They say the winters are bitter just like the people.
Okay, maybe they don't say that -- but the wintertime in New York City is a chiller. Literally. Of course, Kevin McCallister made being lost in New York look like a ton of fun, but trust me -- it's freezing. Although the winters seem to acquaint you with your bed more than you intended, when people are out and about -- they still manage to be extremely fashionable. They don't call it the fashion capital of the world for nothing. It definitely lives up to it's name and people don't take their sense of style lightly. Whether it be 105 degrees of below 5 degrees, you'll see street fashion at an all time high any day of the week -- rain, sun, sleet or snow.
If you plan on making a much needed trip to such an amazing city in the dead of winter, just make sure you pack pieces that will make your trip warm and worthwhile. You can definitely layer and bundle up while still looking stylish. I mean, layering is on trend these days, so why not? If you're in the process of packing or lack their of -- keep scrolling and allow me to give you some much needed insight on what you should pack for a trip to New York City this brisk winter season.
The Leather Jacket
We all know a great leather jacket is a staple item in all of our wardrobes -- or at least it should be. So, of course this item should definitely make the list of items to pack for this amazing trip you're about to embark on.
The Fur Coat
Because who doesn't love a good fur coat and if the coat happens to be a bit too overwhelming, try fur vest instead. You'll be chic and warm.
The Boyfriend Jean
You must always have an amazing pair of boyfriend jeans for any and every occasion.
The Oversized Scarf
Trust me, this will come in handy when the wind hits your face and neck will full force.
The Perfect Hat
Whatever your preference may be, a hat is so New York. You will pretty much see everyone walking down the street wearing either a beanie or a wide brim of some sort.
The Chunky Sweater
We love a good sweater. Not only will a chunky knit keep you warm, but you will be ever so stylish wearing one walking down the streets of 5th ave.
Thigh high, knee high, flat or with a heel -- a good boot is an essential item, especially in the cooler months.
The Longline Coat
Camel is definitely in, as well as pastels. Find yourself the perfect longline coat and you're good to go. So long are the days of bulky and unattractive winter coats.
I guess packing light is an understatement.
Bigger is better in New York. Get your fashion on.