-SLH West Coast Fashion Editor:
Winter has definitely made itself known this year. Check any weather app from anywhere in the continental US and you’ve got a range of everything from cold rain to freezing snow.
Here at SLH our intrepid editors have scoured the fashion world for the best winter coats to keep you toasty but not toasted. Based on where you are, we’ve got the perfect fit for you.
Temperature : 50° to 32°
Location : Mostly Mid and Southern Coastal Regions
What You’re Dealing With : Mild by comparison to other winter areas, the temperatures can get down to freezing (usually at night). Cold rain with wind is the major factor to protect yourself from here.
Temperature : 35° to 0°
Location : Mostly Lower Mid and Southern State Regions
What You’re Dealing With : Freezing rain, sleet and some snow
Temperature : 25° to -25°
Location : Mostly Mid to Northern Regions
What You’re Dealing With : Snow, slush and ice are the mainstay. With temperatures dipping into the negatives it’s a good idea to minimize skin’s exposure for periods longer than 30 minutes.
Temperature : 10° to -40°
Location : Mostly Central and Upper Northern Regions
What You’re Dealing With : Simply put, it’s too cold to function for long periods of time outside. Keeping your skin covered is a must in temperatures this low. Every bit of body heat should be captured to keep your core protected.