Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Stylish in the City

Stylish in the City 

Last Saturday, Johnny and I headed with some friends to New York City for the day. I know how to look chic for a day spent walking in 70 degree weather, but in 10 degree weather the situation changes. It's about form over function.  

  Stylish in the City

I live the life of a suburban girl, which means that upon leaving the house each morning I bundle up to brave the elements before reaching my warmed up car, and then face them again before entering my warm office. I change out of winter boots and hang up my thick jacket and I have my stylish layers underneath, untainted by the weather. A trip we took to the city last December taught me the hard way, there is a time to be cute and a time to be practical, and the snowy season in NY is no time to be cute. 

Stylish in the City

Johnny's family in Long Island often mentions that the temperatures are colder in Albany. A true fact. What they lack in temperature they make up for in wind. I wore my fleece lined leggings ( have you discovered these things yet?!) under a pair of jeans, and layered a knit sweater under my ski jacket. I was feeling a bit puffy, but I stayed warm all day.  My first day back to the office I was greeted by a broken heating system. I froze all day and couldn't help wishing I had kept my 'city walking' outfit handy for my 'suburban job'. Maybe in 10 degree weather it is never about function over form. 

Stylish in the City

2 comments:

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