As we are well into the winter months, it’s easy to get caught up in the desire to go somewhere warm and tropical. However, cold weather vacays are just as fun, especially if you have the right packing list!
Below we have compiled our top 8 must-have items for cold weather travel that is a surefire way for you to stay both chic and warm on your trip:
1. Puffer Coats
Puffer coats are all the rage- and have always been. An investment in a nice one is worth it because it will never fall off trend. Jamie recently invested in Aritzia’s Super Puff and it does not disappoint! Made of goose down, it is sure to keep you warm this winter. Plus, they offer a ton of fun colors (Jamie got the Catalina red) and different lengths. Below are a few other alternatives that we love:
For a pop of color: FILA Cropped Puffer Jacket
For a classic, everyday look: Everlane The ReNew Puffy Puff
For a chic, yet sporty look: Adidas by Stella McCartney Essentials Short Padded Jacket
The trendy puffer you’ve definitely seen as an Instagram ad: The Arrivals Aer
2. Velvet Bomber Jackets
These are a staple of Winter 2018. Both warm and trendy, this jacket will keep you super warm and ‘gram ready at any moment.
For a chic look offered in a variety of unique colors: ASOS Puffer in Velvet
This jacket is a splurge, but certainly, an investment piece that would keep you warm for years: Moncler Black Velvet Down Callie Jacket
This version is simple and understated- we are personal fans of the classic black: DKNY Velour Logo Bomber Jacket
3. Thermal tops
Thermal tops are a cute, but cozy look that can be dressed down with sweats or layered and dressed up for any winter outing.
For lounging around the house: Brandy Melville Abigail Thermal Top
This black option can be dressed up with a leather jacket and your fave jeans: Free People Boundary Layering Top
Urban Outfitters’ button down version, perfect for layering, in a variety of colors: Out from Under Jojo Oversized Thermal Button-Front Top
4. Turtleneck Sweaters
These are the trendiest way to keep your neck and body warm all at the same time. The best part is that you can layer it with other tanks and shirts under it. They are perfect for any time of the day and any occasion. Don’t believe us? Check out our options below.
Going out? Fuzzy Alder Sweater by Line & Dot.
Exploring the city? Glam Turtleneck Sweater by Free People
Going out to lunch or hanging out with friends? Weekday Roll Neck Jumper by Asos
Going to dinner? Vero Moda Roll Neck Knitted Jumper
Although we all think mostly about the importance of a good winter coat, when you’re actually in cold weather, it’s so important to keep your head warm, too! Beanies do just the trick and they’re a cute accessory to add a pop of color. Check out a few of our favorites below:
Add a pop of neon to your all-black look: Free People Cashmere Fisherman Beanie
Look like the cutest snow bunny on the slopes: Jcrew Ribbed Beanie
A warm cashmere option in a variety of colors: Free People Cascade Cashmere Beanie
One of our favorite things about winter is the ability to fashionably wear boots. The thing with good boots is that they can be a bit pricey, but luckily they seem to last a lifetime.
Here are a few boots on our wish list this winter:
For snow filled days walking around town: Timberland Courmayeur Valley Shearling-Lined Boots
Military-style boots are all the rage this season: Jeffrey Campbell Check Lace-Up Boot
For the night on the town: Raye Depp Boot
A classic knee-high boot for any occasion: Froredia Midnight Over-the-knee boots
7. Teddy Jacket
Teddy coats are everything this winter season. Be sure to get your hands on one before the next best trend comes along!
The classic I.AM.GIA coat that the world fell in love with: I.AM.GIA Pixie Jacket
Aritzia’s version offered in a variety of colors: Wilfred Free THE TEDDY JACKET
Try this purple teddy pullover for a unique look: Teddy Bear Pullover Sweater
8. Neutral accessories
The beauty of accessories is how they glam out our looks. The great thing about winter is how we can wear as many as we want to layer up, keep ourselves warm, or for whatever other reason we come up with! Below are some of our neutral musts:
Going somewhere cold, but not too cold? Add a cape as a cute layering piece: ASOS Camel Cape
Go hands free with this cute bum bag: Want Hands Free Vinyl Belt Bag
Travel in style with the coveted Dagne Dover backpack: Dakota Backpack