Although it doesn’t snow or drop below freezing too much here during the winter, it can still feel pretty cold sometimes. I’m always cold to begin with, so winter temperatures don’t really work for me. It can be hard to dress for cooler weather, especially on days that I’m working. I don’t like to wear a lot of layers or feel like I’m super bundled up like a snowman- I definitely still like being able to move around without bulky sweaters inhibiting my movements. I’ve also yet to find a pair of dress pants that I actually like, so dressing for winter for me means finding ways to transition my warmer weather clothes and dresses to the colder months.
I’ve built up quite a collection of cashmere sweaters to layer under my dresses. I love how light and thin they are but they still keep me warm. They are so soft and I love how they aren’t bulky. This light gray one is one of my favorites because it matches nearly everything.
One of my best discoveries that really changed how I dress during cold weather is fleece-lined tights. They don’t look any bulkier than normal tights but they are brushed on the inside to give them a fleece lining that keeps me super warm. I have probably a dozen pairs but the best ones I’ve found are from Hue. They’re longer than most so they don’t squish my toes or slide down. Dressing for winter also means updating my shoes. Booties help add warmth while still looking professional.
This black sheath dress from Kate Spade is super comfy thanks to its heavy knit fabric so I’m happy I’m able to continue wearing it when it gets cold outside. A cashmere sweater and fleece-lined sweater tights layered underneath keep me nice and toasty without restricting my movements. Fun accessories like this bow belt and statement necklace help round out the look while black suede booties keep my toes warm. No dress pants needed for me!
Dress: Kate Spade Gwendolyn Dress, similar here, here, and here // Cashmere Sweater: Barrow & Grove, similar here and here // Fleece-Lined Tights: Hue, similar here, leggings version here // Boots: Ivanka Trump Filoer Booties, similar here and here // Bow Belt: Kate Spade, similar here // Sunglasses: Target // Necklace: Simply Vera Vera Wang, similar here, here, and here // Lipstick: YSL Rouge Volupte Shine in 13 Pink in Paris // Nail Polish: Zoya Dot
What are your key tips for dressing for winter?
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