Winter is coming! While often times Fall and Winter wardrobes get combined into one group of things to wear that falls under "warm and dark" I think there's a real difference in feel to the two seasons. Winter is celebratory and you see it in the fabrics available and the influx of sparkle. And while Autumn is about feeling crisp and cool Winter is about being cozy.
These are the things I'm craving this season.
This dress is whimsical and sweet without coming off as young. I love the neckline, the detail at the waist, the hem...but most of all, I love that deep, rich, purple.
Goddess Dress by Free People in Aubergine
I'm not a person who takes weekend trips. My weekends are usually spent doing all the things I'm too busy or lazy to do during the week. If I owned this bag though, I may find some places to go.
Bear Creek Weekender by McFadin in tan, sold by Free People
I don't care how unflattering this may turn out to be in real life. I want to live in this sweater.
Waffle Knit Cardigan by Hinge in Stonehenge
This is pretty. And I want it. It also comes in about ten other colors so you could wear it alone, with other bangles, ooooor even with the same bracelet in other colors as well.
Grete Filigree Bangle by Rachel Leigh in Palm, sold by Free People
This just looks so soft and comfortable and perfect for a snow day spent inside.
Velvet Trim Slouchy Tee by Ella Moss in Mushroom
Nails in Winter are always dark. You've got all those colors with "noir" tacked onto the end, why not mix it up with some gold?
The Full Monty by Butter London
The lovely Miss Lana was on a mission earlier this season to find crushed velvet leggings in a color other than black. While crushed velvet reminds me of the bad Christmas dresses of my childhood spent in the late 80s/early 90s, actual velvet makes me fall in love. There's something about a fabric that begs to be touched that's so fitting for the cold months. And I love black.
Velvet Leggings by Gap in black
I'm all about this dress. It's perfect for a party or you could take a worn brown leather belt, belt it, throw on a denim jacket, and wear some boots with bare legs. I'd probably be wearing it with a cardigan, tights, and flats to work.
Beaded Jersey Trapeze Dress by Suzy Chin Maggy Boutique in Taupe
Melissa Joy Manning is my most favorite jewelry designer. This woman is just incredible. If you're looking for perfection this isn't it. And that's what makes it wonderful.
Champagne Diamond Slice Ring by Melissa Joy Manning
I'm pretty proud of myself for this pick. They're weather practical, cute, easy to pull on, and versatile.
Pull On Duck Boot by Bass in tan, sold by Free People
Also I'll take this haircut. With or without the sparkles.