While getting dressed, looking as stylish as possible is at the top of our list of priorities, but sometimes functionality is high up there too. That is if you don’t want to freeze your you-know-what off at the peak of a New York winter. I’m currently in the midst of enduring the chilliest season on the East Coast, so you can trust this is coming from personal experience. For example, while a little rip in your favorite distressed jeans might not look menacing, I can tell you it literally has the ability to ruin your morning commute if the temperatures are cold enough.
So what else should you avoid? I’ve broken it down into seven simple things, and, of course, included what to wear to ensure a stylish NYC outfit. Keep reading to see what made the list of seven things you can’t wear in winter in New York City, and then shop our picks of what to replace them with.