Sunday, January 16, 2011

Blizzard Approved Apparel

8 Blizzard Approved Must-Have Accessories, and the 8 parker+paige pieces they’ll compliment best for the next time you get snowed in…

For those of you who weathered through the conditions of “Blizzard 2010”, feeling a tad-bit under-prepared, here are 4 new ways to layer the warmth this winter – All from parker+paige!  And the 4 must-have accessory picks from Refinery29 for the snowy days ahead.  All to ensure you won’t get caught in the cold again.

1.  Barley Trench by Nire` with the Faux Fur Trap Hat

Ignite Faux Fur Trapper Hat — If it's good enough for the coldest climes in the world, it's good enough for us. Get topped off in a furry trapper hat that'll shelter your noggin and keep your ears toasty, too.

Ignite Faux Fur Trapper Hat, $56.89.  available at ASOS.

Try pairing it with the Barley Trench from Nire's Fall 2010 Collection, just $396. available at facebook.com/parkerandpaige.

This double breasted short trench coat features 10 vintage buttons & ties at each sleeve. Comes with belt that self-ties at the waist.


2.  Olga by Red Doll with Rag & Bone Mittens

Rag & Bone Grayling Fair Isle Mittens — Because nothing brings us back to childhood like a snow day, we love these classic mittens from Rag & Bone.

Rag & Bone Grayling Fairisle Mittens, $136.50.  available at Rag & Bone.

Try pairing younger looking mittens reminiscent of your youth with a more casual coat, like the Ingrid by Red Doll for just $125.  available at facebook.com/parkerandpaige.

This super soft, long sleeve jacket features a high collar to help block out the cold & peplum skirt giving it a very flattering, Victorian touch. Jacket & skirt are trimmed in black with a matching black waistband. Button closure. Professionally surged.

3.  The Petrova by Red Doll with a Down Ice Scraper Mitt

Eddie Bauer Down Ice Scraper Mitt — Funny and functional! This clever tool mixes a down glove with an ice scraper for clearing off your car from under that drift.

Eddie Bauer Down Ice Scraper Mitt, $9.99.  available at Eddie Bauer.

With this type of mitt, try a coat with a bit more.... flaire.  Take this merino wool coat from Red Doll, the Petrova ($245) -- wouldn't it's red lining compliment the red plaid of this mitt perfectly?  available at parkerandpaige.storenvy.com.  

This gorgeous wool coat features an extra long collar, giving you the flexibility to twist the neckline for a cowl neck whenever that's the look you want to sport, and a peplum skirt. Leather buckle front closure.


4.  Mischa by Red Doll with L.L. Bean Signature Boots

L.L. Bean Signature Boots—Classic Bean Boots get a modern upgrade. These gems are waterproof, shearling lined, have great traction, and are roomy enough for thick, cozy wool socks.

L.L. Bean Signature Boots, $299.  available at L.L. Bean.

The perfect pairing with knee-high throwbacks on the classic "duck boot" we all grew up with is definitely the Mischa by Red Doll ($325).  available at facebook.com/parkerandpaige.

This wool petticoat features a big, floppy hood outlined in ruffles, and small puffed sleeves on either shoulder. Fully lined. Leather buckle closure. Front side pockets.



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