Now that winter is here, it’s important to stay warm despite the cold temperatures. Many people think that staying warm during this season involves sacrificing style.
‘Style over comfort’ or ‘comfort over style’ are not expressions that need to be used this winter. You can achieve a stylish yet comfortable look despite freezing temperatures.
This article will list some of the ways that you can do so, even during the coldest months. Read on to find out more.
Understanding the body’s heat
There are few ways to maximize warmth and comfort during the cold months. However, it is important to understand how the body releases heat to create warm outfits for yourself.
Individuals living in some of the coldest regions in the world usually need to protect every surface of their body. Freezing temperatures can lead to frostbite and other injuries, which is why it is important for them to cover up as much as they possibly can. However, most people live in countries where the cold remains manageable, and frostbites are rare. People who live in these regions do not have to wear protective clothing over every single surface of their skin. They should aim to retain their body’s heat until they feel comfortably warm.
Wearing a hat and warm layers helps the body retain the heat that it releases. If the heat released by the body is not blocked by clothes or protective layers, it leaves you feeling cold. If the clothes and protective layers block too much of your body’s heat, you will feel too warm. Finding the perfect balance is key.
Best winter clothing items
- Winter hats
A winter hat is always a great way to stay warm.
There are several cute and stylish winter hats on the market. Some of the most popular ones include beanies, full fur trapper caps and cashmere fedoras.
- Thermal leggings and long-sleeved shirts
Do you have an outfit that you absolutely love but cannot wear because it doesn’t retain your body’s heat? Don’t worry, just wear thermal leggings and long-sleeved shirts underneath them.
By wearing thermal leggings and shirts, you’ll have more clothing options. You’ll now be able to wear anything you want without having to worry about warmth.
- Winter coats
A coat will be essential during the winter months. But a warm coat does not need to be unfashionable.
One of the best coats on the market is this cute bubble coat. Not only is it stylish and trendy but it will also keep you warm, cozy, and comfortable.
It is very easy to pair. For example, you can pair it with some tight jeans and high winter boots.
If you like streetwear, opt for baggy sports pants and sneakers.
There are many different ways to style this coat. This makes it a great clothing item to have in your wardrobe.
Scarves are always a winter staple. They are one of the best ways to keep warm during the wintertime.
Cashmere and cotton scarves are always favorites.
This year, people are styling their scarves in more original ways. On social media and in Paris, many individuals are styling their winter scarves using the:
- Balaclava tie
- Kelly tie (named after the famous Hollywood actress Grace Kelly)
- and other ties.
Scarves can be styled in unique and original ways to make them very fashionable.
With these great tips and clothing items, you can continue to look stylish while staying warm even during the coldest months.
You’ll look great at Christmas and New Year events. Imagine walking around Christmas markets in your favorite outfits without ever feeling cold or uncomfortable.
You can now do so by following our simple tips. Let us know in the comments if you have more ideas!
Iskra Banović is our seasoned Editor-in-Chief at BlueFashion. She has been steering the website’s content and editorial direction since 2018. With a rich background in fashion design, Iskra’s expertise spans across fashion, interior design, beauty, lifestyle, travel, and culture.