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It's Cold! Here are 10 Stores in D.C. for Winter Coat Shopping

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It's hard to get excited about impending freezing temperatures and less daylight, but hey, maybe a brand new winter coat will ease the pain. We rounded up 10 ideas for outerwear shopping in the Washington area, after the jump.


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1. Proper Topper

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1350 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 842-3055
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Find capes, funky orange coats, and burgundy moto jackets at Proper Topper in Dupont Circle. [Photo]

2. Patagonia

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1048 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-1776
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Located in a charming spot on the canal in Georgetown, Patagonia is famed for its heavy-duty, down-insulated parkas and pullovers — appropriate for cold-weather mountaineering, or just waiting for a Metro bus in January. [Photo]

3. Cusp

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3030 M St NW
Washington, DC
(202) 625-0893
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Pricey but beautiful coats for work and play can be found at Cusp in Georgetown. [Photo]

4. Scotch & Soda

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3029 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 450-1636
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Scotch & Soda's outerwear starts at $200 and above, and covers every trend out there. Leather sleeves, military inspired, studs, it's all at their shop in Georgetown. [Photo]

5. Billy Reid

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3211 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
A leather jacket or peacoat at Billy Reid's newish Georgetown store will set you back, but it's a definite wardrobe classic. [Photo]

6. The North Face

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3333 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 298-5510
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For really, really warm outerwear, try North Face's oversize store in Georgetown [Photo]

7. Zara

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1025 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 393-2810
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Shoppers flock to Zara for trendy, yet tasteful coats that won't break the bank. [Photo]

8. Nordstrom

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1400 S Hayes St
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 415-1121
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In addition to the usual selection of designer coats at Nordstrom, the Pentagon City's new Topshop section includes outerwear in the $200 and under range. [Photo: Adele Chapin]

9. Zoe Boutique

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130 South Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(571) 970-6324
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The coats at Zoe Boutique in Alexandria definitely aren't boring basics: think a Contrian trench coat with a cape back, and a pink and brown herringbone peacoat by designer Beth Bowley. [Photo]

10. J.Crew Factory

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2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Potomac Mills
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 494-3270
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Prices for classic, simple outerwear at the J. Crew factory outlet at Potomac Mills hover in the $100 to $160 range. [Photo]

1. Proper Topper

1350 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
Find capes, funky orange coats, and burgundy moto jackets at Proper Topper in Dupont Circle. [Photo]
1350 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

2. Patagonia

1048 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007
Located in a charming spot on the canal in Georgetown, Patagonia is famed for its heavy-duty, down-insulated parkas and pullovers — appropriate for cold-weather mountaineering, or just waiting for a Metro bus in January. [Photo]
1048 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007

3. Cusp

3030 M St NW, Washington, DC
Pricey but beautiful coats for work and play can be found at Cusp in Georgetown. [Photo]
3030 M St NW
Washington, DC

4. Scotch & Soda

3029 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Scotch & Soda's outerwear starts at $200 and above, and covers every trend out there. Leather sleeves, military inspired, studs, it's all at their shop in Georgetown. [Photo]
3029 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007

5. Billy Reid

3211 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20007
A leather jacket or peacoat at Billy Reid's newish Georgetown store will set you back, but it's a definite wardrobe classic. [Photo]
3211 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20007

6. The North Face

3333 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007
For really, really warm outerwear, try North Face's oversize store in Georgetown [Photo]
3333 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007

7. Zara

1025 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Shoppers flock to Zara for trendy, yet tasteful coats that won't break the bank. [Photo]
1025 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004

8. Nordstrom

1400 S Hayes St, Arlington, VA 22202
In addition to the usual selection of designer coats at Nordstrom, the Pentagon City's new Topshop section includes outerwear in the $200 and under range. [Photo: Adele Chapin]
1400 S Hayes St
Arlington, VA 22202

9. Zoe Boutique

130 South Union Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
The coats at Zoe Boutique in Alexandria definitely aren't boring basics: think a Contrian trench coat with a cape back, and a pink and brown herringbone peacoat by designer Beth Bowley. [Photo]
130 South Union Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

10. J.Crew Factory

2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Potomac Mills, Woodbridge, VA 22192
Prices for classic, simple outerwear at the J. Crew factory outlet at Potomac Mills hover in the $100 to $160 range. [Photo]
2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Potomac Mills
Woodbridge, VA 22192