Rainy season, snow season, slush season — all things that make us want to take cover immediately. Sure, a coat is good for warmth and covering up our arms, but nothing quite does the trick like a hood.
Hence, we began our search for the perfect winter jacket with one requirement in mind: Each of these toasty toppers comes equipped with that wondrous bit of extra fabric, which promises to both protect your coif and keep you dry. And for those of you that already have a beloved coat in the closet, we highly recommend Glamourpuss’ fuzzy fur accessory — pop it on and the elements won’t stand a chance.
Fendi’s ski jacket comes with a multitude of sportif details: technical paneling and internal mesh pockets. Of course, there’s also the adorable Creatures eye motif across the front and peaked, waterproof hood. $3,300. 677 Fifth Avenue; 212-759-4646; fendi.com
Made of 100% knitted stretch rabbit fur, this Glamourpuss oversized hood is the ideal accessory to keep stashed in your purse. Slip it out anytime inclement weather approaches. $385. 257 Elizabeth Street; 212-334-3000; toryburch.com
It’s hard to avoid falling in love with a chic cape, especially when one that’s made of wool, comes in hunter-green plaid, and was designed by Saint Laurent. A hood and satin-twill lining ensure you’ll keep this for years to come. $2,500. 80 Greene Street; 212-431-3240; ysl.com
An anorak is a must for temperamental Manhattan winter weather, and no one makes one quite like Jil Sander. This style is made of a soft and flowy silk-blend tech fabric that is dyed a gorgeously deep cobalt-blue. $2,170. 30 Howard Street; 212-925-2345; jilsander.com
The Adil blanket coat by Isabel Marant is imbued with her bohemian flair — namely in the fringed edges and stripe motif. It is crafted in a neutral hue that will go with positively everything. $1,395. 469 Broome Street; 212-219-2284; isabelmarant.com
Thakoon’s wool sweater is just the thing to wear alone or slip on under a heavier coat on ultra-chilly days. The multicolored floral embroidered yoke adds a touch of color to a dreary day. $1,690. 477 Broome Street; 212-941-9656; kirnazabete.com
Made from insulated, and quilted, mohair-wool, this plaid style by Junya Watanabe is timeless. Added bonuses: the cropped silhouette and elasticated cuffs. $2,015. 660 Madison Avenue; 212-826-8900; barneys.com
For almost forty years, Massachusetts-based Penfield has been making outerwear that is simultaneously durable and stylish. A camo pattern is splashed all-over, and silver studded closures add a bit of shine. $265. 465 Amsterdam Avenue; 212-595-8451; stevenalan.com
One of the warmest materials around, A.P.C.’s rabbit fur coat will have you ready to grapple with any repeat Polar Vortex weather. The style flatteringly hits at the hips, and even features two lined pockets. $1,985. 267 West 4th Street; 212-755-2523; apc.fr
This metallic jacquard jacket from Miu Miu offers up the best of both worlds: an Old World pastel-hued base with vibrant stripes atop. Additionally, the snap closures and hidden zipper make it infinitely wearable. $3,500. 100 Prince Street; 212-334-5156; miumiu.com