Essential Warm Clothing for the Cold Weather

I never had to wear much clothing suited for cold weather when I lived in California. Once we moved from California to Washington, I had to invest in some cold-weather ASAP. If you’re moving somewhere where the temperatures are below 60, make sure to take some of these clothing items with you!

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Patagonia Better Sweater | $99

When the cold weather is in town, I always wear my better sweater. It is one of the warmest things I own, and is totally worth it for the price!

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J. Crew Excursion Quilted Down Vest | $120

On very cold days, I wear this vest over a jacket. The down jacket will ensure maximum warmth!
(budget friendly) | J. Crew Quilted Puffer Vest $34.50
While the budget friendly option may not be as warm, this is still a great and stylish alternative to pair with a jacket!

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Hunter Rain Boots $165

(or) L.L. Bean Boots $129
If it rains a lot, I would invest in some quality rain boots. Nothing is worse than wearing a cheap pair of not fully sealed boots aka wet socks!
(budget friendly) | ASOS Leather Chelsea Ankle Boots Before wearing Hunters, I would always wear these on rainy days. Rain water never seeped into my soles, and the shoes paired well with almost any outfit!

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ASOS Oversized Square Scarf | $29

Scarves are my obsession! Not only do they have a practical use, they can also take a drab outfit and turn it into a stylish one!

ASOS Wool Cardigan | $51

When I come home from work, this is the cardigan I grab so that I can snuggle up with my fuzzy blanket on the couch! Get yourself a soft chunky cardigan like this one!

Patagonia Torrentshell Jacket | $129

You have to protect yourself from the rain somehow! I like how this hood is big and can cover my entire head (#bigheadproblems) unlike some other brands!

Forever 21 Utility Jacket

Forever 21 Utility Jacket $30

For light rainy days, I wear this over a jacket. The top half inside is lined with a faux wool material. The one I own doesn’t seem to be in stock anymore, but here is a similar one: F21 Utility Jacket.

How cold does it get where you live? Currently, Seattle’s temperatures have been fluctuating between the lows of 38 to the highs of 54!