Puffer jackets and down vests keep you toasty warm, but the most style points for winter coats go-to silhouettes crafted in wool. Shopping with an eye toward design will pay off in extra added protection when you seek the most stylish winter wool coats. Favor double-breasted over single-breasted coats for that one extra layer of warmth and look for longer styles that button up all the way to the neck. Check the label for a coat that’s at least 60 percent wool for greatest warmth. Nylon in the fabric blend will lend strength to a coat you’ll be wearing for years. Keep reading for some of the coziest and most stylish winter wool coats you can find.
L.L.BEAN Classic Lambswool Polo Coat, $249.00, llbean.com
This quarter-length coat is a luxe classic made of 100 percent Italian lambswool that’s warm enough to stand up to the cold. Plus, lambswool is softer and smoother than regular wool. The look is more sophisticated than puffer jackets and down vests. The silhouette is a flattering style that is timeless and works well with more formal outfits. Warmth is further enhanced with polyester lining is filled with Thinsulate, a down-alternative insulation. Stylists rave that this is the best wool winter coat overall.
Lark & Ro Funnel Neck Coat, $99, amazon.com
A chic silhouette highlights this mid-thigh length wool-blend coat featuring funnel neck and split hem at the sides. This Amazon brand coat is a good value for the money, but you may find the 49 percent wool blend isn’t as warm as some other wool coats.
London Fog Double Breasted Peacoat with Scarf, $81 to $143, amazon.com
Step up to the one that stylists say is the very best wool peacoat. This hip length, double-breasted style is a convenient everyday basic constructed of 60 percent wool fabric.
Everlane The Cocoon Coat, $250, everlane.com
The cool cocoon shape is crafted in luxurious double-faced wool for a more relaxed look and feel. You’ll wear this winter coat through workdays to date nights. The oversized mid-length blazer is single breasted, and the fabric is a 60 percent wool blend.
MMLaFleur The Chen Parka—Scuba, $345, mmlafleur.com
The Chen Parka takes you from your morning yoga class straight to the office, and then from your last meeting of the day to happy hour with friends. This sporty but chic parka is perfect for travel, with invisible zippers at the pockets and sleeves making for a clean, bulk-free silhouette. Tailoring is designed to flatter curves. Structured like a traditional jacket, the Chen is constructed from a compression knit that is stretchy.
Ellen Tracy Wool Blend Cape Coat with Faux Fur Trim, $112.49, nordstrom.com
Supple faux fur trims the cape silhouette of this refined wool-blend topper. For a more defined shape, cinch the waistline with the optional belt. Hip length and single breasted, the cape snaps closed in the front and at the sides. The fabric is more than 60 percent wool and extra warmth is added by lining on the inside.