To be chic or to be warm? That is the question.
Winter is not to be taken lightly; whether you’re braving the season on the east coast or here in the Midwest, the feat of being both stylish and warm is often impossible. Why must we be one or the other, and not both?
We’ve found the perfect medium this month, with stylish (and warm) coats, faux-fur head pieces, and statement jewelry to add just a touch of bling. Just because the sky is grey doesn’t mean you need to be.
Shop our picks, below.
Chicago editor Allison fell in love the moment she set her eyes on this wrap coat. This staple coat is not only warm and classy, but has unlimited wearability.
D.C. Social Bitch Annie makes a statement that she’s serious about winter parties with this sparkly skirt from REVOLVE clothing.
Chicago editor Alexis is spending her winter wearing this cozy-chic Teddy coat. It is perfect to dress up an outfit, but it also pairs well with a casual outfit thanks to its relaxed silhouette.
Perfect for transitioning from a client meeting to date night, this burgundy Tahari wool belted wrap coat with long leather gloves is the first pick for D.C. Editor Stephanie.
NYC Editor Ally loves the interesting pattern on this long wool coat from Nasty Gal. The pattern is unique, but the neutral tones ensure that it will complement a variety of seasonal looks.
Chicago Social Bitch Amber loves military print, so the faux-fur lined camo parka from TopShop is topping her list this month.
For winter cocktail parties, Cori Sue is loving frocks from Self Portait. This bell-sleeved LBD is a chic nod to the ‘60s with a modern update.
Annie is gifting all her Gal-entines these pave droplet ear crawlers from BaubleBar. This new earring trend immediately dresses up any outfit.
Weekly manicures in winter are necessary; it is important to keep your digits well kept all winter long. Alexis is also keeping her freshly manicured hands warm with these smooth leather gloves with touchscreen-compatible finger-pads for optimal wintertime phone use.
Ally dons this Badgley Mischka faux fur infinity scarf to luxuriously brave the elements. Black goes with everything, and the accessory adds instant glam to any winter get up.
Kendra Scott has never let down the Bitches. Her statement necklaces bring any outfit from drab to fab, and this Rayne necklace in black takes this basic sweater dress up a notch.
Amber is brightening up her winter wardrobe with the Bauble Bar ‘Bubblestream Collar’ necklace in a bold blue hue.
HBIC Cori Sue can’t get enough of her faux fur vest—it kicks any boring ensemble up a notch. The key to monochrome fashion is adding texture.
Faux fur headbands are not only cute, but serve a purpose! When you feel like your ears are about to fall off, this headband will keep your ears intact while not ruining your hair.
Cori Sue can’t get enough of Kendra Scott—the affordable, stylish jewelry comes in every shade of the rainbow, which supports her matchy-matchy tendencies. She picked up her third pair of Druzy Logan studs in black this season.
Never get caught smelling less than pretty with this Jasmin Noir Jewel purse spray from Bvlgari.
Alexis is obsessed with this overnight mask from Shisheido. It’s non-greasy, non-sticky formula leaves skin feeling dewy and hydrated, perfect for winter.
Even though it makes her shower a mess, Steph gets an extra caffeine boost and keeps dry winter skin at bay with Frank Body coffee scrub.
Amber’s hair has had enough of these dry winter days, which is why she’s loving the new Drybar’s Mr. Incredible leave-in conditioner.
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