After perhaps the longest January on record, we're all ready for the arrival of February. Ordinarily, February brings with it the excitement and buzz and sometimes bonkers outfits of fashion month, and we're glad most shows will be back IRL this season.
Most of us are already looking forward to spring so that we can wear the pretty colours, floaty dresses and chunky sandals that are tempting us in our favourite retailers' new-in sections. Still, February calls for ensembles that will help keep the lingering chill at bay, and striking a balance between springlike and cosy isn't always easy—at least, it wouldn't be without these ensembles at our disposal.
Below, you'll find nine outfits to try this February that'll make you feel that spring is just around the corner but that'll also ensure you won't risk freezing. Keep scrolling to see these looks and, if they're not already in your wardrobe, to shop the pieces you need to re-create them.
Style Notes: One of the easiest ways to start transitioning your wintry wardrobe into spring is to start switching out key items—think coats and jumpers—in darker shades for pastel or light hues. Loïcka Grâce demonstrates this perfectly with her light-yellow blazer.
Style Notes: With the warmer months well and truly on the way, now's the perfect time to start wearing your favourite dresses once again. Just add a pair of chunky, track-sole boots and, if need be, opaque tights to keep the heat in.
Style Notes: Second-skin tops are an absolute must when it comes to clever layering, and Elif has found the perfect way to start wearing them now: tucked into a midi skirt and finished with thick-soled loafers.
Style Notes: One way to make your outfits feel fresh again is to wear one colour from top to toe, and no shade is fresher than white. Tuck a simple cardigan into a pair of matching trousers, and you'll feel instantly polished.
Style Notes: Skirts aren't the only option for your bottom half. Why not pop on a pair of woollen shorts with some tights? Then, add a fashionable finish with a pie-crust collar and a checked blazer.