Last week, we showed you how to expand your winter wardrobe to include this year’s hottest corporate-chic fashion staples. Today, we’re moving from business to pleasure with our take on stylish but edgy streetwear.
Winter 2015 is all about layering bold styles in classic, cool colours to create outfits that’ll keep you feeling warm and looking hot all season long. So, it’s time to ditch your fave jeans for a trendy winter outfit you can rock day or night and effortlessly adapt to suit any situation.
Let’s get started!
To create this edgy but sophisticated winter look, we started with this gorgeous red and black Calla Mini Skirt (The Iconic – $49.95). The classic a-line silhouette and high-waist emulates smart schoolgirl fashion while the checked pattern infuses this flattering mini with a rebellious edge.
Next, add to your already edgy ensemble with a black, statement tee or long-sleeved shirt. The daring Tyranny Has a Witness Tee (Saks Fifth Avenue – $91.95) is emblazoned with a thought-provoking message promoting global awareness, making it a perfect match for your chic, sassy skirt. However, if you prefer to keep your politics off your clothes (we totally get it), feel free to swap this for a classic black v-neck.
No edgy outfit is complete without a hint of leather. The Black Elissa Biker Jacket (Forever New – $119) personifies upmarket-grunge. The quilted leather look material gives this piece an undeniably sophisticated feel, while the gunmetal zips and front pockets lend this biker jacket its functional, edgy appeal. Wear it open for a more casual look or closed to make sure everyone knows you’re a fierce fashionista on a mission.
A pair of high-quality hosiery is a great way to show off those fantastic pins without freezing to death (frostbite isn’t a good look). But pantyhose aren’t just about practicality – they’re also a fab fashion accessory. We love the Pretty Polly Mock Over the Knee Pantyhose (Miss Ruby Legwear – $25.35). Like the rest of the pieces we’ve picked out, these super smooth, Beyoncé inspired pantyhose seamlessly combine elegance and edge to create a bold, memorable outfit that’ll look as stylish on a fashion-forward 30 something as her trendy teenage neighbour.
Finish this cool winter outfit with a pair of lusty-worthy knee high boots. The VERALI Livid Black Micro Suede Boots (Style Tread – $109.95) ooze sophistication to dramatically amp up the class-factor behind our look, while the sexy 5.5inch heels help to create the illusion of legs that go on for miles.
And we’re done! That completes our take on an edgy but elegant look to spice things up outside the office this winter.
P.S. What’s one winter wardrobe staple you couldn’t live without? Tell us in the comments!
The Miss Ruby Legwear Team.