It’s usually at this time of the year (i.e., the bitterly cold throes of January) where my outfits could really do with a dose of fashion-forward newness. Anyone else stuck in a sweatpants rut? Luckily, there are plenty of cool winter trends to take on this season—guaranteed to liven up your ensembles in an instant—and you don’t have to work very hard (or spend a lot of money) to get your hands on them.
Below, I’ve rounded up this season’s most popular winter items that fashion girls are loving right now which you can shop easily from three of our favorite trusty and affordable retailers—Zara, H&M, and Amazon. Included in the mix are this season’s must-have house shoes, the coolest puffer vests, and sleek second-skin tops for winter layering perfection. Let us take the hard work off your plate and shop winter's Insta-worthy trends below from the comfort of your own sofa.
1. Second Skin Tops
The tissue-thin, body-hugging top is your winter layering savior—the ideal foundation under all your favorite winter cardigans, coats, and sweaters. The best part? They're going to be huge for spring 2021 too.
Whether you opt for trending rubber wellington boots or a sleek leather shaft, practical knee-high stompers will keep you looking cool and dry throughout the throes of winter.
3. Knit Sets
Luxurious looking knit sets continue to reign supreme this season as we gravitate towards all things comfy and cozy while staying mostly at home.
4. Quilted Coats
Fashion girls love a quilted moment. The cushy, textured fabric is all over Instagram right now—from cool utilitarian jacket liners to duvet style long coats, they'll unquestionably keep you looking warm and chic this season.
From shearling-lined clogs and sandals to faux-fur slides and sherpa mules, it's all about cozy and comfy house shoes this season—a huge trend we saw all over the S/S 21 collections too. Oh, and you can certainly wear these out of the house too.
While hoodies may seem basic, the sporty sweatshirt is making a huge mark on the fashion set this winter—with cool girls styling them in a myriad of creative ways. The comfy basic will stick around for spring too—as seen all over the S/S 21 collections.