Winter Wardrobe Essentials

Trinny and Susannah in their book The Survival Guide: A woman’s Secret Weapon For Getting Through The Year say that June is the time to think about being happy, healthy & wise and what better way to do that than to buy yourself the perfect winter coat as a treat. Keep yourself toasty warm when you venture outside this winter.

The Website has a Winter Wardrobe Basics Checklist that could be a useful starting point to putting together the perfect winter wardrobe.

  • A black tank
  • A Short sleeved white T-shirt
  • A short sleeved black T-shirt
  • A long sleeved white T-shirt
  • A long sleeved black T-shirt
  • A long john inspired waffle knit T-shirt
  • A long john inspired cashmere T-shirt
  • A black cashmere turtleneck
  • A white cotton button down shirt
  • A white silky button down shirt
  • A crisp white blouse
  • A Cashmere hoodie
  • A grey wool crewneck sweater
  • A big chunky, heavy knit sweater
  • A grey hip length Cardigan
  • A little black dress
  • A pencil skirt
  • A dark, boot cut pair of jeans
  • A pair of skinny jeans
  • A pair of dark wash wide leg jeans
  • A black wool pants suit
  • A pair of Khaki pants
  • A pair of grey flannel pants
  • A pair of fine gabardine wool twill weave trousers
  • A dark wash, slim fit denim jacket
  • A traditional tweed cropped jacket
  • A waterproof down jacket
  • A black down vest
  • A black cashmere wrap coat
  • A fur trimmed wool winter coat
  • Flannel Pyjamas
  • Silk Long Johns
  • Red ballet flats
  • Basic Black pumps
  • Metallic evening shoes
  • Neutral sling back heels
  • Sleek sneakers
  • Loafers
  • Rain boots
  • A dressy pair of leather boots
  • Fur lined snow boots
  • Diamond studs
  • Nylon rain hat
  • Ring Closure belt
  • Tank watch
  • Black cashmere wrap scarf
  • Black leather handbag
  • Tote bag
  • A colourful bucket or hobo handbag
  • Small rolling suitcase
  • Overnight bag
  • Black leather belt
  • Earmuffs
  • leg warmers
  • Sunglasses
  • A chunky knit muffler scarf
  • A thin patterned evening scarf
  • A knitted pair of gloves
  • A leather pair of gloves
  • Opaque wool tights
  • Assorted cashmere & wool socks
  • A travel size umbrella
  • Umbrella

I also feel Lauren Conrad’s list for  a Weekend Getaway to Somewhere Cold along with her Key pieces list in her book Style are also well worth a look

  • A little black dress
  • A collared white shirt
  • A Skirt
  • A pair of warm waterproof boots
  • A pair of skinny jeans
  • A white & a black T-Shirt
  • Black heels
  • A oversized sweater
  • A black blazer
  • A Thermal top
  • A pair of comfy stretchy athletic pants
  • 2 blouses
  • A cashmere sweater
  • A down vest
  • A winter coat
  • A woolly Hat
  • A scarf
  • A pair of gloves
  • Warm socks
  • Long underwear
  • Undergarments

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