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    27 Things You Need If You Loathe The Cold

    Items for conquering the cold weather that Bernie Sanders himself would probs approve of.

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    1. A fuzzy quarter-zip to layer over long sleeves for some much needed warmth. It also has a hood for unexpected snow or rainfall.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this jacket! It’s so warm and cozy! I am between a size medium and large and I bought the large. It is a bit oversized in the body, but in a good way - it’s meant to be oversized. This jacket is very warm, so sometimes I just leave it unzipped, and it looks good like that too. This jacket isn’t even my typical style, but it’s so cute and cuddly that it has become one of my favorite things to wear! I washed it like normal and line dried it, and it’s just fine." —hellnokitty

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 26 colors/patterns).

    2. A beanie that can accommodate your pony tails or messy buns in case you don't feel like leaving your hair down or even styling it for that matter.,

    Promising review: "I always wear my hair in a bun or ponytail during the winter because i hate fixing my hair when its always cold so I always resort to a beanie. Some beanies i have fit different so i have to adjust my bun/tail to fit with whatever beanie i decide to wear for the day. I never thought there were beanies that would accommodate my hair until recently. I purchased the metallic blue. Love love love!!! The color was so pretty and now I can wear it with my hair in a big fat messy bun, regular tight bun, or a ponytail. My new everyday go to beanie for winter! I even purchased several more as gifts for family members." —ABB

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98 (available in 34 colors).

    3. A pair of Bernie Sanders-esque mittens for shoveling snow or simply sitting with your arms crossed at the next inauguration...

    knitted brown gloves
    BlanketBoss / Etsy

    BlanketBoss is a small business based out of Greenwood Lake, New York, and make hand-knitted blankets, decor, and apparel that will keep you toasty warm.

    Gloves are machine-washable and made from 100% acrylic.

    Get them from BlanketBoss on Etsy for $24.

    4. Or these super breathable, Icelandic wool mittens to keep your hands toasty warm.

    icelandic wool mittens on hands

    Promising review: "These are the BEST and WARMEST mittens I have ever owned!!! Maddie my golden doodle walk early every morning and even in below-freezing temps I stay warm!!!! Fast shipping." —kw

    Get them from Amazon for $39.95 (available in seven colors/patterns).

    5. A coffee warmer — perfect to keep on your desk so your hot cup of joe doesn't turn into cold brew while you type away on your laptop.

    Coffee cup warmer

    This coffee mug warmer can heat coffee up to 131 degrees Fahrenheit/55 degrees Celsius (ta ta cold, gross coffee). After plugging the adapter into an outlet, the warmer will work automatically once a mug is place on top and will also stop once the mug is removed #coffeemagic.

    Promising review: "My new favorite home gadget! Keeps my coffee warm but can also move it around the house to use as a candle warmer. It heats up the candle from bottom to top, the smell is much stronger than with a flame! I'll confess that the other day I had a cheese dip and thought, let me heat it up (I mean why not, right!?) so I placed in on the warmer and it warmed it up pretty fast and stayed warm for a good while. The warmer is very easy to clean as well. Best part is that it turns on when you place coffee mug, candle on top. When you remove it automatically shuts off. This would be a great gift and the price is awesome!" —REM

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in two shapes and two colors).

    6. A pair of Ugg boot socks because cold feet are a big no-go. These will help you avoid the "sock falling down inside the boot" mishap that is a total buzz kill.

    reviewer wearing ugg socks with booties

    I own a pair of these and SWEAR by them. They're so cozy and are the perfect height for all of my boots. If I wear lower boots, I simply just fold them down to the desired height so they can either be no-show or, if I'm going for a more "leg warmer-esque look" then I keep them unfolded.

    Promising review: "I hesitated to purchase them at first, because of the price. I was looking for warm, comfortable crews or slouch socks. I found these and I am an Uggs fan. I bought three pairs and I am so glad I did. My feet stay warm when I am working in my office, which is in the basement." —Lisa Goad

    Get a pair from Amazon for $17.95 (available in 11 colors).

    7. A pair of cozy slippers that feature an anti-slip sole you can bum around the house in if you're literally ALWAYS freezing. The anti-slip soles are also ideal if you need to dart outside to snag the mail in record breaking time so you don't have to spend a second more putting on a "real" pair of shoes.

    Promising review: "After ordering endless slippers, because I live in them for the most part, these are the best I've ever found. That includes almost all other brands, including Ugg Acorn, LL Bean etc. You name them, I've tried them. But these are by FAR the best. I can't recommend these highly enough. In fact, I am gonna buy a second pair!" —Terri Biringer

    Get them from Amazon for $27.91+ (available in sizes 5–10 and three colors).

    8. A beanie that's every bit trendy as it is warm. This is a perf option for second or third day hair and those SUPER WINDY days (hellooooo NYC wind tunnels)., Amazon

    Promising review: "This product fits perfectly! I love beanies and fits similar to comparable name brands!" —Kaitlyn Shell

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in three colors).

    9. A Columbia jacket made with patented heat-reflective technology to manage body heat level protection against cold winds. It is also moisture-resistant in case you get caught in the rain (which happens more than we'd probs like to admit).

    Promising review: "This coat is wonderful! The length has been so nice. It unzips from the bottom if you need more space to move your legs, but I never need to use that feature. It is sooo lightweight, and is not bulky. It is kind of nice to wear a winter coat and not feel like a walking marshmallow for once." —F. L. Pettet

    Get it from Amazon for $77.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X and 11 colors).

    10. A portable hand warmer to keep on you at all times for when your fingers start to become paralyzed from the dropping temps. BONUS, it also can charge your phone! *gasps*

    portable handwarmer in pink

    Promising review: "A friend of mine showed me a hand warmer a while ago and I have been looking for one since. This product came quick, quicker than estimated. I chose the pink version. It surprised me how nice and warm this got in a short period of time. You wrap your hands around it and it radiates the heat just right. As a bonus you can use it as a phone charger when it is not heating your hands. Perfect for cold winter days." —Saskia A Caporellie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two colors).

    11. A 2-in-1 foot warmer heating pad you can use both as a normal heating pad and for keeping your always freezing toesies toasty.,

    Promising review: "I have chronic kidney disease and my feet have been cold for several years. I decided to try the foot warmer & heating pad because it folded over and heated both the lower and upper sides of the foot while the other foot warmers just warmed the bottom of the feet. What a difference it made for me having both the bottoms and the tops of my feet warm at the same time. I keep it inside my bed so that I can enjoy the warmth as soon as I get in. The warmer itself is so soft and makes me feet feel very snuggly. I am so pleased with the warmer. I find the middle setting gets my feet warm real quick and then I can set it on low to keep it warm. It does everything advertised!" —Kathikat

    Get it from Amazon for $39.96.

    12. Or a microwavable option you can heat up before bed time and keep with you while you doze off in a blissful ~warm~ sleep.

    Microwavable Heating Pads in Various Colors
    Sehosas / Etsy

    Bonus! These are all natural and earth-friendly.

    Sehosas is a small business located in Robert, Georgia and offers a huge variety of adorable crafted microwavable heating pads in fun patterned fabrics.

    Promising review: "This is the third one I have bought. I just love them. They are well made and heat up quickly. I especially like the flannel ones. They are extra cozy. We have two medium ones for belly aches and sore necks. We also have a small one that I keep in the freezer to use as a cold pack." —Debora Terrill

    Get it from Sehosas on Etsy for $15.95+ (available in three sizes and nine colors).

    13. A windshield snow and ice cover if the impending doom of having to clean off your car after a big snowstorm makes you shake in your boots. This cover keeps your wipers from freezing and your windshield ice-free. The next time you take your car for a spin, just simply remove the cover and you're ready to roll.


    Promising review: "This snow and ice shield is invaluable! I struggled the first ice storm we had trying to scrape off the windshield. The next time, I purchased this and used it and it was wonderful! We each grabbed the bar on the side and flipped the shield so the snow fell onto the hood where it was easy to push off with a snow brush and take off in short order. Beats spending time dislodging the windshield wipers and scraping the windshield. This is the next best thing to garaging your car!" —Amazon reviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    14. A towel warmer so when you emerge from your shower you can happily wrap yourself in the equivalent of a warm hug. Pop a bath robe in for after you've dried off so you can bask in the coziness even longer.

    towel warmer

    Promising review: "Warms nicely in about 15 mins and in 30 mins, it feels like a towel thats been sitting in direct sun by the pool. I like the power button on top it's easy to use. It says it shuts off in an hour, but I always turn it off when I get my towel out. It's bigger than a 5-gallon bucket, but probably holds about the same amount as one. I put my XL heavy robe in and barely have enough room left for a large towel if I compress it. Two large towels fit easily. The wood is actually plastic. My wife and I love it and have used it every day for the past three weeks. Easy enough for my mother to use too." —George Van peanut butter

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99.

    15. And a windshield defogger sponge in case it gets so cold while you're driving and the heat is making your car windows get all blurry. It can be used wet or dry and won't scratch your windows.

    windshield defogger sponge used on car windows

    Promising review: "This is my second purchase of the windshield cleaner. These are great for when your windshield is fogged up on the inside and your heater isn't warm enough to do anything about it. Sure, you can use your jacket sleeve, but this does it so much better." —RaiderSixx

    Get it from Amazon for $5.25.

    16. A pair of insulated snow pants in case your week is starting off with you snow-blowing the driveway...,

    Promising review: "I love these insulated pants! I bought them to walk the dog, so I'll have no excuses rain, sleet, snow, wind...whatever hits I'll be ready. I was very surprised with the quality of the material, craftsmanship, and comfort. These were very inexpensive and hit all my must haves....I can not recommend them enough. Update, it snowed this weekend and I walked the dog in 20 degree weather. I was very comfortable, could have stayed outside all day in these pants. Plus they wash well. Still highly recommend!" —Shannon K

    Get them from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes XS–4X tall, XS–XL short, XS–4X regular, 2–18, and 21 colors/patterns).

    17. A balloon sleeve sweater that can be layered over your classic tanks and long sleeves for some additional warmth. This cozy pullover is also WFH approved in case all of your loungewear is in the wash., Amazon

    Promising review: "This sweater is so soft and cozy. I love it and it does great in the wash! I sized up for a bigger fit and I would say it definitely fits true to size! Definitely recommend. I just ordered another color." —Clarissa Laws

    Get it from Amazon for $40+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and eight colors).

    18. A headband warmer if your ears are always the first body part to get cold. These come in a handful of gorgeous colors that are sure to match your OOTD.

    StasiAccessories / Etsy

    StasiAccessories is a small business based out of Feeding Hills, Massachusetts with the cutest hair accessories imaginable. Their selection includes hair clips, beanies, headbands, and scrunchies.

    Promising review: "This is a well-made headband that is good for cold weather. Keeps my ears warm and looks nice. Also, shipped quickly. Really happy with my purchase. Thank you!" —Susan

    Get it from StasiAccessories on Etsy for $15 (available in six colors).

    19. A full-zip sherpa jacket that's so warm you'll probs want to wear it to bed...,

    Promising review: "I was nervous the quality of the leopard print wouldn’t be as expected, but this surpassed all of my expectations. It fits perfectly and gives a nice fitted shape. It is not boxy at all. Very thick and warm and sooooo soft! You won’t regret this purchase." —Cheryl

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS–2XL and 10 styles).

    20. A heated blanket to keep handy on the sofa or on your bed, because if you're going to take a nap you better not feel like you're laying bare naked in the tundra...

    reviewer image of heated blanket in red on couch

    Promising review: "This is really nice blanket to have especially who live in cold area. My wife loves the color of the bright red and on the back is a fluffy white. It is the softest and warmest blanket. It is super comfortable and it’s all she uses for bedtime. She is very cold natured and this blanket keeps her warm. Most people sleep better in the cold, She personally does not. She loves feeling cozy and warm when she is sleeping at night. The remote is easy to use. You can set low, medium, or high. It automatic shuts off on its own, but lasts over a few hours before it turns off." —kv*

    Get it from Amazon for $65.99.

    21. An electric fireplace in case your home didn't come with a real one — do not fret! This little bb can heat up to 1,000 square feet of space and look cute while doing it.,

    You can even purchase one that has a crackler! Oh how we love those homey, crackling fireplace sounds...

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful little heater. We keep it in our three seasons room. Michigan winters can be brutal cold but we can sit in our little room watching the snow are comfortable warm! We are in our 70’s. It was very easy to put the legs on it and move it around!" —Wanda

    Get it from Amazon for $219.99 (available in 10 colors).

    22. A two-pack of insulated socks that trap heat in and keep the freezing cold out. These double insulated socks are breathable so while they stay warm, you won't have to worry about foot sweat.,

    Promising review: "I was looking for something for my camping where my legs can be in comfort. The best part is it is unisex. These socks are warmer than other thermal socks because the insulation is better. The experience in hiking, camping, climbing activities is awesome. They keep my feet warm without sweating since they have a breathable moisture wicking & don't smell like cotton socks. I think there is double thickness so they are well crafted." —Aryan

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $18.99.

    23. THE "Amazon coat" featuring big pockets to store everything you could possibly need so you can leave your purse at home. This has over 8,000 5-star reviews so you basically should *add it to cart* now.

    Promising review: "I bought this coat because my North Face one was falling apart. I went looking for a coat that was warm without the unreasonably high price tag because I couldn't afford another North Face. I saw that this coat got a lot of attention on Amazon and ordered myself one. It is highly water proof and it goes down past my waist so it keeps me warm on most of my body. I also love the hood of the jacket because it protects me well in strong winds and rain and is super warm. I also love the pockets because I always know wear my keys, headphones, phone, and wallet are." —checkersperson

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99+ (available in sizes XXS–5X and 13 colors).

    24. An oversized scarf that doubles as a shawl you can wear over tops and dresses that has over 9,000 5-star reviews. Time to bundle up (and look chic while doing it).,

    Promising review: "I bought this scarf because I am an every day scarf wearer in the cooler weather. I think this scarf compliments every outfit I put it with. It is not small, it is thick, and the colors look exactly like the picture. I like that I can use it as a shawl and not just a scarf. I've received many compliments wearing this scarf. It's long enough where I can tie it in different ways and it doesn't look or feel cheap and it doesn't scratch at my neck. If you are looking for a quality scarf, I would recommend. I will be purchasing another!" —Jennifer Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in 16 colors/patterns).

    25. A pair of fur-lined boots in case your only footwear is that pair of Converse from college... These are water resistant and feature an anti-slip grip so you can tackle the cold and snow.

    pair of fur-lined boots

    Promising review: "I thought these shoes were going to be a fast fix while I waited on new better ones. Months later I’m wearing these more than the expensive ones. I had to break them in but once I did I’m super happy. I play sports in then and they function great. Nothing has fallen apart and it overall stops water as well as can be expected. Size is correct and it fit great." —David Harrison

    Get them from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes men's 8–12 and two colors).

    26. A set of ear muffs to keep your hair in tact, and out of harm's way of beanies that can sometimes ruin your day's 'do. These will keep your ears super warm, and you'll look cute while doing it.,

    Promising review: "These are so soft! I wore them all day outdoors to see a Civil War battle reenactment and they worked just perfectly. The wind may have been blowing and it might have been chilly, but my ears were nice and toasty, and did not get sweaty either. I think my husband just wanted to be near me so that he could pet my furry ears. LOL!" —pcornwallszoke

    Get them from Amazon for $12.95.

    27. A two-piece monochromatic loungewear set because staying comfy, cozy, AND indoors is the move for those of us who get cold quickly. This lounge set is what I will be wearing while I enjoy the glorious fireplace in my house.,

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with this set so much that I want to buy it in every color! It's so comfortable and cute, fits pretty much perfect. It's a little bit big but in a cozy way so I don't mind it at all! SUPER high quality, way better than I was expecting!!" —Theresa DeLaBarrera

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in 15 colors/patterns).

    28. A pair of therma pants to layer under jeans or joggers if going out in just one pair of pants isn't going to cut it. Going on a hike and it's tooooooo cold? Pop these on underneath another pair of pants!

    therma pants in black

    If you're a walking conundrum and love outdoor winter sports but hate winter, these pants will be a warm weather staple. They are ideal for skiing and snowboarding!

    Get them from Backcountry for $69.95 (available in sizes XS–XL).

    29. A set of flannel sheets that'll make getting out of bed each morning that much harder. (Guess you'll have something to look forward to when hopping in the bed at the end of the day.)

    set of sheets in sea color

    Promising review: "Nice sheets. They are staying soft after several washings. No shrinkage that I notice - very good quality. Would buy again and recommend to anyone." —Farm wife

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in five sizes or pillow cases alone and six colors).

    30. A set of shea butter-infused fuzzy socks since moisturizing and keeping your feet warm are currently at the top of your list (if not, then it should be).

    Shea butter infused fuzzy socks

    Promising review: "Kohl's has the best Earth therapeutic socks! I recently purchased two more sets of these to replace some older ones I had for over a year! They are very comfortable on and not tight around the ankle. I always buy the cuffed ones as they come up taller and stay on. They also have the grips on the bottoms so you don't slip! I have washed and dried them many times and they hold their shape! I highly recommend these, you won't be sorry! I've bought these for years!" —Abby

    Get a pack of two from Kohl's for $9.75 (originally $13, available in four colors).

    31. A pack of weather strips to keep unwanted drafts out while keeping the warmth of your heater in. These also work great for keeping out unpleasant smells — looking at you bathroom... 👀🚽,

    Promising review: "I had a little gap under the door and tried several thresholds/weather stripping and the door wouldn’t shut. I decided to give this a try and....voila! problem solved! It was so easy to put on! No more gap, and keeps little bugs out!" —Jessica

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in three colors).

    32. A Harry Potter-themed weighted blanket that will lock in warmth and also subside any anxious moments with its heavy weight. A snuggly HP watch party? I'm in.

    Marauder's Map weighted blanket
    HartsHomeTreasures / Etsy

    Editor's Note: BuzzFeed does not support discriminatory or hateful speech in any form. We stand by the LGBTQ+ community and all fans who found a home in the Harry Potter series and will work to provide a safe space for fans. If you, like us, feel impassioned about trans rights, learn more or donate here.

    HatsHomeTreasures is a small business based in Tombstone, Arizona and has a plethora of weighted blanket options in incredibly fun patterns and colors.

    Promising review: "The picture does not do the blanket justice! It’s exactly what I wanted and so much more! You can tell there is so much time put into the blanket. It’s absolutely perfect!" —Hillary

    Get it from HartsHomeTreasures on Etsy for $85+ (available in two sizes and 17 weights; also available unweighted).

    33. An oversized shacket (shirt and jacket) that you can throw on if bumming it around the house in a three-day-old sweatshirt just isn't the move for you. This will look chic and keep you from freezing your booty off.

    Amazon, Ali Faccenda / BuzzFeed

    I have this jacket and I'm OBSESSED. I love to wear work from home outfits that are functional and cozy but also look trendy for meeting calls. This fits the bill to a T and is perfect layered over a classic long sleeve. It's oversized so if you want it more fitted I'd suggest going down a size.

    Get it from Amazon for $69.90 (available in sizes XXS–3X and three colors).

    34. And obvi, a Bernie embroidered crewneck featuring the icon of 2021 himself. The sweater will be the perfect addition to your cozy wardrobe, because you can never have too many sweatshirts. Grab your mittens folks!

    LillyannasStitch / Etsy

    LillyannasStitch is a small business based out of New York and offer personalized embroidered gifts that are one-of-a-kind.

    Promising review: "The shipping was super quick and I absolutely love the embroidery! Super detailed even though the picture is pretty small. The sweatshirt is perfect and true to size. I would recommend to anyone!" —Giulia

    Get it from LillyannasStitch on Etsy for $20+ (available in sizes S–3XL and eight colors).

    We get it, you're always freezing...


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