2023 Winter Trends Checklist, The Top Trends You Need in Your Wardrobe

The Top Winter Trends for 2023

Once you build a closet full of fabulous basic pieces that you can rely on for any outfit, it’s a good time to consider inserting trend-right pieces that will add newness, creativity and personalization into your wardrobe. It can be an overwhelming task to sift through the many passing fads and micro trends set by fashion shows, celebrities, influencers and pop culture icons. Which trends are wearable? Which pieces will flatter your body? Which trends will stay relevant long enough to warrant an actual purchase? We’ve gathered the top winter trends for 2023 for the ultimate Winter Trends Checklist. This checklist is a tell-all of pieces that are easy to pull off, flattering, and won’t fade into obscurity.

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A Luxe Cardigan

Add a cardigan to your list as a trend-forward layer to any outfit.

Mongolian Cashmere Oversized Boyfriend Cardigan Sweater
Cashmere Colette Cardigan

The Leather Streetstyle Sneaker

The Adidas Samba Sneaker and other variations to this sleek sneaker silhouette are trending! This shoe is a great addition to your offduty, elevated-casual and street style looks.

Samba OG Sneaker
J.Crew field sneakers
Samba OG “Beige/White” sneakers

The Scarf Coat

Trending coat silhouette the “scarf coat” brings elegance to any outfit with tasteful draping fabric.

Toteme Scarf-neckline felt jacket
Wool-Blend Scarf Collar Coat

A Shoulder Bag

You’ll want a standout shoulder bag this year for an “on the go” accessory that will add trend to every outfit.

PRADA Logo Detailed Zipped Tote Bag
Oskan Moon Medium leather shoulder bag
JW Anderson Bumper-15 Zip-Up Shoulder Bag
Grace Shoulder Bag

The Flare Trouser

This trouser silhouette is perfect for the office. We love the way this cut flatters and lengthens the leg with a pair of pointed kitten heels.

Veronica Beard High Waisted Flare Pant

Mary Jane Shoes

Great for office and off-duty, this trending shoe silhouette is both walkable and dressed up!

Georgia Red Mary Jane Flats
Bethany Ballet Flat


Utilize hosiery to add a layer of depth and texture into your outfit.

Spanx Tummy Shaping Tights

The Jean Shacket, or Long Denim Shirt

Can be used as a great top layer, or as part of the “Canadian Tuxedo” (denim shirt + jeans), this piece is a popular addition for any fall/winter wardrobe.

Camryn Upsized Denim Shirt

The Striped Sweater

Stripes are big this year, especially in the form of a black and white, or cream and navy striped sweater.

Striped Turtleneck Sweater
Everlane Cashmere Boxy Crew Sweater

Silver Jewelry

Silver is in the spotlight this year! Silver chain jewelry and pendants are a trend-forward addition to your accessory wardrobe.

Parker Layering Set
Marz Mistico Choker Necklace

The Sweater Dress

Cozy up at the holiday party in the perfect dress for winter!

Off the Shoulder Sweater Dress
Maxi Sweater Dress
Rosie V Sweater Dress
Zennie Sweater Dress

The Tall Boot

We’re loving the tall boot with dresses, skirts and denim!

Lexington Boot
Stevie knee-high boots in suede
Espresso Vachetta Indy Boots
Piper knee-high boots in leather

The Lady Jacket

We love this trending jacket silhouette with denim and flats.

Frances lady jacket in maritime tweed

Baggy Denim

Baggy denim is trending! Opt for ultra-trendy low rise, or edge your way into the trend with mid or high rise baggy jeans.

AGOLDE Low Rise Baggy
Levis High Waist Baggy Jeans
Levis Low Loose Baggy Jeans

Ruched Top or Corset Top

A ruched top or corset top is a figure flattering addition to your wardrobe that adds movement and texture to any outfit.

Ruched Tiana Top
Maeve Mock-Neck Ruched Shine Tank

The Denim Jumpsuit

Wear the denim jumpsuit with a trenchcoat and kitten heels or booties!

Frida Jumpsuit
Fanessa Jumpsuit

Pencil Midi and Maxi Skirts

Pencil midi and maxi skirts are trending! Try this silhouette in denim, slip skirts or even as a trouser skirt.

Mango Denim midi-skirt
Luxe Sheen Skirt
Cairo Mid Rise Maxi Skirt

The Fitted Tank Top (Or Bodysuit)

Wear a fitted tank or bodysuit to contrast trending oversized blazers, trousers, denim and more.

Dusk Fitted Top
Skims Fits Everybody Square Neck Bodysuit

Kitten Heels

Instead of your stilettos, grab yourself a kitten heel. We love these micro-heels for their comfort, walkability and chicness!

Mocondo Jewel heels
Mango Sheer Kitten Heels
Ayede Women’s Catrina Slingback Kitten Heel Pumps
Women’s Bianka Slingback Kitten Heels

Waist and Hip Belts

Belts are back, and they’re trending for both the hip AND the waist! Change up your silhouette with these trending belts.

Leather Trouser Belt
ISABEL MARANT Tan Lonny Knot Belt

Leather Everything

Leather trench coats, midi skirts, trousers, crop jackets, shackets and moto jackets are everywhere in black, brown and taupe.

Leather Cropped Jacket
Vegan Leather Trench Coat
Vegan Leather Mckenna Dress
Brown Coated Denim
Sid Faux Leather Midi Skirt
Commando Faux Leather Cami Bodysuit
Black Varsity Leather Jacket
Sabal Dress In Faux Leather

For Something Red… Try “Black Cherry” Leather

The fashion shows predicted a “pop of red” to trend as a timeless wardrobe statement. For fall and winter, we’re loving deeper shades like “Black Cherry” in Fall & Winter friendly leather.

Norma Kamali Faux Leather Oversize Moto Jacket
The Colette Faux Leather Maxi Skirt by Maeve
Elie Tahari Amber Vegan Leather Blazer
Vince Camuto Evangee Wide-Calf Boot
Elicia Vegan Leather Trench Coat
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