3 Ways to Wear a Skirt in the Winter
---- COAT, Vintage (similar here) - SKIRT, Forever 21 (similar here) -- BOOTS, Marshalls (similar here) -- EARRINGS, M Renee Design ----
“I have nothing to wear” is probably the most popular phrase quoted by women while getting dressed everyday. Although it’s common to feel like you’ve run out of outfit options when you look in your closet, setting aside certain items for certain times of the year is the best way to drastically reduce the size of your wardrobe.
Typically, skirts are saved for summertime when the sun is shining and you can pair them with a tank top and sandals, but I’m a firm believer in getting the most out of each and every piece of clothing. I have also fell into the trap of “summer clothes” and “winter clothes” and although some pieces are exclusively for certain seasons, you may be surprised how many items of clothing can transition from June to January.
One of the most versatile items that can transition through summer and winter is a skirt. I
So, if your legs have gotten tired of being cooped up in pants all winter like mine, here are 3 ways to “winterize” your summer skirts.
1. Add knee boots- I would normally only wear this blue mini in the summer, but with the right winter pieces added to it, it made wearing a skirt in January totally doable. For even more leg coverage, try my favorite winter trend, over the knee boots (seen here).
2. Add a big chunky sweater- With the resurrection of the chunky knits and oversized sweaters; this is the perfect addition to warm up a skirt normally reserved for spring and summer.
3. Add tights or stockings- The ultimate warming tip, tights are perfect to wear under any skirt to block out the cold. With the different variations in colors and patterns, this is a great way to not only make your look winter friendly but also to add some color and style.
These 3 tips go well for skirt and even shorts that you may want to pull off in the winter. Remember, the key to transitioning summer pieces into winter is layering and adding winter items like coats and boots to keep you warm. Also, if you like the mix of brown and black in this outfit and want to try a similar look check out the post here for more black and brown mixing tips.