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How to wear skirts and dresses in winter

Author: Canadian Living

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How to wear skirts and dresses in winter

Canadian women need to dress for four completely different seasons. Skirts may be flirty in the springtime and sizzling in the summer, but it is possible to wear skirts and dresses in winter, too. There’s no risk of frostbite—with some cold-weather adjustments to your outfit, you can look hot while out in the cold.

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How to wear skirts and dresses in winter

Cover your tush

Long trenches and peacoats are great for the winter. Go for jackets that extend to mid-thigh or even to the knee. This will add an extra layer of warmth to exposed legs and keep your lower body protected from the wind. Snood,$20, canada.roots.com. Coat, $129, zara.com. Dress, $50, hm.com. Bag, $30, hm.com. Booties, $50, lechateau.com. 

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How to wear skirts and dresses in winter

Cozy up with warm fabrics

Wool sweaters and fleece scarves are cozy in the winter—skirts and dresses made with these fabrics will have the same effect. Not only are they warm, but they’re easy to find during the fall and winter months. Top, $19, forever21.com. Bracelet, $50, bananarepublic.ca. Necklace, $62, bananarepublic.ca. Heels, $90, aldoshoes.com. Skirt, $70, hm.com. Tights, $6, walmart.ca.

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How to wear skirts and dresses in winter

Go for length

More skirt = more coverage. Opt for structured styles; anything flowy could cause a mishap in whirling winds. Seven ways to brighten your winter wardrobe. Earrings, $39, stelladot.com. Clutch, $50, thebay.com. Skirt, $39, thebay.com. Top, $50, zara.com. Heels, $80, lechateau.com. Ring, $32, bananarepublic.ca.

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How to wear skirts and dresses in winter

Slip into leggings

They don’t have to be knitted and they don’t even have to be super thick; leggings will always be warmer than bare legs or stockings. With so many colours and patterns to choose from, tights can work for dressed up or down. Dress, $28, forever21.com. Cardigan, $60, zara.com. Leggings, $17, oldnavy.ca. Necklace, $15, hm.com. Earrings, $7 for 4 sets, hm.com. Booties, $90, lechateau.com.

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How to wear skirts and dresses in winter

Put on tall boots

Knee-high or even thigh-high boots are a great way to winterize your dress or skirt. By covering the gap between the bottom of your skirt and your feet, minimal skin is exposed to the cold. For more fashion and beauty, visit our Style Desk blog. Boots, $250, aldoshoes.com. Bracelet, $49 , stelladot.com. Skirt, $17, forever21.com. Bag, $40, lechateau.com. Top, $20, zara.com. Earrings, $45 , bananarepublic.ca.

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