6 Must Have Cold Weather Essentials

As winter approaches, bringing colder temperatures, it’s the ideal time to refresh your cold weather wardrobe. Finding the perfect items for this chilly season can sometimes be a challenge, but I’m here to help. For all my winter essentials, I turn to Saks Fifth Avenue. They’re my go-to for high-quality and stylish puffer coats, beanies, leggings, and more. So today, I’m excited to share with you some of my top must-have cold weather essentials. These picks, ranging from cozy and cute beanies to the chic and comfortable puffer coats, are not just about warmth, but also looking stylish. They will make updating your winter wardrobe simpler, ensuring you stay both comfortable and fashionable through the cold weather months.

Must Have Cold Weather Essentials

6 Must Have Cold Weather Essentials

Sharing 6 must have cold weather essentials to update your wardrobe this winter.

Puffer Coat

Puffer Coat | Must Have Cold Weather Essentials

Mercer Collective Faux Shearling & Down Puffer | Toteme Signature Striped Wool Beanie

Puffer coats are essential for cold weather, because they provide not only warmth but style, making them a timeless piece in any wardrobe. I’m particularly loving this Mercer Collective puffer for winter because of it’s classic black and white shearling look. It’s perfect to style with a matching black and white beanie, leggings, and snow boots for a chic, warm look. If you are looking for more options, Saks Fifth Avenue has a great selection of puffer coats. I’ve also curated some of my favorite picks, which you can find in the links below.


Beanies | Must Have Cold Weather Essentials

Toteme Signature Striped Wool Beanie | Mackage Hooded Down Puffer Coat

Beanies are another cold weather essential that keep us warm while also adding style to our outfits. They can instantly elevate any look. I’m loving this classic black and white striped beanie from Toteme. It’s stylish, warm, and so versatile. Whether you’re looking for a beanie to add to your daily winter outfits, one for a ski trip, or simply for keeping warm in the cold weather, there are so many chic options to choose from. And below, you’ll find more of my favorite Saks Fifth Avenue beanies, each offering a mix of warmth and style for your winter looks.

Winter Boot

Winter Boots

See by Chloé Shearling-Lined Suede Booties | Mercer Collective Faux Shearling & Down Puffer | Toteme Signature Striped Wool Beanie | Terez Stretch Stirrup Leggings

Winter boots are not only important for staying warm in the cold weather, but they are so fun and chic to style! Making them a must-have in every winter wardrobe. Whether it’s for daily wear, going skiing, or just a cold weather vacation, there are so many options to choose from that will keep you looking stylish and staying comfortable. So, below, I’ve listed some of my favorite winter boots that are perfect for any occasion and can match with all your winter outfits.


Scarves are a must-have for cold weather. And there are so many different styles and ways to wear them. From warm woolen ones perfect for chilly days and chunky knits for a casual look, and more. They’re key for staying warm and adding a stylish touch to any look. I particularly like having a neutral scarf to go with all of my daily outfits. Below, I’m sharing some of my favorite scarves that are perfect for keeping warm and complementing your winter wardrobe.


Gloves and mittens are vital for keeping your hands warm during winter. Investing in a timeless, high-quality pair can ensure they last you for many seasons and occasions. In my opinion, it’s definitely worth choosing a pair that will last you for years to come. You, of course, also want to make sure that they complement your outfits. Here are some of my favorite gloves and mittens that will ensure you stay warm and chic all winter long.

Base Layers | Long Sleeve Tee & Black Leggings

Base layers are often overlooked but are crucial for winter weather. They play a key role in preserving body heat and keeping you warm in the cold. My go-to base layers are black leggings paired with a classic, warm long sleeve tee. These pieces are not only comfortable, but perfect to fit under various outfits, whether it’s a daily look or something more particular. Here are some of my favorite base layer options that combine comfort and style, ideal for layering up during the colder months.

Cashmere Sweaters

Cashmere sweaters are one of my top picks for cold weather, offering both warmth and style. They come not only as traditional sweaters but also as sweater dresses, providing so many chic outfit options for different occasions. For example, pair a cashmere sweater dress with heels for an elegant dinner date, or opt for a cashmere sweater with jeans and sneakers for a casual daily look. Below, I’m sharing some of my favorite cashmere pieces, each ensuring you stay cozy and chic this winter.

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