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Where to Buy Winter Coats in New York City

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Hey, remember last winter—or did you block it out, too? Since most New Yorkers don't have the luxury of cars (or an infinite Uber budget) for shuttling from place to place during the colder months, we spend a good deal of time freezing our butts off outside. So whether or not the city dips into a polar vortex or two this year, warm coats that are meant to withstand the elements (both of nature and of fashion) are a crucial purchase that you should already be thinking about.

To that point, we've mapped out 14 places in New York City to pick up a coat that you won't mind wearing over and over again for the next six months, from iconic British brands that know a thing or two about cold weather to fast fashion picks with wallet-friendly price points. Read on for motivation to get out from under that Snuggie come January.


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1. Burberry

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9 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 407-7100
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Burberry's outerwear is iconic and classic, but every season they manage to churn out something that's a little more unexpected, like this season's monogrammable blanket poncho worn on the runway by Cara Delevingne and seen on Sarah Jessica Parker a few weeks later. [Photo]

2. Polo Ralph Lauren

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The debut of the Fifth Avenue Polo flagship brought with it the first-ever women's collection for the line, which includes jackets ranging from letterman to a wool-alpaca "boyfriend style". And if that's not enough to warm you up, stop by the in-store café. [Photo by Rebecca Jennings]

3. Uniqlo

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Uniqlo's range of outerwear includes wool trenches, slim puffers, and stretch down jackets. And, of course, there's Heattech tee shirts, tank tops, and turtlenecks to layer underneath. Bonus: Many styles are around the $100, with lots of choices for even less. [Photo by Brian Harkin]

4. Filson

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(212) 457-3121
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Pretend you are going somewhere way more rugged than your midtown office when you slip on one of the West Coast brand's field jackets, now in stock at their recently-opened Great Jones Street store. They only have men's styles, but maybe something like the wool packer coat would work on us in an extra-small? [Photo courtesy of Filson]

5. Barbour

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Barbour's outerwear includes everything from winter-proof waxed jackets to heritage waistcoats. With several labels under its belt (Barbour International, Barbour Lifestyle, Barbour Heritage, and Barbour Sporting), we doubt you'll have trouble finding something with the right fit. [Photo]

6. Woolrich

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It only took 184 years for the self-branded "original outdoor clothing company" to make it stateside, and we're glad that they finally did. A simple Alpine puffer jacket goes for $149, while fancier (and more insulated) styles like the Patrol down parka will set you back $495. [Photo]
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For coats that don't mess around, head to this outdoor superstore on Lafayette Street. Down parkas, ski jackets, fleeces, and wind shells are all on the menu at reasonable prices—the store's website currently has a solid selection that's under $200. [Photo by Driely S. for Racked]

8. Moncler

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Moncler's coveted puffer coats come with high price tags for a reason: they're freakishly warm and tailored, so you don't run the risk of looking like a giant marshmallow—but expect to throw down at least $1,000. Styles include solid, neutral colors with or without fur hoods, and some wilder options, like this fur-trimmed vest that wouldn't look out of place on Lady Gaga. [Photo]

9. Mackage

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The pros behind Mackage have a knack for delivering sexy, tailored jackets, leathers, and peacoats for both men and women. Prices start at $390 for ultra lightweight down, and cap off at just over $1,000 for pricier styles. [Photo]

10. Topshop

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"Bring the cold. We've got the coats," reads the homepage of Topshop's website. Stop by the Soho store to browse the British brand's outerwear selection, which includes dozens of warm styles for under $200—or wait to shop at the Fifth Avenue store when it opens opens in November. [Photo by Brian Harkin]

11. Trademark

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We already knew to expect oversized pea coats from Pookie and Louisa Burch's first collection for their brand, and those coats certainly deliver IRL at the new Soho store with just slightly less prep than what you'd find at their stepmom's store. [Photo courtesy of Trademark]

12. VEDA

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Lyndsey Veda, the downtown queen of leather jackets, also makes some hefty winter coats (with leather accents, of course) for those bitterly cold days. Prices here can run into the four-digit range on select styles, but the well-made jackets are built to last for years. [Photo by Rebecca Dale for Racked]

13. Aether

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This outdoorsy brand that opened in Soho last fall specializes in neutral-colored, city-appropriate coats and jackets that'll keep you warm all season, whether you're stuck in a sidewalk wind tunnel or on a trip upstate. [Photo courtesy of Aether]

14. Bird

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Leave it to Jenn Mankins to edit down all of the coats from the runways to offer only the best to Brooklyn. Find outerwear from Suno, Rachel Comey, Isabel Marant, and more at any of the store's three locations. [Photo by Driely S. for Racked]

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1. Burberry

9 East 57th Street, New York, NY 10022
Burberry's outerwear is iconic and classic, but every season they manage to churn out something that's a little more unexpected, like this season's monogrammable blanket poncho worn on the runway by Cara Delevingne and seen on Sarah Jessica Parker a few weeks later. [Photo]
9 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022

2. Polo Ralph Lauren

711 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10022
The debut of the Fifth Avenue Polo flagship brought with it the first-ever women's collection for the line, which includes jackets ranging from letterman to a wool-alpaca "boyfriend style". And if that's not enough to warm you up, stop by the in-store café. [Photo by Rebecca Jennings]

3. Uniqlo

666 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10103
Uniqlo's range of outerwear includes wool trenches, slim puffers, and stretch down jackets. And, of course, there's Heattech tee shirts, tank tops, and turtlenecks to layer underneath. Bonus: Many styles are around the $100, with lots of choices for even less. [Photo by Brian Harkin]

4. Filson

40 Great Jones Street New York, NY 10012
Pretend you are going somewhere way more rugged than your midtown office when you slip on one of the West Coast brand's field jackets, now in stock at their recently-opened Great Jones Street store. They only have men's styles, but maybe something like the wool packer coat would work on us in an extra-small? [Photo courtesy of Filson]

5. Barbour

123 Wooster Street New York, NY 10012
Barbour's outerwear includes everything from winter-proof waxed jackets to heritage waistcoats. With several labels under its belt (Barbour International, Barbour Lifestyle, Barbour Heritage, and Barbour Sporting), we doubt you'll have trouble finding something with the right fit. [Photo]

6. Woolrich

125 Wooster Street New York, NY 10013
It only took 184 years for the self-branded "original outdoor clothing company" to make it stateside, and we're glad that they finally did. A simple Alpine puffer jacket goes for $149, while fancier (and more insulated) styles like the Patrol down parka will set you back $495. [Photo]

7. REI

303 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012
For coats that don't mess around, head to this outdoor superstore on Lafayette Street. Down parkas, ski jackets, fleeces, and wind shells are all on the menu at reasonable prices—the store's website currently has a solid selection that's under $200. [Photo by Driely S. for Racked]

8. Moncler

90 Prince Street New York, NY 10012
Moncler's coveted puffer coats come with high price tags for a reason: they're freakishly warm and tailored, so you don't run the risk of looking like a giant marshmallow—but expect to throw down at least $1,000. Styles include solid, neutral colors with or without fur hoods, and some wilder options, like this fur-trimmed vest that wouldn't look out of place on Lady Gaga. [Photo]

9. Mackage

123 Mercer Street New York, NY 10012
The pros behind Mackage have a knack for delivering sexy, tailored jackets, leathers, and peacoats for both men and women. Prices start at $390 for ultra lightweight down, and cap off at just over $1,000 for pricier styles. [Photo]

10. Topshop

478 Broadway New York, NY 10013
"Bring the cold. We've got the coats," reads the homepage of Topshop's website. Stop by the Soho store to browse the British brand's outerwear selection, which includes dozens of warm styles for under $200—or wait to shop at the Fifth Avenue store when it opens opens in November. [Photo by Brian Harkin]

11. Trademark

95 Grand Street New York, NY 10013
We already knew to expect oversized pea coats from Pookie and Louisa Burch's first collection for their brand, and those coats certainly deliver IRL at the new Soho store with just slightly less prep than what you'd find at their stepmom's store. [Photo courtesy of Trademark]

12. VEDA

19 Mercer Street New York, NY 10013
Lyndsey Veda, the downtown queen of leather jackets, also makes some hefty winter coats (with leather accents, of course) for those bitterly cold days. Prices here can run into the four-digit range on select styles, but the well-made jackets are built to last for years. [Photo by Rebecca Dale for Racked]

13. Aether

13 Crosby Street New York NY 10013
This outdoorsy brand that opened in Soho last fall specializes in neutral-colored, city-appropriate coats and jackets that'll keep you warm all season, whether you're stuck in a sidewalk wind tunnel or on a trip upstate. [Photo courtesy of Aether]

14. Bird

203 Grand Street Brooklyn, NY 11211
Leave it to Jenn Mankins to edit down all of the coats from the runways to offer only the best to Brooklyn. Find outerwear from Suno, Rachel Comey, Isabel Marant, and more at any of the store's three locations. [Photo by Driely S. for Racked]