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8 Foolproof Cold-Weather Outfits to Throw On When Going Outside Is Hard Enough

Between blizzard warnings, fears of the subway shutting down and navigating treacherous slush puddles on every corner, we have enough to worry about in winter without having to think about our clothes. Enter eight awesome outfit formulas that are guaranteed to keep you warm (and stylish) with minimal effort.

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Sweater + Midi Skirt + Boots

Basically the comfiest work-appropriate outfit out there.

Get the look: H&M sweater ($50); Marc Jacobs skirt ($495); Dolce Vita boots ($134)

A Portable Package

Blazer + Thin Sweater + Jeans + Tights

Cool and sleek on the outside, nice and cozy on the inside. The perfect look for those who loathe cumbersome winter coats.

Get the look: & Other Stories blazer ($245); Derek Lam 10 Crosby sweater ($295); Blank NYC jeans ($88); Loft tights ($15)

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Sweater + Cropped Pants + Slouchy Boots

Get playful with proportions while leaving not an inch of skin exposed. Take that, Jack Frost.

Get the look: Everlane sweater ($100); Wilfred pants ($135); Gianvito Rossi boots ($498)

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All Black Staples + a Statement Coat

It’s simple, chic and requires zero thought; wearing head to toe black is the perfect backdrop for a head-turning coat.

Get the look: Kotn turtleneck ($45); Good American jeans ($149); Charlotte Stone boots ($298); Kurt Lyle coat ($396)

Faux Fur Scarf + Denim Jacket + Chambray Shirt + Boyfriend Jeans

A wool fedora, tinted sunnies and a fuzzy stole are all you need to take an all-denim outfit from ranch to city streets.

Get the look: Charlotte Simone scarf ($330); Levi's jacket ($128); Gap shirt ($60); J.Crew jeans ($125)

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Suit Jacket + Turtleneck Sweater + Trousers

Swap your cotton button-down for a professional-looking sweater to make Monday mornings a bit more bearable and way more comfortable.

Get the look: Boden suit jacket ($220) and pants ($130); Naadam sweater ($395)

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T-Shirt + Jeans + A Huge, Cozy Coat

Your basic weekend uniform won’t feel quite so basic if you’re also sporting a bright, bold faux-fur coat. Seriously, the bigger, cozier and more ridiculous, the better.

Get the look: ASOS T-shirt ($19); Madewell jeans ($145); Jakke coat ($239)

Oversize Sweater + Jeans + Sneakers

Give your winter boots a much-needed break and opt for a pair of comfy kicks. Bonus points if they’re waterproof or fleece-lined.

Get the look: Free People sweater ($98); Caslon jeans ($69); New Balance sneakers ($55)

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