The Best Trends to Wear in January, According to Celebrities

If you're in the camp that considers January the worst month of the year to get dressed for, we're here to soften the blow. Instead of letting the cold, gray days of winter get them down, many stylish celebrities embrace the opportunity to bundle up in their chicest coats, boots, and cold-weather accessories. 

While you could hide beneath a boring black peacoat until April, we recommend following the lead of these 10 stylish celebs and having a little fun with your cold-weather wardrobe. And we couldn't help but notice there are certain stylish pieces that stand the test of time and have celebrities coming back to them every January. As you'll see by how cool and functional they are, if they're not already in your closet, we recommend adding them to your shopping list posthaste. Because when you're wearing a cute outfit, the cold magically becomes much more tolerable.

Keep scrolling to see the 10 items that celebs wear in January and shop our pick for each!


Puffers are a major outerwear trend this winter, but celebs consider them a staple when in frigid locations like New York or Aspen for a ski vacation. 


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On Emma Roberts: Jennifer Behr Honey Bee Beret ($425); Warby Parker Dorothy Sunglasses ($95); Mackage Kadalina Fur-Trim Down Coat ($750); Dior bag; Dear Frances Spirit Boots in Black ($550).

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Since you need to stay covered up in winter, your options are limited. Olivia Palermo, Gigi Hadid, and a slew of other fashion girls rely on leather pants as a refreshing change from jeans.


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Who: Olivia Palermo

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Forgo having to put on yet another winter accessory. Instead, wear a chic turtleneck sweater. 


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On Gigi Hadid: Tommy Hilfiger Silver Down Puffer Jacket ($275); Tommy Hilfiger x Gigi Hadid Roll Neck Sweater ($225); Tony Bianco Nakita Ankle Boots ($154).

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Whether they want to get a little fancy without sacrificing warmth for a night out or want a street style–worthy daytime look, there's plenty of proof that celebs love fur coats (both genuine and faux).


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Who: Jasmine Tookes

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Celebrities' loyalty to Stuart Weitzman's over-the-knee boots, especially, doesn't waver. The reason? A sleek pair of the highest of boot styles is ultra flattering. 


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On Rosie Huntington-Whiteley: Balmain x H&M coat; Paige Transcend Verdugo Ankle Ultra Skinny Jeans ($179); Stuart Weitzman Lowland Boots ($798).

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Love 'em or hate 'em, black tights are the only way to stay warm in a dress or skirt in the winter. 


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Who: Alexa Chung

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Nothing adds a cool New York–girl quality to a look like a beanie. 


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On Hailey Baldwin: Are You Am I hoodie.

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January is undoubtedly the month that celebrities (and everyone else) devote to working off those holiday indulgences at the gym. 


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On Karlie Kloss: Adidas Originals Hoodie With Trefoil Logo ($65); Adidas leggings and Ultra Boost Sneakers ($180).

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Because part of their January is probably devoted to a luxurious tropical vacation. 


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On Hailey Baldwin, Emily Ratajkowski, Bella Hadid, Elsa Hosk, and Rose Bertram: Solid & Striped swimsuits. 

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Since 2017 has officially arrived, check out the trends that are going to be huge this year.

Allyson Payer
Senior Editor

Allyson is a senior editor for Who What Wear. She joined the company in 2014 as co-founder Katherine Power's executive assistant and over the years has written hundreds of stories for Who What Wear. Prior to her career in fashion, Allyson worked in the entertainment industry at companies such as Sony Pictures Television. Allyson is now based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She holds a BFA in theater. Her path to fashion may not have been linear, but based on the number of fashion magazines she collected as a child and young adult, it was meant to be.