Weather-wise, Boston and Chicago are basically interchangeable in the winter. Both are cold, wet and windy. Both tempt you to throw on your long North Face puffer, pull the hood strings tight around your face and eat, sleep and party that way until spring. But, you don’t have to give in to that temptation, because this season, it’s easy to stay warm and look hot. We rounded up three coats we’re loving for winter, and then went and found their affordable counterparts, so you’ll have plenty of money left over for cab fare and coat check, and thus, no excuses for hibernation. Now, get out there!
Left: Burberry Leather Sleeve Coat, $2,295, burberry.com. Right: BCBG Genova Contrast Sleeve Coat, $398, bcbg.com.
Left: TopShop Bound Seam Duffle Coat, $178, topshop.com. Right: Burberry Britt Toggle Front Duffle Coat, $895, nordstrom.com.