How to Mix Clothes for Winter: 10 Cute Outfits From 10 Basic Items
Welcome. In this style guide, I’m going to show you how to mix clothes for winter, creating 10 basic winter outfits using just 10 items.
I like to have lots of different basic pieces in my wardrobe because they are essentials when you’re building an outfit, and they’re also very versatile; you can mix and match things with one another, as I’ll be doing here.
1. Black monochrome
For the first look, I paired a high-neck, long-sleeve gray top with leather high-waisted pants and shiny lace-up books.
I love the chunky heels because they’re comfortable to wear, and they make the outfit look cool and edgy.
To tie this look all in together, I’m wearing a black denim jacket over the top, which looks trendy and provides a bit more warmth.
Accessories I kept simple with some gold hoop earrings and a necklace. The jewelry brings a subtly stylish little feature to the look.
This is such a basic outfit, and the heels dress it up and take it to the next level. Also, the different fabrics of the outfit all work well together and add some more depth to the look.
2. Casual denim
Another staple piece in my wardrobe are these blue high-waisted jeans, I would definitely be lost without them, and I wear them on repeat, that is for sure.
I have kept the gray long sleeve top on and am wearing a tan, trench-style coat over the top.
The next item that I wanted to pair this outfit with is just some white sneakers, and for me, I absolutely love my old-school Vans. You can wear any sort of white shoe with this just to dress the look down a little bit more.
3. Plain white tee
The next basic item I’ve got for you is a white t-shirt. I have just kept the blue jeans and the white sneakers because these three pieces together are such a classic.
For added warmth, I’ve added the black denim jacket.
Lastly, for a pop of color, I have these gorgeous gold earrings with some purple, blue, and pink in the design. These are such a fun accessory that add a bit of personality to the look.
4. 2 Chainz
Next up, I’m back with the black t-shirt; it makes a great base that you can then layer on top of. I have tucked it into the jeans to give my figure some more shape.
Then, I took a black leather belt to enhance the waistline and make the outfit look more finished.
You’ll know by now that accessories are very important. Here I have two gold chains of different lengths and thicknesses, which make a really cool jewelry stack.
I love this look because it is super basic, but you dress it up by adding simple accessories. Then, of course, just leaving the white vans on as well.
5. Add a trench coat
The tan coat finishes this look off. I’ve tied it up at the waist for an elegant silhouette.
Here I’ve switched out the jeans for black joggers. These are super comfy, and they have elastic at the waistband as well as down on my ankles.
The tan coat and the high-heeled black lace-up boots elevate the look and make it chic and polished. These simple, cozy joggers really are transformed.
7. Loungewear 2.0
For another comfy joggers look, I’ve swapped out the coat for a sweater in a light beige.
I’ve put it on with the joggers to make it look like a loungewear kind of look, but it is definitely something that you could wear out of the house.
I tucked it in at the front to just give me a bit more shape, and I’ve kept the lace-up boots on just to dress the look up a bit.
8. Throw on a denim jacket
Next, I’ve taken my black denim jacket and just thrown it over the top of the sweater to make the outfit a little more put together.
This is so easy and effortless, but the shoes and the jacket make it look like you’ve put a little bit more effort in than you actually have.
9. Beige top
Last but not least, I’m wearing a brown, long-sleeve top with the same outfit just to show you that there are so many possibilities out there.
10. Full winter ensemble
I hope you enjoyed this basic winter outfits lookbook. The great thing about having a wide selection of neutral, basic pieces in your wardrobe is that you can mix and match them and create lots of different outfits.
Go out and get yourself some classic, versatile pieces, and getting dressed in the morning is as easy as ABC.
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