Fashion: Winter wardrobe wisdom
- Mums Tips
- Fashion & Beauty
- Published on Saturday, 20 January 2024 08:02
- Last Updated on 16 January 2024
- Monica Costa
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1. Material Matters, Darling!
Don’t underestimate the power of the right fabric. Choose garments tailored for the temperature and conditions. Say no to rain jackets on sunny days – they’ll leave you sweating. And steer clear of absorbent materials in the rain. Opt for pieces that shield you from the elements while keeping you dry. Smart choices equal cosy days.
2. Finding the Perfect Fit
The balance between comfort and style is key. Loose clothes are comfy but may let warmth escape, while too-tight outfits can hinder blood flow. Strike the right balance, flaunt your style, and let that blood flow freely. Winter chic at its finest!
3. Tucking in for Extra Warmth
Not a fan of the tucked-in look? Tuck your base layer into your bottoms to ward off those chilly updraughts. Feeling casual? Simply untuck when you reach your destination. Winter style, sorted.
4. Jacket Temperature Tango
Yes, jackets have a temperature dance to follow. Choosing one that’s too warm might leave you sweating, cooling your skin and making you feel colder. When on the hunt for waterproof outerwear, match it to the outside temperature. Your body will thank you for the perfect warmth embrace.
5. Mastering the Art of Layering
Kick off with the essentials – layering is more than a trend; it’s a science. Begin with a snug base layer. Add a touch of elegance with a fleece or wool sweater, then seal the deal with a windproof, waterproof outer layer. Voila! You’re not just warm but effortlessly chic.
6. Style for the heat leakers
Heads, hands, and necks – the heat leakers. Say hello to stylish hats, gloves, and cosy scarves. Not only do they elevate your look, but they also keep you toasty. Go for wool or fleece for the ultimate win-win.
7. Footwear: Style Meets Function
High heels might steal the spotlight, but they won’t keep your feet warm. Invest in insulated footwear like lined boots or clogs. Look for water-resistant styles to stay dry, and ensure they’ve got a grip for icy conditions. Your feet deserve both style and warmth!
P.S.: Fuzzy socks at home? Absolutely! But outdoors, choose materials that allow air circulation. Synthetic socks might make you sweat and leave your feet colder. London Mums, did you like our winter wardrobe hacks? You’ve got this – stay warm, stay stylish!
Monica Costa founded London Mums in September 2006 after her son Diego’s birth together with a group of mothers who felt the need of meeting up regularly to share the challenges and joys of motherhood in metropolitan and multicultural London. London Mums is the FREE and independent peer support group for mums and mumpreneurs based in London https://londonmumsmagazine.com and you can connect on Twitter @londonmums