Dots Provides Winter Clothing Advice For Cold Mornings & Dark Skies

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Dots Provides Winter Clothing Advice For Cold Mornings & Dark Skies

October 23, 2013 Updated Oct 23, 2013 at 4:12 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Cold mornings and dark skies make it hard to get out of bed, let alone getting ready and going to work. The style experts at Dots shared some tips with 21Alive on fool-proof, easy to assemble work outfits that can be put together effortlessly in the morning.

1.       Keep it Simple

a.       Fit is everything. If your outfit flatters your frame, you will always look well-dressed no matter what you’re wearing.W

b.       Skinny black dress pants flatter everyone and are incredibly versatile; pair them with a cozy sweater in a fun fall color.

c.       This look requires minimal effort, but looks very put-together.

d.       Opt for a shoe that has a little embellishment like a buckle to further elevate this look.

e.       Keep away the cold in style by opting for a cute coat and complementing cold-weather accessories.

2.       Beat The Winter Blues With Colors and Patterns

a.       It’s hard to feel perky when the morning is cold and dark. Dressing in bold colors and patterns will help lift your spirits and up your style.

b.       Opt for a stand-out color top to bring some light to your face.

c.       Accessorize. Patterned scarves will keep you warm and they are very trendy.

d.       Keep your bottom half simple. Pencil skirts flatter all frames and look incredibly professional. Opt for a fabric that has a hint of stretch for extra comfort and allows you to easily tuck in your top.

e.       If it’s a cold day, throw on tights for extra warmth.

3.       Layer It On

a.       Layering is a quick and easy way to look chic and feel comfy all work-day long.

b.       This look is great for anyone stuck behind a desk all day as you’ll be sitting in stylish- comfort.

c.       Opt for a dark pair of leggings and pair with knee-high boots.

d.       Make sure the tops you select cover your back-side.

e.       Top off the look with an open-front cardigan, ideally in a bold print. Camouflage is trendy this season and is a flattering print for all body types.

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