6 Wardrobe Updates We're Making This Winter

There are a few classic winter pieces that many of our editors consider to be true wardrobe staples. Yes, timeless turtlenecks and black wool coats are at the top of the list. That said, given that we like to switch it up and test out new looks each season, there's actually a new host of items that we're adding to our rotations in an effort to update our closets. And yes, said items could easily become new wardrobe essentials.

Ahead you'll uncover an edit of the fresh winter trends that are front-runners for us because of their forward and easy-to-style nature. For example, there's a specific sweater silhouette that is bound to get a lot of mileage because it's so versatile. There is also a denim cut that many on the team will be wearing on repeat throughout the season. Keep scrolling to check out our new winter staples, complete with shopping picks and visual inspiration from some of our favorite fashion people.

Half-Zip/Half-Buttoned Knits


(Image credit: @katcollings)

A sweater featuring either a half-zip or a half-buttoned detail is one of the key elevated basics of the season. This style is effortless and versatile.

Cloud Coats


(Image credit: @nlmarilyn)

Cloud coats are reigning supreme right now, and the majority of our editors want in on the look (if they haven't added one to their closets already).

Cargo Pants


(Image credit: @camillecharriere)

Yep, cargo pants were actually a unanimous front-runner among the team. This pant style brings an instant cool factor to any winter look.

Chunky Cable-Knit Sweaters


(Image credit: @_jessicaskye)

In terms of cozy pieces, the oversize cable-knit sweater is a top pick given its chic and comfortable nature.

Leather Trousers


(Image credit: @chloepierreldn)

Our editors are all about leather trousers this winter. That ideal pair will make any ensemble feel elevated.

Dark Jeans


(Image credit: @aude_julie)

On the denim front, dark-wash and indigo jeans will be at the top of the pile in our closets. They're very of-the-moment.

Next, check out fall and winter outfit ideas.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.