Fabulous Winter Fashion
Happy 2014! As winter rolls on, plummeting temps and frosty conditions make it all too easy to reach for the same standby items all season long, but in the spirit of the New Year and New You
, why not consider investing in a piece with a splash of colour before you toss on that all-black go-to outfit once again? Check out our picks for the best winter warmers and cashmere finds for an instant style injection, proving that you don’t have to sacrifice sophistication for the ultimate in winter comfort.Her - Fendi Shearling Aviator Jacket
This next-level Fendi leather jacket is luckily in a neutral enough colour to easily work with the rest of your cold-weather closet, but adds some serious Italian flair to any old work or weekend get-up. Plus, a layer of super-soft shearling lining and a detachable under collar provide extra warmth – what’s not to love?
USD10,500 / http://www.net-a-porter.com Her - Alexander McQueen Cashmere & Silk Scarf
Every savvy fashionista should know her way around a signature Alexander McQueen skull scarf, but this season we’re loving the floral takes on the house’s iconic foulard. Made from a velvety cashmere and silk blend, the scarf’s pastel-perfect flowers n’ skulls print make for the perfect balance of femme-meets-fierce.
EUR350 / http://www.luisaviaroma.comHim - Saint Laurent Classic Duffle Coat
As far as everyday outerwear goes, it’s all too easy to resort to dark, muted colours – but for extra oomph this winter, try Saint Laurent’s camel wool duffle coat, boasting meticulous construction and wooden toggles. It’ll be a certain statement piece for the normally colour-conscious, but has a versatility that’ll take you from day to night, no fuss.
USD2,590 / http://www.ysl.com Him - The Elder Statesmen Thick Cashmere Socks
For total colour-phobes, the best way to ease into a wider wardrobe is with a subtle shot of super bright colour in a place that won’t see the sun. Artisanal, Los Angeles-based brand The Elder Statesmen’s range of ultra-luxe cashmere socks (plus hats and scarves for the brave) is just the ticket – a treat for the tootsies.
GBP142 / http://www.mrporter.comBaby - J. Crew Cashmere Sweater
Well, if this won’t make little Freddie or Sally the prince and princess of the playground, what will? Sure, an Italian cashmere jumper is an indulgence, but one that will be passed down for generations to come. Plus, just think about the family Christmas card!
USD145 / http://www.jcrew.com Baby - Moncler Leopard Print Puffer Coat
Moncler’s quilted puffer coat is perfect for those in colder climes or planning baby’s first ski trip, its warming down and feather fill topped with just the right amount of attitude. And with the jacket’s standout pattern, you can also rest confident knowing that you’ll never lose the little one out on the slopes.
USD545 / http://www.barneys.com