Winter Fashion Street Style Staples For City Gals

Winter fashion street style | Cheetah print fur coat red Converse | Girlfriend is Better
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Do you subscribe to the “one for you, two for me” holiday gift giving mentality? Take a look at our top five winter fashion must haves to add to your closet. You’re going to just keep looking better every time you hit the shops for present perusals! Part of the fun of gift shopping is dressing up to go outside. Pay attention to your accessories and do it with flair, sister!

Vintage tortoise handle bag | Winter fashion street style | Girlfriend is Better
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Funky Sweater

Ugly sweater parties were never our thing. Crazy sweaters in a rainbow of colors are winter fashion staples that any girl with street cred can pull off. Chunky knits and nerd-like patterns have us swooning from afar. Take a look at the Prada knits on Shop Style and Mira Mikati on Net-a-Porter. There are some real gems in there. Classy and sassy!

Teen Vogue Prada Mira Mikati | Winter fashion street style | Girlfriend is Better
Girlfriend: Allie Barrett | Photo courtesy: Teen Vogue

A Splash of Rouge

We asked the age old question, “how much red is too much?” this month. Add at least a splash of vibrance to your winter fashion look this season. Whether it’s the right bag, or a dazzling pair of footwear, we’ll leave to your discretion. Thanks to Wonder Woman being the hit flick for Fall, it’s the color most on trend.

Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2017-2018 | Red purse winter fashion | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Sandra Samburg via Vogue

Vintage Purse M’Lady

Speaking of purses, gotta’ get that updated as well. Splurge on a vintage beauty and you won’t need much else to round out your winter fashion ensemble. Suckers for wooden handles and customized details, we love just about every single bag you can find on Lisa Says Gah’s Shop. Our favs are from Georgia Jay and St.Agni. Take a look at our straw purse cover from Spring and find all of those treasures in the Shop. Legitimacy comes with a price, so start singing “Santa, Baby” while you add merchandise to your cart.

Georgia Jay holiday purse collection | Winter fashion street style | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Lisa Says Gah

Fast Faux Fur

Number one on your list should be a faux fur coat. A solid fur gives your jeans and Chuck Taylor’s the winter fashion go ahead. Did you find the proper update for this season in our fur coat article last week? Well, add cheetah or leopard to the list. We like the length and shapes of the Vince Camuto or the Nasty Gal No Hard Felines leopard faux furs. Sexy animal prints are the most versatile in the stuffed animal kingdom.

Cheetah faux fur coat | Winter fashion street style | Girlfriend is Better
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Spectacles

When I went completely bonkers for 90’s hip hop fashion, I gave Cazal sunglasses a 100% test score. Big, square frames are the “it” sunglasses for winter fashion this year. And any year. Did you see Atomic Blonde yet? Holy cow, that movie is fashion in motion. Props to costume designer Cindy Evans. Don’t even get us started about the soundtrack and bomb ass fight scenes. Anyhoo..

Stella Jean pre-fall | Winter fashion street style sunglasses | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Stella Jean

Pardon Our French

Got something to say? The last trend for winter fashion is in the lettering category. Did you catch our article on lettering in October? Catchy phrases and Rage-Against-the-Machine-esque statements are au current. Fabric patches and stencil fonts are super punk rock and apropos for the street. (Remember, the title of this article was not, “Classy Holiday Wear for a Bourgeois Lady”.)

Milan Fashion Week Spring 2017 | Winter fashion street style lettering | Girlfriend is Better
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In Your Face With a Can of Mace

Well, know you know how we do it. Have fun with your winter fashion and throw in the proper attitude! Holiday cheer starts with your own reflection. And if you aren’t smiling, how can anyone else stand to look at you? xox

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