The Fashion Girl's Guide To Being Outdoorsy This Winter

For one of the first times, ever, this season's trends combine fashion and function seamlessly. But what does that mean for us style-minded folk, exactly? Well, for those of us who have a winter agenda filled with outdoor excursions, it's pretty much a blessing. Dressing for these types of adventures isn't the easiest thing to do: You try to bundle up in "practical" clothing (or so you think) while maintaining your trend-driven mindset, only to end up uncomfortable and complaining your way through the weekend.

No one wants to be in this scenario. Not only does it leave you wishing you just sucked it up and spent some of that hard-earned cash on actual hiking shoes rather than embellished combat boots with absolutely no grip, but you're also forced to suck it up in order to avoid being the Debbie Downer of the trip. Luckily, the orthopedic-looking sneakers, heavy-soled shoes, puffer coats, and cargo comeback mean you can be outdoorsy and on-point at the same time. With the 30 picks ahead, you can enjoy being outside this winter and look great while doing it.
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Combine the half-zip and the puffer trend for one extra-warm statement-maker.

Best Made Co. The Down Pullover, $248, available at Best Made Co.
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Keep your athleisure feeling fresh by opting for bold, seasonally appropriate color combinations, like this turquoise and deep purple set.

Outdoor Voices Tri-tone Warmup Legging, $95, available at Outdoor Voices.
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Don't be afraid to wear hot pink. Seriously.

Walmart Cold Front Technical Gloves, $10.17, available at Walmart.
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You'll feel better knowing your sweatpants are fashion sweatpants.

Acne Studios Bobby Fleece Sweatpants, $240, available at Opening Ceremony.
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Cozy levels are reaching an all-time high.

Woolrich Forest Ridge Jacquard Wool Blanket Poncho, $149, available at Woolrich.
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When the cargo pant meets the jogger.

Urban Outfitters Vintage Military Surplus Jogger Pant, $54, available at Urban Outfitters.
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A lined, waterproof boot is a no-brainer for some outdoor adventure time. But keep it fashion-forward by opting for an all-black lace-up variety.

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Freemont Lace Tall Boot, $200, available at KEEN.
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Use a printed pants as a top layer over some leggings to increase warmth and comfort.

Tommy Hilfiger Sport Flag Sweatpant, $160, available at Tommy Hilfiger.
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It's time to stockpile turtlenecks — preferably of the Heattech variation.

Uniqlo Heattech Extra Warm Turtleneck T-shirt, $19.90, available at Uniqlo.
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A folding pair of sunglasses means you have to worry way less about sitting on them.

Ray-Ban 50 Folding Wayfarer, $200, available at Sunglass Hut.
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Celebrating winter, loud and proud.

Perfect Moment Intarsia Wool Sweater, $220, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Go for lavender instead of black for once.

Patagonia Women’s Refugitive Pants, $429, available at Patagonia.
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Where has this turtleneck-scarf hybrid been all our lives?

Thakoon Turtleneck Wool Cashmere Scarf, $275, available at Thakoon.
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I mean...

Poler The Napsack, $159.99, available at Poler.
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A touch of shearling never hurts.

Rag and Bone Shyla Hand Muff, $275, available at Rag and Bone.
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This onesie makes a great base layer. But allow extra time for bathroom trips, because you'll have to get almost totally naked.

Live The Process Brushed Stretch-jersey Bodysuit, $245, available at Net-A-Porter.
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The pieces you wear while being "outdoorsy" should be versatile enough to wear, well, wherever else, too.

6th And Lane Metallic Drop-stitch Sweater, $59.90, available at Lane Bryant.
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Add some color. (Are you sensing a pattern yet?).

Penfield Pac Jac Packable Ripstop Jacket, $140 $70, available at Penfield.
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A leather jacket? A puffer jacket? It's BOTH!

Kenneth Cole Leather Puffer Jacket, $595, available at Kenneth Cole.
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Mud has met its match.

Zara Lace-up Rubberized Ankle Boots, $119, available at Zara.
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Leave the fur earmuffs at home. This'll help cover up any dirty hair situations.

Genie by Eugenia Kim Avery Ombre Knit Headband, $45, available at Bloomingdales.
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For campfire chillin'.

Frye Campus Poncho, $358, available at Frye.
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What Would Beyoncé Wear? (The answer is obviously this).

Ivy Park Oversized Bonded Puffer, $200, available at Topshop.
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Light and bright. A killer combination.

Everlane Cashmere Beanie, $58, available at Everlane.
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So retro.

Camp Collection Aspen Turtleneck, $70, available at Camp Collection.
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No one will even know these are ski pants.

Columbia Bugaboo Omni-heat Insulated Snow Pants, $110, available at Dick’s Sporting Goods.
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These would make the best pajamas, too.

Cuddl Duds Long Sleeve Thermal Top and Thermal Legging, $14.99, available at Macys.
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The number one rule of winter: keep your feet warm.

ASOS Boot Socks, $15.50, available at ASOS.
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Basically made for the outdoors.

AEO Faux Sherpa Hoodie, $59.95, available at American Eagle.
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Stomp on the haters. And the mud.

Coach Moto Hiker Boot, $450, available at Coach.
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How cute will this look peeking out from underneath a puffer?

Aether Merino Half-zip Sweater, $285, available at Aether.
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All the essentials in one cozy scarf.

cjw Glamping Scarf, $295, available at cjw.
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