How To Dress For Work When It’s Cold Out


A work-appropriate shift dress and pumps will get you through most of the year but once the temperatures drop, things can get complicated. A chilly commute followed by unpredictable office temperatures calls for expert layering and strategic extras.

Adam Katz Sinding

Layer a cashmere sweater over a button up, pencil skirt and boots then add a robe coat and tonal extras for the commute.

Cushy Cashmere Scarf


Calypso St. Barth

Grey Oversized Longline Hooded Wool Blend Coat


Front Row Shop

Suede Knee Boots


L'Autre Chose

Wool-Crepe Pencil Skirt


Roland Mouret

Dark Grey Cashmere Sweater



Supima Cotton Stretch Long Sleeve Shirt





Simona Barbieri

Allow a striped turtleneck to peek out from under a long-sleeve knit midi dress. Add a fuzzy gilet over a patterned coat and finish with gloves for the commute.

Leather Gloves


Alexander McQueen

Shaggy Faux Fur Gilet



Brown Suede Heeled Ankle Boots


River Island

Cable Knit Midi Dress


Karen Millen

Striped Ribbed-Knit Turtleneck Sweater


Michael Kors




Top wool pants and a pussybow blouse with an on-trend sleeveless sweater. Team with a coordinated hat and scarf and tailored topcoat for the commute.

Textured Long Coat



Speckled Cashmere Scarf



Jacquard-Knit Mohair-Blend Sweater



Marjorie Blouse


Diane von Furstenberg

Wool Trousers


Stella McCartney

Inside Zip Ankle Boot