Whether we like to admit it or not, style becomes secondary in winter. Most of us would much rather hunker down like a bear in hibernation than go out. And if we do decide to brave the frightful freeze outside – pretty is replaced by practical, and comfort becomes priority.
But what if we told you that you could have your cake and eat it too? Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice on style. Looking good – even in the depths of winter – is totally a thing. Just read our top tips and tricks below:
A good coat or jacket will become the foundation of your winter wardrobe. Master the day-to-evening conundrum with something fashionably fitted, or stay chic and covered on a cool night out with a faux fur number.
Put Your Best Boot Forward
Worn high and tight, winter’s statement trend is over-the-knee boots. Suede or leather, your long limbs will thank you during the balmy weather. For all weather – and all occasion footwear, heeled ankle boots will double duty from desk to dinner.
Layer Like a Pro
Layer like a pro, and beat the chill in fashionable, functional style. Whether you prefer light layers or heavy statement pieces, there’s no shortage of ways to achieve an artfully layered look this winter.
Start with your base layer – whether a toasty turtleneck, or a cute camisole, you can build your layered look from there. Pair your base layer with a cosy knitted jumper or cardigan, or edge towards a denim jacket for a touch of casual cool. Play things up by rocking an assortment of different length hemlines, and don’t be afraid to colour outside of the lines with boldly bright hues.
Cold-weather accessories don’t just add extra warmth to our winter wears; they have the power add extra pizazz to lifeless looks, too. Chunky knits and fuzzy faux fur fabrics top our list this season. Stay wonderfully warm and winter weather appropriate with a statement scarf and hat. Complete your look with a standout bag and a touch of jewellery.