Zara

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Despite fluctuating temps that have gone from unseasonable warmth to bitter cold, coat season is officially here. But instead of recycling that faded army jacket or dusty bomber, why not try something new?  We’ve rounded up some of the best styles of the season to help you build the perfect outerwear arsenal this fall. From tailored overcoats to weekend essentials, we’ve got you covered.

THE AVIATOR

This faux suede version with contrasting trim has the luxe feel of its high-end counterparts, at a wallet-friendly price.

Zara

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Zara Aviator Jacket ($149; zara.com)

THE LONG PUFFER

When the time comes for you to take on the bitter cold, trade in your Northface for this next-level design by PUMA and Korean brand Ader Error.

PUMA Ader Error

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PUMA x Ader Error Down Coat (Price Upon Request; puma.com)

THE VARSITY JACKET

Your high school and college days may be long gone, but who says you should let them go completely? This varsity jacket is all grown up thanks to expert color blocking in classic hues.

J.Crew

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J. Crew Letterman Jacket in Wool ($228; jcrew.com)

THE HOUNDSTOOTH OVERCOAT

This splurge-worthy topper is the stuff that outerwear dreams were made of: a timeless pattern, fancy tailoring and a nod to one of the most iconic teams in American sports.

Gucci

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Gucci Houndstooth Coat with NY Yankees Patches (Price Upon Request; gucci.com)

THE BIKER JACKET

A surefire way to look effortlessly cool, this jacket’s under $100 price point makes it all the more badass.

H&M

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H&M Biker Jacket ($69.99; hm.com)

THE CAMO ANORAK

A dope update on the classic army jacket, this pullover is the perfect transitional piece for warmer temps. Once the mercury drops, use it as a layering piece under heavy-duty outerwear.

G-Star

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G-Star RAW Hooded Jacket ($150; g-star.com)

THE CAMEL CLASSIC

It doesn’t get more timeless than a double-breasted overcoat. Pair this one with a suit for your 9 to 5, or rock with casual separates to stay off duty fly.

Saturdays NYC

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Saturdays NYC Saul Double Breasted Top Coat ($495; saturdaysnyc.com)

THE FLIGHT JACKET

Initially designed in the 1950s for the U.S. armed forces, Alpha Industries’ satin flight jacket is an outerwear OG. Reversible, water resistant and built to last, it’s timelessly stylish.

Alpha Industries

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Alpha Industries MA-1 Flight Jacket ($150; alphaindustries.com)

THE DOWN VEST

This warming layer will keep you straight when the temperature drops.

THE NORTH FACE

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The North Face 1992 Nuptse Vest ($249; endclothing.com)

THE SHERPA-LINED DENIM JACKET

The All-American classic gets a cold-weather upgrade with cozy lining.

AMERICAN EAGLE

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American Eagle Sherpa Lined Jean Jacket ($89.95; ae.com)

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