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80 Outerwear Design Innovations

From Personalized Winter Parkas to Solar-Powered Smart Jackets

— November 10, 2015 — Fashion
These outerwear design innovations range from personalized parkas to jackets that are able to generate solar power. In addition to fashion-focused examples like faux fur coats that are embedded with LED lights, other standouts are seemingly traditional winter jackets that are constructed using sustainable and unexpected materials.

Notable examples include Patagonia's 'Snap T Pullover' coat, a garment that is constructed out of reclaimed wood along with the 'Moon Parka' from outerwear brand North Face. This garment marries aesthetics with function and is constructed from synthetic spider silk, one of the most durable and flexible materials available in today's market.

Furthermore, examples like statement winter bombers and transparent parkas reinvent a traditional outerwear design to appeal to a demographic that is more fashion-forward. Other favorites range from smart jackets that can charge one's mobile device while on the go and coats with strategic pockets that are designed to perfectly store tablets and smartphones.
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Covert Laptop Carriers
Covert Laptop Carriers
The Under-The-Jack Pack Hides Laptops for Added Security
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79
Abrasion-Resistant Hoodies
Abrasion-Resistant Hoodies
The Bull-It Jeans Hoodie Protects You From Nasty Pavement Encounters
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78
Wired Smart Jackets
Wired Smart Jackets
The PowearIN Jacket is Embedded With Lots of Technology
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77
Emoticon-Displaying Jackets
Emoticon-Displaying Jackets
The Rapido Connected Wear Displays Hearts on Sleeves
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76
Convenient Cycling Vests
Convenient Cycling Vests
The Elecwear Cycling Vest Allows For Hands-Free Signaling
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75
Woven Leather Outfits
Woven Leather Outfits
This Martina Spetlova Collection Experiments with Interlaced Materials
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74
Skiier-Saving Airbag Vests
Skiier-Saving Airbag Vests
The Spine VPD 2.0 Airbag Vest Keeps Skiiers Safe Without Bothering Them
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73
Magic-Themed Jackets
Magic-Themed Jackets
These Whimsically Bright Fashions were Created by 'FriendsWithYou'
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72
Practical Payment Jackets
Practical Payment Jackets
The bPay Jacket Contains Wireless Pay Technology in its Sleeve Cuffs
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71
Signalling Bicycle Jackets
Signalling Bicycle Jackets
The 'Lumenus' Smart Bicycle Jacket Features Embedded LED Lights
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70
Massage-Delivering Hoodies
Massage-Delivering Hoodies
The 'Aira Jacket' Gives App-Controlled Pressure-Point Back Rubs
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69
Winter Voyager Lookbooks
Winter Voyager Lookbooks
The Latest Atelier de l’Armée F/W Lookbook Features a Frigid Exploration
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68
Chilling Soccer Vests
Chilling Soccer Vests
The adiPower Pre-Cooling World Cup Vest Keeps Players Cool and Comfortable
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67
Adaptable Alpine Jackets
Adaptable Alpine Jackets
This Girl's Outerwear Jacket Grows with Kids Over the Seasons
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66
Reclaimed Wool Pullover Coats
Reclaimed Wool Pullover Coats
The Down Snap-T Pullover by Patagonia is Made Cruelty-Free
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65
Mild Weather Outerwear
Mild Weather Outerwear
The Canada Goose Spring Collection Addresses Diverse Climate Needs
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64
Recycled Down Jackets
Recycled Down Jackets
This Sustainable Clothing Line Aims to Extend the Life of Raw Materials
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Baggage Fee-Avoiding Bodysuits
Baggage Fee-Avoiding Bodysuits
The JakToGo Jacket Lacks Style But Has Tons of Functionality
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Life-Saving Cycling Jackets
Life-Saving Cycling Jackets
The Visijax LED Jacket Features Built-In LEDs for Rider Visibility
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61
Celebratory Outwear Collections
Celebratory Outwear Collections
The Woolrich 185th Anniversary Collection Marks an Iconic Moment
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60
Inflatable Travel Attire
Inflatable Travel Attire
The Live Comfy Travel Jacket Hood Has Inflatable Head-Contouring Pockets
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59
Whale-Embossed Jackets
Whale-Embossed Jackets
Thom Browne's Jacquard Varsity Jacket Makes Free Willy Look Fashionable
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58
Impenetrable Rain Gear
Impenetrable Rain Gear
The New 'OutDry Extreme' Jackets are Completely Impervious to Water
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57
Trailblazing Winter Parkas
Trailblazing Winter Parkas
This Timberland Parka Doesn't Sacrifice Warmth for Style
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Personalized Winter Parkas
Personalized Winter Parkas
This Store Allows Customers to Create a Custom Winter Jacket
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Mood Detecting Scarves
Mood Detecting Scarves
The Neffa Chameleon Scarf Changes Color According to Mood
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54
Dual-Layer Motorcycle Jackets
Dual-Layer Motorcycle Jackets
The Ducati Scrambler Outdoor Jacket is Sporty Yet Functional
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Protective Winter Jackets
Protective Winter Jackets
In Addition to Boots, Sorel is Now Making Warm Winter Jacket Styles
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Vivid Outerwear Collections
Vivid Outerwear Collections
This CP Company Collection Features a Bright Hooded Parka Assortment
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51
Waterproof Athletic Jackets
Waterproof Athletic Jackets
The Patagonia Refugitive Jacket is Made for All Sorts of Adventuring
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50
Botanical Biker Jackets
Botanical Biker Jackets
The RJ Biker Jacket by Rachel James Boasts a Vibrant Floral Print
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Rap Star Varsity Jackets
Rap Star Varsity Jackets
The Ovo X Roots Canada Collaboration Continues for Another Edition
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48
Utilitarian Tech Coats
Utilitarian Tech Coats
This Premium Jacket Rethinks Pocket Sizes and is Perfect for Creatives
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47
Practical Party Jackets
Practical Party Jackets
The Drinking Jacket is Equipped for the Ultimate Party Experience
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46
Statement Leather Bombers
Statement Leather Bombers
This Varsity Jacket Pays Homage to the Historic Black Panther Party
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45
Chic Silhouette Transformative Editorials
Chic Silhouette Transformative Editorials
Ezra Petronio Captures Nadja Bender for Flare March 2014
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44
High-Tech Heating Hoodies
High-Tech Heating Hoodies
The Evolve Heated Hoodie Uses a USB Power Bank
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43
Diamond-Detailed Jackets
Diamond-Detailed Jackets
This 'Diamond Parka' Features a Warm Design with Diamond Emblems
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42
Revived Eclectic Outerwear
Revived Eclectic Outerwear
The New Supreme Collection Features Jackets Inspired by the 90s
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41
Wearable Airbag Jackets
Wearable Airbag Jackets
These Airbag Jackets Don't Rely on Motorcycle Signals for Release
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Statement Outerwear Editorials
Statement Outerwear Editorials
The Neue Journal Manolo Campion Photoshoot Exhibits Bold Apparel
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39
Winter Running Apparel
Winter Running Apparel
The Nike Flash Pack Has Warm & Visible Jackets, Vests and Shoes
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38
Cozy Hipster Catalogs
Cozy Hipster Catalogs
The Latest Iceberg Menswear Collection Focuses Heavily on Knits
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37
Spider Silk Parkas
Spider Silk Parkas
The North Face Moon Parka is Crafted from Synthetic Spider Silk for Performance
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Skate Culture Parkas
Skate Culture Parkas
The Concepts x Canada Goose Collaboration Resembles the Cult Store
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Layerable Insulating Sportswear
Layerable Insulating Sportswear
Nike Therma-Sphere Max Vest Keeps Core Warm in Cold Climates
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34
Wool Shell Outerwear
Wool Shell Outerwear
The Westcomb Skeena Wool Hoody is Velour-Lined and Light-Weight
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33
Layered Asymmetrical Coats
Layered Asymmetrical Coats
The D.GNAK by Kang.D is a Futuristic Parka for Winter
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Packable Thermal Jackets
Packable Thermal Jackets
The North Face THERMOBALL™ Hoodie Is Lightweight and Warm
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31
Grunge Hiking Gear
Grunge Hiking Gear
The White Mountaineering Fall/Winter 2015 Collection Boasts Uniformed Pieces
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30
Military-Inspired Outerwear
Military-Inspired Outerwear
The Spiewak Fall/Winter 2015 Line Has Men's Outerwear Featuring Teflon
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29
Scenic Parka Designs
Scenic Parka Designs
The Moncler x Dan Holdsworth Blackout Gouter Jacket Features Landscape Prints
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28
Solar-Powered Parkas
Solar-Powered Parkas
This Fashionable Solar Parka Boasts Hip Pockets That Double as Phone Chargers
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Built-In Earbud Garments
Built-In Earbud Garments
HBsuper by HoodieBuddie Has Built-In Washable Earbuds
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26
Duvet Coat Runways
Duvet Coat Runways
The Latest Julius Collections Boasts Uniformed and Edgy Looks
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Inflatable Winter Jackets
Inflatable Winter Jackets
The NuDown Jackets Use Air to Insulate Your Body
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Featherweight Winter Parkas
Featherweight Winter Parkas
The Black Storm Parka Features High-Tech Construction
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Mottled Wintry Menswear
Mottled Wintry Menswear
The Iceberg Fall/Winter 2014 Collection Beautifully Blends Red and Blue
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Masculine Floral Jackets
Masculine Floral Jackets
This Rachel James Coat Boasts a Striking and Artistic Print
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21
Avant-Garde Outerwear Collections
Avant-Garde Outerwear Collections
Esther Perbandt's Fall Collection Features Window-Pane Pockets
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20
High-Fashion Varsity Jackets
High-Fashion Varsity Jackets
These Jackets by Valentino are Stitched with Butterflies and Flowers
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Winterized Formal Wear
Winterized Formal Wear
Thom Browne Fall/Winter 2014 Outerwear is Cozy and Office-Ready
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Ultra Waterproof Outerwear
Ultra Waterproof Outerwear
The B2 Solar 3-in-1 System Jacket Combines Breathability with Warmth
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Topographic Urban Attire
Topographic Urban Attire
Haoran Li's 'Dyes of Shadow' Collection References Natural Textures
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Elegantly Practical Outerwear
Elegantly Practical Outerwear
The Penfield Fall/Winter Collection is Perfect for Camping
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Luxurious Motorcycle Jackets
Luxurious Motorcycle Jackets
This Limited Edition Horween Motorcycle Jacket is a Dapper Burgundy
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Transparent Winter Parkas
Transparent Winter Parkas
This Jacket Features a Shell Made from a Garment Dyed Polyethylene Film
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13
Multitool Travel Jackets
Multitool Travel Jackets
The BauBax Jacket Offers Fourteen Excellent Features For Travel
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12
Nostalgic Cocoon Coats
Nostalgic Cocoon Coats
This Wool Coat by Rachel James is Inspired by the 90s
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11
Colorful Co-Branded Outerwear
Colorful Co-Branded Outerwear
This Gore-Tex Jacket Features the Sweet Spirit of Collaboration
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10
Exercise-Ready Outerwear
Exercise-Ready Outerwear
The ISAORA Fall/Winter 2015 Collection is Prepared for Winter Activity
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9
Upcycled Industrial Apparel
Upcycled Industrial Apparel
This Chic Australian Clothing Line is Made with Repurposed Materials
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8
Wearable Sleeping Bags
Wearable Sleeping Bags
The 'Crash Sack' Combines a Comfortable Jacket with a Mobile Sleeping Bag
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British Heritage Outerwear
British Heritage Outerwear
The Barbour & Triumph Motorcycles Capsule Collection is Rugged
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Recycled Plastic Clothing
Recycled Plastic Clothing
Pharrell and G-Star Raw Collaborate Using Recycled Ocean Waste
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Flashing LED Fur Coats
Flashing LED Fur Coats
J Valentine's Flashing Lights Long Fur Coat Illuminates Outerwear
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4
Stylish Spacesuit Jackets
Stylish Spacesuit Jackets
The Look of This SPACELIFE Jacket is Out of This World
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3
Homeless-Helping Sleeping Bags
Homeless-Helping Sleeping Bags
These Jackets Transform into Waterproof Sleeping Bags
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2
Rainbow Athletic Wear
Rainbow Athletic Wear
The Nike Spring/summer "Sunset" Pack Was Inspired by the Summer Sky
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Urban Sportswear Catalogs
Urban Sportswear Catalogs
The Latest Lacoste Lookbook Marries Performance with Practicality
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