Wondering What to Wear When It's 40 Degrees Out? We've Got You

what to wear when it's 40 degrees out


Collage Vintage

Now that daylight savings time has passed, it’s safe to say that spring is well on its way. However, while the temperatures may be rising, they’re not rising that quickly, which means that 40-degree temps are here to stay for the foreseeable future. What does that even mean dressing-wise? Before you can swap out your tights and cozy sweaters for breezy sundresses, we're revisiting what makes sense as far as weather-appropriate dressing.

To help remind you exactly what 40 degrees feels like (buh-bye, below freezing), we’re taking cues from some of our favorite street style stars who have aced dressing for the brink of spring. From a light puffer jacket and leather pants to a dressing up in plaid layers, you’ll be able to stay warm during this transitional time all the way until the flowers are in full bloom.

40 degree outfit


Style du Monde

Stay warm with a fur-trimmed coat and pair it with warm neutrals to bring in some extra color for spring.

A little faux fur is always a fun detail.

Available in sizes XS to 4X.

A nice change from your standard black booties.

Available in sizes 36 to 41.

dress for 40 degrees


Style du Monde

A '70s-inspired look with a bomber and wide-leg pants are perfect for dressing in slightly above freezing weather.

A statement jacket is always welcome in the closet.

Tap into that '70s look.

Available in sizes UK 6 to UK 14.

40 degree weather outfit


Collage Vintage

A longline furry coat will keep you warm while also letting you wear some lighter pieces underneath.

The fashion set loves Saks Potts right now.

Available in sizes 1 to 2.

Who wouldn't want to wear these vibrant pants?

Available in sizes IT 36 to IT 48.

how to style 40 degree weather


Style du Monde

A jumpsuit is a perfect throw-on-and-go piece for any moment. Top it off with an on-trend beret that will keep you just cozy enough.

Wear this to any occasion.

Available in sizes 12 to 28.

style outfit for 40 degree weather


Collage Vintage

Shearling coats are not only popular right now, but they'll easily keep you warm if the wind chill starts to kick in. Pair it with a pair of classic jeans to keep the look simple.

Swap out your leather moto jacket for something a little more retro.

Available in sizes 2 to 6.

We could always use another pair of classic jeans.

Available in sizes 00 to 24.

outfit for 40 degree temperature


Collage Vintage

A bright puffer is a great way to bring in color for spring. To give this athleisure trend some extra edge, a pair of leather pants will do the trick.

Who doesn't need a good puffer for spring?

Available in sizes 38 to 44.

Yes, you need these faux-leather pants.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

how to dress for 40 degree weather


Style du Monde

If you want to play with mixing plaids, keep your ensemble grounded in some neutrals like a simple turtleneck paired with a more subtle pair of plaid trousers.

This will keep you warm all day long.

Available in sizes 1X to 3X.

Subtle enough to wear with anything but statement-making too.

Available in sizes 0 to 12.

Before you know it, spring will be here!

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