Five must-haves in your wardrobe this winter season
Winters are here and we all would be suffering from nothing-to-wear syndrome. With the onset of winter season, the markets are full with variety of options. We give you a list of must-haves this winter, which will make you look extra gorgeous and trendy. These options are economical and can be clubbed with formals and daily wear.Updated: Dec 19, 2014 18:42 IST
Winters are back and so are bulky woollens. But what if you get to combine style with warmth in your dressing? With the onset of winter season, the markets are full with variety of options. We give you a list of must-haves this winter, which will make you look extra gorgeous and trendy. These options are economical and can be clubbed with formals and daily wear.
Here is a look what's trending this season:
1.Scarves: This one accessory is apt for both summers as well as winters. Infact, a scarf is like a piece of jewellery that can bring an extra edge to your look. A bright coloured scarf combined with a simple shirt or top can add magic to your attire. This accessory is easily available in variety of colors and textures- be it floral or fur. There are various ways to tie a scarf and one of them is to wear it with a belt.A normal scarf is available from 50 bucks to thousands in the market.
2. Hats and caps: Hats remain one of the favourite commodities this season. Available in variety of color and designs, one can opt for knit caps, flat caps, duck caps, mouse cap according to the occasion. A simple beret cap can go along casuals as well as formals.
3. Sweater/coats/Jackets: Sweaters are our winter buddy. This one piece of clothing is a must- must have. V-neck sweaters, long sweaters, plain sweaters, turtle-necks are easily and widely available. Sweaters depending upon the texture and style are widely available in the market. However, classic simple sweaters still remain to be hot everybody's favorite. Not only this coats - both long and short- will not only protect you from cold but even make you look trendy. Women can pair up a coat with a dress along with boots or pumps and look like a diva. Men, who mostly settle down for jackets or formal blazers can pull up a new look by wearing long coats.
Fur jackets, blanket coats, cape coats and oversized coats are outdated. The fashion of the 60's seems to be making its way back with Crombie coats in pastel colours such as soft pink, mint green and dusted blue. The acrylic printed blazer, streamlined jacquard coats, four-button cocoon coat, velvet coats with soft and plush texture and sleeveless coats with big and broad checks are varieties that complement every outfit.
Not only coats, jackets too have a dynamic variety. Shearling jackets; printed layer bomber jackets which when teamed with a T-shirt give a slimmer look; biker jackets in dark colours and luxe leather are the perfect party wear. The jackets and coats range between `800 and `8,000, depending on where you buy them from- a local market or branded stores. A leather jacket is also a must have in your wardrobe.4. Bottoms and Shoes: Shoes and winters go hand-in-hand. Infact, shoes can give an extra edge to your attire. Nice shoes can really steal the show even if your experiment with the clothes is minimal. One can chose from high boots, flats, gum shoes, ballerinas, pumps, and thigh high boots. The best part of them is that they can be worn with any outfit.
Rubber band pants, wide trousers and fashionable criss-cross prints have revolutionised the humble trousers. If you are looking for party options, knee-length pencil skirts, leather skirts, tight pencil pants and jeggings paired with boots in luxe duck style, fur and fringes, are sure to set the temperatures soaring. You can buy lowers in the market in the range of Rs 500-Rs 4,500 while for footwear, the range starts from Rs 850 and goes on to Rs 8,000 and beyond.
5. Gloves: Winters is a season for your hands, this one piece remains popular for all age groups. From school going kids to elderly, everyone can wear them. Leather gloves, hand-knitted gloves, wrist gloves, fur gloves. This might act as style statements as well as necessity for men who can wear them while driving in the winter .
These are mostly available in all sizes from small, medium, large. Females can even carry them in different colors with different outfits. They not only keep you warm but even help you to carve a personalised style statement.
First Published: Dec 19, 2014 18:15 IST