From ridiculous coat styles to cut-out sweaters, it’s no surprise that not every winter trend off the runway works in real life. But don’t worry, when it comes to keeping tabs on what works – and more importantly, what doesn’t – this season, we’ve got you covered! Read on for our list of winter trends you should skip – and a few you should definitely try.
Skip: the cold-shoulder sweater trend
Try: a trendy sweater style that doesn’t leave (bits of you) out in the cold
Tobi Cross Over Oatmeal Lace Up Sweater, $42.
Skip: the exaggerated coat trend
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Try: a sample-sized take on the quilted puffer trend
Zara Quilted Scarf, $10.
Skip: too-long sleeves
Try: embellished sleeves
HM Knit Sweater, $35.
Skip: stiletto boots
Try: boots you can actually wear
Leandra White Velvet Booties, $137.
Skip: shorts and tights
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Try: maxi skirts
Mango Flecked Pencil Skirt, $40.
Try: silky blanket scarves
Aritzia Babaton Blanket, $30.
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Try: classic straight leg denim
HM Vintage High Ankle Jeans, $40.
Skip: furry accessories
Try: textured accessories
Aldo Durosty Bag, $23.
Skip: cropped knits
Try: snug knits with bold details
Nakd Fashion High Neck Wide Sleeve Sweater, $46.