We’re in the thick of winter at the moment. The chilly weather has settled in, making it essential to reach for those cosy wardrobe essentials. Staying warm and stylish during the remainder of winter can be a challenge, but don’t worry– we have you covered with the latest trending winter essentials.
Embrace the last leg of winter with our curated list of 10 winter essentials, that will ensure you stay comfortable and stylish until spring arrives.
1. The Everyday Jumper
Step into the season with the classic roll neck, a winter staple that exudes both warmth and effortless style. Embrace the ease of dressing with this versatile piece – simply throw it on, and you’re ready to conquer the day! Its timeless appeal allows you to dress it up or down for any occasion, making it a must-have addition to your winter wardrobe for August.
Among the trendsetters is the London Merino Knit by Viktoria and Woods. This stylish long sleeve sweater comes in light beige or blue and adds a touch of sophistication to any casual outfit. It’s made from premium merino wool, so it’ll keep you cosy when pairing with jeans or a skirt. Another winter gem to look out for is the Claudia Roll Neck Knit from Saba, which is also crafted from 100% merino wool. You’ll stay nice and warm thanks to its classic roll neck and ribbed sleeves.
2. The Classic Blazer
It’s time to give your everyday blazer an elegant upgrade. Focus on a polished and versatile black blazer that will never go out of style. Update your winter look with Saba’s Celeste Wool Double Breasted Jacket – it’s the epitome of sleek style. What sets this piece apart is its flattering silhouette that complements any outfit. Crafted to perfection, this blazer exudes class with Its double-breasted design and high-quality wool fabric.
Step out in confidence and embrace the modern appeal of this wardrobe essential that will look great worn over a shirt, jumper, dress, or jumpsuit.
3. A Puffer Vest
It’s time to give your trusty black puffer vest a rest and welcome a burst of freshness with earthy tones or daring prints. Puffer season is in full swing, and we can’t help but fall in love with Style Runner‘s Nude Lucy range and Gorman’s vibrant offerings.
When it comes to infusing vibrant hues into puffer jackets, look no further than Gorman. Their everyday puffers are an absolute must-have for your winter wardrobe. Whether it’s an early morning walk or cheering on your kids at their weekend sports game, Gorman’s fun-filled puffers keep you warm, while also making a bold statement on a gloomy winter’s day.
If you prefer a more subtle approach to colour, Style Runner’s Nude Lucy range is a fantastic starting point. The Topher Puffer Jacket from Nude Lucy will undoubtedly become a staple in your winter collection. Designed with a relaxed fit, it features a high neckline, practical pockets, and looks great over casual clothing or gym gear.
4. A Trans-Seasonal Vest
For those constantly on the move, travelling overseas one moment and back in Perth the next, a trans-seasonal suit is your new best friend.
This versatile option allows you to layer up and stay warm during cold Perth days, while seamlessly transitioning to warmer weather with ease.
The Oroton Flower Quilt Pant and Shirt is a luxurious addition that will elevate your style. Crafted from 100% silk, the relaxed set is a comfortable fit that caters to all body shapes. The graphic print is featured in timeless colours, and would seamlessly complement any occasion, whether you’re jetting off to Europe or Broome, or staying in Perth, this delightful addition makes a fashion statement that is adaptable.
5. Winter’s Hottest Sneaker
This season’s ultimate sneaker, the Gazelle from Hype DC, is a wardrobe must-have that seamlessly transitions from day to night. Whether you pair it with a dress and a long trench coat or opt for a casual look with jeans, the Gazelle adds a touch of comfort and style.
The iconic sneaker draws inspiration from the vibrant 70s and 80s, evoking a sense of nostalgia. Comfort, colour, and retro vibes come together flawlessly, making the Gazelle an irresistible choice for all ages.
When it comes to colour choices, the options are boundless. Go for a classic black and white combination for timeless elegance, or venture into the realm of vibrant green for a bold and eye-catching statement.
6. The Return of the Skirt
In the world of winter fashion, skirts often take a backseat, but not anymore! Winter 2023 marks the glorious return of the longer skirt trend. Leading the way is Viktoria and Woods, offering a delightful selection of longer skirts that cater to all fashion preferences.
First up is The Commodore Skirt, a modern black midi-length skirt that is as versatile as it is flattering with its high-waisted design that effortlessly elongates the body.
For those seeking a blend of style and versatility, The Silverstone Skirt is an absolute gem. Crafted from high-quality rayon suiting fabric in a soft charcoal grey hue, this elegant midi-length skirt boasts a high waist which flatters your figure, while a front slit adds hint of drama while being timeless.
7. Look Lovely in Lilac
This winter, boutiques like Cue are embracing a burst of colour in their collections. And taking centre stage is the coordinated lilac suit look – bold, striking, and undeniably chic. The best part? Each piece can be effortlessly paired with other items in your existing wardrobe, maximizing their versatility.
Cue’s coordinated lilac suit ensemble exudes confidence and style. And the best part? Each item can be worn individually, giving you endless possibilities to mix and match with your existing favourites.
But that’s not all – Country Road is also turning heads with its lilac colour palette and pops of purple. The Soft Pleat Pant and Longline Slim Blazer set is a functional set that seamlessly transitions from work to dinner outings.
8. The Ballet Flat
Ballet flats are making a comeback as a fashion trend for 2023, so if you don’t like high heels then now is the time to stock up on flats in every colour.
The traditional silhouette adds a feminine touch, replacing sneakers with a sleek and neutral option like the Agnes flat in blush-toned patent leather from Wittner.
These flats are versatile and perfect for both reviving your workwear wardrobe and weekend outfits, especially when paired with long pants or jeans.
9. Statement Dress
Finding that perfect statement party dress in winter can be a challenge, especially when the weather turns. But fear not – Camilla is here to save the day! Their Duomo Dynasty Cut Out Shoulder Jersey Dress is the epitome of boldness and style, guaranteed to turn heads with its mesmerizing colour and exquisite embellishments. It’s the ultimate statement piece with long sleeves and a longer hemline, so you’ll stay cosy and chic on those cold nights.
Simply throw on a warm jacket, and you’re all set to dazzle the crowd. The Feeling Fresco Jersey Midi Shirt Dress, adorned with delicate crystals, also provides a subtle yet enchanting sparkle. The colour palette and mid-calf length makes it a versatile choice, perfect for transitioning from work to a night out. With a quick switch to some heels, you’re ready to embrace the evening.
10. To the Point
Among the many Y2K fashion trends making a comeback, the mid-heel point steals the spotlight. The best part? These shoes are versatile enough to rock all through winter and effortlessly transition into spring.
Tony Bianco is a haven for this classic 2000s style, offering a plethora of options to choose from. The mid-heel points bring a refined touch to any outfit, striking the perfect balance between sophistication and fun.
Points are the chic alternative to boots; the mid-heel points are your go-to option, whether it’s for lunches, dinners, or even a day at the office.