That romantic vision of curling up on a nubby bouclé chair, swathed in a cashmere blanket and sipping cocoa by a roaring fire as snow gently patters on the window turns frosty real fast. As in, the second you step into sludgy ice water, soaking through your boots as you race to your commute, shoveling snow off your car with gnarled fingers that seem to be swelling through your gloves. It’s enough to make anyone dream of a Jamaican vacation—or anywhere less frigid.
We’re right there with you, which is why we turned to editors, readers and influencers to uncover their best-kept secrets for staying warm this winter. These random-but-useful finds will help you stay toasty, no matter where the day takes you.