15 Lightweight Down Jackets That Will Convince You to Leave the House This Winter

"Sorry, I can't come." -Me at any temp below 30.

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The coat-buying process is highly underrated. Nobody tells you how difficult it is to choose a warm jacket you actually like, let alone invest in one that will last you for the rest of your adult years (c'mon, they're expensive). If you're anything like me, who just can't seem to make a jacket decision for the life of her, we've made the process a bit easier for you by rounding up 15 stylish picks ahead that won't weigh you down this winter (or make you look like a giant cotton ball, promise).

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A Quilted Jacket

Vince Camuto, $120

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A fine line between vintage and preppy that truly makes you want to wear this baby for a night out.

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A Minimalist Coat

Mackage, $750

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A coat with just enough room to peek your head out because what more do you need, really?

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An Insulated Hoodie

North Face, $150

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Despite what your brother thinks, wearing shorts out in 35 degrees is not acceptable, but this insulated hoodie is.

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A Rihanna-Approved Crop

Fenty x Puma, $450

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It may keep you warm for about five minutes, but like, Rihanna designed it so that's all that really matters.

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A Mesh Jacket

Canada Goose, $525

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A hoodie, but make it plush.

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A Sporty Classic

Adidas, $294

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The epitome of athleisure—padded with an insulated feather down interior for the "gym."

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An Even *Softer* Quilted Jacket

Moncler, $885

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This deep violet jacket can double as ski-resort wear or a chic pairing with jeans for date-night.

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A Durable Puffer

Kenzo, $413

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We know, we know. But this one's warmth is worth the squeeze.

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A Warm Bomber

Canada Goose, $729

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Pro tip: some of the best feathered down bombers are hiding in the men's section.

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Velvet Wonder

Brunello Cucinelli, $1,718

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A timeless piece you'll keep forever.

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A Fitted Coat

Hunter, $380

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No more crying when you walk outside, plus it reaches your knees for maximum warmth.

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A Ski-Chic Jacket

Farfetch, $623

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It's called a Vale jacket for a reason.

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A Furry Puffer

Topshop, $95

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A puffer that doesn't *actually* look like a puffer.

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The Three-Quarter Savior

L.L. Bean, $229

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For *all* conditions.

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Down Jacket, But Make It Bright

North Face, $150

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Your friends will have no problem spotting you in the snow.

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