Tag Archives: winter
For maternity fashion.
Keep that bun in the oven warm all winter long in these stylish coats, which maternity style mavens like Blake Lively and Kate Middleton would approve of. From a fall breeze to those cold winter nights, you can still look oh so chic while keeping cozy.
The sophisticated MAMA Wool-blend Bouclé Coat from H&M is for the downtown cool mom-to-be. With a tie belt waist and concealed fasteners, this coat is able to cover your expanding baby bump from 12 weeks to nine months.
Blank NYC Zipper Detail Faux Leather Maternity Jacket will be your favorite “throw over everything” piece this fall. This motorcycle style jacket with silver hardware is edgy and tough, but can be softened when paired with a flowy dress. Or add some great boots for the perfect fall ensemble.
Punch up your prenatal wardrobe with some color! This wool maternity coat with a high collar and a bubble hem will lend sophistication to any outfit. At under $50, this fun coat will infuse a little extra fun and the elegant shape you’ll want to wear again, well after your child is born!
When the chill in the air turns icy, MAMA Padded Parka with a detachable faux fur trimmed hood will keep you nice and warm, while looking cool. The drawstring waist and side pockets give some shape to the coat and make it a great option for the woman who’s too hip for regular old, oversized maternity wear.
For men's fashion.
Winter tends to be every fashion-minded person’s least favorite season. Fall has great leather boots and jackets, spring has all the rich colors, and summer has sizzling swimwear. Sure winter has it’s limitations; mostly that clothes need to be functional and not just pretty, but here are 3 winter accessories worth getting excited over:
1. Scarves: Whether you love a classic Burberry Check scarf or a wool infinity scarf you can’t go wrong with adding a little something extra around your neck (especially when the temperature drops). Check out iConsume for a whole bevy of scarves of various colors.
They say the best way to keep warm during below zero temperatures is to layer. The first step is to keep your body heat in. Take a tip from dancers who always use thick tights to keep their muscles warm. Make sure to wear something light but that’s fitted. We recommend tights, leggings, and much of what Under Armor has to offer.
Your next layer needs to help block out the wind and still keep you comfy and cozy. We love big chunky sweaters like Lauren Ralph Lauren’s Long-Sleeve Ombre Cable-Knit Turtleneck for those freezing winter days. These extra large knits look great with a skirt but when it’s Polar Vortex cold make sure to layer pants over your tights or leggings. If you can’t afford the RL look right now, check out Brand Boudoir for equally fashionable yet discounted winter tops.
Another amazing trick to keep heat in is doubling up on your socks. There are few things worse on a fridgid winter day than cold feet. Adding an extra pair before slipping on your boots may make all the difference!
Lastly, you need a great all weather coat. A coat lined with goose feathers will help you brave the sub-zero temperatures. Add your favorite winter accessories; scarf, gloves, and hat and you’re ready to take on the streets (or at least the 15 feet between your car and your front door).
Unless you’re still in your pre-teens you’ve probably outgrown cartoon animal t-shirts and playful jewelry. There’s good news though for those who are still a kid at heart: You can keep the whimsy alive without slipping back into your childhood!
For instance, Lanvin’s 10th Anniversary Cartoon Inlay Sunglasses look sleek when on but they hold a little surprise inside, a fun cartoon pattern! You won’t find them just anywhere – unfortunately you won’t find them on the likes of Yoox – but they’re definitely worth the search! Never let your eyes weather the low winter sun without protection again! (more…)
For men's fashion.
With the temperatures rapidly dropping, holiday sales picking up momentum and, for some of us, snow accumulating on the ground, now is the time to prepare for winter. For many of us, this means investing in a warm winter coat, a pair of gloves and a stylish hat, but there is one important element that is often overlooked until you step outside. More often than not, it is your feet that is freezing! Below are tips on how to keep your toes nice and toasty this season.
1) When you’re walking from points A-to-B through brutal weather conditions, consider waterproof boots. Yes, they tend to be a little heavier and allow less air flow, but this will be the furthest thing from your mind when you’re trouncing through a thick coat of snow. However, once you’re indoors, consider switching to footwear that breaths and wicks moisture away from your skin, much like the Uggs found here. This will help keep your feet dry and toasty.
Over the years, we’ve heard a ton of different people giving advice on how to pack and yet it’s always a problem. Overpacking seems to me an unavoidable thing.
Some of the best advice I’ve ever heard (and promise next time we’re definitely going to listen to) would be…
1. Always pack a light cardigan and a bathing suit. No matter where you’re traveling to (a ski vacation in the alps or a tropical island getaway) a bathing suit takes up almost no space and there’s bound to be a hot tub or hotel pool. On the same note, even a warm climate may have chilly nights or over cranked air conditioners!
Now that my last runway article highlighted some of the unique and obscure designer looks, it is only fair that I also discuss the tamer, more wearable looks for Fall 2013. One of the items that is trending big this year in men’s fashion is the “overcoat”. Created from such luxurious fabrics as Merino Wool and Cashmere, overcoats can be a fashionably versatile piece to add to your Fall/Winter wardrobe. Given these choices of fabric, expect upcoming coats to be quite expensive – using a basic bank account, which typically doesn’t include an overdraft option, isn’t the best way to go.