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Coat Check: Lightweight, Weatherproof Jackets

  • Susan Pittard

    Hot Stuff

    'Tis the season for rocking red. This topper's tapered fit helps you do it in style. ($78, Lucy Activewear,

  • Stylish Stripes

    Sporting a techy water-repellent and wind-resistant outer layer and a cozy microfleece interior, this jacket will keep you comfy while you're doing just about any fall activity! (Patagonia Slopestyle Hoody 2.0, $129,

  • Pop of Plum

    Not only will this jacket keep you warm on a wet and windy day, it's fully equipped with pit zips in case you get a little too hot and heavy. (Merrell Marielle jacket, $149,

  • Light as a Feather

    Weighing in at one pound, this heavy hitter is water-resistant yet breathable and is great as a layering piece of on its own. (Stoic Luft Hoody Insulated Sweater, $170,

  • Bold and Beautiful

    Techy on the outside and toasty on the inside, this jacket even has a place to plug your iPod into while on the run. (Spyder Arc Soft Shell jacket, $129,

  • Classic Fleece

    This zip-up is extremely affordable and functional, perfect for Saturday errands on a brisk fall day. (Old Navy fleece, $15,

  • Beat the Blues

    Throw on this classic track jacket after a workout to keep the fall chill at bay. (Saucony Kilkenny Zip Jacket II, $85,

  • Double the Fun

    Featuring a new double-knit technique, two pieces of fabric are fused together to help keep you warm. (Dale of Norway Kongsvollen sweater jacket, $279,

  • Peter Ardito

    Undercover Agent

    It looks like your favorite nubby sweater, but — surprise! — a hidden layer insulates you against the wind. ($140, Helly Hansen,

  • Peter Ardito

    Soft and Stylish

    A chunky ribbed collar and matching cuffs help upgrade this classic fleece. ($70, Gap,

  • Peter Ardito

    Dry Idea

    You'll stay snug in this water-repellent jacket on the rainiest — and snowiest — days. A zipper pocket protects your iPod. ($99, Eddie Bauer,

  • Peter Ardito

    Swing Shift

    A flowy trapeze jacket flatters every shape. ($44, Olsenboye for JCPenney, JCPenney stores)

  • Peter Ardito

    Chill Stopper

    The insulated front keeps you cozy while Polartec Power Stretch in the back, sides, and sleeves offers wind resistance. ($140, Marmot,

    Originally published in FITNESS magazine, November/December 2010.

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