SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION
During the winter months, it can be hard to stay motivated and upbeat in the face of colder temperatures and shorter days. Dressing for the season doesn't have to be a chore, Fashion can be an effective tool for cheering yourself up, staying positive, and, oh so True Fashionista! Before you reach for the very last of the pre-wrapped Christmas cookies in the house that you should have thrown out weeks ago to drown your sorrows, we have some better suggestions. Here are some tips on surviving the winter blues through fashion with True Fashionistas consignment store!
SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION - INVEST IN QUALITY WINTER WEAR
Quality winter wear is essential for staying warm and comfortable during the year's colder months. Investing in winter essentials such as a well-insulated jacket, warm sweaters and hats, and waterproof boots can help keep you feeling stylish and comfortable when the temperatures drop. Even here in our tropical Naples, Florida home, we get some chilly winter temps, so going for something like Burberry's diamond quilted thermoregulated hooded coat is a must for both brain and body.
Look for True Fashionista garments made with durable fabrics designed to withstand regular wear and tear - they will last longer and help ensure your winter wardrobe stands the test of time. Don't forget to include some statement pieces, such as Lululemon's bubble knit pom beanie hat or Gobi cashmere scarf, to add a touch of style to any outfit!
SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION - LAYER UP
Layering up is key to surviving the winter blues. Do it in style with quality items such as designer sweaters, hats, gloves, and other essentials designed to keep you warm and protected from the elements. Try to mix-and-match different pieces for a stylish yet comfortable look – there's no need to sacrifice fashion for function! Also, think about picking out a few statement pieces like a patterned scarf or faux fur vest from the likes of Via Spiga that will add flair to any outfit. Layering up can help make sure you make it through the coldest months at your happiest!
Take advantage of winter layering with accessories like Saint Laurent scarves and Coach leather gloves for added warmth. Not only will this keep you cozy, but it also gives you a chance to have fun with fashion by playing around with different colors and textures.
SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION - ADD SOME COLOR
Nothing brightens up a dreary winter day like an injection of color! Adding a splash of color can be a great way to brighten up even the dullest winter days. Whether it’s with a patterned coat, colored tights or zebra-patterned boots from Dolce & Gabbana, these statement pieces will make sure you stand out from the crowd and help beat the winter blues. Don't be afraid to mix and match different colors – shades of pink, yellow, green, and blue can create interesting looks that will surely draw attention. Add a pop of Pantone's color of the year, viva magenta, and other vibrant items to help bring some warmth to your wardrobe, and your mood! For your convenience, the collection at Naples' best consignment store, True Fashionistas, is arranged by color. You're very welcome!
SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION - EXPERIMENT WITH TEXTURE
Experimenting with texture can be a great way to bring life to your winter wardrobe. Look for items that add depth and dimension, such as a Mango velvet shirt, Ralph Lauren corduroy pants, wool sweaters, or knitwear. Combining different textures not only adds visual interest but also extra softness and warmth. For an additional luxurious touch, add some faux fur pieces – they look chic and cozy at the same time. Try out different True Fashionista textures like cable knit or chunky knit to add interest to your look while keeping warm.
SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION - ACCESSORIZE STRATEGICALLY
Accessorizing strategically can be a great way to survive the winter blues with style. Invest in those that are multi-functional. Think of a scarf large enough to double as a blanket on chilly days or even act as a makeshift purse if needed! Ugg makes a gorgeous line of True Fashionista scarves, as does Gerunsi in snuggly cashmere. Look for items that make a statement, such as bold-colored scarves, statement jewelry, and patterned caps. Invest in quality pieces that will last you through each season – classic styles like D'Milton or the aforementioned Ugg tall boots and sassy berets are sure to provide timeless style. Find ways to layer your accessories for extra warmth and impact – think of it as an art form! Winter is a great time to add interest to your look without compromising comfort or practicality. Find additional accessorizing ideas at True Fashionistas, the best designer consignment store.
SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION - INVEST IN STATEMENT PIECES
Investing in statement pieces can be a great way to liven up your winter wardrobe. Look for items that you know you'll get plenty of use out of – think brightly colored coats like Mackage's belted wool wrap coat, animal print scarves, exciting jewelry like My Way's unique earrings, and unique hats such as a faux fur bucket hat from Ruslan Baginskiy or Fendi crochet-knit cashmere bucket in their way cool logo print. Not only do these pieces add an element of fun to your look, they also provide protection from the elements just when you need it. With the right statement pieces, you can stay warm and look stylish this winter!
Find one timeless statement piece (like a coat or True Fashionista handbag) that has staying power - something you can wear for years to come and style multiple ways depending on the occasion.
SURVIVING THE WINTER BLUES WITH FASHION - HAVE FUN WITH FOOTWEAR
Don't be afraid to express yourself through your shoes! After all, having fun with footwear is a great way to survive the winter blues! Look for True Fashionista boots that are bold and colorful, and don't shy away from patterns – animal prints, floral patterns and even stripes can give your look an extra boost of personality. Invest in winter-ready boots with interesting details such as buckles, straps, or embroidery for extra personality points.
For those living in a more tropical locale such as our Naples, FL home, sexy square-toed Tamara Mellon sandals with pillow top insole will glide you effortlessly through the winter blues, or slide into Celine Kelly pointed-toe green leather slingbacks complete with rhinestone strap. With the right shoes, you'll be able to take on the weather in style!
Fill your winter collection and chase the blues away with haute couture from True Fashionistas, Florida's largest lifestyle consignment store. Shop, sell, and consign authenticated designer fashion in-store or 24/7 online, and sign up for our email list to take advantage of exclusive discounts!