There are some necessities when it comes to transitioning your wardrobe in time for winter. Practical fashion is the key to making it through the cold season, you’ll need to keep wrapped up and warm, but still as stylish as possible.
You’ll need warm fabrics and waterproof layers to survive, so here is a short list of five items that will have you prepared to tackle those frosty mornings.
The Workwear Jacket
The workwear trend is one of the most practical fashion trends everyone should be grateful for this year. Brands like Folk and YMChave been dropping new lines of workwear left, right and centre, and they have not disappointed. One of the five items you’ll be needing to tackle those winter blues is this corduroy workwear jacket from The Idle Man. The simple look of the jacket makes it an easy pair for every outfit, and it’s tight corduroy wales gives the jacket character with extra texture.
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The RAINS Coat
Offering a waterproof layer, the Rains padded coat should definitely be on your transitional Winter list. The parka style coat features 3M Thinsulate Featherless Insulation, protecting you from extreme conditions. The style of the coat is great for winter, it's longer length will surprise you with how warm it keeps you. The coat isn't just made practically for Autumn, it looks the part too, the deeper green body and orange hood mimics the colours outside, making it suit the Autumn season even more.
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The Turtleneck Jumper
The jumper of all occasions during Winter, the turtleneck. Off to the shops? Out for a meal? Or off to the pub with some friends? The turtleneck is your go-to winter choice. It works as a jumper on its own with the high neck adding charm to your look, and it also works wonders when it comes to layering. If you're wanting to test the theory, try this jumper from The Idle Man, or ones alike from Kestin Hare, with a wool-blend coat, a pair of jeans and a pair of leather boots for an outfit for Bonfire night this year, standing out in the cold watching the fireworks display, you'll be glad you chose the turtleneck.
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Wallabees have made their comeback firmly. Cushioning the soles of your feet, the Wallabee is designed for comfort and this leather addition from Clarks reinvents the shoe for winter. The leather shoe will be better weather resistant than the original suede design, making them last you longer, even if you do get caught in the rain. These Wallabees are a great transitional shoe especially if you have spent your summer wearing loafers, then they are sure to suit your wardrobe.
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The Corduroy Trouser
The corduroy comeback is another revival which has been accepted in 2018. Corduroy trousers are merging into our Winter wear, the soft and comfortable cotton fabric allows you to breathe whilst wearing them. These eight wale cord trousers from The Idle Man are new to the AW18 collection, the relaxed tapered fit gives the trousers structure. A great choice for a casual winters day.
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These five items will see you through your transition into this Winter. It's forecasted t0 be a cold one, so if you need to venture into the wilderness, be sure to stay warm.