Winter fashion picks

By Carolyn Flanagan and Kelly Loeper
Journal Staff

With the recent snowfall, there’s no denying that winter has arrived. Fortunately, this season’s fashion trends are in favour of staying warm.

We visited some of Kingston’s most popular boutiques to select our favourite winter essentials.


Only Yo Yo Parka

This jacket is practical and on trend with its large pockets, hood and military green colour.

Three, $105.00

Diana-E Mackage Diana Coat

This elegant and dramatic coat has amazing lines and gorgeous details (see buttons). Though expensive, this coat is timeless and unique due to its collar and shape.

Blueprint, $590.00

Soia and Kyo Classic Wool Coat

Made in Montreal, this coat stands out thanks to its zippers and neckline. Plus, this colour is flattering on almost everyone.

Agent 99, $390.00

BB Dakota Griffin Coat (in red)

A fun and trendy alternative to the ubiquitous pea coat, the toggle buttons and colourful print make this coat stand out. The fur-trimmed hood is on trend and warm.

Blueprint, $151.00

Vero Moda Pod Blazer

Quilted pattern, elbow patches and black trim are unique, trendy features of this blazer but give it a classic feel at the same time.

Blueprint, $59.99


Roxy Eskimo Kisses Sweater

Like many this season, this knit sweater is cozy and oversized--perfect for throwing on before heading to class on a snowy day.

Three, $95.00

Only Britta Fur Vest (in dark grey)

Fur is everywhere this winter. This vest is a perfect way to experiment with this trend without going overboard. It’s great for layering too.

Three, $89.00

Lola’s Beach Room Elbow Patch (in beach, also in dark grey)

Elbow patches are another popular feature seen in stores this winter. It’s a great way to deviate from the standard cardigan.

Three, $49.99

Lola’s Room Crop Poncho (in white, also in tan)

Ponchos, fringe and native prints are gaining momentum as temperatures start to drop. It’s easy to throw on and stand out.

Three, $79.99

Dakota Mardi Wrap

You don’t get much cosier than this. The earthy tones go well with most colours.

Blueprint, $139.00, 40 per cent off

Free People Repeat Top

This top is stylish and classic, but the longer back gives it a bit of edge.

Blueprint, $118.00, 40 per cent off

Mink Pink Excessive Shirt

Its title says it all; this bold-printed button is sure to mix up your wardrobe.

Agent 99, $85.00

Only Chunky Knit Cardigan

This classic grey knit can be worn with anything. Wear over long sleeves to mix things up.

Agent 99, $25.00 (on sale from $49.00)

Luuca Couture Short Sleeve

Another fun take on knits.

Agent 99, $85.00


Only Lola Knit Scarf (circle)

Circle scarves can double as a shawl while sitting class. We liked this one because of its print.

Agent 99, $45.00

Only Lola Knit Hat

Match the scarf with the hat!

Agent 99, $29.00

Knit Bow Headbands

Warm, stylish and fun colours. Headbands seem to be making a big comeback.

Three, $12.00

Knit Mittens

Because everybody needs a pair.

Three, $12.00

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