Affordable Winter Wardrobe Essentials

There’s a lot to love about the winter. Snowball fights for one. Also, cozying up to the fire and drinking hot chocolate. And what about those fun ski and snowboard trips? All of these are truly awesome winter activities.

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The downside to all of this is that, of course, it can get pretty darn cold. And unless you’re a hibernating bear, chances are you’re going to spend some significant time outside this winter. If you need to make some upgrades to your wardrobe, then read on. You’ll learn about some great deals that will keep you warm and snug without spending a fortune.

What: Quilted Down Bomber Hat
From: Eddie Bauer

With its cozy earflaps and faux fur trim, the Quilted Down Bomber Hat from Eddie Bauer is admittedly a little over the top. Sometimes being a little bold is not such a bad thing though, especially when it comes to winter fashions. This hat is ridiculously cozy, and comes insulated with a lightweight and ultra-warm power down. It’s also available in many different colors, so you should have no trouble matching it to your winter coat. Best of all, it’s only $19.99 on the company’s website. You can even use Eddie Bauer coupons to save more money on your purchase.

What: Women’s Shiny Frost Free Jacket
From: Old Navy

Considering how ridiculously expensive winter jackets can be, the Women’s Shiny Frost Free Jacket from Old Navy is a pretty amazing buy at only $25. It comes in a variety of colors for you choose from, and features a stand up collared and zippered front. The pockets are also zippered, meaning you can store essential items without fear of them becoming damp. The coat has a shimmery quilted exterior, which will keep you looking stylish even while being bundled to the brim.

What: Mazella Silkweight WindStopper Women’s Gloves
From: REI

Like winter jackets, gloves can also be shockingly pricey. That’s one reason the Silkweight Windstopper Women’s Gloves from Mazella is such a good find. Sure, they aren’t from a huge name brand, but they do offer a light 3-layer laminate shell that is breathable, windproof, and moisture-wicking. They also come with gripper material on the palms and fingertips, which allows for a great deal of dexterity. They can be bought on the REI website for $30.

What: Women’s Ski Pants
From: Target
You don’t have to be an avid skier to enjoy this bargain from Target. The Women’s Ski Pants retail for only $19.99, and are made of 100% polyester. What makes these pants such a good buy is that they allow comfortable and easy movement while also providing heavy-duty protection for your legs.

What: Nordstrom Strip Muffler
From: Nordstrom

Two reasons to buy the Nordstrom Strip Muffler: First, the neck is the one poor part of our body that too often gets neglected during the wintertime. Second, this Scarf is absolutely adorable! It is designed with clean and classic stripes, made of pure acrylic, and is approximately 9”W by 72”L. Want one more reason to buy? It retails for only $28.00 at Norstrom.com

Well it looks like we now have most of your body covered (pun intended)! All of these items are high quality, and they’re all very reasonably priced. You can also find great promo codes for most of these companies online, so make sure to do a little research before making your purchase. Then, go out and enjoy winter in confidence, knowing that you are both fashionably and sensibly dressed!

1 Comment

  1. Kath Rivera

    January 28, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    I love to try wearing winter fashion but Philippines is a humid country so even if it’s cold I think wearing this kind of clothing is a bit off. Style wise, boots and beanie are the perfect choice

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