the winter winds have been howling the past few days. time to reach for cashmere, cardigans, and boots. yes, even i wear tights and socks on occasion. what’s my favorite brand? opens in a new windowCommando and opens in a new windowWolford are luxury brands that cost a pretty penny but are worth the price. opens in a new windowCommando tights seem to be indestructible, and opens in a new windowWolford feels like velvet. but i’m also a fan of opens in a new windowTalbots tights and stock up every year during their Black Friday sale.
while i love to wear pops of color all year long, neutrals offer endless styling options. whether you prefer a monochromatic outfit or decide to mix and match your color palette, neutrals are far from a snooze fest. in fact, neutrals are far from boring. the beauty of wearing black, camel, gray, and ivory can be endlessly mixed and matched. that’s why it’s so important to build your wardrobe staples with neutral pieces.
cashmere, cardigans, and boots
when winter temps arrive, i’m always happy to reach for one of my favorite winter dresses – a opens in a new window cashmere turtleneck dress from opens in a new windowEverlane. it’s been styled in different ways through the years. here it is with an ivory coat or popped over opens in a new windowfaux leather trousers. how about opens in a new windowover the knee boots? i will mention this cashmere dress is short, so i’ve linked different length turtleneck dresses below. the best thing about the 21st century is choices.
this year i decided to style this opens in a new windowcashmere turtleneck dress with a opens in a new windowcamel duster from opens in a new windowBanana Republic; last opens in a new window seen here. black and brown have been a favorite color combo for years, and it’s far from boring. opens in a new windowblack tights and opens in a new windowblack suede boots are an easy choice, and if i decide to slip off the duster – voila! instant monochromatic outfit. but i couldn’t resist adding a opens in a new windowmini faux crocodile handbag for texture. all in all, cashmere, cardigans, and boots are the way to go on a chilly winter day.