Shearling
Shearling is literally everywhere you look. Courtesy of Mango

Cozy season is here. A time to quasi-hibernate. Binge-stream the shows we couldn't find time for when the sun was out after 5:00 p.m. And, when we do endeavor to leave the house, bundle ourselves in snuggle-worthy shearling.

To think it was a little over two decades ago that one Oprah Winfrey put UGGs on her "Favorite Things" list. Since then, fashion's obsession with all things fleece- and faux fleece-lined has evolved far beyond fuzzy boots. Beyond coats and jackets even.

Thinking about how to add value to the longtime trend, many designers are focusing on joyful, if slightly impractical, shearling footwear and accessories. To wit: Nearly all of the most buzzed-about names in fashion — Burberry, Telfar, Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Khaite, Jil Sander, Saint Laurent, Prada — have either trimmed or covered their It bags in fluff.

From Acne Studios, Rachel Comey, TOTEME, Yves Salomon and more we've seen bucket hats and baseball caps that turn the traditional sleek-outside-fuzzy-inside formula on its head. Then there's the growing trend of slip-on-and-go shearling sandals, already cosigned by Hailey Bieber and Sienna Miller. The former wore fuzzy crisscross Prada slides with a taupe yoga set and a distressed leather bomber. The latter paired Rag & Bone's would-be Birkenstock Arizonas with gray socks, jeans and a kelly green sweatshirt.

That's the great thing about a shock-value shearling add-on. It'll add edge and an extra dose of coziness to your everyday looks. Personally, when it comes to furry footwear, we're partial to Prada's kitten-heel slides, Hereu's shearling ballet flats (balletcore, meet cozycore) or Loewe's riff on the Birkenstock Gizeh, which'll require tabi socks in cooler climes.

Now, none of that's to say designers aren't producing more "traditional" shearling pieces still worthy of a second look. Coperni did a biker-inspired bodysuit with a faux shearling collar that proponents of the no-pants trend will love wearing with sheer black tights and moto boots. Jacquemus' playful fleece tube top, complete with totally frivolous pockets, is already nearly sold out. And Isabel Marant's Y-shaped Feliz vest is giving us serious Saint Laurent heart coat vibes.

Caught a case of the warm and fuzzies yet? We thought so. A word to the wise: Don't go full yeti. Pick one statement shearling piece as the focal point of your outfit and pair it with a knit dress or a statement sweater, something high pile.

Below, we've rounded up some of the most delightfully different shearling pieces of the season plus a few really good shearling jackets and boots. (Classics are classics for a reason.) We also threw in a pair of ridiculously overpriced furry pants by Khaite, mostly to illustrate how much fun designers are having with this one.

Yves Salomon Leather-Trimmed Shearling Earmuffs
Yves Salomon

Yves Salomon Leather-Trimmed Shearling Earmuffs in Beige, $170 at Net-a-Porter

Mango Double-Face Fur-Effect Coat
Mango

Mango Double-Face Fur-Effect Coat, $269.99 at Mango

SIMKHAI Beau Bag
SIMKHAI

SIMKHAI Beau Bag, $595 at SIMKHAI

Crown Cap Shearling Mittens
Crown Cap

Crown Cap Shearling Mittens, $90 at Banana Republic

Madewell Plaid Bucket Hat
Madewell

Madewell Plaid Bucket Hat, $24.99 at Madewell

La Canadienne Abba Shearling-Trimmed Leather Booties
La Canadienne

La Canadienne Abba Shearling-Trimmed Leather Booties, $585 at Saks

By Anthropologie Sherpa-Trimmed Faux-Leather Bucket Hat
By Anthropologie

By Anthropologie Sherpa-Trimmed Faux-Leather Bucket Hat in Ivory, $68 at Anthropologie

About Arianne Tea Shearling-Trimmed Leather Mules
About Arianne

About Arianne Tea Shearling-Trimmed Leather Mules in Brown, $380 at Moda Operandi

UGG Telfar Medium Denim and Shearling Tote Bag
UGG x Telfar

UGG x Telfar Medium Denim and Shearling Tote Bag, $240 at Moda Operandi

Prada Shearling Mules
Prada

Prada Shearling Mules, $1,290 at Moda Operandi

Zara ZW Collection Double-Faced Biker Jacket
Zara

Zara ZW Collection Double-Faced Biker Jacket, $139 at Zara

Elleme Baozi Leather-Trim Shearling Cross-Body Bag
Elleme

Elleme Baozi Leather-Trim Shearling Cross-Body Bag, $438 at Matches Fashion

Jakke Mira Two-Finger Gloves
Jakke

Jakke Mira Two-Finger Gloves, $78 at Farfetch

Acne Studios Beige Shearling Scarf
Acne Studios

Acne Studios Beige Shearling Scarf, $800 at SSENSE

Nodress Off-White Faux-Shearling Balaclava
Nodress

Nodress Off-White Faux-Shearling Balaclava, $145 at SSENSE

JW Anderson Faux Shearling Bandeau Top
JW Anderson

JW Anderson Faux Shearling Bandeau Top, $362 at MyTheresa

IENKI IENKI Keptar Cropped Faux Shearling-Trimmed Shell Down Vest
IENKI IENKI

IENKI IENKI Keptar Cropped Faux Shearling-Trimmed Shell Down Vest, $1,287.60 at Net-a-Porter

Coperni Zipped Bodysuit
Coperni

Coperni Zipped Bodysuit, $830 at Coperni

Cawley Studio Striped Shearling Scarf
Cawley Studio

Cawley Studio Striped Shearling Scarf, $327 at Matches Fashion

Raey Stringed Shearling Pocket Muff
Raey

Raey Stringed Shearling Pocket Muff, $420 at Matches Fashion

Hereu Puntera Shearling Ballerina Flats
Hereu

Hereu Puntera Shearling Ballerina Flats in Grey, $505 at Bergdorf Goodman

Khaite The Bandler Pant
Khaite

Khaite The Bandler Pant in Cream Shearling, $6,800 at Khaite

Mango Reversible Shearling Vest
Mango

Mango Reversible Shearling Vest, $139.99 at Mango

HM Pile Hoodie
H&M

H&M Pile Hoodie in Beige, $29.99 at H&M

JCrew Collection Faux-Fur Coat
J.Crew

J.Crew Collection Faux-Fur Coat, $550 at J.Crew

Jacquemus Bisou Doux Small Leather Shearling Shoulder Bag
Jacquemus

Jacquemus Bisou Doux Small Leather & Shearling Shoulder Bag, $761 at Matches Fashion

Zara Faux Fur Vest
Zara

Zara Faux Fur Vest, $49.90 at Zara

RECTO Faux Shearling Belted Strap Detail Coat
RECTO

RECTO Faux Shearling Belted Strap Detail Coat, $580 at Shopbop

Yves Salomon Shearling Baseball Cap
Yves Salomon

Yves Salomon Shearling Baseball Cap in Black, $130 at Net-a-Porter

Stand Studio Tan Zya Hat
Stand Studio

Stand Studio Tan Zya Hat, $195 at SSENSE

Isabel Marant Etoile Beige Feliz Vest
Isabel Marant Etoile

Isabel Marant Etoile Beige Feliz Vest, $770 at SSENSE

J.Crew Collection Berkeley Bucket Bag
J.Crew

J.Crew Collection Berkeley Bucket Bag in Leather and Shearling, $368 at J.Crew

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