bit of pizzazz to a cosy look.
Keep those hands warm and safely in pockets by opting for a bum bag across the body.
Sportswear can be instantly upgraded with heels and a smart jacket or coat.
Aviator jackets get better with age—so wears yours on repeat with anything and everything.