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For most of the northern hemisphere, the recent bout of frigid weather makes it hard to deny that winter has arrived, even though the season doesn’t officially
awake until December 22nd. That leaves you about a dozen days to continue a fruitless attempt to ward off the inclement weather with an anti-snow dance, which, as many of us recently found out, doesn't have a high success rate.
Better to be prepared than be that girl falling about in her non-rubber soled loafers. And although cold weather doesn't get street style star nods, it’s necessary and practical. The price tag might make your eyes water, but these items are made to stand the test of time––a brutal exam, and, they never
go out of style. The items you really need to warm up to: From Head to Toe:
Sunglasses are just as important in the winter months to protect the eyes from icy flakes and gleamingly bright snow.
Ray Ban Wafayer, $130 at Club Monaco. (Source Club Monaco)
The down-filling in this puffer provides warmth and the toggles give the coat a classic look. Not to mention, Penfield donates a portion of the proceeds to Earthwatch, a non-profit charity that advocates positive social and environmental impact.
Penfield Landis Duffle Jacekt, $250 at ShopBop.(Source ShopBop)
Water-proof and shearling lined, these boots are a must-have for anyone braving the elements. The color-blocked sole modernizes a style that has been around for generations. (Now, 30 percent off.)Sperry Top-Sider for J.Crew Leather Shearwater Boots, $150 at J.Crew.(Source J.Crew)Actress Kate Bosworth snuggled up to her boyfriend Michael Polish during a walk in Park City, Utah during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival events on January 21, 2012. (FameFlynet Pictures)more pics