With the onset of cold weather, pragmatic pieces will soon be in play (read: snow boots, heavy coats). Yet we’re hardly ones to let the elements rule our wardrobe. Instead, we’re firm believers that even with a chill in the air (or the potential for frostbite depending where you live), a few standouts are essential to elevate tried-and-true basics (like omnipresent black leggings). Here, 10 chic picks from NET-A-PORTER to enliven your winter look, from graphic toppers to luxurious knits to gorgeous boots. Consider these fashion-girl must-haves.
Gorgeous Winter Upgrades
A striped bouclé coat is cozy and eye-catching. The perfect topper for off-duty cool.
From workwear to denim, a bell-sleeve sweater lends an elegant sensibility.
Top off any ensemble with a shearling beanie for chic insulation.
Made to stand out, a deep burgundy over-the-knee boot is strikingly versatile.
For a fresh effect, try a snug-fitting knit with sporty-chic detail.
A structured cross-body exceeds expectations in a mini silhouette with charming accents.
A collarless shearling lends itself to thoughtful layering—a glamourous way to beat the chill.
A sweater with cutouts is made practical when worn atop shirting or tees.
Suede moto skinnies up the ante for after-hours.
This studded shoulder bag lends edge to even the simplest of outfits—bonus points for the decadent hue.