Winter can be the cruelest season to stay fashionable. It feels like it always comes down to a choice of fashion versus function, style versus warmth. But why should it? By layering your look, accessorizing with items like gloves and scarves, and wearing clothes in heavier (such as wool, tweed and fleece), water-resistant fabrics like nylon, you won't have to abandon your style--not even on those downright blustery days. Read our guide below to learn more!
Stock up on a few of these basics and you're sure to have a functional and fashionable winter wardrobe. Items like these can be very versatile, lasting multiple winter seasons when paired with trendy accessories. Keep in mind that many of these pieces can be paired to create several outfits.
Winter 2010 Trends
Continuing the 2010 trend of contrasts, try to pair sturdier items with more feminine touches. Look for rick colors like burgundy, gray, and dark greens and browns, or stick with classics, like black and plaid. Here are some of the most popular women's fashions for this season.
Add something extra to your outfit to keep you bundled. Most of this is outerwear, though some of it will stay on all day, depending on the aesthetic you're going for.
There are some additional things to consider as you prepare for winter, so start shopping early for the best selection and deals.