January, also known as the month of the Great Purge, is a time to get rid of bad habits, bad relationships … and crochet cardigans! While we encourage an annual sartorial edit, these trendy 2014 pieces aren’t going anywhere in the next 12 months.
Fashion-forward sweatshirts and pullovers inject a playful element into every wardrobe (cheeky slogans optional).
Leather separates – both real and faux – come in a range of colours and finishes and are must-have transitional pieces to take you from snow-covered streets to spring sidewalks.
Last year’s must-have flat, the sneaker, remains au courant with metallic details and stud appliqués. Even self-lacing sneakers, an urban shoe myth inspired from Back to the Future II, may hit shelves this year, or so says Nike designer Tinker Hatfield.
Winter white is the epitome of elegant cold-weather dressing and easily transitions into warmer temperatures. Choose pieces with a consistent tone, but mix textures (think silk blouse with knit sweater) to avoid looking bland.
Printed, embellished, monochromatic or metallic – these midriff-baring tops continue to be a style must-have. The take-away? Don’t stop the crunches.
Bigger, bolder and stronger – a statement earring is the hottest accessory, both on and off the red carpet.