The transition to spring in the northeast is a slow one, with March and April often still reaching temperatures below 40 degrees. Tired of wearing the same pairs of jeans, leggings, and trousers on repeat, I decided it was just bearable enough outside to bring my favorite leopard print skirt back into the rotation. The key to styling lighter pieces during the colder months is layering, but when it comes to pieces like skirts and dresses, it sometimes requires a bit more creativity.
Here are a few tricks that always help to keep me warm:
- Buy a few pairs of fleece lined tights or leggings. This is really a matter of preference. While the leggings will keep you warmer, if you are someone who gets uncomfortable wearing too many thick layers, stick with the tights. With the added warmth of the fleece, your legs won’t be nearly as cold if you were bare legged, or even just wearing regular tights.
- Skip the heels and flats and opt for a knee length, or over the knee boot. The more skin you can cover the better, and this way, you can make sure that your feet are extra cozy by throwing on a warm pair of socks.
- Wear a bodysuit with a thick material. I love paring bodysuits with skirts not only for the look of the perfect tuck, but for practical reasons as well. A bodysuit ensures that no part of your torso will be exposed, making for an ideal base layer in colder weather.
What is the weather currently like where you live? Are you still cozying up in faux fur coats like I am, or does it feel more like a true spring?