For those of you still in the throes of winter (and for those of you whose summer is tailing off), I’ve put together some essentials for winter dressing.
Admittedly the weather has been just glorious on Sydney so it seems our winter might be ending early… or just a hiatus. However, there could still be some cold days ahead, and it’s not a bad idea to think about next year’s winter in advance!
For my northern hemisphere friends, I know you’re still basking in the gorgeous summer days, but it’s also not a bad time to start putting together the winter essentials. These are the building blocks to any good winter wardrobe and could easily form the basis of a classic winter capsule wardrobe.
I think for more temperate places like Sydney, you could probably get away with just one coat. Unlike leather jackets (which don’t suit everyone) and trench coats (sometimes waaaay too long for us petites), a basic coat in a neutral colour goes with anything and everything. They’re pretty flattering for most body types and and they just never go out of style.
The Inspiration: Style By Aggie
THE CHUNKY KNIT
OK so this is probably based on all the knitting I’ve been doing lately, but I am loving chunky knits for winter. Sometimes they’re just so warm that an additional outer layer isn’t required. The knits are a statement in themselves and look fab with jeans, leather leggings, midi skirts…
The Inspiration: Mimi Elashiry (via I Love Mr Mittens)
Awesome chunky knits:
THE BLACK ANKLE BOOTS
If I could wear these year round, I would. They are just so versatile! I love my Acne Jensens for a flat option and my Human Premium ones for a heel, and when I don’t wear sneakers these are my other go tos for winter.
Inspiration: Audrey Lombard
L’hésitation Boots de l’autre jour : deux paires de Boots pour lesquelles j’avais eu un gros coup de cœur visuel mais sur lesquelles j’avais des doutes par rapport à ma morphologie (jambes pas très grandes et mollets proportionnellement ronds!). Et finalement plusieurs mois après leur acquisition (presque 1 an maintenant pour les Givenchy), se sont celles que je porte le plus! #givenchy #sandro #sandroparis …
The perfect black ankle boots:
A great winter wardrobe can be built around these three essentials! What are your winter basics for creating a perfectly curated winter wardrobe? Let me know!
This post was written in partnership with Lyst.