Dress Like You Live In Rome With These Italian Fashion Pieces This Winter

Dress Like You Live In Rome With These Italian Fashion Pieces This Winter
via women.com

Wannabe fashion icons only!

Ciao bella! As we transition from fall to winter, our leggings and comfy sweater days are arriving. But unlike the quietness of last year, it’s 2021! We have dinner plans, wedding events and baby showers to attend. Instead of returning to our comfort zones, the time has come to grab inspiration from the fashion forward icons of the world. Let’s spice up our wardrobes with some Italian staple pieces.


Italy is known for it’s sunlight, crystal blue waters and of course, fashion. They prioritize quality textiles over quantity. Bright colors, bold patterns and vibrant graphics are a must in their collections. Everything has a purpose and designed to express a personality. 


Since the famous saying goes, ”speak English, kiss French, drive German, and dress Italian”, we need to catch a plane and head to Rome for some new winter looks. But travel can be difficult and expensive so let’s start here. Below, you will find the must have pieces in any Italian’s closet. From accessories to leather, everything is bellissimo!

Before you continue, we'd like to let you know that this list may contain affiliate links, meaning we may collect a commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase.

1. Goodbye Skinny Jeans

Comfortable, distressed and stylish jeans are taking over the market. Plain old skinny jeans are so yesterday! Modernize your closet with unique pairs of jeans that have rips, ruffles, glitter, you name it! With a pop from a nice accessory piece, you'll be looking international in no time.

Keep scrolling to get the look!

lulus.com

Click here to purchase the 90s Mid Rise Light Wash Loose Fit Distressed Jeans!

2. Invest in Nice Booties

Have you ever heard the quote, "good shoes take you to good places"? With the right pair of shoes, you're on top of the world. Finding the right boot or booty this winter season can lead you to hitting the cobblestones in style. Everyone knows that shoes can make or break the outfit, especially Italians. If you are ready to update your shoe collection, anything that has a bold thick chunky heel is a great start!

Keep scrolling to get the look!

www.anthropologie.com

Click here to purchase the Jeffrey Campbell Heeled Western Boots!

3. Leather, Leather & More Leather

From leather jackets to leather pants, leather is not only hot but ohhhh so in! Leather is a staple piece in any Italian’s wardrobe. A nice leather jacket can dress any outfit up or throw it with some sweats, and it can be dressed down. Whether you are attending a causal brunch or about to have a night out on the town, you'll be on trend with fashion forward Italians wherever you go!

Keep scrolling to get the look!

shop.mango.com

Click here to purchase the biker jacket!

shop.mango.com

Click here to purchase the Leather-effect leggings with split hems!

4. Mix Prints & Patterns

Italians aren’t afraid to push their outfits to the limits with bold prints and bright colors. They like challenging the status quo. This winter be like Marie Kondo and find a piece that “brings you joy”. Prego!

Keep scrolling to get the look!

www.anthropologie.com

Click here to purchase the Driftwood Floral Embroidered Denim Jacket!

5. Dark Blacks & Bright Whites

Black and white. What a classic, elegant and may I add, slimming duo. Italians know how to combine these two colors to create a sharp outfit. It’s as easy as starting with a black turtleneck and then adding white accents. A white jacket or white leather boots will take any winter look to the next level. You’ll be sure to catch the eyes of many with this contrast that can cut through snow.

Keep scrolling to get the look!

lulus.com

Click here to purchase the Black Cowl Neck Sweater!

6. Oversized Jackets

Oversized jackets are the best. They are cozy and warm. Who doesn’t love to feel like they are being snuggled by their jacket? In Rome, you’ll see many oversized jackets walking the streets during the cold bitter days. Especially by the Vespa drivers on their commute to and from work. Say goodbye to feeling cold with these jackets. Go get the look!

Keep scrolling to get the look!

shop.mango.com

Click here to purchase the Black Cowl Neck Sweater!

7. Pops Of Color

Accessories are a must! Outfits need accessory pieces to come life. Nothing stands out like a nice pop of color to any outfit. Whether it’s a nice piece of jewelry or cute velvet scrunchies, you’ll be adding an Italian flare to your outfit in no time.

Keep scrolling to get the look!

www.urbanoutfitters.com

Click here to purchase the Velvet Scrunchie Set!

8. Work Hard Blazers & Play Hard Blazers

From Hailey Bieber to Rome, blazers are back in style! They are no longer the stiff, sweaty box you once wore to the office. They are now the pop of color to any ensemble. From neon colors to cream, blazers give any outfit an executive touch. How can you not look fancy wearing an oversized blazer?

Keep scrolling to get the look!

shop.mango.com

Click here to purchase the Oversized woolen blazer!

9. Vibant Shoes

Shoes, shoes and more shoes! Who doesn’t love shoes? Sometimes it feels like we can never have enough. This winter focus on buying heels that are bold colors or have stand out prints. A cute closed toe, wrap around heel can add flames to your winter wardrobe. Who doesn’t need a new shoe every month? Start here!

Keep scrolling to get the look!

lulus.com

Click here to purchase the Luna Wine Suede Lace-up Heels!

10. Two-Piece Tracksuit

Comfy sweats and leggings are in everyone’s comfort zones but this year spice up the trend. Two-piece tracksuits are cute and they can be dressed up and down. Italians like to pair their tracksuits with leather jackets and leather booties. It’s a hot, I woke up like this outfit. Minimal work yet highly pleasing to the eye.

Keep scrolling to get the look!

lulus.com

Click here to purchase the Snuggly Style Mauve Pink Ribbed Knit Cropped Sweater!

Stay warm and cozy this season with your new Italian pieces! Be sure to keep an eye out for "Made in Italy" tags. You never know where they may pop up!