6 Casual Winter Outfits That are Making Us Not Care About Cold Weather

Just because you’re wearing something casual and comfortable doesn’t mean your outfit can’t also look elevated and cool. We’ve found that the trick comes down to picking out the right accessories to add in, and learning to layer up.

hidden thermal will be your best friend now the chill has set in, embrace cosy accessories such as the balaclava and don't be afraid to wear your at-home comfy clothes (hello, hoodie) out and about. And when it comes to coats, whether it's a maxi, an oversized shape you can bundle jumpers underneath or a weather-proof puffer, you'll love them all season for years to come, so they're worth the investment. 

Here are the cosy—yet effortlessly stylish—outfits to copy for winter. 

1. Maxi Coat + Jeans + Trainers


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Style Notes: The maxi coat will serve you well (and keep you warm from head-to-toe), so make like Anouk and keep it classic with jeans and pair of cool kicks poking out at the bottom. 

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2. Hoodie + Baggy Jeans + Heels 


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Style Notes: Tanice is the master of making laidback pieces look chic. Need further proof? Just look at how good this grey hoodie looks with smarter jeans and pointed-toe heels. 

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3. Oversized Coat + Knee-High Boots 


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Style Notes: Winter calls for coats, so why not make them the centre of attention? Button up to keep out the chill, and look effortlessly chic at the same time. Add simple accessories and you'll look casual but still put together. 

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4. Leather Jacket + Mini Skirt + Chunky Boots 


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Style Notes: Imagine this look, but with added thermals and tights. Now, you have the perfect winter look for a night out or brunch plans. 

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5. Cardigan + Shearling Coat


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Style Notes: It's not often fashion meets function, so we're all for embracing layering like India by pairing a cosy cardigans with that Toteme jacket. 

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6. Puffer Jacket + Cosy Hat + Jeans 


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Style Notes: When cold weather strikes, sometimes the only option is to bring out the big guns in the form of warm hats and even warmer puffer jackets. Luckily, they look as good as they feel! 

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Freelance Fashion Editor

Harriet Davey is a freelance fashion editor who has been part of Who What Wear's extended team since 2017. She previously worked in print at Look magazine and has since worked across print, digital and social for many other titles, including British Vogue, Stylist, Grazia, Refinery29 and Marie Claire. Also a stylist, Harriet has had the pleasure of producing cover shoots and editorials along with commercial shoots for brands including Boux Avenue, Watches of Switzerland, Benefit Cosmetics and Revolution. To add to this, Harriet also works in live TV styling for ITV’s This Morning. Back to Who What Wear. With hundreds of published stories on site, Harriet knows what the WWW reader wants. Keeping up to date with the latest It buys and runway trends, she can guarantee to keep you one step ahead of the most stylish people. When not writing or styling, Harriet loves to go shopping (yes, more fashion). If she’s not in a local Hackney bar or restaurant, you can find her forever searching for her next holiday destination.