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    34 Pieces Of Winter Clothing That I Think Are Worth The Investment

    Quality & quantity.

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    1. A plush down parka jacket that'll help keep you looking fab β€” even if that fabulous means being outside in nature and freezing.

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    We love this coat so much we've even done a full review of the Orolay Women's Thickened Down Jacket to discuss of all its wonders.

    Promising review: "Love it! Has done well in light rain and light snow (so far). Kept me warm in 30 degrees in the Pacific Northwest! I’m 5’4", 98 lbs., female, and I bought the XXS. Fits well with room for sweaters. Love all the pockets!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in sizes XXS-5XL and in seven colors).

    2. A decadent cashmere swing dress designed with an elegant pleated skirt and a wraparound belt to complete the look.

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    Promising review: "I love this dress. It fit like a glove. My husband gave me the 'wow' reaction that I'm always hoping for when I show him a new outfit β€” so that's always a bonus. I have to talk about how soft it is, this dress material is so so cozy and it seems very high quality. It seems as well made if not better than my designer clothes that cost a lot more. I love the pleated skirt and the tie-around, it's different but classy and attractive. This is my go-to winter piece." β€”SVandy

    Get it from Amazon for $49 (available in sizes S–L and in eight colors).

    3. A long and cuddly J.O.A. teddy fleece coat to cradle you on those bitterly cold days when all you really wanna do is stay in bed.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $59.98 (available in sizes XS-XS).

    4. A luxe ribbed cashmere set that just so happens to be available in a hooded, V-neck, button-up, midi-length, or swing skirt option β€” basically, no matter your style you can be drenched in cashmere.

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    Promising review: "This set is perfect. The quality of the material is unmatched and I adore the comfort. I'm so happy with this product." β€”Claire

    Get it from Amazon $46.90+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors and four styles).

    5. A pair of faux fur-lined Dr. Martens platform boots to give you just enough height and comfort to have you feeling like you're walking on clouds.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are absolutely awesome Dr. Martens. If you are a Doc fan or just starting to be, you need these in your collection now. Comfy right out of the box and no need for break-in time at all, comfy even without socks. The faux fur extends through the entirety of the boot, not just the shaft. After reading several reviews I went down two sizes which was too much. One size down is much better as these are a bit oversized. LOVE!!" β€”DSmith

    Get them from Amazon for $190 (available in sizes 5-15, they're also available in a brown, black, and olive chelsea boot).

    6. An ultra-cozy fluffy little pixie coat you'll have to start paying rent to, 'cause you're gonna live in it from the moment you get it.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is an oversized, cozy coat that is right on trend for this winter but definitely stylish and functional enough to wear for years to come! The outer shell is a soft, thick sherpa material while the inside is lined. It is very warm and toasty and easily dressed up or down. The last thing to note is this a true oversized piece." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $60+ (available in sizes XS-L and in two colors).

    7. A slouchy Free People tunic which is going to be long enough to have your butt covered when you're wearing your favorite leggings.

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    Promising review: "I love this top. I bought a size down, which is still roomy, a little less slouchy, but looks great and is super comfy. It's also warmer than I expected, which is a good thing. The autumn color is very eye-catching." β€”LifeCoachShari

    Get it from Nordstrom for $88.80 (available in sizes S-L and in two colors).

    8. Speaking of leggings, a pair of foil detailed Beyond Yoga leggings you'll literally live in, so might as well splurge a little.

    Amazon

    Get them from Amazon for $99 (available in sizes XS-L).

    9. An oversized cable-knit turtleneck sweater perfect for that French tuck you're always trying to master.

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    Promising review: "It is taking every ounce of self-control that I have not to buy this in every color! Such a comfy sweater, perfect fit, and SO cute!! I got so many compliments on this! No one could believe that I bought it on Amazon! EDIT: I have no self-control and bought it again in yellow. BEAUTIFUL color and I’m so happy to have two!!" β€”kaleigh

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in sizes S-XL and in five colors).

    10. An investment-worthy Barefoot Dreams cardigan that over 3,000 people at Nordstrom won't stop raving about β€” it's soft, cozy, cuddly, and you won't regret buying it!

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    Promising review: "This cardigan is so amazing I don't even know where to begin. I wish I could give it 10 stars. It may appear on the pricier side, but I think it's worth every penny. My sister loved it so much that I bought one in another color for her!" β€”MsLWr

    Get it from Nordstrom for $116 (available in sizes XS-XL and in 10 colors).

    11. A pair of fluffy shearling and suede lace-up Ugg Neumel boots for all those winter nights on the town.

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    Promising review: "I have always been a huge UGG fan, but these boots are my absolute favorite! They are super warm and comfy and just like regular UGG boots they are roomy, so you can round down a half size." β€”HuskyNurse

    Get them from Nordstrom for $129.95 (available in sizes 5-12 and in six colors).

    12. A ruffled detail and plaid Temperley London midi dress so you can have a delightfully romantic dress that's cold weather appropriate.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $418.50 (available in sizes 6-8).

    13. A gorgeously oversized wool jacket you'll have plenty of space to layer up in.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This coat is truly amazing and exceeded every bit of my expectations. Beautiful quality! I am a size 14 and it has plenty of room to spare. Simply amazing." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in one size and eight colors).

    14. A water-repellent, lightweight, and super warm Patagonia down jacket that you'll wear for years and years to come β€” plus it has zipper pockets so you can make sure your stuff never falls out.

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    Promising review: "I have had this same jacket in black for a couple of years but wanted the white one this year. This is a great weight jacket, provides a lot of warmth for its weight. I would highly recommend this jacket." β€”carney56

    Get it from Nordstrom for $229 (available in sizes XXS-XL and in five colors).

    15. A set of pajamas so comfortable you'll feel like you're wrapped in clouds while you sleep β€” or while you wear them for 48 hours straight, because you don't leave your apartment.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Haven't worn sleepwear in decades and decades, but had no choice in this co-ed vacation cabin on the lake. Expected to toss and turn and get all twisted up the first night. Not for a second! Slept like a baby. And looked great crawling out of bed, too. Taking a break from vacation just to tell you how much I love these pajamas. I'm 5"2". Usually a size medium. Bought these in a large and glad I did, although I had to have legs and sleeves shortened. I like that they're a bit loose, and even then I don't find the V-neck too revealing." β€”damelfish

    Get the set from Amazon for $75.98+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 17 colors).

    16. A pair of investment-worthy Alexander Wang riding boots designed with their signature cutout heel that need to be in your closet right this instant.

    Nordstrom

    Get them from Nordstrom for $995 (available in sizes 5-11).

    17. A classic houndstooth print double-breasted Lioness blazer for all your stylish business needs.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $99 (available in sizes XS-XL). There's also a great black or navy version.

    18. An investment-worthy pair of Hunter rainboots that might very well be the shoe of the season.

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    Promising review: "So comfortable! I’m an 8.5 and I sized down to an 8 and they fit perfect!" β€”TC

    Get them from Amazon for $61.99+ (available in sizes 6-10 and in three colors).

    19. A boxy fit cable-stitch pullover sweater so you can have that slouchy, "I woke up looking flawless" style.

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    Promising review: "I have worn this sweater so many times, and I can’t get enough!!! I normally wouldn’t spend this much on a sweater (I live in Texas and can only wear sweaters for ~a month), but this one is worth the price tag! The quality is amazing, it’s thick, and washes well. Also, I love the neckline! 10/10 recommend!!!" β€”Kelly Fox

    Get it from Amazon for $59.50 (available in sizes XS-XL and in seven colors).

    20. A pair of iconic Thom Browne cotton joggers designed with their signature striping and classic gray hue β€” in case your run includes being super fancy.

    Nordstrom

    Get them from Nordstrom for $650 (available in sizes 0-12).

    21. A water-resistant Everlane down jacket that's made with a 100% recycled down fill (it uses feathers from recycled comforters and pillow) and a shell made of out of 13 renewed plastic bottles β€” you get warmth and sustainability. Not bad.

    Everlane

    Get it from Everlane for $168 (available in sizes XXS-XL and two colors).

    22. A 100% pure sustainable Mongolian cashmere midi dress designed with a mock neck and extra-long sleeves so you can do that adorable sleeve pull while you nervously wait for whatever (or whoever).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love cashmere and this dress is wonderful on cold or just cool and breezy days. Looks nice always and is comfortable to wear." β€”Memorymaker

    Get it from Amazon for $196 (available in sizes S-L and in three colors). There's also a great ribbed tie-waist option from Cable Stitch.

    23. A classic cashmere J. Crew "Everyday" turtleneck that, as the name suggests, you will wear **almost** every day β€” I only say almost because eventually, it'll start getting hot again.

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    Promising review: "Nowadays it's hard to find 100% natural fiber sweaters (we don't need acrylic and polyester in our sweaters) so I've been gravitating more toward cashmere since it's easier to source than simple 100% wool. This sweater is a quality classic that I know I'll wear for years. I got the camel color and tend to wear it with a red lip. It looks great tucked or untucked and isn't tight or oversized β€” it's cut at a nice, just-right in between. Cashmere is light, breathes well, and keeps you toasty warm without overheating. You can dress this up or down. If you're on a budget, skip a few cheaper sweaters, invest in this one, and learn how to care for it. You will reach for it over and over!" β€”nutmegger

    Get it from J. Crew for $123.99+ (available in sizes 3XS-3X and in 13 colors).

    24. A previously owned Louis Vuitton monogram backpack, because when it's cold your hands need to be in your pockets, not holding your purse.

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    Get it from What Goes Around Comes Around on Amazon for $2,500.

    25. A badass pair of practical Marc Jacobs booties that'll look so good with everything you own. SO. GOOD.

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    Promising review: "Cool and stylish boots! I picked these because they have a white version and they have thick black lug soles that are non-slip. Patent leather is notoriously very stiff when you first wear it and these boots are no exception. I walked around the house for an hour on the carpet just to make sure these wouldn't give me a problem and it was a good idea. Wore these around campus β€” my job requires walking and standing β€” and the patent leather has stretched a bit to accommodate the shape of my foot. No blisters. Ordered an 8.5, which is my normal size. However, if you have a wider foot or if you are going to wear thick socks with these boots, you may consider going up half a size since it's patent leather. Overall a great boot that goes easily with cropped jeans, pants, dresses, and skirts." β€”Moonrocker21

    Get them from Amazon for $148.49+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in black and white).

    26. A decadent corduroy Laveer blazer designed with a tie waist you can easily (and perfectly) layer over your favorite dress or jeans.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $247.50 (available in sizes 0-6).

    27. An elegant cashmere and wool shawl to help you stay warm and looking classy as the temperatures drop.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very good quality, soft, warm, and thick. It is a combination of cashmere and wool but it's not very itchy for this sensitive woman. It truly kept me warm at a very overly air-conditioned wedding reception. I purchased the rose-red color, which is a vivid fuschia and it is beautifully vibrant and accurately portrayed in the picture. Love it!" β€”Carol Figueroa

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in seven colors).

    28. A hooded and water-resistant (yes, it has an invisible water-resistant coating) Jack by BB Dakota tie waistcoat you could probably use as a robe but will definitely wear as a cushy jacket.

    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "I really like this coat β€” the weight is perfect. Warm enough for a windy/cold day without being so heavy that it's uncomfortable. The jacket is a soft/flexible fabric." β€”hpom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $64.80 (available in sizes XS-L and in two colors).

    29. A gorgeously textured Mara Hoffman midi dress designed with puffed sleeves and a color block design you'll easily be able to transition from winter to spring.

    Moda Operandi

    Pre-order it from Moda Operandi for $995 (available in sizes XS-L).

    30. A cozy and pretty in pink Vince sherpa jacket to keep you as snug as a stylish bug all winter long.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $395 (available in sizes L-XL).

    31. A super chic vegan leather Nanushka puffer coat you'll look like a total superstar rocking all winter long.

    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "This coat is a rare and unique find! The burnt orange is almost cognac, and it adds a pop of color to a neutral wardrobe. I bought this coat for a trip to Minneapolis in February to keep me warm." β€”LuxxyBoho

    Get it from Nordstrom for $850 (available in sizes XS-L).

    32. An embroidered cotton-terry Loewe sweatshirt designed in a delicious creamy color β€” there is just something about the color cream when you feel like getting cozy. I dunno what it is, but it's great.

    Moda Operandi

    Get it from Moda Operandi for $650 (available in sizes XS-L).

    33. A fantastically cozy Acne Studios wool-blend beanie β€” yes, it's quite the investment. But you're not just buying a beanie here, you're buying a Pansy N Face beanie. It's a winter status symbol.

    Saks Fifth Avenue

    Get it from Saks Fifth Avenue for $150 (available in three colors).

    34. And an Italian-made Missoni scarf to keep you warm and fancy all season long.

    Shopbop

    Get it from Shopbop for $245.

    Me, after "investing" in all these things.

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    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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