56 Winter Outfits That Look Great—Even When It's Cold AF Outside

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 56—yes, 56—of the most capable freeze-busting looks out there on the streets. So get cosy, keep scrolling and tell us which warm and wonderful concoctions you'll steal by tagging us on Instagram.

What to wear in cold weather: a white puffer with blue flares and a leopard bucket hat

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Who knew a white puffer, gold chain and leopard bucket hat could look so damn good?

What to Wear in Cold Weather: Oversized leather jacket with belt and slip skirt

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Get your oversized leather pieces to the next level by belting them over a slip skirt. 

What to wear in cold weather: a shaggy jacket with vinyl trousers and hiking boots

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Winter is the time to play with textures and make the most of the current hiking-boots trend.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: Cropped knit jumper and knee-high boots

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A cropped jumper with high-waisted trousers and knee-high boots make for a chic base ensemble. Just add a camel coat for peak warmth. 

What to wear in cold weather: a logo scarf with a vinyl coat and wide-leg trousers

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Logo scarves are having a moment and can easily pep up a plain outfit.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: Maxi leather coat with Dr Martens boots

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Go maxi with your vintage leather pieces and pair with the season's fave: chunky boots. 

What to wear in cold weather: a faux fur coat with leather joggers

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Mix athleisure with more traditionally elegant items for a new look.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: all beige outfit with combat boots

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Bring your beige outfits into the winter months by layering up on beige knits and coats. Big boots and Bottega Veneta accessories make for an on-trend take on the classics. 

What to wear in cold weather: a colourblock coat with silver boots

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Match your cosiest coat to your lipstick. Effort made.

What to wear in cold weather: a shaggy beige coat with patent boots

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Patent boots are particularly good at keeping water out, but do be careful in snow and sludge, please.

What to wear in cold weather: a camel cape worn with brown leather trousers

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Shades of brown and tan look sophisticated at any point during the year—lean on them.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: Max Mara teddy coat

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Teddy-bear coats are cute, while chunky boots are not, but it makes for a great contrast.

Teddy-bear coats are all over the stores this winter, and we're glad.

Fluffy shearling and sumptuous leather. Winter outfits don't get more luxe.

If polo-necks 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 is always a winner.

A plain, oversized coat can neutralise bold accessorising.

Don't stop at a statement coat—add giant earrings to really make an entrance.

Try mixing and matching textures like patent leather and a fluffy knit.

All-white is the way to look rich throughout winter.

Don't ever overlook the power of a well-cut camel coat.

If you're in a knitted dress, you could even risk going for bare legs.

Sherpa jackets are a surprisingly good layering tool in subzero weather.

Scarves so big you can wrap yourself up in them are trending.

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.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: all brown outfit idea

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Give head-to-toe a break for a minute. Shades of browns, from chocolate to mocha, are so chic.

Great coat + skinny jeans + ankle boots work like a charm every time.

When your knits are this chunky you can forgo outerwear altogether.

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.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: knit jumper and leather skirt outfit with animal print boots

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Knits and leather are the ultimate winter-chic combo. 

Winter classics like a Burberry scarf always remain in the fashion pack's armoury.

Sportswear can be instantly upgraded with heels and a smart jacket or coat.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: quilted coat and white boots

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We love quilted anything this year, and a maxi quilted coat is basically just like wearing a blanket. Yes, please. 

Aviator jackets get better with age, so wear yours on repeat with anything and everything.

Even a teeny tiny hair clip can add a bit of pizzazz to a cosy look.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: hoodie and suede coat with combat boots

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A hoodie with a suede coat is the perfect mix, with big combat boots to finish.

What to Wear in Cold Weather: oversized jumper and slip skirt outfit

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Oversized jumpers and slips skirts is the outfit formula that's all over Pinterest right now. 

What to Wear in Cold Weather: red jumper and tartan trousers

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Just because it's winter doesn't mean your looks need to be without colour. Mix a bold-coloured knit with patterned trousers. Add socks to your flats for a granny-chic spin. 

What to Wear in Cold Weather: fuzzy pattern coat and combat boots

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We love seeing a printed or patterned coat. Texture is a great way to shake up your winter wardrobe. 

What to Wear in Cold Weather: all beige outfit idea

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Max out on size by pairing your oversized suit with an oversized coat. 

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