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What to wear - 10 Tips for Winter Elegant Fashion

Updated: Dec 3, 2023

Let's face it winter months can be long and get quite cold, depending on where you are. Sure you will need to wrap up, stay snuggled up and warm, but this can still be a time you can go through looking your most elegant self. Here's how.

"Elegant women's fashion" is a term that is often used to describe clothing that is both stylish and sophisticated. While there is no one definitive style that can be classified as elegant, there are certain characteristics that are often associated with this type of fashion.

With our Designer, we have put together 10 tips for winter elegant fashion, to help you envision your elegant fashion even in the winter. Yes, winter, can still be Classique.

Typically, elegant women's fashion is designed to be both flattering and comfortable. It is often made from high-quality materials and features classic silhouettes that are designed to flatter a woman's figure.

One of the most important things to remember when dressing elegantly is to keep the overall look balanced. This means avoiding too much of one element, whether it be a loud print or an overly revealing neckline. Instead, aim for a look that is put together but still allows your individual personality to shine through. When it comes to accessorizing, less is usually more when you are going for an elegant look. A few well-chosen pieces can go a long way towards completing your outfit, and giving you that refined sophisticated look.

Here's a list below of some of our tips on what you can wear. From these ten you are sure to find help for your winter elegant fashion looks.

1. A tailored wool coat

Will make any outfit look more polished and put together. Giving you a refined sophisticated look. When choosing your coat, think shape, as much as it is a coat for covering over your outfit & for warmth, you can epitomize on more than getting just warmth, use it to define your style. They come in different shapes and lengths - A-line, knee length, longer coats, more figure hugging coats, choose a shape which will not only flatter your silhouette but also which you can wear across outfits and still look elegant.

2. A fur stole

A fur stole is the perfect way to add a touch of luxury to any outfit. It will keep you warm and add a touch of glamour to your look.

3. A timeless elegant cut handbag

Invest wisely, and a lovely bag will see you through not only this season but through all seasons, all the while turning heads for years to come. Genuine leather will give you durability. They say a leather bag is for a life time.

At Vivien Lauren, contrary to common belief, we know leather does not have to mean boring unsophisticated designs. Our tote bags are designed with ethically sourced leather, cowhide leather obtained at a natural end- point of food cycle. Each and every one of them is intricately designed, and handmade using craftsmanship handed down over generations.

Click on the arrow on the gallery/ bag image above to view different bag designs of exciting colors which you can to add to your winter elegant fashion.

4. A pair of knee-high, over the knee, or ankle boots

Knee High Boots

A pair of boots are a must-have for any winter wardrobe. They keep your legs warm and add a touch of sophistication to any outfit.

5. A cashmere scarf or a high quality 'all season' Pashmina

Pashmina Scarves Collection

These can be the perfect accessories to keep you warm and add a touch of luxury to your outfit. Vivien Lauren show cases all season Pashminas and shoulder wraps. Luxuriously soft handmade scarfs with viscose, and cashmere. Made in Italy. Choose your pashmina shawl in from a lovely vibrant set of colors.

6. A pair of leather gloves

They keep your hands warm and add that touch of elegance to any outfit. High quality fabric gloves will last, therefore leather is a natural choice on this one, however good quality fabric like those with a touch of fur on the wrists for example, will add glamour to your outfit, whilst elbow length gloves will elegantly compliment say, a poncho or wide sleeve type of dress or coat outfits. Not to mention they are vintage, and have remained a classic accessory for any elegant winter wardrobe.

7. A wool hat

It is the perfect way to keep your head warm and add a touch of style to your outfit.

8. A pair of fur-lined boots

Pink Boots for Ladies - Snow Boots

are the ultimate winter luxury for your toes. Snow boots keep your feet warm and add a touch of glamour to any outfit. Audrey Hepburn showed the world that you can wear flat shoes and still look perfectly elegant.

9. A pair of sunglasses

These are the perfect way to add a touch of unspoken confidence and mystique to any outfit. Perfect for those snowy winter sunny days full of glare - good for autumn, or winter after the snow has fallen.

10. A pearl necklace & a pair of diamond earrings

Chanel put it together rather quite wisely, the perfect way to add a touch of elegance to any outfit. It is timeless and classic and will add a touch of class to your look. The pearls add a calm while the diamond earrings add sparkle to your winter wardrobe - image from Chanel Catwalk.

Visit us online, find more inspiration from the designer books in our Fashion Library, and complete your Elegant Fashion Winter look - shop at Vivien Lauren.

This 10 Tips for your Elegant Winter Fashion article was written by Sammy for Vivien Lauren.

Vivien Lauren. Proud To Style.

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