30 Things to Bundle Up in When it “Feels Like -8”

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Photo: Adeline Mai

1. First things first, you need the most legit of legit coats.

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Canada Goose 

2. Aren’t you dreaming of these in your pockets today just looking at ’em?

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Adrienne Landau Fur Mittens 

3. For days like today, when literally, you just can’t

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Chinti and Parker Cashmere Jumpsuit

4. These Point Sur jeans at J.Crew have it all, the perfect cut, the perfect cuff, and, um…cashmere.

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Point Sur Jeans

5. Because if you don’t layer, you will regret it.

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Uniqlo Heattech Crew Neck

6. The classic boot whether you’re traipsing through NYC or through snowy streets in Park City.

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Sorel’s Joan of Arctic Boot

7. You’re gonna want to stock up on socks like these because nothing sucks like rummaging around for them in the morning while your body temperature drops rapidly.

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Chup for J.Crew socks

8. Looks like a classic Chelsea; really has shearling inside.

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Vince Leather Bootie with Shearling Lining

9. For the days, you want or need to brave it in a dress/skirt…If you’re gonna wear tights, get them with fleece lining.

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Fleece Tights, H & M

10. The coat of every girl’s dreams. Or mine. But I think everyone’s. Oh man, I think leaving the house in the morning (current temperatures and all) would be a totally different ballgame in this baby.

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Acne Shearling Jacket 

11. A hat is an opportunity. Go big or go home. The fluffier, the furrier, the better. And it’s still a practical item.

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Club Monaco Shearling Hat 

12. In case you’re not willing to sacrifice the use of your fingers, these Acne gloves just have every detail on point, down to the circle zipper pull.


Acne Leather Gloves

13. OK–one more hat. Because a fur pom pom is irresistible and fleece lining is just cozy.

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Gorsuch Knit Hat

14. Corduroys are a nice change of pace every now and then. Corduroys with extra-special-warming Uniqlo heattech technology are a no-brainer.

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Uniqlo Heattech Cords

15. Turtlenecks are in and this one’s simple rib-stitch with a longer side hem is perfect for well, everyday wear.

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J.Crew Rib-Stitch Turtleneck

16. Anything slim with a flare makes me think of Rachel Zoe. Ba-na-nas. Which these would be with a great wedge boot.


Maje Wool Trousers

17. Some days, one jacket isn’t enough. Here’s one for under your other one. It’s cold like that.

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Madewell Quilted Bomber Jacket

18. Sweatpants + cashmere= a match made in heaven.

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J.Crew Collection Cashmere Sweatpants

19. They say you should picture three ways you could style a piece before wearing it. With this sweater, I could imagine literally hundreds.

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Michael Kors Hooded Cashmere Sweater

20. This snow leopard-esque pattern is chic and sure to go with more than one outerwear option.


The Kooples Mohair Scarf

21. All the coziness of a flannel, but on your legs!

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Band of Outsiders flannel trousers

22. Even the dreariest days need a dash of color and, obviously, fur.

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Topshop Pink Sheepskin Stole 

23. A scarf/shawl hybrid in the prettiest of colors. The kind of piece that instantly elevates any look.

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Coach Merino Scarf

24. For days when the cold isn’t stopping you from looking elegant.

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Paul & Joe wool wideleg trousers

25. …And for days when you so don’t want to get out of bed that the only solution is to bring a ‘blanket’ to work.

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Topshop Patterned Cape

26. The essence of smart dressing on a cold day is layers. We are not messing around when it comes to our undergarments and we mean this in the least sexy way possible.


LL Bean Silk Long Underwear

27. Literally you cannot have enough sweaters. This time of year, this is what I wear. Every. Single. Day. Jeans + Sweater + Boots. End of outfit. This sweater might mean not even changing tops day-to-day.

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Proenza Schouler Colorblock Sweater

28. And this goes under the above.


LL Bean Women’s Silk Undershirt

29. The cold can also trigger an urge to turn to the classics.

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Aran Fisherman Knit Turtleneck

30. This burgundy color always feel appropriate for a blustery day, and the thermal texturing gives off even more winter vibes.

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Elizabeth and James Thermal Sweater

Additional market research contributed by Clay Sacco