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In L.A., 62º can feel like 80º in the sun, but 40º in the shade. knows how to navigate the tricky climate by pairing her 3/4-sleeve Vanessa Bruno sundress with comfy, warm suede booties (tights not required) and carrying a bag big enough to hold a sweater.
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Apparently January’s grandma told her the same thing our grandmas told us: You lose 90% of your body heat through your head and you’ll catch a cold if you don’t wear warm shoes. She wears just an A.L.C. top but opts for a beanie and shearling-trimmed Matt Bernson boots on a chilly-for-California day in Pasadena.
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Hello, perfect January outfit. While in L.A., Lily trades fall-appropriate blazers for a leather-sleeve army jacket, which allows her to bare a bit of skin via her feminine flats without freezing.
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Whereas Lily’s leather sleeves add just a little extra weather protection, a full leather jacket like (who’s also in L.A.) worn over a chunky turtleneck is as warm as a Snuggie (though slightly more fashionable). Leggings tucked into Rebecca Minkoff booties keep things cozy.
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Taking a plane from one climate to another? Follow in Kerry’s well-heeled footsteps. She lands in Paris wearing a chic outfit that’s comfy and can easily be made warmer or cooler: rolled jeans with a dressy coat, plus a pretty scarf.
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It’s just a touch above freezing in Gstaad, Switzerland, but when you’re traveling with a famous fashion designer you can’t exactly step out in shlumpy winter apparel. So swathes herself in a Michael Kors buffalo-check coat, matching lace-up booties and an oversize infinity scarf.
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Wanted: another freezing day in N.Y.C. so we have the excuse to splurge on an ivory wool belted coat with bell sleeves like the Olsen sister’s. We’d add the classic bag, glam heeled boots and elbow-length gloves too.
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If we had a body like The Body’s, we’d wear bikinis even in below-freezing temps, but while in Aspen, Elle shows better common sense and covers up with an adorable fur-trimmed parka, then adds white jeans and duck boots.