Keeping warm during the colder months can often come at the cost of your sense of style – especially when that style is all about individuality and vintage aesthetics. Instead of getting lost in plain old hoodies or denim jackets, why not try something more exciting and unique this winter?
We know all about the daily struggle to find the balance between a stylish jacket and practicality. Luckily, finding one that suits your style doesn’t have to come at the cost of your comfort – and these 13 jackets prove just that.
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CLETA QUILTED JACKET
LODGE LIVIN' JACKET
POWER HOUSE PUFFER JACKET
Cleta Quilted Kimono Jacket
CLETA QUILTED JACKET
High-quality silhouette blouses, tunics, and dresses. With an emphasis on specialty fits, modern, sophisticated, and utterly wearable designs
beloved by women.
A modern take on a classic Japanese style, this stunning Cleta kimono jacket from Anthropologie is any vintage-lover’s dream. Featuring a red, fall-style pattern on a cotton and polyester quilted fabric, this jacket will instantly elevate your look.
The thicker quilt allows for more warmth without looking bulky and a removable belt means you can style the look up or down. Designer Daniel Rainn has found the perfect balance between sophisticated style and wearability. Bonus: it has pockets!
Free People Movement Lodge Livin’ Jacket
LODGE LIVIN' JACKET
The Free People Movement collection is designed for your active, on-the-go life. Intuitive color schemes allow you to mix and match with ease, while thoughtfully placed pockets secure your
Perfect for the more active, on-the-go hipster who likes to stay on-trend, the Lodge Livin' jacket has all the elements of a great jacket: warmth, practicality, classic colors and (most importantly) it looks damn good!
This workout-ready jacket made from polyester and viscose features cutouts, mesh panels, and breathability tech, meaning you can take it straight from the gym to a picnic. It is also machine washable which makes it great for the laid-back wearer.
Free People Movement Power House Puffer Jacket
POWER HOUSE PUFFER JACKET
Embrace the first flurries of the season in this brightly printed puffer jacket - once reserved for the ski slopes, this iconic silhouette has become a chic,
From the Free People ‘Movement’ range designed for an active lifestyle, the Power House Puffer Jacket is for those hipsters who like to go big or go home. Bold and colourful with that staple vintage puffer silhouette, we highly recommend this jacket for all those outdoor winter activities (or even just a trip to the store!).
Machine washable thanks to the nylon fabric and polyester fill, the Power House puffer has thoughtfully placed pockets, cutouts, mesh panels, and moisture-wicking technology for maximum breathability and exercise-friendly wearing.
Patagonia Classic Retro Fleece Jacket
CLASSIC RETRO FLEECE JACKET
Warm and windproof, this Retro-X jacket from Patagonia is your new staple fleece jacket. Finished with zippered handwarmers lined with
Nothing screams retro quite like a classic fleece. Winter will definitely be a lot easier with this cozy jacket on your back thanks to the warm and windproof design with a sherpa fleece exterior, warp-knit mesh and full-zip front with internal wind flap.
We love how this fleece still stays on-trend while being super practical – something us hipsters are always looking out for.
UO Velvet Duster Jacket
Velvet duster jacket
Bring a little magic to your wardrobe with this luxe-look velvet duster from Urban Outfitters. Mid-length cut features a relaxed fit with notched lapels, pockets and the front and sash belt at the waist.
Is it just us, or can you totally picture Oscar Wilde sitting by a fireplace wearing this exquisite velvet duster while he sips on a whiskey? Or maybe Stevie Nicks…
Live out your theatrical-Rhiannon-hipster dreams with this magical rose-colored velvet jacket. Featuring a relaxed fit, pockets and waisted sash belt, this jacket does need to be hand-washed, but we think that’s a fair compromise for such an ethereal piece.
UO Laura Cozy Sherpa Jacket
Laura cozy sherpa jacket
Ultra cozy fuzzy fleece jacket from UO. Cut in a boxy fit that's cropped to the waist. Snap-covered zip front with oversized snap pockets at the chest.
Looking like a cuddle-ready teddy bear is certainly a very niche type of style, but if anyone can pull off niche it's the hipsters, right?
Ultra cozy and thick with a high neck, this jacket is both warm and stylish, and thanks to the boxy cut with a cropped waist you will be able to wear it with everything from jeans to dresses.
Patagonia Synchilla Shell Jacket
SYNCHILLA SHELL JACKET
Crafted from a recycled nylon shell with cozy fleece lining and a relaxed fit. Trimmed with a stand-up collar, pockets at the waist and ribbed banding
at the cuffs and hem.
Crafted from a recycled nylon shell with a cozy fleece lining, this relaxed-fit jacket looks like it came straight out of an 80’s music video. Bright, bold and exceptionally warm, a classic oversized zip-up like this one can be worn as a vintage fashion statement or purely for comfort.
We also love that it’s made out of 100% recycled nylon!
Nike Sportswear Animal Print Sherpa Jacket
animal print sherpa jacket
Bold retro-look fleece jacket from Nike. Cut in an oversized fit with an allover animal print and full zip-front closure. Complete with a stand-up collar, raglan sleeves and logo patch at the chest.
It doesn’t get more outgoing than this all-over animal print sherpa jacket from Nike. If you’re wanting to shy away from the crowd – this jacket is not for you. This one is for the trailblazers, the trendsetters and the color-lovers.
Featuring a neon blue animal print, the polyester jacket has adopted the retro fleece look with an oversized fit and, thanks to the plush fleece, it is also ultra-soft and cozy.
BDG Ash Printed Linen Puffer Jacket
ash printed linen puffer jacket
Printed puffer jacket built to keep you warm, from BDG. Linen construction offers a relaxed fit with a zipper closure at the front, high funnel neck collar
and pockets at the front.
If your grandma’s handmade quilt was a jacket, this would be it. And there is nothing hipsters love more than their grandparents vintage stuff (maybe apart from cold brew).
This printed puffer made from a mix of linen and rayon is great for nailing that balance between modern style and vintage flair. Considering the colorful fabric, simply pair the jacket with a pair of mom jeans and a turtleneck for a classic retro look.
H&ZY Unisex Halloween Hooded Costume
HALLOWEEN HOODED COSTUME
H&ZY Unisex Tunic Halloween Robe Hooded Black Cloak Costume Adult suitable for Halloween, Masquerade, costume parties, beer festival, adult fancy dress, carnival, Christmas, Easter, or any other parties
More on the gothic side of the hipster spectrum, this hooded robe is a great addition to Halloween costumes, fancy dress parties, or just a bold fashion statement.
If you’ve been keen to emulate the Grim Reaper or a Sith lord for your next style statement, then this is the simple and lightweight jacket for you.
Gyoume Corduroy Patchwork Windbreaker
GYOUME CORDUROY jacket
Affordable and stylish jacket. More lightweight than some other jackets, and worn over layers to create a bulky winter look.
Offering that vintage vibe in a variety of colors, this Gyoume patchwork windbreaker is both affordable and stylish. More lightweight than some other jackets on this list, a jacket like this would ideally be worn over layers to create a bulky winter look or thrown over a tee in the fall.
If you’re just starting your vintage jacket collection, why not try something more low key like this until you find your unique style?
L.L. Bean Hi Pile Fleece Hoodie
L.L. BEAN FLEECE HOODIE
The softest pullover ever, made with ultraplush, heat-trapping fleece for cozy warmth at an amazing price, and energized with outdoor-inspired prints.
The designers of this extra soft hoodie wanted to create a men’s jacket that was equally as comfortable as it was classic. Perfect for a hipster who hates being cold, we say!
With a combination of ultraplush, heat-trapping polyester fleece, a three-piece hood and the woven nylon trim, this jacket will be letting no cold air near you. Luckily, despite the practicality, it’s also easy on the eyes thanks to the camo-inspired print.
Charley Cozy Shirt Jacket
charley cozy shirt jacket
A laidback essential, this shirt jacket brings cozy flair to slim denim and your favorite graphic tees.
Is it a coat? Is it a shirt? Nope, it’s all that (and more) rolled into one!
Perfect for elevating a classic graphic tee and black jeans, this shirt-style jacket is a dream for a hipster looking to brush up their style for a meeting or the office without compromising on comfort. Since it’s available in two colours: a denim-style blue and a bright mustard yellow, you could choose to keep it simple or stand out.