We have a thing for herringbone coats, especially when the cut is by Armani. Grey and dark grey, three buttons, retails for $1850, available for $1295 at Bluefly.
Extended Hoodie by Nom*D
Perfect for a lazy fall afternoon, this 100% cotton oversized hoodie in plum looks good on a stroll in the city or out in that place called nature. $184 from Scout, at Refinery 29.
Patagonia Das Parka
Points for style? No, none. But if you're going to be spending time outdoors this winter, this parka is the warmest and lightest we've ever found, with lots of pockets in all the right places. Also comes in green, black, and orange. $265.
Module Short Jacket
Swedish design firm Acne (which stands for Ambition to Create Novel Expressions) created this distinctive-looking, smartly detailed 75% wool/25% nylon coat that would fit comfortably in almost any NYC neighborhood. $575 at eLuxury.
Marc Jacobs Cape Coat
A stunningly stylish cashmere coat in black with elbow-length sleeves and a single button closure. It's $3900, available at Saks.
Helmut Lang Honeycomb Coat
The elegant lines of this coat should look good this season and next and for many after that. It's 100% cotton (the lining is rayon), with hidden buttons. A knockout. It's $790, available at Barneys.
ARC'TERYX Hades Jacket
Canadians knows something about cold weather, and ARC'TERYX has made a thriving business out of it. The Hades jackets, in aloe, black coffee, and seal, are well-insulated without looking bulky. We found our favorite, the aloe, on sale for $180 at Altrec.
Charlotte Rampling Velvet Jacket
All you have to say is Charlotte Rampling and we're there. This jacket, made of velvet, is from Lyell, via Refinery 29, and manages to be both hip and soigné. $460.