It is no secret that Spain Buddy’s Elle hates the winter. All that cold, the winds and (because Vélez-Blanco is up a mountain the same height as Mount Snowdon) we don’t enjoy the winter sun that Spain’s coastal areas offer. We know that we’re not alone, so here are some tips for those of us Spain dwellers who feel the cold at this time of year.
As winter approaches, transitioning to a cold-weather wardrobe is not merely a matter of staying warm; it’s an opportunity to make deliberate and stylish choices that showcase your fashion sensibilities. In this guide, we will delve into the wardrobe essentials for this winter, providing insights into key pieces that not only keep you cozy but also exude sophistication and confidence.
Luxurious outerwear: A style statement
Investing in luxurious outerwear is the foundation of a refined winter wardrobe. A classic wool coat, well-tailored and in a neutral hue, serves as a versatile piece that effortlessly elevates any ensemble. Consider complementing your collection with a statement piece, such as a timeless trench coat or a stylish puffer jacket. These choices keep you warm and make a lasting impression, setting the tone for a winter wardrobe that balances functionality with high-end style.
Tailored boots: Fashion and functionality combined
Your winter footwear is a crucial element that deserves careful consideration. Invest in a pair of tailored boots that seamlessly blend fashion with functionality. Knee-high or ankle boots in rich leather or suede not only keep you warm and dry in case of rainstorms but also add a polished finish to your winter outfits. Choose versatile colors like black or tan to ensure your boots effortlessly complement a range of ensembles, from casual to more formal winter looks.
Outfits that you can feel stylish and confident in
The true essence of a winter wardrobe lies in the outfits that make you feel both stylish and confident. Whether it’s a tailored coat paired with knee-high boots or a layered ensemble featuring luxurious knitwear, the key is to curate outfits that reflect your style. Consider investing in statement pieces that resonate with your fashion sensibilities, allowing you to step into winter with poise and assurance.
Confidence is the ultimate accessory, and a thoughtfully crafted winter wardrobe enhances that self-assurance. If you’re looking for style for all seasons, you can stock your winter wardrobe at SSENSE. Look at their Jacquemus collection for a taste of seasonal fashion.
Tailored trousers: Effortless elegance in every step
While denim is a perennial favorite, winter calls for tailored trousers that effortlessly transition from day to night. Look for wool or wool-blend trousers in a classic cut for an elegant and polished look.
These trousers not only keep you warm but also offer a refined alternative to casual denim. Paired with tailored boots or heels, they become a versatile staple that complements various winter occasions.
Cozy scarves: Functional and fashionable
Scarves are not just a winter accessory; they are a style statement that adds a finishing touch to your ensemble, no matter your age. Choose scarves in soft fabrics like cashmere or wool to keep you warm without sacrificing style. Experiment with different textures, patterns, and lengths to create eye-catching looks. A well-chosen scarf not only enhances your overall outfit but also provides an extra layer of warmth, making it a quintessential winter wardrobe classic.
Timeless accessories: Completing the look
No winter wardrobe is complete without the right accessories to tie your look together. Invest in timeless pieces like leather gloves, a structured handbag, or a chic hat that not only serve practical purposes but also contribute to the overall aesthetic. These accessories add a touch of glamour and complete your winter outfits with a flourish.
Elle, along with Alan, is the owner of Spain Buddy and the busy web design business – Spain Web Design by Gandy-Draper.
Born a “Norverner”, she then spent most of her life “Dann Saff” before moving to Spain in 2006. Elle’s loves are Alan, the internet, dogs, good food, and dry white wine – although not necessarily in that order.