11 Warm But Chic Coats For Watching The Ball Drop
A few goosebumps are no excuse for sacrificing a perfectly planned NYE outfit. With these fab winter coats, you can ring in the new year with outerwear worthy of the occasion.
Faux Real Obsessed
After planning your New Year’s Eve outfit for well over a month, the last thing you want to do is dull your sparkle with a frumpy coat. Complement rather than cover up with a coat that’s just as glamorous as the rest of your getup, like this faux-fur zip-up jacket from Forever 21. We are all about luxury on a budget, and this midweight coat definitely fits the bill without dampening your look.
Get It! Forever 21 Faux Fur Zip-Front Jacket, $45
No chance you’ll get lost in an over-crowded street with these notice-me spots. Perfect for an all-black or metallic outfit, this leopard-print faux fur coat by Topshop brings a vintage-inspired vibe, along with plenty of warmth, thanks to an oversize collar and hidden front button closure. So forget about the cold, and keep on celebrating!
Get It! Topshop Leopard Spot Faux Fur Coat, $130
Faux shearling gets an edgy makeover in this modern day BlankNYC moto jacket. The cool-girl silhouette is a match made in heaven for a casual New Year's Eve apartment party or a clever way to dress down that floor-length dress you just couldn’t pass up. Whatever the case, a shearling-like lining will make sure you stay cozy until the ball drops at midnight.
Get It! BlankNYC Moto Jacket with Faux Shearling Lining,
Don’t you dare throw your long, black parka over your NYE dress just for the sake of a little warmth. Continue the allure out and into night with a luxe puffer jacket that’s packed with insulation instead. With silver metallic and outrageous volume, you’ve mastered relaxed glam in a matter of minutes.
Get It! Splendid Dakota Puffer Coat,
Avec Les Filles’ faux shearling biker jacket can take you from the New Year’s Eve party to the after party—all the way into the early January morning. It’s a feminine take on The Arrivals’ Moya III oversized shearling jacket, a fashion girl favorite, but at a fraction of the price. Googly eyes aside, heavyweight faux leather, soft-touch lining, and (dare I say) functional pockets keep your hands warm and phone tucked safely away as you hop from one gathering to another.
Get It! Avec Les Filles Faux Shearling Biker Jacket,
Oh, Teddy Bear
You’ve seen it all over Instagram and Pinterest, and we’re here to tell you it’s here to stay (at least until the snow melts away). The teddy bear coat may be winter’s most popular way to stay warm—and with good reason. With an elegant lapel collar, this cream Gianni Feraud version would look amazing paired with any party dress. Better yet, it’s as cozy as it looks (you’ll see).
Get It! Gianni Feraud Teddy Oversized Coat,
Take your LBD to the next level with this statement-making faux-fur jacket by Kut from the Kloth. You’ll save yourself from buying yet another slinky cocktail dress you’ll wear once—maybe twice—a year, while adding a seasonal staple to your winter wardrobe. Not to mention, all eyes will be on you as you enter every New Year’s party with this hot tamale jacket draped over your shoulders.
Get It! Kut from the Kloth Noelia Faux Fur Collar Coat, $208
New Year’s Eve is all about the glitz and the glam and getting all dolled up, so why not apply that to your outerwear as well? Leave your go-to leather jacket on the hanger this holiday in favor of a shiny pewter-finish one fit for the occasion. We aren’t surprised that Nordstrom's blogger collab with Cupcakes and Cashmere is the brains behind this fashion-forward jacket, complete with edgy moto details and a sleek irridescence that are rarely combined. Throw over a tulle skirt or black jumpsuit for a fresh update on a classic NYE party pairing.
Get It! Cupcakes and Cashmere Foiled Faux Suede Moto Jacket, $148
Sleek and timeless, you can never go wrong with a classic wool coat. To a romantic New Year’s Eve dinner with your hunny or a classy night out with your girls at the hottest rooftop bar, you’ll fit right in with the ritzy crowd wearing this posh houndstooth number. It’s even got fabulous faux-fur cuffs to add a little more luxe to your look.
Get It! Reformation Lucille Coat, $348
Keep your legs warm and goosebumps at bay with a longline coat that’s anything but basic. This silky number isn’t a bathrobe, but is, in fact, a lined trench coat that can combat your sprint from the Uber inside without worry. Its classic silhouette and satin sheen give off an effortless air, perfect for a low-key celebration.
Get It! Forever 21 Longline Satin Trench Coat,
That’s A Wrap
Still working on your NYE outfit? No worries! This simple wrap coat will complement any ensemble or outting without compromising comfort or warmth in the meantime. Whether a casual get-together or an invite-only, all-out bash, you can style this soft woven wrap open or closed with a removable tie belt. Now all that’s left is, well, the rest of your outfit—but at least you’ll ring in the new year all nice and cozy.
Get It! Forever 21 Draped Wrap Coat,