I love Pinterest this time of year (except for moments like these) and particularly enjoy perusing the season’s style as seen on bloggers, in street style, in company ads, etc. There are always substantially more classics in a fall/winter wardrobe, and for someone like myself who stays away from most trends, I love the idea of shaking up my style a bit without straying far from the pieces I already own (and without getting out of my comfort zone. Which has actually been expanding a bit…thanks blogging!). I also love that since layering is key when it’s cold out, you can still wear some of your skirts and tanks with tights and cardigans to be seasonally appropriate. This is something I’m particular cognizant about when investing in staple pieces… if you’re going to be able to wear a silk shirt year round, it’s a little more acceptable to indulge. Disclaimer: The exception, however, is good quality winter wear. I firmly believe that if you have the means, it’s worth splurging on a coat, all-weather boots, a pair of leather boots, a couple of nice sweaters, and a few pairs of thick socks that won’t get holes right away.
One look in particular that I’m eager to embrace more this year is the skirt/sweater combo. It’s great for a biz cas work environment and can look surprisingly professional when paired with the right tall boots or booties. And speaking of tall boots, a style I love but haven’t mustered up the courage to try out myself? The over-the-knee boot. Also, earmuffs. Am I the only person who desperately wants to look good in them but ends up looking weird and ridiculous? At least we all have our security blankets: leggings, scarves, cable knit/fisherman’s sweaters, riding boots, fleeces for me! #comforting — literally.
What are some of your favorite styles/pieces for this time of year? Anything you see but absolutely hate? I’d love to know!