It's officially jacket season, which means you can't leave your house without the essential cold-weather top layer. It's a necessary part of our daily attire, and as such, now's the time to invest in a new one (yes, we're all for splurging on the outerwear staple). But with so many different types of jackets available on the market, it can be hard to narrow down your picks. So, the first step is to figure out what you're looking for and what best suit your needs (and your city's climate).
Ahead, we've put together a jacket guide, highlighting the warmest styles, the coziest one, and the one that lasts forever. So have your pick.
Next up, check out the all the best winter jacket brands for any climate.