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Five Winter Wardrobe Essentials

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With Winter just around the corner, and a chill already in the air, it's time to start planning your winter wardrobes. One of the best aspects of winter fashion is the fact you can have achieve and on-trend and stylish wardrobe with just a few classic pieces. So here are the five things every fierce woman needs in her winter wardrobe for 2016. 

1. The Perfect Handbag

What better excuse than ‘winter is coming!’ to pick yourself up a new handbag. The criteria for an everyday bag is this; medium-large in size, neutral colour, comfortable to hold and most importantly, stylish. A timeless handbag compliments any outfit. If a corporate style is your vibe, aim to a leather handbag with structure to ensure you look smart and can carry everything you need from a laptop to notes. For a more urban look, try something unstructured like a tote or boho style cross body bag. Shop these looks at

 (Zurii: Freya $189.95)

2. A Matching Pair 

The perfect boot is a key a component in any winter wardrobe. They are definitely an investment, something that is worth spending the extra money on. Find the right boot, and you will be set for years to come. When shopping, the most important thing to note is to find something comfortable that you feel confidant in! Neutral colours like tan, nude and black will give you the variety when it comes to matching boots with your winter wardrobe.

Whilst countless celebs are seen rocking thigh high boots, if you are usually in an ankle boot, stick to what you are most comfortable in. However, try mixing things up colour wise. A lot of us lean towards black, because it is a staple colour and is easy to wear! However, push yourself to mix things up this year, try camel, mushroom or an elephant grey.


(Asos, $93 | $51) 


3. Back To Basics

Loading up on basics is a must, but that doesn't mean that you can’t have a little fun with it! Try stocking up on a variety of neutral tee shirts, turtle necks and sweaters, then add bright, gorgeous accessories. Scarves, chunky bracelets and simple stud earrings are a must this winter. These accessories are versatile, make a statement and are easy to style. Shop the look at

 (Zurii: Mukono $34.95. Naayla $19.95)

4. All Things Denim

With the right style, jeans can give you the perfect silhouette and be worn with almost any jacket, top or shoe. This winter, invest in a quality pair of jeans that can be worn for countless winters to come. Think boyfriend cut, high waisted and skinny. These three styles are classic and adaptable to any body type. Don’t be afraid to put your body shape on display!

(Sportsgirl $89.95 | Asos $83)                                                                            

5. Making a statement

Having basics in your winter wardrobe is a must. For those cold winter mornings, no one has the energy to play dress up for half an hour. However, having one or two statement pieces can take your look from simple, to bold and modern. Whether it be a modern take on a classic, or a totally bright and luxurious piece, everyone needs a little contrast in their wardrobe this winter. Winter coats are the perfect statement piece.

(Asos $84 | $75)

With these five tips in mind, you are now ready to style your own winter wardrobe! Don’t be afraid to step outside your comfort zone this winter and have some fun!

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