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#FashionTips: Essentials you need for the cold weather season

Fashion Tips
By Lolita Bunde | 1 year ago | 3 min read


The cold season is here! The weather is freezing and dressing fashionably for some has become a pipe dream.

However, this should be one of your favourite seasons because no rules apply, you can layer up outfits and get away with a number of fashion crimes. These streets can be so unforgiving sometimes.

To get through this weather, you will need some essentials to help you in layering your outfits. Here are some fashion essentials you need to have in your closet:

A neutral trench coat

This is a must have when it comes to the cold season. Every closet should own at least one neutral coloured trench coat. They blend in perfectly with other fashion items. Whether you want to put on a skirt, dress or trouser, your trench coat has got you covered.

Furthermore, you can easily throw on a belt on top of your trench coat as an accessory and look more stylish.

Turtle necks

Turtle necks are like superheroes during the cold weather, they can take you to war and keep you warm and comfortable all day. The best part about having turtle necks in your closet is that they can act as a sweater, if you don’t want to dress in a lot of clothes.

Turtle necks also make layering outfits much easier. You can put on a turtle neck and add a trench coat on and you are good to go.

A pair of boots

If you don’t own at least one pair of boots by now, you should know you are committing fashion suicide. Boots are all weathers shoes and they can elevate any outfit, any day. And during the cold season they keep your legs warm while you remain fashionable.

The best thing about boots is that they are enduring, you can walk through wet areas and muddy patches without worrying about dirtying your clothes or ruining your outfit.


Since you need to stay warm but still look stylish while leaving the house, you need blazers in your closet. If you are into layering outfits or you want to try it out, then this is the perfect fashion piece for you. They make your matching job so much easier.

Blazers match perfectly with turtle necks and when you crown the outfit with a trench coat? You will be killing it!


Last but not least on this list is scarfs. This is the time to rock all your scarfs, the brighter the better. Scarfs are the only sunshine you will see during a dull and cold day.

Scarfs come in an array of textures ranging from cotton to woolen. Depending on how cold the weather is or how you want to style your outfit, you can’t miss a piece to add to your ensemble. 

Tip: When shopping for cold season items always focus on neutral pieces that you can match with a range of clothes and accessories. Also invest in geeky spectacles, they come in handy when it is windy and keep your eyes from tearing.

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