Huge thanks to Kohl’s for sponsoring this post
I’ve heard that many of you want to update your wardrobe but haven’t because you don’t know where to start and don’t want to spend a fortune doing it. I want to help you with that! I’m partnering with Kohl’s to point you to a few versatile pieces to make winter outfits look modern so that you can update your wardrobe in a doable way and feel good in what you wear.
I absolutely recommend shopping at Kohl’s to update your wardrobe. There is SUCH good stuff at Kohl’s for SUCH good prices! And Kohl’s carries everything from casual wear to workwear and dressier items, so they have everything you need to give you a fresh start to style this year. Seriously! On top of that, you can find a wide range of sizing options, like straight, petite, plus, and tall sizes. It’s also very easy to shop there as you can order online and utilize Kohl’s in-store and curbside pickup.
And, right now, you can get an EXTRA 15% off with code ENJOY15 until 2/3!
Now, let’s talk through all these classic pieces to make winter outfits look modern!
SIZING: I’m 5’6” and usually S/M or 6 in clothes and 8.5 to 9 in shoes.
1. Straight Leg Jeans
If you want to update your jeans but don’t want to have to overhaul everything else, I recommend starting with slimmer straight leg jeans or with flares, which will both work well with a lot of different tops that are already in your closet.
Here, I’m wearing straight leg jeans with a plaid shirt and a relaxed, long cardigan. A plaid shirt with a long cardigan is a classic pairing, but by wearing straight leg jeans, you can instantly update the look. These jeans are really affordable at just $23.79 with the code ENJOY15! Find them HERE. I wear size 6.
Shop the Outfit:
Shirt: c/o Kohl’s (exact–wearing size S)
Cardigan: c/o Kohl’s (exact–wearing size S)
Jeans: c/o Kohl’s (exact–wearing size 6)
Tote: c/o Kohl’s (exact)
Shoes: c/o Kohl’s (exact–wearing size 9)
2. Plaid Shirt
A plaid shirt is timeless and always in style! This flannel one is soft, thick, and warm! If you need to update your plaid shirt, this one is definitely worth checking out, especially because it’s just $14.27 right now! It’s available in 8 colors, HERE. I wear size S.
Also, this cardigan is another great, classic piece that is on sale for just $15.30 and comes in 7 colors, HERE! I wear size S.
3. Flare Jeans
Flares are another one of those classic pieces to make winter outfits look modern! I love this pair in particular because they are fitted at the hips and somewhat around the thighs, which keeps you from looking totally shapeless. And, because the leg opening at the bottom is so wide, they work with lots of different styles of boots as well as sneakers!
I have mentioned these jeans many times, and my love for them has only gotten stronger. 😍 They’ve become one of my go-to pairs of jeans! You can dress them up with heels and a nice top or wear them with sneakers like I’m doing here. I’ve paired them with all sorts of tops, from blouses to regular t-shirts to sweatshirts to sweaters and more!
4. Relaxed Sweater
Relaxed sweaters are on my list of must-haves for casual style in the winter. I especially love ones like this that aren’t too long and don’t need to be tucked. This is the same sweater that I’m wearing in the previous outfit with flare jeans, and as you can see it works well with both straight leg jeans and flares. Gotta love pieces that are versatile like that! And, this one is ONLY $18.36 right now and comes in 8 colors HERE. I wear size M.
5. Wide Leg Pants
Wide leg pants are super popular right now, and if you are interested in them, this pair is a classic style that will still look current several years from now, and it’s SUPER comfy and feels like a SOFT, COZY sweater! Plus, the waistband has elastic in the back. So really, it feels like you’re wearing soft sweatpants but looks professional for work! They come in 2 colors, HERE. I wear size S.
You can pair these pants with blouses and sweaters for work. Here, I went with a mixed media top. The torso is super comfortable, with a thick fabric that is STRETCHY and feels like a thick t-shirt, but the sleeves are made of a satiny material that dresses up what would otherwise feel like a t-shirt. This top is great and works well with these sweater pants for work and with jeans when you want to go out! It comes in 3 solid colors and 2 prints, HERE. I wear size S.
If you’re looking for a great pair of casual wide leg pants, I REALLY love these twill wide leg pants. Stretchy and COMFORTABLE! I’ve shown them before (HERE), and they have moved up into one of my most-worn pants this winter! Find them HERE. I wear size S.
Another pair to try is the Sonoma Goods Wide Leg Ankle Jeans. They’re so dang cute!
6. Shorter Cardigan
For a more modern look, opt for shorter cardigans. Not only do shorter cardigans provide a more updated style, they also pair better with different cuts of pants, like flares and wide leg pants.
This cardigan is SO SOFT and cozy!! It makes you feel like you’re wrapped up in a little blanket. The length is great for a modern look, too! And it’s ONLY $20! Comes in 9 colors, HERE. I wear size S.
BTW, this top is a great little find! It pairs well with jeans for nicer casual outfits and can be worn in relaxed work settings. It drapes well and works nicely in a full tuck or a loose front tuck. It’s a major steal at under $17 right now and comes in 7 colors, HERE. I wear size S.
All you need is a few new items! Mix tops and shoes that are currently in your closet with these versatile classic pieces to make winter outfits look modern!
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