Puffer jackets, cardigans and coats: The outerwear you'll want to live in this winter.

Yep, we've officially reached that point in the year where it's time to start layering up.

While it's still autumn, the temperature is dropping and daylight savings is over, forcing up to consider a jumper or jacket whenever we leave the house.

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Outerwear makes an autumn/winter outfit - it's the statement piece people see first, and the all-important item that keeps you cosy.

Instead of aimlessly scrolling through the never-ending variety of options available this year, we've curated our 2022 outerwear edit. So no matter what you're looking for, we've got you sorted.

Now you just have to pick which one you'll be wearing...

Trench coats.

The humble trench coat has been a cold weather staple for years now, and in 2022 it's seriously on-trend. 

You can't go wrong with a classic neutral trench, but there are also many other fun colours to pick from.

Marks & Spencer Cotton Blend Belted Trench Coat, $97.50.

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ASOS DESIGN Petite Longline Trench Coat (also comes in regular height and curve), $116.

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Mango Double Breasted Trench, $179.95.

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When it comes to jackets, there are many options - different styles, colours, materials, you name it. These three are so different but we want them all.

Cotton On Teddy Reversible Jacket, $99.99.

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Mango Oversize Quilted Coat, $89.95.

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Alpha Industries MA-1 Bomber Jacket, $289.

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Thicker than your average shirt but thinner than your winter coat, a shacket is the perfect outer layer before it gets seriously cold. 

They come in a range of materials like denim, wool, corduroy and canvas, and a variety of colours and checkered prints. But these are our top faves. 

H&M Oversize Shirt Jacket, $69.99.

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ASOS DESIGN Boyfriend Check Shacket, $77.

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Commonry The Longline Denim Shirt Jacket, $199.95.

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A good quality coat is an investment that should exist in every wardrobe. 


While they are the more expensive jacket option, we guarantee you'll wear it on repeat and be grateful you own one this winter and next.

Forever New Lola Wrap Coat, $189.99.

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Pilgrim Leona Vegan Leather Coat, $199.95.

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Seed Wool Boyfriend Coat, $349.95.

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With the never-ending rain on the east coast, a trusty raincoat is a must in Winter 2022. And there are so many brands creating options that not only protect you from getting wet but look good too!

Kmart Rain Coat, $30.

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Uniqlo Oversized Parka, $60.

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Marks & Spencer Waterproof Hooded Parka, $215.

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Puffer jackets.

A puffer jacket is a winter essential - you'll throw it over everything. These three brands below make great options in so many colours. Good luck picking one!


Glassons Cropped Faux Leather Puffer Jacket in Hot Cocoa, $89.99.

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Regatta Curve Long Line Straight Quilted Jacket With Hood Black, $149.95.

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Toast Society Orbit Puffer Jacket, $229.

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Cardigans - the jacket option that's basically just elevated loungewear. 

Comfortable enough to wear around the house but polished enough to also wear outside. From cropped to longline options, here are our favourites.

Country Road Boucle Cardigan, $149.

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Trenery Wool Yak Zip Through Cardigan, $199.

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Forever New Charlie Longline Cardigan (also comes in curve), $119.99.

Image: The Iconic.  

Which one is your favourite? Tell us in the comments!

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