If you’re reading this article I’ll assume that you’ve had one of those days where things seem like they’re going to go your way so you get of bed, head for the shower, do your hair and makeup and get dressed. As you step out, you’re greeted by a chilly breeze that makes you rethink you’re entire wardrobe as you realise that autumn is settling in and as you think about your key items for A/W 15 nothing comes to mind. If that’s you, here are your winter essentials that will see you through the cold days.
Knits aren’t only for sweaters and cardigans. It’s the season for the sweaterdress. Coming in a variety of hues, I’d suggest you try it in a more subtle tone like burgundy or beige and you don’t want to go too tight with these so opt for a more modern tailored feel paired along leggings and desert boots.
2.The Camel Coat/Classic Trench/Cocoon Coat
The next items aren’t seasonal items, they’re investments that will see you through winter after winter so make sure you buy them in rich hues but always have one in navy,grey or black for when you go out on a night of fun.
•The camel coat continues its dominance season after season and a lot brands are heading for a clean and more masculine cut. It’s exciting and with the hues it comes in it’ll make winter days brighter in a tan hue. Pair it with jeans and knit sweater and you’re good to go.
•If you’ve never invested in a trench coat make this season the season you invest in one be it a budget buy or splurge, don’t hold back. Look towards the masters of trench coats, Burberry, if you lack inspiration or are lost. Get one in a darker colour if your camel coat is tan or khaki.
•The cocoon coat is one of those items that screams HIBERNATION and that’s what we want to do in the cold winter days but if you like us love your fashion and want something different from the trench and camel coat this is the one for you. Get one made of wool and cashmere in a bright pastel.
Your hands are often left exposed to the elements and that’s never a good thing when the colder days settle. Knit and wool gloves will do but if you’re looking for something more chic try the longer leather styles.