9 Winter Fashion Staples You Need

9 Winter Fashion Staples You Need

It has felt like winter here in Toronto for some time already, but this week has definitely been the coldest so far! As much as the cold weather has us gravitating towards our coziest of outfits, style doesn’t have to be neglected for the entirety of winter. By having some key fashion staples in your wardrobe to lean on, dressing for winter won’t be so drab. From practical wardrobe staples that will keep you warm to stylish accessories that will add some interest to a winterized outfit – here are the 9 winter fashion staples you need in your closet! 

Stay stylish this winter with these wardrobe staples!


While out and about in the freezing temperatures, your coat and outerwear accessories are essentially your entire outfit. So, having a scarf you love can add personality (and warmth) to an otherwise simple look. We’ve been loving the balaclava scarf look for some flare. 

Lined Boots

While living in a cold climate, you’ll quickly realize that if you’re feet get cold, it’s over. There’s nothing worse than freezing from the ground up in the wintertime, which is why having a pair of warm-lined boots is an absolute must! You can even find options that don’t scream “winter boots,” if that’s a concern. 

Puffer Coat

Luckily for us, puffer coats are very much in style. Allowing us to stay warm and on-trend this winter! You can’t go wrong with Aritzia’s Super Puff. A well-known Toronto staple! 


Not only will a toque rescue you on a bad hair day, but wearing a warm hat is completely necessary if you plan on stepping outside in Canada this winter! And just like scarves – hats help to personalize your outdoor fit. 

(Faux) Fur Coat

This winter is the winter of the fur coat, it seems. As dubbed as part of the “mob wife” trend on TikTok, a fur coat adds such an element of glamour to a winter outfit! The coats speak for themselves, requiring no extra effort from you. Vintage and faux are the best options here! 


It’s no secret that tights (AKA nylons) are having a major moment right now! Spruce up your already cute outfit with some fun tights! Such as red, grey, or lace. You can even wear them under pants for a light extra layer of warmth. 

Dark Shades

Who says sunglasses are just for summer? Not us. Accessories are everything when dressing for winter, as most outfits tend to get covered in outerwear. A pair of dark shades is the perfect addition to your winter wardrobe for a cool-girl look. And let’s face it. Snow can feel just as bright as the sun, anyway! 

Chunky Earrings

One of the few places that don’t end up getting covered by winter gear is the ears! Even when wearing a hat or ear muffs, usually there’s some room for earrings to poke out and make an appearance! As we’ve mentioned above, accessories are one of the ways you can add some interest to your look all through winter. No matter how cold it is!

Base Layers

You can wear basically any outfit you want in the winter if you put warm base layers underneath for some added insulation! Uniqlo’s HeatTech Collection, for example, is a great option to layer comfortably under clothing to keep you extra warm. 

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