If you’re conscious how some animal suffer to make fashion more functional and you’re aware of some ethical issues, you might want to skip wool. However, if you live in a cold climate you know how much women rely on wool when it comes to staying warm, keep on reading for our tricks to create a cozy winter wardrobe without wool.
Go faux with leather skins, fur, and wool on your winter outfits.
The great news is that you do not have to rely on wool. In fact, some women have sensitivity to it and it makes them itch and others find it too heavy and prefer lighter fabrics. You might have to look around a bit more and definitely read labels, but there are other options available. Instead of a real wool, think of synthetic ones that can still give you the glam and comfort that wool can offer. Like fashion blogger Kristina Bazan, think of a faux fur coat that will look festive with a neon colored top and patent leggings.
Opt for artificial textiles and synthetic fabrics that can give you insulation.
Plastic, neoprene, knit cotton, acrylic, polar fleece, or man-made fiber can hold the warmth in with a nice weight to it. Like fashion blogger Micah Gianneli, think of a futuristic skirt made from plastic-like textile that can keep you warm while looking cozy with your chunky sweater. Also, think of velvet dresses, tops, skirts and such that can look glamorous at the same time warm in your winter looks. Like fashion blogger Jennifer Selmanovic, think of a velvet dress that will look avant-garde with a statement belt and a gold cuff while keeping everything functional for the colder season.
Be creative with layers.
You can find plenty of lightweight warm layer pieces that don’t add bulk but keep you toasty. Like fashion blogger Micah Gianneli, think of adding a blanket scarf whenever you wish to wear your warm-weather clothes. Scarves are always a plus for an outfit, and keeping your neck warm is one of the keys to staying warm all over. Think of wearing your basic pieces like chunky sweater, jogger pants, t-shirt, biker jackets and such that will be great with thick winter coats and toppers.
Resort to sturdy and functional boots.
Ugg boots may be the best winter boots to keep you warm, but most of them came from sheep’s skin. To make everything look modern at the same time edgy, go for faux leather boots range from ankle boots that will go well with pants to over-the-knee boots that will be perfect with dresses. By heeding our tricks, you’ll be able to look cozy and chic in the winter months while keeping you guilt-free from ethical issues fashion industry always in.