As the weather inevitably slides from the crisp frostiness of Fall into the snowy chill of Winter, you want to keep your wardrobe looking fresh.
Updating your look for the new season doesn’t need to mean replacing every item you have; instead, a few choice pieces can tie in with your existing wardrobe to keep you warm and stylish.
Wrap up in Style
Regardless of what you wear when you’re inside, it’s all about wrapping up and keeping warm when you venture outside. Warmth doesn’t mean you need to look like a pile of rags though, go for a bright statement color coat. Or go for a super stylish shearling coat to be warm while looking super bright.
Two in one
Winter outfits can feel bulky with all the layers, so to help keep it feeling lighter under a heavy coat, go for a piece that has the look of two items, with the sleek lines of wearing one item. A cute maxi dress that looks like a cardigan and skirt combo will look good all day and evening and can be paired with long boots or ballet flats.
One of the best ways to get warm layers without lots of bulk is investing in some merino wool garments. Merino under tops are surprisingly soft and so warm, making them ideal for wearing under your regular clothes, especially as they come in various styles. This versatile yarn is also used in outerwear, so whether your style is outdoorsy or a little more urban, you’ll be sure to find a jacket that will see you snug on even the chilliest days.
Get a New Hairstyle
Updating your look doesn’t just stop with your clothes; a new hairdo will have you feeling good, especially if your hair has been damaged during the hot summer months. Go for a style that won’t suffer from hat hair or can be tied back in a pretty style like a mermaid braid for when the weather is on the wild side.
As the seasons change and there are fewer sunshine hours, so to does your skin tone change. If you tan easily regardless of how much sunscreen you use, consider having a summer foundation and a winter foundation in a lighter shade for when that tan fades in the months of short daylight hours. Changing up the shades of other makeup items will keep you looking fresh in the dark months. A darker lipstick will contrast nicely against paler skin and blend well with the rich colors of your winter clothes.
Skincare is Selfcare.
Exposure to cold air and rain is very drying to the skin, meaning any skin exposed during the winter months is prone to becoming chapped and flaky. Step up your skincare regime to include a rich moisturizer for your face to reduce the damage caused by the elements. Also, use a good hand cream to stop your hands from becoming dry. Looking fresh isn’t just about clothes; after all, it’s also about looking and feeling physically good.
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