6 Easy-to-Copy Winter Outfit Formulas That Are Totally Foolproof

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You wake up and it’s dark and gray and cold. (Again.) The last thing you want to do is spend precious snuggled-in-bed time putting together an outfit. Enter these six outfit formulas that are as stylish and warm as they are easy to put together. 

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Faux-fur Coat + Distressed Jeans + Low Heels

Think ripped jeans can’t be sophisticated? Pair them with a ladylike pair of block heels and a luxe oversize jacket and think again. 

Get the look: 1.State coat ($169); Rag & Bone jeans ($250); Botkier heels ($77)

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Midi Skirt + Camel Coat + Blanket Scarf

We’re obsessed with this fringe-y, carwash-like skirt, but honestly this ensemble would look just as fab with any old basic midi in your closet.

Get the look: Staud skirt ($140); Lioness coat ($109); Halogen scarf ($149)

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Puffer Jacket + White Trousers + Sneakers

Hot tip: If your ankles get chilly, throw on a pair of mid-calf socks in a bold color or print for added warmth and a little extra personality.

Get the look: Kendall + Kylie jacket ($200); Liverpool trousers ($89); Off-White sneakers ($555)

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Shirtdress + Sweater Coat + Knee-high Boots

The short dress, tall boots combo makes your legs look impossibly long.

Get the look: Topshop shirtdress ($75); Madewell coat ($178); Joie boots ($398)

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Cropped Jeans + Teddy Bear Coat + Ankle Boots

The beauty of a giant, fluffy coat is that it makes such a statement on its own that the rest of your outfit can be pretty basic without seeming at all boring.

Get the look: Levi's jeans ($98); Sosken coat ($237); Raye boots ($178)

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Leather Leggings + Hoodie + Oversized Wool Coat

This ensemble is proof that, with the right styling, you can basically wear glorified gym clothes and look incredible. A cozy hoodie and leather leggings on their own read “post-spin class,” until they’re dressed up with a gorgeous coat and heeled ankle boots.

Get the look: Commando leggings ($98); Champion hoodie ($60); J.Crew coat ($136)

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Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...