Essentially, a thoughtfully curated capsule winter wardrobe is built over time. Side-step trends to invest in high-quality pieces that will not only stand the test of time but offer an array of casual winter outfits that you can mix and match with little thought.
For an everyday winter wardrobe, begin with the core staples: A white t-shirt, one or two pairs of well-fitting jeans, a white blouse, a soft cashmere pullover, and a versatile chunky knit. If you’re wondering, what can I wear instead of jeans in the winter? Then add some wide-leg pants, black leggings, a midi skirt, and a few pairs of denier tights to inspire a number of casual winter outfits.
But, what do you wear to go out in the winter? Consider adding some pieces that you can easily dress up or down, such as a slip dress, a fail-safe LBD, some tailored trousers, a classic tank top, and a mini skirt. Now if you’re thinking, “okay but how do you dress warm and cute in the winter?”, simply add a sequinned dress or skirt and a leather skirt or trousers that you can pull a chunky knit over to dress up your winter going out outfits and keep warm too.
Moving on to outerwear, the warmest clothes for winter starts with a pure wool coat will keep you warm and look great thrown over everything, add a trench to pull any look together, an oversized blazer for instant chic, and a biker jacket for a little edge that can take your looks from day to night in a beat. With this functional winter wardrobe, you can forget decision fatigue and put together winter outfits for any occasion at a moment’s notice, the only thing left to decide, is which shoes…
How to style smart loafers with a classic winter outfit
A pair of comfy smart loafers are a classic style that will last for years in your shoe closet. Sophie is perfectly sleek with everything from dresses to jeans. More preppy than ballet flats, a timeless loafer will always be found in the winter wardrobe of the style elite. Pair with jeans, skirts, dresses or tailored trousers to effortlessly chic casual winter outfits.
Another must-have winter style is a chunky military boot – Lou Lou ankle boots come in soft black leather, black patent, or white, with minimal details. You can wear them with literally everything you own in your winter wardrobe, here are 3 stylish ways to wear a dress with boots.
Winter outfits to wear with black heels
How do you wear heels in cold winter? Okay, so black heels are practically a given. No winter wardrobe is complete without a pair of trustee black pumps. Our signature style, the Jackie pumps from our Icon collection is, without doubt, the most elegant of silhouettes featuring a T-bar strap with discreet silver buckle, available in a black patent leather with three heel heights, including a comfortable mid-heel, or our most coveted style the Jackie black + white, available with a modest 85mm stiletto heel.
Inès is another timeless style from our Icon collection that adds a touch of glamour to any look, available in a sumptuous soft black suede, these versatile pumps are available with an 85mm or 100mm heel.
How to pair mules with elegant winter outfits
Providing maximum winter outfit ideas, mules are a must-have in every winter wardrobe, as they offer so much wearability. Elevate any look with simple pointed-toe mid-heels that pair well with jeans, dresses, skirts, slim-leg, wide-leg, straight-leg, and the list goes on… Whatever your style, the Colette mid-heel mule is going to refine it. Available in shiny black patent, nude, for pared-back looks or a range of bold tones to choose from, these little mules are easily wearable with almost any bottoms for an understated, stylish look.
Winter outfit ideas with stylish party pumps
Last, but absolutely not least, is a pair of party pumps. Whilst the previously mentioned all-black or black + white Jackie pumps are certainly not to be overlooked as a versatile party companion for going out winter outfits, and neither are the sumptuously soft Ines black suede pumps however, if you’d rather something a little bolder to add to your evening winter wardrobe, both Jackie 100 and Inès 100 are also available in five bright hues including lime, light blue, and paintbox pink to spark winter going out outfit ideas aplenty.
If you’d rather a style that can lend to festive occasions too, Jackie 85 in silver or classic red suede are timeless staple shades to consider adding to any capsule winter wardrobe.