Winter Plus Size Coats, Jackets & Outer
Looking for the coats,
leather jackets and coats?
Whether it's coats, leather jackets or scarves,
gloves and woolly hats, keeping warm and dry this winter can
also be a real fashion statement!
Keep warm and cuddly in a faux fur coat this
winter, wear classic designs of leather jackets or bundle up in
a weather proof
There are definitely some styles that you
should avoid - and some that will flatter your figure and make
the most of those parts of your body you love.
If you're off skiing, you'll
need something well insulated, such as the North Face range of
jackets, which are available in a range of
Do choose clothing which is
designed with skiing in mind, for warmth and
Choosing A Plus Size Winter
Coat or Jacket
Your winter coat is an investment ,
so you'll want to buy something that you can wear
again and again.
It's also good to choose
outerwear in a colour that'll match in with your existing
outfits, or choose something in a bright cheerful color, such
Buy it in a fabric that moves well with your body - for most
women, the classic tweed jacket is not an option as it adds
bulk to your body and is made of a stiffer fabric.
There are several styles
that are particularly fashionable at the moment - heavy
velvets, duffle coats, military style and cardigan
A full figured woman is likely to look best in either the
military style coat with detail at the shoulders, the collar
and the buttons, or the soft style cardigan coat.
Fabulous Fabrics & Styles
Your best fabrics are soft
fabrics than hang well but don't cling to you.
Choosing thicker fabrics will
not be flattering!
Choose something with a
straight line to it - something like an A-line or a cardigan
If there's any detail, it's
best to be on the collar or shoulder area, rather than the
pockets (avoid these where possible) or
Go for minimal patterns or plain fabrics.
They key to jazzing this
outfit up is accessories. Of course, you'll want gloves
to co-ordinated and then you can add fabulous scarves or pashminas, bold
jewellery, necklaces - add as much colour and extravagance as
Buying on a Budget
The best time to buy when you can find cheaper options are
in the end of season close-outs or sales - stores often heavily
discount certain lines and it's not unusual to find discounts
of up to 50% or sometimes more.
This is one great way of building up a wardrobe of classic
items without it costing too much - make a mental list of what
you want and then go shopping at sale time.
Ski Wear &
Clothing - get ready for skiing on the slopes