10/23/2014 09:25 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How To Wear Shearling And Not Look Like A Stuffed Animal

Shearling coats make an appearance every year, so it's no surprise that the fuzzy look is making its rounds again this fall.

But, as we layer during this chilly season, shearling can come off a bit puffy and can easily transform our outfits from sleek to stuffed-animal chic.

So, if you're on the lookout for a cozy alternative to your trench (or looking for a fuzzy accessory) find yourself a real or faux shearling staple for your wardrobe -- and get inspired by our styled picks below!

Get some boots with the furry material.
shearling boots

Tan Faux Shearling Cuff Lace Up Block Heel Boots, Calvin Klein Powerstretch Dark Wash Leggings, Au Jour Le Jour Lips Print T-Shirt, Black Five Solid-Tone Open-Front Loose Duster Coat, H&M Knitted Hat; Photo courtesy:

Don't underestimate the coolness of a brown coat.
shearling brown

Yves Salomon Raccoon Collar Shearling, Orange Ribbed Knit Jumper, Women's Plaid Blue Shinny Pencil Pants, Monsoon Lyon Box Calf Loafer; Photo courtesy:

Go for an unexpected shape, like a shearling cape.
shearling cape

Burberry Shearling Poncho, Dorothy Perkins Crepe Shift Dress, Whistles 90 Denier Tights, Noosa Thigh High Boots, NARS Audacious Lipstick in Charlotte; Photo courtesy:

Strap up your overalls with a cozy feel.
shearling overalls

Chloe Reversible Chain And Shearling Jacket, Aritzia Wilfred Free Valletta Overalls, Sperry Top-Sider Ally Button Down Shirt, Dune Limbo Pony Print Loafers, Forever 21 Stretch Knit Headband; Photo courtesy:

Ditch the jacket and get a shearling accessory, like a clutch.
shearling clutch

Opening Ceremony Paloma Tech Clutch, Black Cable Fleece Leggings, Marc Jacobs Oversized Cashmere-Blend Sweater, Barbour International Hawkstone Wax Parka, Vans Authentic Canvas Trainers; Photo courtesy:

Wear your fuzzy coat with jeans, duh.
shearling jeans

Muubaa Shearling Biker Jacket, H&M Flannel Shirt, Empire-Waist Ripped Skinny Jeans, Dr. Martens Women's 1460 Black Smooth, Crossbody Bag Vintage Briefcase Messenger Bag (similar here); Photo courtesy:

Add some edge to your cool, preppy style.
shearling tartan

Mango Faux Shearling-Lined Coat, Louche Hersela Skirt, Only Oxford Shirt, H&M Loafers, Alexander Wang Round-Frame Metal Sunglasses; Photo courtesy:

Pick a color that nobody else will have this season.
shearling cool color

Marni Sporty Jacket, H&M Biker Pants, UNIQLO Women Supima Cotton Round Neck Short Sleeve T-Shirt (similar here), Adidas SG Daily Wrap, Givenchy Le Vernis Black Glittering Nail Lacquer & Top Coat; Photo courtesy:

Go for a vintage look with a chambray and hat.
shearling vintage

Patchwork Shearling Coat, Kenzo Vintage Tapered Floral Print Trouser, J.Crew Keeper Chambray Shirt, Karen Millen Helled Suede Shoe Boots, Brooks Brothers Foldable Fedora; Photo courtesy:

Make your vest chic in the warmest way possible.
shearling vest

Isabel Marant Dumas Shearling Vest, Splendid Always Stretch-Jersey Maxi Skirt, Navy Stitch Dip Hem Fluffy Jumper, H&M Boots, Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick; Photo courtesy:



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