Every time updating the winter wardrobe turns into a kind of ritual: with the arrival of the first palpable cold weather, we rush to the store for a new woolen sweater, warm jacket, resistant boots, and other elements of winter outfit, dreaming of combining two main points - guaranteed warmth and stylish design. It is not an easy task, as we often have to choose between convenience and visual components in one way or another. However, this season the chances of success have increased markedly - the designers have used a variety of warm materials from velvet to leather and also brought back the irreplaceable puffer pieces that are indispensable in winter! Here are six of the biggest winter trends to know and shop winter 2020-2021.
Boho chic, rooted in hippie, gypsy, and ethnic motives, includes many items suitable for the cold season. Many fashion houses like Chloé, Celine, Etro, Isabel Marant, and others have taken advantage of this, creating bohemian sheepskin coats, layered dresses, and maxi skirts, styled slouch boots, and many other garments that are must-have of this winter.
|Salvatore Ferragamo||Jil Sander||Ermanno Scervino|
Leather item is not only a good investment but a perfect alternative to habitual winter fabrics as wool, tweed, fleece, or corduroy. Whatever leather piece you would choose – shirt dress, pants, skirt, button-down shirt, or coat - it will definitely update your winter outfit.
|Ann Demeulemeester||Christian Dior||JW Anderson|
Velvet is another designers' beloved material – many brands from Chanel to Balenciaga were inspired by its noble shine and elegance. Have a look at classic black dresses, wide-leg pants as well as tops and blazers that can be worn to any occasion, whether you're going to the nearest supermarket or Christmas dinner with your family.
It seems like, making their fall-winter 20/21 collections, many designers felt that blanket-like garments could not have been more relevant coming winter. We all used to spend most of the time at home, so when we need to go out, it's turning out so annoying to change your cozy homeware to a casual outfit. Quilted pieces are here to cover you with all its warmth and comfort! Match it with contrast fabrics and silhouettes to avoid the risk of looking like a quilted sofa.
Puffer jacket & coat
|Victoria/Tomas||Moncler 2 1952||Marine Serre|
Talking about casual winter 2021 fashion trends, we bet that the hottest one among all of them is a puffer jacket. Many luxury fashion houses, including Prada, Versace, Max Mara, and others, created several models of puffer coats and jackets offering a great variety of silhouettes, designs, fabrics, and colors. There are a lot of ways how to style a perfect look with this voluminous item: feel free to experiment combining oversized puffer coats and down jackets with different dresses, suits, denim pencil skirts, and woolen trousers, the over-the-knee or massive rubber boots, etc.
Pointed-toe leather boots
|Carolina Herrera||Andrew Gn||Chanel|
A pair of pointed-toe leather boots are the perfect option for any look. Being versatile, it suits well with long coats and dresses, short skirts or jeans, and even with wide-leg trousers tucked inside. So, feel free to experiment!