56 Winter Outfits That Look Great—Even When It's Cold AF Outside

When it's miserable outside, fashion times can feel tough. Who wants to make an effort only to freeze, get drizzled on, or be laughed out of town thanks to their extravagant new pom-pom hat? Well, actually, plenty of super-cool women don't let their sartorial guard down just because the temperatures are plunging and keeping warm isn't always the most enjoyable adventure. From the very best coats to the warmest boots and snuggest knitwear, these ladies have it (literally) covered.

So in order to dust off your winter wardrobe's very best and get stuck into some weather-tackling styling tricks, we bring you a whopping 56—yes, 56—of the most capable freeze-busting looks out there on the streets. So get cosy, keep scrolling and tell us which warm and wonderful concoctions you'll steal by tagging us on Instagram.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429004383-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Who knew a white puffer, gold chain and leopard bucket hat could look so damn good?

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210369994-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Get your oversized leather pieces to the next level by belting them over a slip skirt. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429009415-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Winter is the time to play with textures and make the most of the current hiking-boots trend.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210468943-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

A cropped jumper with high-waisted trousers and knee-high boots make for a chic base ensemble. Just add a camel coat for peak warmth. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429008630-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Logo scarves are having a moment and can easily pep up a plain outfit.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210704441-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Go maxi with your vintage leather pieces and pair with the season's fave: chunky boots. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429005147-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Mix athleisure with more traditionally elegant items for a new look.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210613099-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Bring your beige outfits into the winter months by layering up on beige knits and coats. Big boots and Bottega Veneta accessories make for an on-trend take on the classics. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429007697-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Match your cosiest coat to your lipstick. Effort made.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429006828-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Patent boots are particularly good at keeping water out, but do be careful in snow and sludge, please.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429403624-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Shades of brown and tan look sophisticated at any point during the year—lean on them.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1548429006072-image

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Teddy-bear coats are cute, while chunky boots are not, but it makes for a great contrast.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993026521-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Teddy-bear coats are all over the stores this winter, and we're glad.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993025122-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Fluffy shearling and sumptuous leather. Winter outfits don't get more luxe.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993027768-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

If polo-necks aren't your thing, let hoodies take up some closet space.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993028820-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Okay, so you'll probably want a coat, but the idea of layering a roll-neck under a boilersuit is very good.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993029882-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Jumper dresses have been solving the most recent cold snap for many of us. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993032355-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Black, white and red is always a winner.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993033456-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

A plain, oversized coat can neutralise bold accessorising.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993042389-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Don't stop at a statement coat—add giant earrings to really make an entrance.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993043443-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Try mixing and matching textures like patent leather and a fluffy knit.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993044414-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

All-white is the way to look rich throughout winter.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993054067-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Don't ever overlook the power of a well-cut camel coat.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993045411-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

If you're in a knitted dress, you could even risk going for bare legs.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993048825-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Sherpa jackets are a surprisingly good layering tool in subzero weather.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993047641-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Scarves so big you can wrap yourself up in them are trending.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993050040-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

An artfully knotted scarf impresses us every time.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993051105-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Top and tail a winter outfit with red accessories and you won't regret it.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993052032-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Coatigans are a legit thing—and very good for those in-between days when it's not freezing cold.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210441678-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Give head-to-toe a break for a minute. Shades of browns, from chocolate to mocha, are so chic.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993056011-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Great coat + skinny jeans + ankle boots work like a charm every time.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993057860-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

When your knits are this chunky you can forgo outerwear altogether.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993060407-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Make a statement in a super-furry coat.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993061177-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

White boots and vinyl finishes can really brighten up a simple combination.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993062406-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

When you're summer vibe is boho, winter can be tricky, but just layer and accessorise and you'll feel right.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993063476-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

If you don't like long-line coats, a very snuggly shearling jacket is a top replacement.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993064307-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Chunky boots like Dr Martens are back, so make the most of them.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993065576-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Forget the clash rules when it's cold—just try to hold onto a colour palette.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993066903-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

White jeans have been a popular new choice for fashion girls in winter.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210749166-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Knits and leather are the ultimate winter-chic combo. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993069294-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Winter classics like a Burberry scarf always remain in the fashion pack's armoury.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993076686-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Sportswear can be instantly upgraded with heels and a smart jacket or coat.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210547316-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

We love quilted anything this year, and a maxi quilted coat is basically just like wearing a blanket. Yes, please. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993078011-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Aviator jackets get better with age, so wear yours on repeat with anything and everything.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1544993071306-image

(Image credit: The Street Pie)

Even a teeny tiny hair clip can add a bit of pizzazz to a cosy look.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210356545-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

A hoodie with a suede coat is the perfect mix, with big combat boots to finish.

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210396130-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Oversized jumpers and slips skirts is the outfit formula that's all over Pinterest right now. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210639984-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Just because it's winter doesn't mean your looks need to be without colour. Mix a bold-coloured knit with patterned trousers. Add socks to your flats for a granny-chic spin. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210414233-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

We love seeing a printed or patterned coat. Texture is a great way to shake up your winter wardrobe. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575210482911-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

Max out on size by pairing your oversized suit with an oversized coat. 

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575225150048-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575225203640-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575225252644-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575225309172-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575225371281-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)

street-style-outfits-december-2015-cold-weather-179265-1575225427777-image

(Image credit: SZYMON BRZÓSKA/@THESTYLESTALKERCOM)
Hannah Almassi
Editor in Chief

Hannah Almassi is the editor in chief of Who What Wear UK. Hannah has been part of the the Who What Wear brand since 2015, when she was hired to launch a UK sister site and social channels, localise content strategy and build out the editorial team. She joined following a seven-year tenure at Grazia magazine, where she led front-of-book news, fashion features and shopping specials as fashion news and features editor. With experience in both print and digital across fashion and beauty, Hannah has over 15 years in the field as a journalist, editor, content strategist and brand consultant. Hannah has interviewed industry heavyweights such as designers including Marc Jacobs and Jonathan Anderson through to arbiters of taste including Katie Grand and Anna Dello Russo. A skilled moderator and lecturer specialising in the shift to digital media and e-commerce, Hannah’s opinion and work has been sought by the likes of CNBC, BBC, The Sunday Times Style, The Times and MatchesFashion.com, among many others.

Hannah currently resides in Eastbourne with her photographer husband, incredibly busy toddler and highly Instagrammable cat.