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Is it just us or do we really come into our own style-wise when winter comes along? It seems like the cold temperatures really inspire us to refresh our wardrobes, and really innovate.
Nothing beats getting cozy in style with a turtleneck or jumper dresses. Winter is the perfect season for layering to look put together and sophisticated!
Playing with textures such as cashmere and leather looks elegant. Invest in key pieces that can take you all through winter but also last you years, think of it as building a capsule wardrobe.
Bomber jackets allow you to add an androgynous and sportswear-inspired touch to your outfits. Introduced in the 80s as a trend piece, it has gradually become a wardrobe must-have.
Quilted styles are perfect for wrapping up warm and reincarnating the aviator vibe they once embraced.
We love Kendall Jenner’s grungy twist with straight leg jeans and Doc Martens, perfect for anyone who loves to be playful with their styling!
When you think of the Bohemian look, you think long flowy dresses, but how can you rock it in winter? Long shearling coats can be layered over peasant blouses to keep you warm all whilst embracing the look.
Fringed accessories pull the look together and give it a western vibe. Bring it into 2020 with a pair of skinny jeans and boots – keeping warm never had to compromise style!
Read: Bohemian Winter Outfits
The Power Suit
You don’t need to be on your way to the board room to rock the power suit. In the 80s, the trend was revolutionary – women were rocking tailoring, deemed masculine at the time, and enjoying puff sleeves and over-exaggerated shoulder pads.
Though in 2020, things seem to be more muted, you can still rock a suit! Crisp tailoring always enhances your wardrobe, both blazer and pants can be worn together or apart.
A truly 80s inspired look is to opt for a straight fit with bold shoulder pads like this combo! Layer a cashmere knit underneath to keep you snug in winter, and rock it in the warmer months with a cami top or dare to bare!
Mom jeans are literally the reason why we are so grateful for 80s fashion trends! Team Mom jeans with an oversized turtleneck knit and tuck the front in to highlight your waist.
We love this turned up pair of jeans with platform Converse for an easy yet timeless look. When the weather truly grows colder, stay warm by layering a stylish bomber jacket or long line coat.
Opt for a light wash for a retro kinda feel! The more faded the better!
If there is a piece to invest in, it’s denim! Flares are one of the most iconic pairs of jeans from the 80s, and they’re making their comeback. Once deemed cringy, more and more people have warmed to them, are you going to take the leap?
Flares elongate your legs and flatter your hips, clinging to your curves before flowing into a wide leg. Modernize the hippie-feel jean with a slogan tee and another winter must-have, the teddy bear jacket.
A pair of heeled boots will emphasize your legs all the more and make them look like they go on for days!
Take a walk on the wild side with a bold leopard print. It’s a print that was hugely popular in the 80s, and luckily for us, is still on-trend this year. It screams glam rock, and can be made edgy or girly.
We love leopard print suits as it is a classy take on an iconic print – although a leopard print midi skirt and Docs can also look amazing all year round!
In the 80s, other animal prints were popular – we’re not just stopping at leopard! Think snakeskin and zebra prints too!
Tartan is not just for those on the punk rock scene. It is a timeless print that can also make an impact when styled right. Tartan skirts can be worn for a preppy look, whilst tartan tailoring can be used to make simple outfits edgier.
This look is so 80s – not only does it feature tartan, but we have fallen for the daring print clash. Leopard and tartan print don’t work on paper, but in real life, they make a statement.
We love how simple the rest of the outfit is to allow the print clash to be the center of attention – you’ll be a fashionista before you know it!
In the 80s, puffball skirts were all the rage. Teamed with graffiti denim jackets and neon accessories, they certainly didn’t go unnoticed.
Nowadays, puffball skirts are still worn, and though this one is dramatic, what’s the harm in that? A tulle puffy skirt with a balloon sleeved sweater is not only cute but helps you feel glamorous, even when the weather isn’t.
The combination of textures is just dreamy! Ideal for an outdoor event, you will still be cozy in style. To edge the look up, we recommend finishing the look with a leather jacket.
Yes, head-to-toe leather – you may be skeptical, but look how awesome Olivia Newton-John looked! We know that leather may have you think more Ross from Friends than Sandy from Grease.
Before you raise your eyebrows, no fear, skintight leather is not compulsory! But you can still look sexy and stylish in looser fits. The leather shirt is a keeper and can be worn separately with a pair of denim jeans or with these leather pants for a trendy ensemble.
The kick flare pants elongate your legs and hug you at the waist, highlighting your frame. Opt for chocolate or black tones for a sophisticated and timeless take on the iconic Grease look!
This look can take you from desk to dinner with a change of accessories – a simple black handbag with silver hardware will have the dressy and wintery vibe you long for!