Planning your winter wardrobe is super fun. This partially because cold weather requires layering, which translates into many more pieces that you can incorporate into your daily outfits. But another thing that makes winter fashion exciting is the many textures and materials you can play around with. When it comes to winter fabrics, there really is no one way about it, as the options are pretty much endless. Here are a couple of our favorite fabrics which will keep your toasty and warm all season long.
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Wool is a classic winter season fabric, and for good reason. This strong, durable material we keep you warm all through the cold snowy days. However, it is not nearly as heavy as one might think. Wool is actually quite lightweight, making it a fabulous option for those transitional days between fall and winter when it’s just starting to get a little nippy. Also, this natural fabric just happens to be water-resistant, so you’ll definitely want to break out that wool sweater grandma got you for Christmas for those rainy days. Raw wool is generally sheered from sheep, but artificial options have been made available by many retail stores.
Leather & Faux Leather
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Like a fine wine, leather is one of those unique fabrics that just gets better with age. Whether you opt for real leather of the faux alternative, this material is a great insulator for the cold winter months. Real leather fits to your form over time, which you’ll notice if you buy a pair of stiff leather shoes. Gradually, they will soften and mold to the shape of your foot. However, leather also needs to be carefully maintained and cleaned, which will ensure that it lasts forever. Many prefer to purchase animal-friendly faux leather garments, which do not use any animal products.