When you are living in a cool climate during the fall and winter months, there are a few key accessories you never want to leave home without. Cold weather gear such as scarves, gloves, mittens, hats, sweaters, jackets and coats, make you look good and keep you from dying of hypothermia. This makes them sensible purchases as well as thoughtful and lovely gifts.
Some of our favorite retailers such as the Limited and Express are a source of cozy sweaters and fuzzy scarves that you can be proud to bestow upon your loved ones. Rather than fighting off the hordes of shoppers at the mall, many of the seasons hottest trends can only be purchased online. You can save even more money by taking advantage of holiday deals and coupons.
1. Elbow Patch V-Neck Sweater
This Fall, the Limited is continuing their annual Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off Sale, and most of their apparel and accessories qualify for the discount. You could score this studious looking Elbow Patch V-neck and still have enough left over for something shiny. ($59.95 at the Limited)
2. Shimmer Stripe Scarf
Shimmery accessories of every color are a perennial holiday favorite. The Shimmer Stripe Scarf in Cream from the Limited can be wrapped around a parade of Christmas sweaters. Don’t get caught outdoors this winter without a scarf to keep your neck covered. ($34.95 at the Limited)
3. Shawl Collar Wrap Coat
The Shawl Collar Wrap Coat is a big, warm piece of outerwear made from a felt and wool blend. Stand out in a sea of black and beige overcoats with the festively colored shawl collar wrap coat you have secretly been wanting. Yes, it qualifies for the annual sale! ($198.00 at the Limited)
4. Cropped Mixed Stitch Crew Neck Sweater
Crop tops are popping up all over the fashion runways and winter wear is no exception. For cooler fall and winter months, what about a cropped cable knit with a wool or faux leather A-line skirt, some high waist slacks or jeans. ($49.90 at Express)
5. Plaid Front Cardigan
Express has a ton of sharp looking sweaters. You can have hours of fun forcing your male friends and relatives to wear these snazzy cold weather duds. Express recommends pairing their cardigans with an oxford shirt and skinny jeans or classic cords. ($69.90 at Express)