With the winter weather still upon the first thought going through everyone’s mind when getting ready for the day is how to dress as cozy as possible. In the colder months people have the tendency to sacrifice style for their (much-needed) warmth and comfort, but this does not have to be the case! It is still possible to mix some of the latest trends into your comfy and casual outfit. One of my favorite current trends is patterns and mixing patterns. Patterned leggings have been spotted all over the place and are an easy way to bring an element of fun into your wardrobe. They are a necessity for everyone’s closet! I paired these grey and white polka dot leggings with one of my all time favorite flannels from LF. I am a huge fan of flannels because… well who isn’t?! They are so effortless and versatile, you can dress them up or down. This particular one I have been coveting for a very long time. The second I saw it on an LF instagram post I knew that it had to be mine. I rushed over to the store in SoHo, but by the time I had gotten there they were sold out. I guess they were a must have for everyone! I was beyond excited when one of the girls called me and told me they were back in. I wasn’t missing out this time! I have gotten so much use out of it since then. I paired my outfit with a pair of white North Face snow boots, my Burberry winter jacket and last but definitely not least my favorite pair of Dior ” So Real” sunglasses (which are currently all the rage). I was cozy and comfy all day, but I definitely did not sacrifice style!
Being cozy doesn’t have to mean a great pair of baggy sweats or leggings. Sweaters can be the ultimate in cozy. They have to have the right fit and feel and when they do, it can be like wearing a big hug all day or night. I am all about being comfy and cozy, without looking too casual. Today’s outfit is a perfect example of that. This amazing sweater from LF has it all and I do mean all!! It is super soft and comfy and has so many details that add to it’s perfection. The relaxed turtleneck keeps you warm but is not constricting and the hi-low hem of this is so on point with today’s trend. I paired the sweater with the most fabulous pair of Carmar Denim jeans that I had to be coaxed into trying on. I was not at all sure about the boot cut hem, however, the girls at LF were 100% correct- these jeans are heaven with a little bit of stretch, a touch of distress, a simple cut and great length. These jeans can easily go from day to night. I wore them with a simple pair of black suede wedge ankle boots that I purchased at H H&M for a steal! Grabbing my bag of the moment (Celine) and throwing on some of my favorite jewelry, I was ready to hit the streets of SoHo. It was a productive day of shopping, sightseeing and lunching at my fave- The Dutch! A perfect day in what I think is a perfect outfit!! xo B