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8 winter wardrobe essentials to keep you warm and on trend all season long

Need a winter wardrobe update? We've got you covered - literally.

With the warm days of summer now behind us, it's time to reset your wardrobe. Key pieces like coats, jackets, knitwear and leggings that offer comfort and warmth should be top of your list.

With these the stylish winter warmers you'll be geared up to embrace the chilly winter weather and walk out of the house looking and feeling fabulous.

The Coatigan

This is the most versatile piece you can have in your winter wardrobe. Offering a solution to seamless day-to-night dressing, it will be a wardrobe staple right through to spring. It can also take you from work to the weekend pretty easily too, especially if you opt for neutral colours.

We love: Kiana SB Coatigan by Forever New - $159.99

Winter wardrobe coatigan by Forever New
The coatigan could be the most versatile piece in your winter wardrobe. Photo: Forever New

Touchscreen gloves

Having to remove your hand warmers to answer your phone is never fun, so gloves with touchscreen-compatible fabric on the thumb and index fingers will be your go-to winter accessory.

We love: Black Thermal Hand Gloves by Amazon - $10.88

Black Thermal Hand Gloves
Black Thermal Hand Gloves. Photo: Amazon

Bright and bold knits

A bright knit will help you forget about the dreary weather. Pops of purple, pink and green are the colours of the season and are perfect to sit under a neutral coat or brighten up a black jacket.

We love: Australian Marino rib detail pullover knit by Country Road - $139

Australian Marino rib detail pullover knit
Australian Marino rib detail pullover knit. Photo: Country Road

Oversized scarves

Scarves are a winter wardrobe saviour. This season is all about oversized thick-striped scarves that make a statement while keeping you super cosy.

We love: Koa Scarf in Camel by Petal and Pup - $44

Koa Scarf in Camel by Petal and Pup
Koa Scarf in Camel. Photo: Petal and Pup

The ultimate coat

A classic winter coat in a neutral colour can be worn with your existing wardrobe and will last you for seasons to come.

We love: Tailored coat in light brown by River Island - $178.00

River Island tailored coat in light brown
River Island tailored coat in light brown. Photo: River Island

Cowgirl boots

These statement shoes are easier to work into your wardrobe than you might think. Thanks to runway shows by Chloe and Chanel, cowgirl boots have been reinvented and now come in a wide range of colours, styles and heights.

We love: ​​Claire Cowgirl Boots by Spurr - $99.99

​​Claire Cowgirl Boots
​​Claire Cowgirl Boots. Photo: Spurr

Long-sleeved dress

Textured or patterned long-sleeved dresses are perfect for winter events. The brighter and bolder the better, especially when paired with boots and a neutral coat or jacket.

We love: Elements Elastic Waist Long Sleeve Mini Dress in Mustard by Petal and Pup - $119

Elements Elastic Waist Long Sleeve Mini Dress in Mustard
Elements Elastic Waist Long Sleeve Mini Dress in Mustard. Photo: Petal and Pup

Thermal leggings

Now, hear us out on this one. Dressing for winter shouldn't mean you should compromise on comfort. Thick, stretch leggings are ideal for running around on the weekends or to wear under some of your fave summer dresses or skirts - or just on their own.

We love: Heattech Cotton Leggings (Extra Warm) by Uniqlo - $29.90

Heattech Cotton Leggings (Extra Warm)
Heattech Cotton Leggings (Extra Warm). Photo: Uniqlo

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