The cold nights are here, and they aren’t set to leave us for a few more months. This means donning extra layers, and ditching the trainers during cold, slushy mornings and wet, wintery nights.
It’s easy to simply wrap up warm and wear clothes that feel comfortable, but that means it’s also easier to lose track of what looks good – and what doesn’t. Here are a few tips on how to keep your trends on track this winter.
Mixing blazers and bad weather
Most of us have a trendy, go-to blazer or two that come out when it’s cold. Wearing a blazer is a great way to look stylish at work or when socialising, but this type of attire can also be problematic to combine with the rest of our wardrobe.
Too smart, and they highlight your more casual jeans; too casual, and your smart winter boots will look instantly out of place. Thankfully, blazers look their best when we keep everything simple. Stick with neutral colours and fabrics that complement one another, and combine smart or casual blazers with suitable, matching footwear.
Contemporary fit for cold comforts
It’s dangerously easy to buy a winter wardrobe that doesn’t quite live up to your usual standards. With jumpers, shirts and even jeans largely covered up by warm coats, don’t forget that you will be taking your outerwear off at some point during the day.
Shirt sleeves sticking too far out of your coat, and trousers or jeans that hang awkwardly over your winter boots, can both easily be avoided. When you’re buying new clothes, make sure you try them on with the other garments you’ll be wearing this winter.
Stay warm and well-dressed
The main thing to wear during winter, of course, is comfort. Warm, thick sweaters and hoodies are go-to clothes for everyone during the cold months, while there are also t-shirts that you can wear as part of a multi-layered look.
Complementing coats, jackets and jeans, these classic designs also never go out of fashion, and work just as well in a winter wardrobe as they do at any other time of year.
When it comes to these essential elements of any wardrobe, it pays to keep things simple and stick to colours that go with almost every other item we own. Jameson Carter have a range of casual attire that add comfort and bold quality to any wardrobe.
Wear the clothes and the occasion
Don’t confuse a dress shirt with a casual one. Admittedly, it can be easy to confuse the two, especially when it’s a shirt you haven’t worn since last winter. When you’re covering up with a blazer or heavy coat and scarf, you probably won’t even notice what’s happened until you take it off and it’s too late.
The classic white shirt is the easiest to get wrong, as it’s such an instantly striking and recognizable look. Check the cut of the shirt around the waist and consider how it’s hanging over your jeans and trousers, before you step out into the winter’s night.