Winter Fashion Essentials Many women are far more interested in spring and summer fashions than winter but this does not mean you can’t look great during the cold months of the year as well. This year, there are several winter essentials you will want to have in your closet that will not only keep you warm but make you look fabulous for work and after hours as well. Winter is all about casual wear and we are here to outline what you’ll need to create these casual outfits with little to no hassle. First and foremost are leggings. This is definitely the most obvious factor to include in winter wear. You’ll find that during the winter months of the year leggings are sold in thicker more insulated materials such as wools and cottons and this can make a big difference in warmth. If you are still concerned about warmth, leg warmers are a great match with leggings and tall boots. If you have never worn leggings before, don’t worry about them being too revealing, sweater dresses, long sweaters and tunics are meant to be worn with leggings to cover the areas you don’t want accentuated. Leggings are incredibly affordable which means you can own several different colors! Next on the list are sweater dresses. This is absolutely a casual wear essential and one that can be worn right through winter and into spring and from fall to winter as well. They can be long or short, made from different materials, in all sorts of different colors and even unique patterns. The choices are nearly endless and this essential staple is also affordable. The great thing about a sweater dress is that it can be worn alone (if it’s long enough), worn with tights or with skinny jeans. Already, you have at least two different outfits here with only two essential fashion pieces to purchase. The great thing about winter essentials is that you likely already have a pair of skinny jeans in your closet. What this means is you don’t have to go out and get yet another piece of clothing. Skinny jeans can easily be paired with any casual top, a sweater dress like mentioned above and the ever popular tunic. Tunics come in a number of different styles, colors, patterns and materials and because of this you can own several of them and yet they all seem like different types of casual fashion pieces. Lastly, we don’t want to forget the fashion scarf. When you have to get bundled up to go to work or anywhere during the cold months of the year, why not invest in a few great fashion scarves? Consider bold patterns and bright colors to brighten up your winter coat and create a unique style that the dreary winter months of the year desperately need. The winter essentials mentioned here are incredibly affordable and can be worn throughout the entire year as well which means you are saving money in the long run. Women’s fashion can be expensive and when you can re-use fashion pieces throughout the entire year you are able to save more money!