With outerwear being more of an essential than an extra this time of year, it’s important to find ways to make your jackets, parkas, and dare-we-say cape-looks feeling fresh and exciting rather than run-of-the-mill. Especially when it’s only the beginning! To help you out, today we’re bringing you six new ways to style your outerwear, that you might not have tried before. From Giovanna Battaglia’s ladylike cape look to Garance Doré’s Frech-girl way of pulling off a colorless outfit that still manages to pop, we’ve got something for every style type. And, thanks to our namesake clothing line for Target, we’ve also got an under-$70 shopping pick for each piece, so you can forget your budget woes.
Scroll through to see the looks and shop our winter outerwear!
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Pair your parka with jeans and a hoodie then layer on the statement accessories like glitter boots and red sunglasses.
For a more toned-down look (that also elongates your legs), compliment your parka with a green sweater, black skinny jeans and black ankle boots.
Achieve a French girl-approved tonal look by pairing a grey coat with tonal pieces such as a grey scarf. white jeans, and black accessories.
Next time you're in a rush to get out the door try this easy look: coat as a dress, skinny jeans and pumps that pop.
As demonstrated by Alexa Chung, a cape and cropped flares is a match made in sartorial heaven. Add heeled boots and you're ready for a night out!
For your next casual-chic event, take a cue from Giovanna Battaglia and pair your cape with skinny jeans and statement flats.
Which look was your favorite? Tell us in the comments!