A cursory glance at the weather channel this year, however short it's been, might have you wondering if Mother Nature's a little angry with us. 2018 is kicking off with polar vortex returns, winter storm warnings, and bomb cyclones. That's enough war zone lingo to have us asking whether the White Walkers are about to reign winter hell on us. So if you're bundled up inside today, or preparing for the anticipated weeks of freezing weather to come, we thought it'd be best to start you on the right foot.
Getting dressed for fashion week in the winter doesn't allow for much sartorial creativity, which means the best way to make a statement is through outerwear. We saw this at Paris Couture Week with bright, bold coats, as well as the first day of New York Fashion Week, when showgoers ...
For every goose-down-stuffed parka and shearling boot, there's a cozy, cute, and compassionate alternative.
Between sleeve length, overall coat length, and where the waist and shoulders actually fall (as opposed to where they're supposed to fall), there are a few design details and proportions that probably won't line up properly when your frame is on the smaller side. Frankly, it's hard out here for a petite fashion-gal in the winter — options are limited, and no one wants to sacrifice their style just to settle for a coat whose sleeves hit where they're meant to.
While you're at home taking shelter from the snowstorm, Twitter users are creating hilarious, relatable memes about the "bomb cyclone."
The year 2018 is starting off with a bomb — a winter weather event that could bring some historically frigid temperatures. For that, you want to dress right.
Puffer jackets have reigned supreme for some time now, and this winter, you'll want to wrap up yet again in the coziest outerwear of all. The jacket, popular back in the '80s and '90s before becoming synonymous with ski dads and tourists, was revived on the fall '16 catwalks by Demna Gvasalia for his debut at Balenciaga. Over the past few seasons, Stella McCartney gave us luxurious velvet finishes and quilted jackets, while Phillip Lim turned out city-suitable cropped pieces.
Melania Trump gracefully donned the knee-length dress and paired it with her signature pumps, this time a pair of floral Christian Louboutin heels. ‘Tis the season for draped jackets. Only a few days into fall, the first lady whipped out her jacket and didn’t put it on, as one does when it’s not quite cold enough.
Keeping up appearances in the harsh winter weather can be difficult. The drop in temperatures makes your winter coat THE most important wardrobe purchase of the season – so choose wisely. If you have not geared up for winter yet have no fear – from faux furs to standout parkas I have 19 of the hottest plus size winter coats to shop now.
To help you know the difference, we asked Polyvore to deep-dive into its search data, and tell us which spring jacket styles are currently trending — and which ones are fading faster than a summer tan in September. Click ahead for 4 spring coats that’ll make you look a little dated — and which styles you should be scooping up instead.
You know winter is coming when everyone starts breaking out shearling coats and accessories. Recently we’ve seen Rihanna don a long tan version by Chanel for a trip to a nightclub, while Jennifer Lawrence — the perennial press junketier — opted for a hooded black number by Alberta Ferretti while out and about in New York City. Shearlings, which are lined in wool, don’t overwhelm your silhouette the way that puffer coats can. Here are three ways to wear the coveted piece.
By Jinnie Lee Party dressing in the wintertime can be a total buzzkill. Sure, your inner look may be rad, but on the outside, you’re still a shapeless poof of marshmallow-y layers, trying to combat the chill. But, it is possible to find a piece of toasty outerwear that looks just as good are your outfit hiding underneath. This winter, ditch your down coat (seriously, just do it!
By Shannon Nash There’s a reason the trench coat has endured fashion’s fickle trends and remained one of the most timeless staples beloved by style stars of all ages for the better part of a century. The super-versatile and practical topper adds polish to any ensemble and provides a lightweight layer to ease you through seasonal transitions. What’s not to love? Here, 11 styles in a range of prices to ensure you have at least one trench in your arsenal this season.
Though the days are getting shorter, there’s still time to invest in a reliable coat to carry you through the darkest season of the year. This winter, it’s worth getting creative with colors, textures, and shape: A coat that’s not your average puffer can brighten up your look and help you avoid the snow-season doldrums. We asked New York women to try on some of the best coats of the season, from bright furs to eye-popping prints to clean, modern constructions. See below for all of our colorful selections.
Want a chicer alternative to last winter’s Canada Goose? From fancy bags to the hard-to-get boots of the season, here are the 15 splurges you should buy now if you’ve got the cash. Maryam Nassir Zadeh’s glove shoes are a little offbeat, and yet the brand can’t keep them in stock. Maryam Nassir Zadeh Roberta pump $379 at Maryam Nassir Zadeh Related: 6 Style Lessons From a French ‘It’ Girl French upstart designer Jacquemus may have shown topless looks on his fall runway, but his giant grommet looks translate into wearable pieces like this wrap skirt.
We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again: North West is one trendy tot . And as of Wednesday night, it’s safe to say she’s joined her mom, aunt Kylie, the Hadid sisters, andeven Meryl Streep in the “Balmain army.” Case in point: Kim Kardashian shared a picture on Instagram of not one, not two, butthree custom baby Balmain jackets designer Olivier Rousteing made for Kimye’s kin.She posted : “I’m so honored that Northie is your little muse!
Can you believe Rihanna’s only been around for a decade? Her music and her presence are an integral part of modern pop culture, and her image iconic. The Barbados-born singer’s look has been in constant flux since her first hit single "SOS." Not so much in a Madonna-different-incarnations way, but she’s clearly a woman trying to define her personal brand style without leaving her personal brand behind. The version of Rihanna that we have now—with three Vogue covers, a CFDA Fashion Icon Award, a starring role in a Disney movie, and a forthcoming album that appears to defy genre lines—is a Rihanna that doesn’t need to try anymore.
If you live in NYC, Juno came and went in a flash, but that doesn’t mean the weather is any less nippy! I needed some inspiration on how to look good amid the freezing temps, so I looked to some stylish New Yorkers for tips. Olivia Palermo, Alexa Chung and Sarah Jessica Parker surely know how to still look cool in this cold, right?!
Super-frigid temps and icy winds are bound to affect your morning commute this week, but they’ll also make it pretty hard to get dressed in the morning. If you’re wearing the same oversize sweaters and snow boots every day, you can still look chic as long as you’ve got some great outerwear. Fur jackets, menswear-inspired topcoats, and wide-brimmed hats will shield you from the elements and look good doing it. Get inspired by the coats below.