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The Lust List: Accessorize for the Arctic Blast

These days, talking about the weather isn’t boring small talk. Rather, everyone can’t stop discussing and Instagramming the insanely cold weather sweeping the nation, otherwise known as the polar vortex. #Chiberia’s sub-zero gusts have now officially made it out East so bundle up, Bitches.

Just because the wind chill is freezing doesn’t mean that you can’t look hot. Luckily, many designers have combined fashion and function in their 2013-2014 line of winter accessories. This season, don’t be afraid to go bold with luxurious fabrics and bright colors.


Your hands and head lose heat the quickest so it is important to don warm cloves, a chic beanie, and a soft scarf when braving the elements.

Touchscreen compatible gloves are perfect for girls on the go, while mittens are adorable during your next snowball fight or ice skating excursion. This year, I’ve been drawn towards embellished outdoor accessories that add a pop of sparkle or color to a dreary winter’s day.

Fleece-lined leggings or tights are available in a variety of colors and styles allowing for very warm and glam gams. A classic black or gray cable knit is perfect under a pencil skirt at work or a leather skater skirt out on the town.

Best of all, many winter accessories are on sale as stores are beginning to stock their shelves for spring! Here are our picks to conquer the cold with style:



Ally is a Brooklyn-based marketing pro with a passion for food and fitness. You'll most likely find her at her local brunch haunts and coffee shops, always with a book in hand.

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