7 Chic Jackets to Take You From Fall to Winter

From classic camel to on-trend shearling and unexpected florals, these are our top cold-to-freezing weather picks.

by Jenna Wojciechowski

a colorful collage of fall jackets and coats

The decision to invest in a fall jacket can be a fraught one. Especially during those early weeks of the season, the weather can shift from hot and sunny to windy and freezing in a matter of minutes. The right outerwear can’t be too heavy, or you’ll be sweating by noon, or too light, in which case you will be uncomfortably chilly by cocktail hour. The key is to keep a few mid-weight options—one for wet weather, one you can wear on more formal occasions, and a couple for everyday—in your rotation, which you can wear open on warmer days and then layer with vests and scarves as we transition into winter. Whether it’s the most perfect, buttery soft leather jacket from Khaite, a cashmere bathrobe coat from Celine to make the transition from bed to street that much easier, or a perfect combination of rain protection and warmth with Norse Projects’ Felicia coat, we have you covered with these 7 stylish staples.

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Classic Black Leather

A Modern Take on Camel

Funky Fall Floral

A Chic Peacoat

On-Trend Shearling

A Timeless Raincoat

Playful, Cropped Tweed