Personal Shopper: Cold Weather Wear for Kasey

Kasey T wrote, "Hi Outblush! I adore your site : ) I just moved to NYC from South Carolina and I am not prepared for the winter months! I really need a good pair of warm, waterproof snow boots for the winter...oh yeah, did I mention affordable (under $100)? All the ones I have seen aren't exactly "chic." I also need a winter coat. I have a peacoat..but everyone says it wont be enough. I like to stay neutral so black, grey, camel would be preferred (but I also love pink!). I am a budget fashionista so please keep that in mind. I really hope you can help this Southern Belle get ready for NYC's winter wonderland!

Hi Kasey! Layla here to help. I'm a native of New York who recently transplanted to the wilds of Minnesota, so you can consider me an expert on brutal Winter weather! I've got you covered with some cold weather gear! Covered...get it? Two pieces of advice for ya: Down-filled coats with hoods will be your best bet for warmth, and if you can splurge on the boots, the mukluks below by far the best things you can put on your feet (buy a size bigger than usual to get the most warmth out of them)! Hope this helps you survive your first NYC winter!

1 - Short Hooded Peacoat with Thinsulate ($88 on sale)

2 - Tommy Hilfiger Stowe Capelette ($100)

3 - The Welmore Coat by Spiewak ($146)

4 - Toasty Warmest Coat ($82)

5 - Traditional Chocolate Brown Mukluks ($170)

6 - White Mountain Tantalas Boot ($69)

7 - Baffin Ava Winter Boot ($93)

8 - Patagonia Lugano Waterproof Insulated Winter Boot ($88)

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Kasey T

Posted on 11.03.10 at 12:24 PM

Thanks so much for responding to my question! I was so excited to see your post when I logged on, what a wonderful job you did. I was so excited when I saw the Toasty Warmest Coat from Gap, however, it is a child’s...very disappointing. If you could find something similar, for an adult, I would love you guys forever (not that I don’t already!!!). Thanks again! Xoxo- Kasey


Posted on 11.03.10 at 1:40 PM

Hi Kasey!

Whoops, sorry 'bout that!

Try these:

London Fog Coat with Faux Fur Hood, $111 on sale, 2 colors


American Eagle Long Puffer Coat, $100 on sale, 2 colors


Posted on 11.04.10 at 9:40 AM

Thank you! These are great; I am in love with the London Fog. Outblush, you never disappoint!

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