Western's Winter Fashion

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Man and Woman dressed for winter

Coats
• Wool or tweed trench-style coats
Women: Pair with bright patent belts or satin ties
• Down-lined parkas with a fur-lined hood
• Wool or tweed peacoats
Women: ’60s swing jackets, cropped and floating away from the torso, with 3/4-length sleeves, large buttons and fur trim
Men: toggle coats à la Paddington Bear

Bottoms
• Dark denim skinny or slim-fit jeans
• Plaid or wool trousers
Women: opaque or patterned tights or leggings paired with flirty skirts and dresses
Men: corduroy pants

Tops
Women: belt sweater dresses at the waist
• Layer sweaters over T-shirts, thermals or collared shirts
Women: layer camisoles and tanks over T-shirts or thermals
Men: old-school cardigans paired with a T-shirt or a collared shirt and tie

Hats
Women: cute beanies or knit caps and berets
Men: toque, Ché-style caps, fur Russian or Fargo hats, page boy or grandpa-style hat

Scarves
Women: luxe or silk scarves and pashminas
Men: chunky knit or plaid scarves

Accessories
Women's Boots: knee-length suede or leather riding boots with a round toe and a small heel or flat
Women's Bags big bags with tassels and metal details

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Alcohol keeps you warm, drunk

Friday, January 26th, 2007

A couple cozying up with the drink of their choice

When Jack Frost finally bites, there’s often a shift in the types of alcohol you want to put into your body; the hierarchy of desirable hooches changes with a dip in the mercury. With this in mind, here are some drinks that go over well in the winter, whether you’re crunching over the frozen tundra or curled up next to a crackling fireplace. (read more)

Stay hot when it’s cold and beat bad bar lineups

Friday, January 26th, 2007

It’s tough to survive winter without raging alcoholism, so there’s a good chance you’ll hit the bar a few times in the next couple of months. Lineups, however, can be problematic when you’re wearing a polo shirt or miniskirt during a snowstorm. (read more)

Wicked winter movies

Curl up with Ducks and Die Hard

Friday, January 26th, 2007

Bruce Willis in Die Hard

If going to the bar isn’t your forte and you want avoid the cold, nothing passes the time like plopping yourself in front of your television and watching a movie.

While there are tons to choose from, The Gazette recommends these winter classics to watch when the opportunity arises. (read more)

What to cook when it’s cold

Friday, January 26th, 2007

A great way to beat the winter blues is spending time in the kitchen. Here are some student-friendly recipes Campus Life editor Sarvenaz Kermanshahi has relied on the past four years.

Grilled cheese à la classy
A deliciously pretentious remake of a student favourite. (read more)

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