Posted in Fashion, PAF faculty

Style up this winter

Prof Nien Siao from Pearl Academy of Fashion delivers some tips on winter fashion.

For some, winter is an exciting time when it is most appropriate to don a fashionable coat or new pair of boots. For others it is a difficult time that requires so much effort to look stylish and trendy. But, here are some tips to get up-to-date popular winter fashion tips.


Thigh-high and knee high boots are a popular shoe trend for the winter months, the toasty thing to wear on your feet until the thaw for the spring. Try to choose easy-to-wear styles. Currently timeless footwear is top trendy.


Soft drapes are in for sweaters, sweater dresses and cardigans. This winter’s favorite long line knits lend themselves to a soft, draping silhouette. Go for ultra-soft lightweight knits; drapes and chunky just don’t mix. The way knits are matched with accessories is what will make it trendy. Pair knitted pieces with feminine and sophisticated items, such as high-heels, delicate tights and fine, thin leather belts for a casual-chic look. Bohemian knits could also be matched with a super delicate chiffon dress for a romantic look.

Pants to suit you

This season, any pant cut is fashionable. Boot cuts are back, and flares and wide leg pants are also prominent. Skinny jeans are still around – team with a camel coat for a stylish look. Whatever your size or shape, there’s a fashionably cut pant to suit you this winter.


The short coat is a popular choice for winter wear, most often appearing in solid, thick fabrics with a professional office look. Long coats are out, as is fur. High-class faux-fur can keep you warm and fashionable, and complements an evening dress nicely. Coats should be chosen based on the climate first then fashionability.


Leggings are a great way to keep warm and express yourself during the winter season. There are many options for leggings, including tights, thigh-highs, knee-highs, in many choices of fabric. Leggings come in a variety of colors and can be used to accessorize a variety of winter looks. For an edgy look, choose an original fabric pattern, or do some damage to your leggings for a tattered bohemian style.




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