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    31 Things From Target That’ll Help You Layer More This Winter

    Yes, layering can be stylish if done right.

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A parka jacket that is stylish yet functional for these chilly winter days. Layer on top of a cozy sweatshirt for ultimate warmth and comfort while in the snow or on the rink.

    model wearing navy blue knee length parka jacket

    Promising review: "I normally wear an XXL or plus in tops (my Columbia parka is a 1X), but the XL fits perfectly with a sweatshirt underneath. I really appreciate the big pockets with the snap closure, the knit cuffs, the drawstrings on the hood, the fuzzy lining of the hood, and the fact that you can take the faux fur trim off if you want." —frecklesMA

    Price: $60 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    2. A quilted jacket to wear over those trendy knit sweater vests when it's too cold to function — think prep school uniform meets warm winter fashion, darling.

    two models wearing the quilted jacket in purple

    Promising review: "I usually wear a size small, but I tried on an XXL in the store (because it was the only one they had), and it was actually perfect for an oversized look! I can wear it over my sweatshirts and it’s so soft! 10/10 recommend" —KMontana

    Price: $40 (available in sizes XS-4X and six colors)

    3. A thermal top because sometimes we could all use a pair of Long Johns, am I right?! Layer this underneath a favorite dress or long-sleeve bodysuit for extra protection from the dreaded wind chill. You'll want to keep several of these on hand, trust me.

    model wear a long sleeve black thermal top with black leggings

    Promising review: "So soft and comfortable. I have used it for running and exercise and it is great for wicking and doesn't smell. Also, perfect as a base layer on cooler days. The thumb holes and torso are a good length for my 5'9" height." —AussieMum

    Price: $17.99 (available in sizes S–XXL and two colors)

    4. An oversized puffer vest made from recycled polyester that matches with any outfit. Why wear a bulky coat when you have a vest?! Even better, there are ~two pockets~ to hold important cards and smart devices (headphones, cellphones, etc.).

    model wearing the vest in light and dark blue patterns

    Promising review: "Really great vest! Kept me warm while looking so fashionable. I paired it with blue jeans, a black shirt & pom beanie, and the similar color burnt orange Target sock boots and got so many compliments. Kept me warm. I’m usually XL and the L fit perfectly. It is definitely puffy and kept me warm on a 45-degree rainy day." —Momtotwo

    Price: $27.20 (originally $32, available in sizes XS–XL)

    5. A button-front cardigan for those winter WFH events where a jacket is shall I say...*extra.* Toss on this lightweight cardigan for an added warmth and sophistication that you can't get from your favorite Nike sweatshirt.

    model wearing the cardigan in green

    Promising review: "This sweater isn’t too heavy but warm enough to be out and about in cold weather. Also very cute and cozy. Definitely recommend." —Juana M

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–4X and 10 colors)

    6. A pair of high-rise sweatpants simply because every winter wardrobe needs a pair. Slip-on these sweats when you're headed out to the gym or grocery store for a chill fashion moment.

    model wearing a pair of grey high-rise sweatpants with long sleeve grey shirt

    Promising review: "These sweatpants are so comfortable! I got the Azure color and it’s so pretty in person. They fit true to size. I got them in M. I love lounging in them. They’re warm. Highly recommended!" —Laura

    Price: $15.30 (originally $18, available in sizes XS–4X and seven colors)

    7. A pair of cozy crew socks to keep those toes warm from the harsh winter cold. You might look silly, but pair these with your favorite slippers and your feet will be thanking you. Forget socks and sandals and say hello to socks and slippers!

    Pair of black crew socks with white snowflakes

    Promising review: "These socks are comfy and cozy. Just what I was interested in receiving in order to wear during the winter months." —LRaddy

    Price: $3 (available in five colors)

    8. A knit beanie that'll provide a hipster flair to any outfit this winter...or any time really. Plus, its solid black color makes it easy to wear with any outfit — no need to worry about matching.

    Mannequin head wearing black knit beanie

    Promising review: "Simple beanie. Not too thin or too thick. It's only $5 so you shouldn't be disappointed. Its purpose is definitely to keep warm." —Tosh

    Price: $5

    9. A pair of knit gloves for when you can't feel your know because they're bright red and swollen. And you can say goodbye to soggy gloves with these babies that have ~special technology~ to keep your hands dry from rain, snow, and sleet.

    Pair of black touch screen knit gloves

    Promising review: "These are some of the warmest gloves you can find. I admit, I used to wear only touch screen gloves, and they’re slightly more expensive than what I might normally pay, but after feeling these and realizing how warm my hands could be, I am now a convert." —prewarcharm

    Price: $24.99 (available in four colors)

    10. A blanket scarf to stop that unwanted breeze from creeping down your chest this winter. Wrap this scarf around your neck for high-fashion protection from the bitter cold.

    Mannequin wearing the purple scarf

    Promising review: "Love this scarf! Keeps me nice and warm and looks great as well!" —Lark

    Price: $12 (available in four colors)

    11. A pair of fleece-lined tights because you should still be able to wear your festive dresses in the winter. Your legs will be warm and cozy beneath your best dress with fleece tech of these tights.

    model wearing black tights

    Promising review: "They're soft and comfortable! At first, I was a little concerned because I was expecting it to be thicker than it was, but they actually work wonders. My legs were not cold at all, it really blocks the cold out. I love them!" —Wanny Ng

    Price: $12 (available in sizes S/M–L/XL and two colors)

    12. Or some fleece-lined leggings so you can still be comfy-chic even on the coldest days of the year. Layer these under your favorite joggers or sweatpants for extra comfort and protection during a wind chill.

    model wearing black fleece lined leggings with white sneakers

    Promising review: "Super comfy and cozy leggings. Love the thick, soft terry lining and how stretchy these are. Great for layering in colder weather but not windproof." —Rachel

    Price: $18 (available in sizes S/M–2X and four colors)

    13. A pullover sweater for those chill days when you don't feel like dressing to the nines. Toss it on over your favorite shirt for added warmth without a traditional bulky sweatshirt or fleece.

    model wearing blush pink pullover sweater

    Promising review: "I love the color, the fit, and the softness of this sweater. It's cozy and warm as well as stylish!" —J

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–4X and six colors)

    14. A square headband perfect on those days when you don't want to deal with hat hair but still want to keep your ears warm. Wear this cute accessory alongside your favorite parka and you're all set.

    Mannequin wearing square knit headband

    Promising review: "Wild Fable headband is made well and extremely fashionable. Can and will be worn with many winter outfits." —Roseanne

    Price: $10 (available in two colors)

    15. A top overcoat that'll have you looking like a boss, but in a cool way. The lapels add a flair of polish that a traditional winter coat lacks and it's perfect for layering over sweatshirts and T-shirts making it a total winter closet staple.

    model wearing tan top overcoat with a pair of black heels

    Promising review: "Coat was perfect addition for my outfit choice! I ended up buying the tan one also!" —Trina

    Price: $60 (available in sizes XS–1X and four colors)

    16. A lightweight crewneck you can easily slip on under a heavier jacket or two...or three depending on what your winter weather is like. The beautiful color of this sweatshirt will keep you feeling stylish but add an extra layer of warmth when you need it.

    model wearing the shirt in purple

    Promising review: "This pullover sweater goes well with a white turtleneck underneath. It's lightweight, smooth, and fairly warm. It's not heavy enough to wear alone in cold weather, but it works as a layer." —DiamondStar

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–4X and five colors)

    17. A pair of fingerless mittens to add a fun flair to those bland winter outfits. Wear over a favorite pair of gloves for additional warmth and comfort that can be seen from far away!

    Pair of pink and green tie dye fingerless gloves

    Promising review: "These gloves keep my hands so warm and they feel so soft that I can wear them all day!" —mp

    Price: $7 (available in two colors)

    18. A hooded zip-up perfect for a trip to the gym or the local coffee shop on a chilly day. Reviewers also love this warm layer for camping and other outdoor activities.

    model wearing the hoodie in white

    Promising review: "A go-to for a workout, camping, hiking, dog walks, coffee run… This piece goes great under a vest & with the lines All In Motion matching joggers or anything camouflage! I bought a few in different colors. Will be able to wear a layer underneath." —Pinwheels7

    Price: $30 (available in sizes XS-4X and two colors)

    19. A sherpa jacket made from recycled polyester designed to ward off the bitter wind chill. Think of the jacket you used to wear as a kid, but an elevated version. Did I mention the pockets have zippers?!

    model wearing pink sherpa jacket and orange pants

    Promising review: "Love this soft and cozy jacket. roomy fit. bought the XXL but switched for xl for a closer better body fit. Zips with ease. Soft zipper pockets keep hands warm or items secure. I bought the green and the white. I love wearing it with a bulky sweater under a jacket." —jw

    Price: $40 (available in sizes XS–4X and nine colors)

    20. A pair of high-rise joggers ideal for those household chores or trips to the bodega. Its elastic band moves with you and easily slips on over a pair of leggings for quick wear and a solid layering moment.

    model wearing pair of black woven joggers with beige flats

    Promising review: "I bought five different pairs in every color but olive and I would have gotten olive if they weren’t out of stock! I seriously wear them every day. Perfect casual work pants and stylish day pants." —Raysofstephy

    Price: $27.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and five colors)

    21. A pair of slippers so you never have to deal with cold toes again. Best part? Your feet will *not* get sweaty so you can wear them all day long without worrying about smelly toes.

    the gray and white slipper

    Promising review: "Got these slippers today and I love them! It has just the right amount of cushion, not too thick or thin. They keep my feet warm and keep them from aching when standing for long periods. " —Daze

    Price: $15 (available in sizes S–XL and three colors)

    22. A knit bomber jacket that'll add an edge to your more classic winter wear. Its plaid pattern is not only stylish and chic but also versatile so it can be paired with both solid and unique pieces for a complete look.

    model wearing black and white plaid bomber jacket

    Promising review: "I got the pink one, and I adore it!! The jacket is so cozy, snuggly, and warm, and it is such a cute, trendy cut. The fabric is soft, and as a creature of comfort, this is a new fav. " —anna kate

    Price: $40 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

    23. A pair of snowflake mittens to give your hands room to breathe and move freely. These water-resistant mittens are perfect for those snowball fights and snow angel contests. Plus, the festive pattern is adorable!

    Pair of black snowflake mittens product shot

    Promising review: "Love the mittens they are co warm and cozy the only issue is that I can’t use my phone wearing them" —Maximus

    Price: $24.99 (available in three colors)

    24. A cropped hoodie because those never go out of style. Layer this over your favorite shirt and joggers for an effortlessly chic and comfortable outfit that'll keep you warm and cozy all year round.

    model wearing black cropped hoodie with animal print leggings

    Promising review: "Love this sweatshirt so much! Perfect cropped length and so warm and comfortable!" —Cinamngrl

    Price: $18 (available in sizes XS–4X and nine colors)

    25. A knit beret that'll have you living your Emily In Paris fantasy wherever you are. This fashion-forward hat will not only keep your head warm but also make you look runway-ready in seconds!

    Black rib knit beret on a mannequin

    Promising review: "The hat is very comfortable and roomy perfect for Chicago climate. Very fashionable and the material is great You are able to style it different ways I will def recommend it" —soziepurys

    Price: $12 (available in three colors)

    26. A V-neck pullover sweater so you can add some summer style to a classic winter look. Its chunky knit design will ward off the chilly winter air while leaving your skin some room to breathe. Now, this is the definition of a fashionable winter garment.

    model wearing striped pullover with orange pants

    Promising review: "Love this sweater. It is cute with jeans. Very comfortable. Perfect for the cold weather. I am a 36 D and the small is perfect. It is not tight and fits well." —memedina

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–2X and seven colors)

    27. A knit wrap jacket for those days when a coat is too much and a sweater is too little. Toss on this lightweight jacket over a favorite blouse or top for extra warmth and a sophisticated look on your daily outings. (Yes, Starbucks is an everyday outing).

    model wearing rust colored knit wrap with grey jeans

    Promising review: "I am really into long cover jackets, this one is lightweight but adds just enough heft to stave off a breezy cool day. Always buy a bigger size to add drape and allow movement especially over a thin sweater." —Panther1

    Price: $25 (available in three colors)

    28. A plaid blanket scarf that'll transport you back to your childhood when your parents bundled you to the point of no return. However, now you can use this cozy scarf to accessorize your winter wear while staying warm and fashionable.

    White plaid blanket scarf on mannequin

    Promising review: "Great size. It is SUPER soft and warm. Definitely want to purchase one in every color. LOVE!" —Melody

    Price: $17

    29. A long puffer jacket to keep you warm from head to toe — literally. Say goodbye to the ugly snowsuits and hello to this winter coat that'll take your cold weather wardrobe to the next level.

    model wearing long burgundy puffer jacket with brown booties

    Promising review: "Long length keeps you protected from the elements. Feels warm and snuggly when you put it on." —Sandra

    Price: $65 (available in sizes 1X–4X and three colors)

    30. A turtleneck sweater perfect for pairing with your favorite denim jeans for a cute and casual look. Plus, you can adjust the quarter-zip based on preference (and wind speed) for a loose, open look or tight, full-coverage appearance.

    model wearing pink mock turtleneck sweater with blue jeans

    Promising review: "Super soft and very comfortable! Love that it’s not cropped and can be worn layered or alone!" —Kathleenwade62

    Price: $34.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and two colors)

    31. And a hooded cardigan that just screams high-end Harry Potter couture. Whether worn outside or around the house, this soft cotton cardigan provides additional coverage that a T-shirt or tank top lacks.

    model wearing the cardigan in green

    Price: $108 (available in four colors)

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