I don't think anyone is trying to pretend that January is the most exciting month of the year. Compared to the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it can be downright dull (and cold). I personally don't have a ton of events on my social calendar this month, so I hadn't been all that inspired to shop. I do, however, have more time to shop for myself than I did over the past couple of months, so there's that…
My previous statement about not being inspired to shop is in the past tense because that's how I felt before I came back after the holiday break and started working on a fresh batch of stories that require a fresh batch of items to shop. The 15 items below, in particular, really made an impact on me and have snapped me out of my shopping disinterest. Among them are the perfect pair of H&M flats, a trendy pair of J.Crew jeans, and that viral Totême scarf jacket in a brand-new color. Scroll to shop these and more, all of which are likely to cheer you up this long, wintery January.
I've wanted this Totême scarf jacket for longer than I can even calculate. When I saw this exclusive color on Net-a-Porter, my jaw literally dropped. I find olive green to be very versatile, and this particular jacket could easily be dressed up or down to suit your wardrobe needs.
Perhaps the fact that I just booked a trip to Santa Fe has something to do with this, but I'm into all things Westerncore right now. This affordable Mango vest instantly caught my eye, and I have big plans to wear it with a turtleneck, a miniskirt, and Western boots.
Blame it on my impending Santa Fe trip, but this bag stopped me in my tracks. The Staud designers are experts at reiterating upon the brand's most popular existing styles while still making them feel fresh. And yes, I'd pair this with the aforementioned denim Mango vest.
Reformation was wise to make a sweater-vest version of its most popular sweater of the season, the Fantino Cardigan. This piece is great for layering now and for wearing on its own when we finally transition into spring. Love you, Reformation.
While we're on the subject of & Other Stories, I couldn't complete this story without putting this epic jumpsuit on your radar. Unlike most jumpsuits of this day and age, it literally looks like a two-piece set, and I'm here for it. Get it before it sells out.