Style Advice of the Week

With temperatures well into the single digits last week, everywhere I looked I saw masses of unfitted and similar winter jackets bustle past me on the street. It was this week’s Fashionista who gave me hope that not everyone resorts to drab and plain winter wear. She sure didn’t let the weather stop her from expressing her winter style; she rocks a trendy yet practical winter jacket, courtesy of The North Face.

This down jacket in graphite gray has all the desired features of a winter jacket in terms of fashion as well as warmth. Regarding warmth, this Fashionista said she was perfectly toasty in this subtly puffy jacket. Fashionably, the jacket is belted at the waist to create an hourglass shape amidst the slight puffiness. Also, the jacket hits below the hip, accentuating this Fashionista’s long legs. The faux fur trim around the hood is a cute detail which further elevates the stylishness of this jacket. This type of outerwear, with its flattering shape and warmth factor is the perfect choice for a cold weather climate, where a freezing snowfall is always imminent.

Because this Fashionista splurged on her jacket, she was able to save on the rest of her ensemble. Her icy blue denim makes the ice on the sidewalks a bit more welcome and her TOMS shoes cost under fifty dollars and provide a pair of shoes to a child in need. Finally, she wears a bold and sparkly necklace from Urban Outfitters to round out her wintery outfit. When dressing for bitter cold weather, take a note from this Fashionista’s book: rock a fabulous and trendy down jacket with a slight puff and you’ll be sure to be on fire this winter!


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