Need to give your cold weather wardrobe a little refresh, or just looking for a last-minute holiday gift for yourself? Lately, we’ve been looking to pick up a few quality pieces each season, that will stand the test of time both in terms of quality and in style. That way, you’re investing in beautiful pieces and shopping in a more eco conscious way — while saving valuable shopping time since they won’t wear out quickly. We asked our Fashion Contributor, designer and boutique owner Katie Fong, for her must-buys this winter, that you’re sure to be wearing for many winters to come:
A Versatile Swing Dress
This Raia Swing Dress is one of my favorites from my Collection and I love that it can be worn all year around! It is made of silk chiffon with a silk charmeuse slip, so it’s easy to travel with if you’re packing it. I’ve worn this to formal events as well as more casual events with flat sandals or with tights and over-the-knee boots.
Fun & Flirty Mules
For the holidays, I’ll be pairing the dress above with a pair of fun evening shoes like these Loeffler Randal Penny Knot Mules! I love how comfortable these are to wear (even at 22 weeks pregnant).
Classic & Chic Accessories
Accessories are a must with a simple dress. I’ve been obsessed with stacking various gold bracelets. Here I’ve paired my Manfredi Diamond Bangle with my LLF Studio Vintage Chanel Button Bracelet , and Andrea Del Bello Thin Gold Cuff. These Andrea Del Bello Thin Gold Hoop earrings are a new addition to my closet and I love how lightweight they are! The best part about investing in a fun little stack is that you can wear them casually or dressed up.
A Luxe Cape
If you’re like me, you’ll want something to pop over a dress that’s also hands-free for when the temperature drops. I recently bought this fur trimmed cashmere cape from Petticoat Lane on the Avenue, and love how easy it is!
I’ve already worn my cape over leggings and my favorite Stuart Weitzman 50/50 boots. If you don’t already own the 50/50 boot, but want to try them locally in person, you can visit their store at the Westchester Mall!