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Winter Fashion Trends of 2021

Dec 09, 2021 11:00AM ● By Nana Ama Addo
collage of winter trend fashion photographs with all Black women

’Tis the season of the winter slay! With the arrival of the COVID-19’s omicron variant, the future of ‘outside’ this winter is questionable. However, it's a great feeling to dress up for yourself, because when you look good, you feel good. Here are some winter fashion trends of 2021. 

Monochrome looks will be a trend this winter, with comfort textured styles, and metallic colors like grey, purple, and teal to brighten up gloomy days.

Rock preppy styles this winter to channel your inner socialite! For preppy chic looks, incorporate items like neutral-colored French beret hats, wool hats, felt hats, long trench coats, high heeled boots, handheld purses, oversized and collared button-downs, mini vests, and pleated skirts, which are making a comeback this season, into your wardrobe.

Thick, elevated, and platform shoes will definitely be a trend this winter. The Converse Run Star Hike Sneakers or Doc Martens boots will add an edge to your look.

Long and textured coats will dominate the trends this season, including fur, fur-lined, leather and other funky feels. Head to a thrift store or local Black business to cop a long coat today.

(Image by @ShopFeline via Instagram

Mixed elements like oversized sweatshirts, two-color schemed outfits, accessories, and fitted skirts and chunky, furry earrings will be in this winter.

Black hipster aesthetics will continue to complicate the lens of socioeconomic fashion identities this winter. Black hipster looks may include items like beanies, cargo pants with multiple pockets, and oversized elements.

For those looking to build a cohesive wardrobe, here are some tips for creating a capsule wardrobe for this winter: purchase tops, bottoms, jackets, sneakers, and accessories with neutral or similar color schemes, and mix and match them for dressy or casual looks.

What is your must-have fashion this winter? Comment below!

 Nana Ama Addo is a writer, multimedia strategist, film director, and storytelling artist. She graduated with a BA in Africana Studies from the College of Wooster, and has studied at the University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Nana Ama tells stories of entrepreneurship and Ghana repatriation at her brand, Asiedua’s Imprint ).

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