This feature originally appears in Complex's December/January 2015 issue.

Geese have it easy. When the mercury drops, they just flying-V up out of here and don’t stop ’til it’s warm. You, however, have to tough out Mother Nature’s wintry wrath. Take a cue from our feathered friends and cop a cozy down coat. Unlike the bubble jackets of yore, these are streamlined, but aren’t so tailored that they look ridiculous. After all, you’re gonna need some extra room for layers.

Photography by Jeremy Sachs-Michaels. Fashion Editor: Matthew Henson.