From Alexa to SJP, These Celebs Have Cracked the Winter Style Code

Maxine Eggenberger

Winter can be a sartorial challenge, even for the most confident of dressers. The shift in temperatures proves to be the biggest hitch as, after months of giving little thought to whether your ensembles will be warm enough, this swiftly becomes your primary concern. And, let's face it, it can be difficult to feel chic when you're laden down in knitwear and wool. Difficult, but certainly not impossible...

Some of our favourite celebrities have taken winter in their stride of late, flaunting their brilliant cold-weather looks on Instagram for all to see. Sporting gorgeous coats, the sleekest of boots, natty knitwear, cosy co-ords and luxe bags, these A-listers prove that looking slick and being appropriately dressed for the elements can go hand-in-hand. 

Amongst the most noteworthy attire is Emily’s sheepskin coat, SJP's logo-emblazoned socks,  Rosie’s sharp blazer and Alexa’s embroidered cardigan, but there are plenty of other wares to go through. Keep scrolling to see the eight best celebrity winter outfit ideas that are too good not to imitate.

Sarah ensures her feet stay toasty in her cute Mary Janes with the assistance of a pair of chunky (Gucci) socks. We also appreciate the print clash created by her floral midi dress and checked coat. 

John Lewis & Partners Wool Rich Checked Coat (£189)

Kitri Gloria Floral Print Dress (£145)

Gucci GG Lamé Socks (£100)

Miu Miu Glitter Mary Jane Pumps (£580)

Alexa knows that the cardigan is one of the hottest buys of 2019—particularly when paired with a roll neck and ecru jeans. Now, we find ourselves swiftly coveting an embroidered iteration, which we'll pair with our summertime basket bag for a French-inspired spin. 

A.P.C. Heidi Floral Embroidered Cardigan (£260)

Uniqlo Heattech Jersey Top (£13)

House Doctor Small Basket (£18)

Arket Straight Jeans (£59)

& Other Stories Croc Heeled Loafers (£95)

Most commonly found in glam attire, Emily proves she looks just as cool in her off-duty wares. We love her combination of a refined jogger and hoodie set, sheepskin coat, cashmere beanie and box-fresh kicks. 

COS Ribbed Cashmere Hat (£45)

Joseph Maybelle Reversible Shearling Coat (£1746)

Marks & Spencer Pure Cashmere Hoodie (£119)

Marks & Spencer Pure Cashmere Joggers (£99)

Adidas Yung 1 Trainers (£89)

When your scarf, coat and boots look as good as Adwoa's, who cares what you have on underneath? Invest in statement outerwear and a designer shawl and you'll feel chic all-day, everyday. 

Fendi Intarsia Wool Scarf (£450)

Mango Double-Breasted Wool Coat (£140)

Charles & Keith Chunky Heel Knee-High Boots (£69)

Elsa insists that mini hemlines shouldn't be relegated to summer—and we quite agree after seeing her leather jacket, mini skirt, and combat boot ensemble. Just add opaques. 

Reiss Wynee Tan Leather Belted Jacket (£595)

COS Wool Mini Skirt (£59)

Marargent Pierre Beige Leather Bag (£310)

Zara Flat Leather Boots (£119)

It's all too easy to default to dark clothing this time of year, but Tracee gives us all the inspiration we need to embrace bright hues year-round. We love how she helps to offset the vivid colours of her coat and trousers with tan boots and a grey knit. 

Givenchy Wool Coat (£2385)

COS Speckled Grey Sweater (£59)

Kitri Agnes Green Tailored Trousers (£125)

Topshop Harlem Leather Snake Boots (£89)

Rosie is the master of dressing down tailoring with casual pieces. Case in point: this pinstripe jacket and jean pairing, which she's given a wintry overhaul with the addition of a roll neck and boots. 

Philosophy do Lorenzo Serafini Pinstriped Wool-Blend Blazer (£354)

Arket Sheer Merino Wool Roll-Neck (£45)

Topshop Indigo Jamie Jeans (£40)

Saint Laurent Cone-Heel Suede Boots (£650)

This season, we think the best knitwear comes with ties and scarf detailing—and it seems Jasmine is also sold on the trend. Pair a statement jumper with a leopard skirt and shades that'll tackle the low winter sun. 

Rokh Tie-Front Knitted Sweater (£515)

Saint Laurent SL276 Black and White Cat-Eye Sunglasses (£230)

New Look Leopard Skirt (£23)

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