30 Trendy Basics to Pack for Every Winter Trip This Year


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I'll admit that I'm selfishly writing this story, as I have three trips coming up over the next 30 days and am slightly panicked about what to pack. As you probably know, winter trips are notoriously difficult to pack for. I'm constantly looking for ways to make the process easier while ensuring I'm prepared for my cold-weather trip, and the best way to do so is to stock up on basics.

I'm someone who likes to have a bit of fun with my outfits when I travel, so I prefer to pack basics that veer toward trendy, even in the winter when the priority is warmth. But it's possible to have both warmth and style if you shop correctly, which is what I'm here to prove. Below, I've rounded up all the trendy basics I'm eyeing for my upcoming travels. They're warm, versatile, packable, and chic, which is everything one could ask for in a winter basic.

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Allyson Payer
Senior Editor

Allyson is a senior editor for Who What Wear. She joined the company in 2014 as co-founder Katherine Power's executive assistant and over the years has written hundreds of stories for Who What Wear. Prior to her career in fashion, Allyson worked in the entertainment industry at companies such as Sony Pictures Television. Allyson is now based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She holds a BFA in theater. Her path to fashion may not have been linear, but based on the number of fashion magazines she collected as a child and young adult, it was meant to be.