Down Time
Modish ankle boot
Foul Weather Boot
Quilted snow boots. Pillowlike purses. The coziest blazer you'll ever have. These designers are taking their cues from the sporty puffer coat.

This foul weather version of a modish ankle boot is fashionably trimmed in faux patent leather—and impressively affordable.

Payless, $37;
Sperry Top-Sider
Stretchy Gathers
Pull these on over tights or leggings.

Sperry Top-Sider, $90;
Wedge boots
Shiny Wedge Boots
In burgundy nylon, these are equal parts sexy and utilitarian.

Via Spiga, $295;
Red purse
A Shapely Bag
Stylish leather straps and a cheerful color perk up a gray day.

Moncler, $1,300, Barneys New York, NYC; 212-826-8900.
Lambskin clutch
A Standout Clutch
In supple lambskin, it can be stuffed full and still look slim.

Marni, $1,689; 212-343-3912.
Puffer blazer
Trim Puffer Blazer
Imparts warmth without heft.

Talbots, $88;
Quilted vest
Thickly Quilted with an Architectural Collar
Wearing this down vest is like being tucked in under the covers.

DKNY, $275, Bloomingdale's; 800-555-7467.
Jacket with knit sleeves
Knit Sleeves for a Narrow Fit
Chevrons add curves.

Moncler Gamme Rouge, $1,995, Barneys New York, NYC; 212-826-8900.

— Brooke Kosofsky Glassberg