This exceptionally mild winter has made me fall into a bit of a style rut. And revealed the limitations of my winter wardrobe. I seem to be wearing the same outfit, or versions of the same outfit, on repeat.
There’s nothing wrong with repeating outfits, of course. And I do that quite a lot, whatever the season. But at this point I really, really hate most (if not all) of my winter clothes.
It’s simply a case of enough is enough, I suppose. No matter how you try to spin it, there are only so many different ways you can wear a cashmere sweater and corduroy trousers.
As for the limitations of my wardrobe…
Well, remember I bought a new winter coat in December? The really warm and thick down coat? Yes, we actually had some snow then. For a while. And now, well, it’s been quite warm (= above freezing) most of the time. And what little snow we had was gone within hours. So, I haven’t really had a chance to wear the new coat. So annoying…
OK, let’s make one thing clear: I don’t like winter. I don’t miss snow, and I can do without cold weather. But if I had known we were going to have such a mild winter, I would have bought a completely different type of coat. One more suitable for this weather: a little bit of rain, maybe even sleet, or sunshine with temperatures just above freezing. Because that is what is missing in my wardrobe.
Oh well, maybe next year…
In the meantime, here’s the umpteenth version of my latest style rut uniform: a cashmere sweater + cords + cashmere scarf. I added a wool coat because it when we took these photos it was actually quite warm (= no need for a thick parka). And a necklace as a desperate attempt to update the look just a bit.
I’m so ready for spring…
coat: Sand (old) / top: Adagio / trousers: Marks and Spencer (old) /
gloves: Saudo / bag: Lancel (old) / shoes: Nero Giardini (old) /
sunglasses: Woobs / necklace: Kalevala Koru
Have you had any snow or cold weather yet?
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