sandro paris wool sweater with embroidered collar

Preppy, Retro, Peter pan Collars, Argyle and More Micro-Trends to Add to Your Winter Wardrobe

Written by Jackie Condura & Curated by Channele Sawyer

The winter season is in full swing. As we hunker down to get through the longer days, there are some bright spots to keep us going. The richness of fabrics, colors and textures are some of the best parts we enjoy when getting dressed this time of year. In between the crispness of fall and the spring refresh we look forward to, here are a handful of the most popular micro trends in fashion right now.

Preppy dressing has seen a resurgence and exploded with an academic aesthetic in collared shirts, cardigans, and argyle sweaters. Checkered patterns are also big ranging in size and a variety of geometric plaids, and classic houndstooth. Retro 70’s style continues to be prevalent featuring longtime favorites with a modern update. Plenty of corduroys, color blocking, and patchwork are staples we continue to see in retail. The richness of velvet isn’t just for the holidays. This fabric is at the forefront for everyday wear and we love all the saturated shades we are seeing it in. Speaking of color, let’s not forget that browns have been a huge color story so this is a great neutral to keep in your wardrobe palette for winter.  


Sandro SFPOU00270 G135 V 4
Sandro Paris Plaid jacket


sandro paris hounds tooth jacket
Sandro Paris hounds tooth jacket
plaid knit vests
Zara plaid knit vest

Pair With

sandro paris blouse with removable bow
Sandro Paris blouse with removable bow
zara high rise flare jeans
Zara high rise flare jeans
pleated exterior cross body bag
Zara pleated exterior cross body bag
white boots charles and keith
lace-up calf boots charles and keith

Embellished Collars

sandro paris wool sweater with embroidered collar
Sandro Paris wool sweater with embroidered collar


sandro paris polo style dress
Sandro Paris polo style dress
sandro paris v neck wool sweater
Sandro Paris v neck wool sweater
sandro paris knit cardigan
Sandro Paris knit cardigan


Zara Colorful Argyle Knit Cardigan
Zara Colorful Argyle Knit Cardigan
Argyle Knit Dress Sandro Paris
Argyle Knit Dress Sandro Paris


large sea brown quilted belted vegan leather coat
Large sea brown quilted belted vegan leather coat


contrasting panel cardigan
Contrasting panel cardigan
wool mix tabard sweater vest beinge
COS wool mix tabard sweater vest beige
cos cordory parts
COS cordory parts
COS velvet dress 1
COS velvet dress

Pair With

charles keith boots
Charles Keith thigh high blade heel boots


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Jackie Condura

Jackie Condura is a Personal Stylist and Fashion Blogger based in New York. Her diverse fashion background and experience includes styling services and private clients. She is also a Consultant within the industry. Jackie is delighted to be sharing her knowledge as a contributor writing fashion content for the Trendy-Traveller.

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