Fleece jackets have been a longtime winter wardrobe staple for their warmth and easy layering. But too often we associate the style with a basic Patagonia your dad would rock or the now ubiquitous beige teddy jackets every woman on instagram is wearing. If you can free yourself of that association and get imaginative with accessories, you’ll find that fleece jackets are awesome, functional for sports or streetstyle, and superior to the beloved puffer thanks to their layering potential. Scroll on for some of the ways I love to see fleece jackets styled, and to shop my current favorites!

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