What to Wear on a Cold, Rainy, Winter Day

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February 13, 2017 Comments Off on What to Wear on a Cold, Rainy, Winter Day

As the steady train of New York Fashion Week trudges on, New York decided to welcome all the fashionistas waiting to be captured in their perfect winter #OOTD outfits by throwing actual bits of ice from the sky while simultaneously walking through dirty sludge that made me question whether this counts as walking on water.

​Sunday’s are typically errand days for me. As I had no NYFW events for the day I decided to take it upon myself to complete the usual errands I spend Monday through Saturday avoiding. As I walked down the burgeoning streets of Brooklyn, I realized outfits need to be functional as well as stylish. Sure, rain boots are a classic go-to, but what to wear on a cold, rainy, winter day when you have somewhere to be?

What to Wear on a Cold, Rainy, Winter Day

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This season has brought so many ups and downs and by ups and downs I mean the weather. Between hot and cold it’s become a morning routine to wake up and check what the day will bring. On cold and rainy days like this one, I always opt for jeans, a chunky sweater (not seen) and a rain-proof jacket.

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I love this vintage Anorack jacket from the 90s and it’s none of that, “I thrift because it’s cool,” crap, but rather good pieces defy time and a classic is a classic. Originally worn by my mother, this jacket is as old as I am and I love how I know nobody else will be wearing it. Most importantly, an anorack is a staple for rainy weather.

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Accessories play a key role as well, as I don’t like to run weekend errands on the weekends with bulks of bags. All you need is a simple statement piece or, if you’re me, the bag that you rarely change out and most likely has your wallet.

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Shoes are the essence of a slushy errand run. Yes, I am wearing heels but I made sure my heels have rubber soles are work for winter like these Tommy Hilfiger. Even with these, be prepared to possibly fall flat on your butt.

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No matter the look, confidence is key, especially when you slip and slide your way around the city. Have a favorite rainy, winter look? Share below! Until next time.

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