Staying warm during the cold winter months needn’t mean sacrificing style. Once you’ve stocked abreast of knit jumpers and a few basic layers to stay your core warm, your next point of call should address your shoes & accessories. Not only can accessories add extra warmth, they’ll also help transform your outfit into one that’s cosy chic. Here are some sartorial tips on how to stay stylish this winter through your accessories and shoes, which will look good and won’t break the bank.
No matter what look you’re going for there are a wide range of good value hats that you can add to your winter outfit. For a fun look try a knit hat with a contrasting bobble or for a more luxe vibe, a faux fur hat will help transform your outfit into one that’s smart and classy. Their neutral colours are perfect for those of you wanting to make a statement without going over the top. Unless you’re out in the mountains, be sure to limit yourself to one piece of faux fur accessories to keep your outfit understated and fashionable.
Another popular trend for A/W 13 is that the knit turban beanie. Easy to wear and available in a wide range of colours, the knitted turban is sure to add a dose of glamour to your look. By opting for a plain colour such as black or grey, your turban beanie can be worn anytime of day and when paired with a berry lip colour will be the perfect way to punctuate your look.
The classic knit scarf may be a winter accessory must have and one which will never leave of fashion. You can tie your scarf in a variety of ways, doubled up in a knot style or loosely draped around your neck on milder days. The most popular trends for this winter is the tartan and houndstooth print. Incorporated into scarves, these stylish prints perfectly brighten up plain coats and are an easy way to embrace this season’s hottest look.
Snoods, also known as tubular scarves or neck warmers, are the perfect go to winter accessory. This style makes the classic scarf even easier by enabling you to get that perfect slouchy look every time and without hassle. You don’t need to worry about learning how to tie it, simply drape over your neck and walk out the door. Winter whites, burgundy and forest greens are popular winter shades, which blend effortlessly into all outfits.