#HowToWearIt: Chic and Warm Winter Coats

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In this weekly feature, InStyle's Senior Market Editor/Digital Correspondent Dana Avidan-Cohn shares tips and tricks on how to tackle the latest trends. Look for it on What's Right Now every Friday and be sure to try out the trend yourself and tweet your look using #HowToWearIt.

It's officially "snowmaggeden" and as the temperatures dip into freezing, it's time to pull out your no-nonsense cold weather gear. Looking back on the impossibly chic 1960's style icon Françoise Hardy (pictured, above) it's clear that all you really need is a great coat. So many designers have embraced luxe quality faux fur options that will keep you toasty and guilt free.

Shop these arctic-ready looks below and add accessories with a retro flare.


Topshop Unique coat, $800, net-a-porter.com; Whistles boot, $170, whistles.com; Uniqlo dress, $50, uniqlo.com; Inverni beanie, $285, avenue32.com; GlamourPuss NYC mittens, $425, ahalife.com; Ray-Ban sunglasses, $150, net-a-porter.com


Nina Ricci coat, $2,100, mytheresa.com; Rag & Bone hat, $220, intermixonline.com; Karen Walker sunglasses, $280, intermixonline.com; Stuart Weitzman boots, $635, shopbop.com; Dents gloves, $209, selfridges.com


Zara coat, $40, zara.com; Theory pants, $146, theory.com; Topshop boots, $150, topshop.com; Eugenia Kim beanie, $119, intermixonline.com; J.Crew sweater, $80, jcrew.com

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