By Andrea Cheng
Jan 29, 2015 @ 2:46 pm

Traditionally, outerwear is meant to be worn outside. But when temps reach snowpocalypse-level cold, all bets are off. For maximum insulation both indoors and outdoors, we're doubling up on coats. We've treated "indoor jackets" (otherwise known as "jackets" in the spring) as the finishing touch to an otherwise completed outfit. They're lighter in weight and differ in personality, depending on style. And we've coupled them with complementary heavy-duty coats that speak to seamless sophistication, offbeat whimsy, and everything in between.

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Neutralize a girly fluffy pink coat with an athletic bomber underneath. Or, color-block with a black-and-white topper layered over a bold cobalt blue piece. Looking for a Western-inspired twist? Pair a rivet-studded denim jacket with a shaggy layer. Shop our unbeatable picks, and you'll be winning at cold-weather style in no time.

1. Color-block with Intent (above)Shop the pairing: Rebecca Taylor moto jacket, $495; Alice + Olivia shawl collar coat, $550;

2. Combine Texture with Print


Shop the pairing: Mango shearling jacket, $65; Zara checked coat, $189;

3. Elevate with Jacquard and (Faux) Fur for Evening


Shop the pairing: Reiss jacquard coat, $227; Topshop Unique coat, $800;

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4. Step Up Your Prep with Pinstripes


Shop the pairing: Tibi blazer, $475; Cos coat, $225;

5. Go Western with Denim and Shag


Shop the pairing: Coach denim jacket, $695; H&M wool-blend coat, $60;

6. Lighten Up with Pastels


Shop the pairing: J. Crew marled boucle jacket, $198; French Connection oversized coat, 350;

7. Deliberately Mix and Match Prints


Shop the pairing: Etoile Isabel Marant quilted coat, $665; Ainea faux fur striped coat, $825;

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8. Stick With One Shade for Seamless Sophistication


Shop the pairing: Vince belted jacket, $495; Topshop coat, $60;

9. Achieve a Boy-Meets-Girl Aethestic With Bombers and Pink Fluff


Shop the pairing: Madewell varsity bomber, $168; Shrimps faux fur coat, $995;

10. Seek Heavy-Duty Fabrics For Extra-Chilly Days


Shop the pairing: T by Alexander Wang neoprene coat, $411; Community parka, $299;

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