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The best winter coats for NYC

Cold weather is upon us!

And with the last snow day far away, and freezing temps continuing into the foreseeable future, shouldn't you mind all that is reasonable and be prepared when you head outside?

If you're not yet armed with a good winter coat, here are our suggestions.

Cloudscape Car Coat

Make your outerwear speak for itself with this
Photo Credit: Anthropologie

Make your outerwear speak for itself with this playful coat from Anthropologie. Designed with tufts of faux fur to create a "cloudy" pattern, this wool-blend coat also has a zip front to keep the cold out. $198, anthropologie.com

Striped Button Front Tailored Coat

This poly-blend coat from Banana Republic is fully
Photo Credit: Banana Republic

This poly-blend coat from Banana Republic is fully lined for added warmth. The white stripe detailing on the sleeves and bottom of the coat adds extra style to the classic, front-button silhouette. $298, bananarepublic.gap.com

Textured Wool Coat

This tailored coat from Lands' End is structured
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This tailored coat from Lands' End is structured but also meant to be comfortable. With an oversized hood and a warm, fully lined wool blend, this is an easy addition to a cold-weather wardrobe. $179, landsend.com

Wool-blend Coat

Peacoats are a classic, go-to winter coat and
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Peacoats are a classic, go-to winter coat and this long, wool-blend option from H&M is both stylish and affordable. The coat comes in dark camel, blue and black. $79.99, hm.com

Short Faux Fur Coat

Go classic -- but faux -- in a
Photo Credit: Zara

Go classic -- but faux -- in a black "fur." This coat, from Zara, has side pockets and a hidden front zip. $169, zara.com

BDG Alessi Boucle Relaxed Hooded Coat

This coat from BDG relaxes the peacoat. With
Photo Credit: Urban Outfitters

This coat from BDG relaxes the peacoat. With an oversized hood, this knit coat may feel more like wearing a blanket than outerwear. $109, urbanoutfitters.com

Plaid Coat

The bold pattern on this double-breasted coat will
Photo Credit: H&M

The bold pattern on this double-breasted coat will add some winter white to your cold-weather look. This coat is a wool blend and is fully lined, which will help keep you warm. $99, hm.com

Kimchi Blue Kira Oversized Faux Fur Jacket

Add a unique winter piece to your wardrobe
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Add a unique winter piece to your wardrobe with this faux-fur coat. This tri-tone jacket may become your next evening outerwear go-to. $189, urbanoutfitters.com

Masculine Coat

Camel coats have been in style for quite
Photo Credit: Zara

Camel coats have been in style for quite a while, but this long coat from Zara adds a bit of a modern flair with a contrast collar. This coat has simple front buttons and large front pockets to keep your hands warm. $189, zara.com

Faux Fur-Trim Hooded Parka

Channel your inner Alpine skier with this water-resistant
Photo Credit: Rachel Roy

Channel your inner Alpine skier with this water-resistant jacket from Rachel Roy. The fur-trimmed hood and warm lining will definitely get you through a city winter. $109.99, macys.com

Thermoball Hooded Parka

When city weather turns Arctic, a parka is
Photo Credit: The North Face

When city weather turns Arctic, a parka is a must. Though many name-brand options run upwards of your entire paycheck, North Face has more affordable looks that will still keep you warm and dry in even the worst blizzard. This parka, which comes in a variety of colors, is insulated, water repellent, and long enough to keep your entire body warm. $230, thenorthface.com

Wool Blend Wrap Coat

Sometimes simplicity is the way to go. This
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Sometimes simplicity is the way to go. This French Connection wool number keeps you warm without the frills. The D-ring belt closure makes this easy to layer for especially chilly days. $198, nordstrom.com

Cuddle Up Faux Fur Jacket

As the name implies, this shaggy jacket brings
Photo Credit: Betsey Johnson

As the name implies, this shaggy jacket brings the volume. The large collar and sleeves can help you bundle up in the cold. Pair this pink number with an all-black outfit for a statement-making look. $148, betseyjohnson.com

Long Ultrawarm Coat

Available in five colors, this down-filled coat keeps
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Available in five colors, this down-filled coat keeps you warm and dry even when it's blizzard season. It's also machine washable, a major plus after slushy days. $239, llbean.com

Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Stretch Long Coat

When the temperature drops, the best way to
Photo Credit: Uniqlo

When the temperature drops, the best way to stay warm is to go for a down. Uniqlo, which offers a wide variety of puffer coats and jackets, sells an affordable and warm option that's also water resistant. This long coat comes in black, beige and navy. $129.90, uniqlo.com

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