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The 30 Best Winter Jackets For Men in 2023

Some good pickups for the chilly season

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There’s never a bad time to be copping a new winter jacket. Whether it’s for the remaining colder weather days or next season’s chilly times there’s some strong offerings out there from a variety of brands. Between down-filled pieces or hyper technical outerwear, there’s a jacket for every weather, style, and vibe available now. From classic menswear like Eddie Bauer to more trendy styles from Arc’teryx, below are the 25 best winter jackets for men. 

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1. Eddie Bauer CirrusLite Down Jacket

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CirrusLite Down Jacket / Eddie Bauer

Pros: Light, warm, and easy to pack

Cons: The internal feathers in the jacket could start coming out

Colors: Atlantic, Black, Dk Smoke Htr, Grape, and Salsa

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

The Eddie Bauer CirrusLite Down Jacket takes on a minimal puffer style made from 100% nylon. The piece is a sleek and minimal option to the often bulky puffer jacket you see on the streets. With a warm, insulated interior the slim piece offers both a comfortable level of warmth while also staying stylish. 

BUY NOW AT EDDIE BAUER, $77.25

2. Eddie Bauer Rainfoil Insulated Parka

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Rainfoil Insulated Parka / Eddie Bauer

Pros: Storm repellant and made with recyclable materials

Cons: Could be a bit too big

Colors: Alder, Black, Twilight

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

If you’re looking for something a little more sturdy from Eddie Bauer the Rainfoil Insulated Parka might be the right pick for you. Doubling dipping into the worlds of comfort and durability this top takes on an insulated interior with a waterproof shell on the outside for any weather. The jacket includes double pockets on the chest and two more pouches on the front. Outdoorsy as possible this jacket also features a removable hood which also comes packed with ThermaFill insulation. 

BUY NOW AT EDDIE BAUER, $119.40

3. Eddie Bauer Hooded Jacket

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Eddie Bauer Hooded Jacket / Eddie Bauer

Pros: Lightweight and easy to pack

Cons: Could have an issue with the feathers coming out of seams

Colors: Alder, Black, Dk Smoke, Grape

Another strong offering from Eddie Bauer is their downlight hooded jacket with responsibly sourced down material this hyper technical piece is for the outdoors elite, or those who simply enjoy the style. Engineered for mountaineering and climbing it’s sure to keep you warm while walking to the deli too. The lightweight design packs a super warm punch while also being super packable, the left pocket even has a carabiner clip-in loop. 

BUY NOW AT EDDIE BAUER, $89.40

4. Columbia White Out II Omni Heat Insulated Puffer Jacket

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White Out II Omni Heat Insulated Puffer Jacket / Amazon

Pros: Water resistant and has zippered hand pockets

Cons: Fit could be too long

Colors: Black, City Grey, Blue, Collegiate Navy, Dark Sienna 248, Night Tide 452, Petrol Blue, Red Jasper 664, Stone Green 397, Canyon Sun 743, Green

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Columbia might still just be your Dad’s favorite outerwear brand, and maybe like the Dad sneaker, it’s up next for a little hype. This one stands out with its Omni-Heat thermal reflective material and water resistant fabric.The piece is light, features a regular fit and is hailed by some for it’s exceptional pocket space.

BUY NOW AT AMAZON, $111.55

5. Carhartt Bartlett Jacket

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Carhartt Bartlett Jacket / Amazon

Pros: Can be machine washed, and has quilted lining

Cons: Could be oversized

Colors: Black, Carhartt Brown, Dark Brown, Gravel, Moss

Sizes: S, M, Medium Tall, L, Large Tall, XL, X-Large Tall, XXL, XXL Tall, 3XL, 3XL Tall, 4XL

Carhartt brings a lot to the table in terms of durability and their workwear style has gone fairly mainstream as to popularity. The Bartlett Jacket features their industrial aesthetic combined with a warm sherpa lining on the interior and quilted sleeves. The jacket’s two front pockets make it great for working or casual wear, while the adjustable hood lets you customize based on weather or style. 

BUY NOW AT AMAZON, $139-$154

6. Marmot Guides Down Winter Jacket

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Guides Down Winter Jacket / Amazon

Pros: Lots of colors, high performance jacket, water resistant

Cons: Not meant for super cold temperatures

Colors: Bronze/Stargazer, Cobalt Blue/Blue Night, Jet Black, Slate Grey/Cinder, Team Red/Dark Crimson, Schwarz (Black)

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Marmot is another staple outerwear brand delivering high quality technical products. Like most great outerwear brands, they have deep roots in the technical, mountaineering community giving them great cred when it comes to keeping people warm. The Guides Down features a 700 fill power down for warmth and a moisture resistant treatment to help stay dry.

BUY NOW AT AMAZON, $239-$275

7. Alpine North Vegan Down Puffer Jacket

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North Vegan Down Puffer Jacket / Alpine North

Pros: Water repellant and wind proof

Cons: Slightly pricey

Colors: Navy

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL

Just because you’re environmentally conscious doesn’t mean you can’t be warm too. Alpine North’s vegan down makes their puffer jacket a vegan alternative to other down-filled products. The jacket is engineered for temperatures down to -22° Fahrenheit and features an 8-pocket design for all your stuff. 

BUY NOW AT ALPINE NORTH, $190

8. The North Face Thermoball Eco Insulated Jacket

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Thermoball Eco Insulated Jacket / The North Face

Pros: Nice slim fit, made with 100% recycled fabrics

Cons: Could be too small

Colors: Meld Grey, TNF Black, Shady Blue, Military Olive, Lapis Blue, Rusted Bronze

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL

The North Face is another storied outerwear brand and their thermoball insulated jacket is creatively designed, eye-catching top with the specs to match. The eco insulation is a special synthetic they designed as a collaborative effort to create a synthetic down with the power to keep you warm. The ultra packable design folds down and fits into its own pocket for easy storage or travel. 

BUY NOW AT THE NORTH FACE, $199

9. The North Face Carto Triclimate

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North Face Carto Triclimate / The North Face

Pros: Waterproof, breathable, and windproof

Cons: Not meant for super cold temperatures

Colors: TNF Black, Shady Blue/Federal Blue, TNF Red/Cordovan, Utility Brown/Antelope Tan

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL

The North Face Carto Triclimate is good for stepping your outerwear game up. This piece takes on a heavy duty and longer style with technology for keeping dry which is also made from recycled materials. 

BUY NOW AT THE NORTH FACE, $250

10. Amazon Essentials Heavyweight Hooded Puffer Coat

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Heavyweight Hooded Puffer Coat / Amazon

Pros: Budget friendly, lots of colors, and sizes

Cons: Could fit bigger

Colors: Black, Navy, Caramel, Dark Grey, Earth Red, Green, Green/Tiger Camo, Indigo, Light Brown, Light Grey, Olive, Red, Green/Camo, Light Blue, Blue Heather

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

For those on a budget, the Amazon Essentials heavyweight puffer is a wallet-friendly option that still packs a punch when it comes to staying warm. The jacket takes on a water resistant design with a taffeta-lining keeping both sides optimally suited for the winter weather.

BUY NOW AT AMAZON, $35-$57

11. Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Jacket

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Ultra Light Down Jacket / Uniqlo

Pros: Warm and true to size

Cons: Could be too delicate

Colors: 05 Gray, 09 Black, 69 Navy

Sizes: XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL

The Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Jacket provides the necessary warmth to keep you cozy, while also being compact enough to be stowed away in its own carrying pouch. Made from 100% Nylon, and 90% down, this jacket offers a more casual look. And it keeps getting better – it's also water repellent. At the $60 price point, it can’t be beat.

BUY NOW AT UNIQLO, $79.90

12. Uniqlo Ultra Light Down Parka 2021 Edition

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Ultra Light Down Parka / Uniqlo

Pros: Warm and lightweight

Cons: Zippers can break easily

Colors: Cream

Sizes: XXS, XS, S

For those interested in the lightness of the Uniqlo down but want more warmth and insulation, the Light Down Parka is the jacket for you. This parka is a less casual look than the Ultra Light Down jacket but it’s water repellent and would be good for colder climates with rain, snow and lower temperatures. 

BUY NOW AT UNIQLO, $89.90

13. Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody

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Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody / Arc'teryx

Pros: Versatile and insulated

Cons: Not as durable as other jackets

Colors: Black, Fluidity, Oracle, Kingfisher, Forage, Bitters, Glitch, Orca

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL

The Arc'teryx Atom LT Hoody can be used as a middle layer to add warmer pieces to or a standalone piece for cool, dry conditions. With its synthetic insulation, this jacket insulates warmth perfectly. The shell is 100% nylon, while the insulation is made with Coreloft™️, a highly crimped multi-denier siliconized polyester yarn. It’s lightweight, packable, durable and repels moisture. This jacket is roomy, so it’s perfect for layering for those colder days!

BUY NOW AT ARC'TERYX, $259

14. Coalatree Eco Camper Hooded Jacket

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Eco Camper Hooded Jacket / Coalatree

Pros: Long-lasting insulation and internal stuff pockets

Cons: Sizing could be off

Colors: Black, Teal, & Gray

Sizes: M, L, XL, XXL

The Coalatree Eco Camper Hooded Jacket is sustainable and functional. The outer is made up of 100% nylon, while the synthetic insulation is 100% ComforMax fiber fill. With its responsibly sourced materials, Coalatree makes sure to bring their customers the best quality while also being sustainable and conscious of their company’s effect. With its flattering fit and its warmth, this jacket is a winner, for sure.

BUY NOW AT COALATREE, $99

15. Patagonia Down Sweater Jacket

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Patagonia Down Sweater Jacket / Patagonia

Pros: Tons of variety with color options

Cons: Feather can come out of stitching

Colors: Pinyon Green, Black, Cabin Gold, Forge Grey, New Navy, Oar Tan, Wavy Blue, Wax Red, Pitch Blue

Sizes: XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL

Patagonia’s Down Sweater Jacket is a staple in any person’s closet. It's sleek design is packable, as well as light and resilient to cold winds. Its shell is made of 100% recycled polyester ripstop, and ethically sourced 800 goose filled down, making it a reliable option if you’re on the move. 

BUY NOW AT PATAGONIA, $279

16. L.L. Bean Mountain Classic Down Parka

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Mountain Classic Down Parka / L.L. Bean

Pros: Lightweight and water resistant

Cons: The fit can be too tight

Colors: Black & Dark Barley

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

L.L. Bean is always a go-to for outerwear. The Mountain Classic Down Parka is one of their best jackets. What sets this parka aside is that when wet, the parka absorbs 33% less moisture, and dries 66% faster than other parkas, making  it more favorable to wear in wetter, colder climates. 

BUY NOW AT L.L. BEAN, $189

17. L.L.Bean Ultralight 850 Down Hooded Jacket

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Ultralight 850 Down Hooded Jacket / L.L. Bean

Pros: Provides a lot of warmth and protection

Cons: Quality isn't as up to par as some of the other jackets

Colors: Black

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Another one of L.L Bean’s best jackets is their Ultralight 850 Down Hooded Jacket. Their most sustainable jacket offers warmth, a windproof shell, as well as their water repelling technology, Downtek. It packs into its own 9x12 pouch that makes it perfect for travel.

BUY NOW AT L.L. BEAN, $189

18. Burton Covert Jacket

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Burton Covert Jacket / Burton

Pros: Wide range of colors and sizes, meant for winter sports

Cons: Sizing can be off

Colors: Bog Heather, Elderberry/Violet Halo, Denim, Felidae, Dress Blue/Lyons Blue, True Black, Sun Dried Tomato, Kelp

Sizes: XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Designed for snow sports, Burton’s Covert Jacket is an excellent choice for anyone trying to stay warm. The insulation, Thermolite™️, uses 40% recycled materials as well as water proof, breathable fabric all throughout. Burton jackets last for ages, just take a look at Bernie Sanders in his staple 8-year-old Burton. 

BUY NOW AT BURTON, $219.95

19. REI Co-Op Stormhenge Down Hybrid Jacket

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REI Co-Op Farlands Down Parka / REI Co-op

Pros: Waterproof and provides a lot of warmth

Cons: Not as durable as other jackets

Colors: Black, Cassia Bark, Mineral Water

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXL

REI’s Down Parka is definitely a bang for your buck. At just under $100, this parka offers warmth, comfort and style. It has a plethora of hand, chest and internal pockets for your essentials. It is made out of 60% cotton, and 40% nylon so it’s breathable and comfortable. Filled with 650-down, this jacket surely keeps you as warm as possible. 

BUY NOW AT REI, $154.93

20. Columbia South Canyon Down Parka

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Columbia South Canyon Down Parka / Columbia

Pros: Waterproof and insulated to keep you warm

Cons: There could be a problem with the zipper

Colors: Black, Collegiate Navy, Spruce, & Delta

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Columbia’s South Canyon Down Parka is heavily insulated to make sure all your body heat stays where you need it. It’s waterproof and breathable shell locks out moisture while being exceptionally comfortable. With 650-full down and internal reflective lining, this jacket does everything to keep you warm and cozy and even includes a removable faux fur trim for an added dash of cold-weather style.

BUY NOW AT COLUMBIA, $280

21. Mountain Hardwear Ghost Shadow Insulated Hoodie

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Ghost Shadow Insulated Hoodie / REI Co-op

Pros: Has multiple layers along with zipper pockets, and is insulated

Cons: Fitting can be off

Colors: Black & Black Spruce

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Weighing under 12oz., this hooded jacket makes for a perfectly light, cozy winter top. It can be worn as a mid-layer or a standalone piece. It’s PrimaLoft™️ insulation is lightweight, breathable, and 70% recycled. The Ghost Shadow Insulated Hoodie makes you feel good about the sustainability and comfortability of your next winter jacket. 

BUY NOW AT REI, $230

22. Everlane ReNew Long Parka

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ReNew Long Parka / Everlane

Pros: Long relaxed fit, made specifically for cold weather, & insulated

Cons: Could be a problem with the zipper

Colors: Black & India Ink

Sizes: X, S, M, L, XL

Everlane’s ReNew Long Parka is made from 64 renewed plastic bottles. It is composed of 100% recycled polyester, as well as 100% recycled PrimaLoft insulation. With its relaxed fit, and oversized pockets, it’s a perfectly welcoming jacket. 

BUY NOW AT EVERLANE, $248

23. Stoic 3-in-1 Ski Snow Jacket

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Stoic 3-in-1 Ski Snow Jacket / Amazon

Pros: A multi-purpose jacket that is fit for multiple occasions

Cons: Not a ton of variety with colors and sizes

Colors: Black

Sizes: XL

The Stoic 3-in-1 Ski Snow Jacket is a versatile winter jacket for all occasions. It comes with a removable liner, allowing you to customize the jacket however you see fit. The inner jacket can be layered or worn as a stand-alone piece. It includes a detachable and adjustable hood making it a diverse winter-wear offering. 

BUY NOW AT GEARTRADE, $48.30

24. Caterpillar Heavy Insulated Parka

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Caterpillar Heavy Insulated Parka / Amazon

Pros: Tons of sizes & definitely keeps the cold out

Cons: Quality could be better

Colors: Black, Army Moss, Graphite, Coffee Bean, Night Camo, Navy

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, LT, XLT, 2XLT

This 100% polyester jacket is sure to keep the winter cold out. It features double storm flaps with snap closures, as well as adjustable cuffs and hidden storm cuffs to protect against the elements. It is insulated, windproof and water resistant. This is the ideal jacket for anyone who is amongst the elements more often than not. 

BUY NOW AT CAT, $119.99

25. Levi’s Hooded Drawcord Waist Parka Jacket

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Drawcord Waist Parka Jacket / Nordstrom

Pros: Has a detachable hood along with insulation

Cons: Fitting can be tricky

Colors: Dark Olive, Black, & Camouflage

Sizes: S, M, XL, XXL

Levi’s has always been known for their incredible quality with jeans but we see this in their Hooded Parka Jacket as well. It includes a fleece lined detachable hood, fleece lining, as well as four front pockets with button flap closures. This fleece filled parka will surely keep you safe and warm, while also keeping you polished.

BUY NOW AT POSHMARK, $120

26. Peter Millar Suffolk Quilted Travel Coat

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Peter Millar Suffolk Quilted Travel Coat / Peter Millar

Pros: Great for traveling and has a nice fit

Cons: Can be on the pricey side

Colors: Olive, Navy, & Black

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Peter Millar has some great jacket options for men, including this Suffolk Quilted Travel Coat that features lightweight insulation, windproof, water-resistant fabric, and a quilted design amongst other features. The quality and durability of Peter Millar products is very good, so it can lost you a long time if taken care of correctly.

BUY NOW AT PETER MILLAR, $250

27. Old Navy Frost-Free Water-Resistant Herringbone Puffer Jacket

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Old Navy Frost-Free Water-Resistant Herringbone Puffer Jacket / Old Navy

Pros: Built-in scuba hood with standing collar, also has an adjustable drawcord

Cons: Quality and durability may not be as good compared to other jackets

Colors: Gray

Sizes: S, M, L

This Herringbone Puffer Coat has many cool features including long sleeves with elasticized cuffs, a built-in scuba hood and plenty more. The pricing is also very budget-friendly making it a solid option.

BUY NOW AT OLD NAVY, $58

28. Nautica Quilted Puffer Jacket

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Nautica

Pros: Great Price and nicely insulated

Cons: Not as many color options due to sellouts

Colors: Black, Anchor Grey, Khaki, Grey Heather, Navy

Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL

Nautica has always been a go-to spot to cop jackets for all seasons, so why not head on over for the winter? The Quilted Puffer Jacket is a fan favorite, designed with a full-zip front and plenty of stretch. There's also zip pockets to keep all your essentials safe and secure.

BUY NOW AT NAUTICA, $49.99

29. Huiniadese Coat Bubble Warm Jacket

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Huiniadese Coat Bubble Warm Jacket / Walmart

Pros: A 2-in-1 jacket that also has a stylish design

Cons: Not as high tech as other jackets

Colors: Green, Blue, Gray, & Orange

Sizes: M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL, XXXXL, XXXXXL, 6XL

If you are looking for a budget-friendly option, then look no further than the Huiniadese Coat, which is a slim bubble jacket suitable for cool/cold days. While this isn't the most technical winter jacket on the market, it gets the job done for the season.

BUY NOW AT WALMART, $35.06

30. The North Face Men’s Aconcagua 2 Jacket

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The North Face Men's Aconcagua 2 Jacket / The North Face

Pros: Warmly insulated with lots of colors and wind protection

Cons: Sizing can be hard to get right

Colors: TNF Black, Military Olive, Summit Navy, Shady Blue, Vanadis Grey

Sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL

And another good option from North Face to add to your consideration.

BUY NOW AT THE NORTH FACE, $179
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