Olivia Palermo's Shaggy Coat and Matching Bag Are Winter OOTD Perfection

Did we mention her sweater is from Zara?

Olivia Palermo
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it may be February, but don't let the hope of warmer spring weather on the horizon fool you: Winter dressing should still be top of mind. But if you're bored of wearing your same old puffer coat at this point in the season, might I recommend trying out a just-as-warm shearling version, instead? Olivia Palermo just wore a shaggy white coat—with a shearling-lined bag to match!—while out in New York City earlier this week. I'm officially inspired to throw all of my other coats to the wayside in lieu of one that matches hers. 

Proving that high-low fashion is the best kind of fashion, Palermo styled her maximalist white coat over top of an equally-bold bright yellow zebra and cheetah-printed sweater from Zara, which is sadly no longer available. Her outfit was finished off with a pair of thigh-high black boots from Gianvito Rossi and a Chanel shoulder bag that was outfitted with white shaggy details that perfectly matched her jacket. 

olivia palermo

(Image credit: Gotham/GC Images.)

olivia palermo

(Image credit: Gotham/GC Images.)

Olivia Palermo has become known over the years for her tailored, elevated approach to getting dressed, but this outfit is truly is a masterclass in her style. Few other fashion girls can somehow make high leather boots, a massively fuzzy jacket, and a multi-printed sweater feel effortless. The secret here is playing with proportions: the boots and leggings look sleek when styled under such an oversized jacket. The printed sweater also works as a needed pop against the otherwise neutral color palette. Each of the pieces themselves aren't revolutionary, but the way that they're being pared together is. 

Odds are, you probably have pieces that are similar to hers in your closet right now. An animal-printed sweater, for instance, is a year-round staple. So too is a pair of black boots. If you're not into wearing sky-high options like Palermo's preferred picks, try a sleek ankle boot instead. If you are looking to buy something new, consider picking up a statement-making coat. You'll be able to wear it on days off, or wear it to a slightly more formal occasion, too. And instead of finding a shearling-lined bag to match, choose one that comes in a similar color palette.  Shop a few of our favorite picks below. 

Shearling Jacket: 

Animal-Printed Sweater:

Tall Leather Boots: 

Julia Marzovilla
Fashion E-Commerce Editor

Julia Marzovilla is the Fashion E-Commerce Editor at Marie Claire, where she reviews the latest launches from fashion and beauty brands, finds the best on-sale items around the internet, and interviews experts to find the best products in any category to share with her readers. She also creates shopping guides that span every vertical on the site as an expert in everything from the best laptop bags to the best laser hair removal devices.

In her near decade of experience, Julia has both written for several top outlets in the E-Commerce space and worked at major fashion labels. Prior to joining the Marie Claire team, she contributed similar shopping stories to sites such as Bustle, InStyle, The Zoe Report, Who What Wear, and worked as the Trending Fashion and News Writer STYLECASTER. You can find her across the internet at @JuliaMarzovilla. In real life, you can find her creating shopping guides for her friends, cooking or baking in her too-small kitchen, or buying tickets for the next time Harry Styles is in town.

Julia has a Bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Journalism from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. She lives in New York City, her hometown.