Though some of us—particularly those residing in places with cold climates—aren’t yet prepared to accept it, winter is quickly approaching. Luckily, there are a few things that arrive alongside snow, wind, and freezing temperatures that won’t induce the winter blues. We’re talking about this year’s cold-weather trends, which happen to have just the mood-enhancing effect we need as the days grow shorter.
After taking a trip down memory lane and studying every F/W 21 runway collection in detail, we settled on eight trends that could make even the windiest of winter days feel like nothing more than a slight breeze. With super-shiny suiting, unique outerwear, and 2.0 versions of your average winter accessories—think furry mittens, opera gloves, and puffer scarves—this season is gearing up to be an especially stylish one. Keep scrolling for the eight biggest trends to know (and wear) once winter inevitably arrives.