The perfect jacket to fight off the chill of winter needs to be a solid combination of style and performance. But to be truly prepared for bad weather, you need the right choice for the situation. The following round up of our favorite winter jackets runs the gamut—from casual coats perfect for cold-weather playground jaunts with the kids to light, athletic backcountry shells for hard charging with other alpha dads. No matter the use, the following eight winter jackets all hold up to serious abuse and look good in the process.

Mountain Khakis Ranch Shearling Jacket

Meet the perfect jacket for when you need to get some winter work done in the garage or out in the yard. Lined with soft, warm shearling pile this ranch jacket can add a little rock and roll to its country cred. It’s just as fine choice for a day of Christmas shopping as it is taking turn on the tractor.

686 GLCR Hydrastash Jacket

No one wants to haul a water bottle around on the lifts, and hydration packs can get in the way and cramp your style. But drinking water is key during a big day of skiing or snowboarding (you actually dehydrate faster in cold temperatures). 686 came up with the perfect solution by building a jacket that includes a removable 25-ounce hydration reservoir built inside the shell around the abdomen right above the powder skirt. While that may sound awkward, it rides as if it were not there, keeping you balanced and natural while you suck down that all important H2O in secret.

Salewa Cordura 2 Layers Wool Men’s Jacket

Made in Italy, this cozy wool blend jacket…

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