Contrary to what the ad men tell you, it’s not cold and flu remedies that are your first line of defence against the onslaught of winter nasties – it’s prepping your wardrobe with some chill-defying outerwear, of course. Step forward, the insulated jacket ­­­– a terrific example of when fashion meets function and neither one loses.

Not only do these bad boys offer heated-blanket levels of warmth (without the associated fire risks), the design stands up on purely sartorial terms. With that in mind, feast your eyes on our top 10 insulated jackets below to navigate the season in style and optimal toastiness.