How to transition from fall to winter: simple hacks with J.Crew

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The first snow fall has officially arrived to some of us in NY Tri-state area. Winter can be so magical but very miserable for people like me who never can seem to stay warm. Thankfully, I found a new great pieces from J.Crew last week during an online shopping spree that are great for layering and will be keep you toasty warm.

To start my look, I went with this darling turtleneck sweater. I am wearing it in a size XS with the intention of not leaving it in the dryer long. I am not sure if it is going to shrink or not but I am not taking any chances! If you have struck sweaters in the past, I would recommend sizing up.

The next step is to layer up with a jacket! This J.Crew wool lady jacket is one that I have admired for years. It is lined with Thinsulate which give the coat extra warmth. Think of it like wearing a parka with a lot less of the bulk. In these images I am wearing in in a petite 0. I will be honest, the 0 was a bit too small around my shoulders. So I did even up exchanging it for a petite 2.

Finally, finish up this look up with a neutral bag, a pair of your favorite booties and your favorite pair of jeans then you are ready to go! As temperatures get lower, you can easily slip on some gloves and a cute wool knit hat. What are some ways you transition from fall to winter? Chat with me by leaving a comment below!


Jacket: J.Crew // Sweater: J.Crew // Jeans: BLANK NYC; similar here // Boots: Nordstrom // Bag: OLD; similar here; vegan leather option here



  1. November 21, 2017 / 2:50 pm

    J Crew is such a perfect classic! LOVE this timeless look!

    • Cristina
      November 21, 2017 / 5:53 pm

      Thank you Kylie! I agree, J.Crew is the best.

    • Cristina
      November 21, 2017 / 5:52 pm

      Thank you Sarah! I’m so glad you like it. The sweater is a piece that I think will look amazing on everyone.

  2. November 21, 2017 / 6:41 pm

    Making the transition from Fall to Winter attire can be so difficult, but I love what you’ve come up with!

  3. November 22, 2017 / 1:19 am

    That jacket is such a classic and timeless piece. You will get so much wear out of it!


  4. November 22, 2017 / 1:53 am

    You can never go wrong with j crew! I love this sweater!

  5. November 22, 2017 / 3:50 am

    I loved reading this post so much! You look adorable and this sweater is gorgeous.

  6. Mckenna
    November 23, 2017 / 12:02 am

    I live in Ithaca and can’t believe we have had already had snow lol!! Being from the south it’s crazy to me!!

  7. Danielle
    November 23, 2017 / 12:36 am

    Such a great fall look! That jacket is such a classic and is just gorgeous!

    xx, Danielle | Pineapple & Prosecco

  8. ashleyharg
    November 24, 2017 / 4:12 pm

    I literally want everything you are wearing! That coat is so chic and such a great color!

  9. November 24, 2017 / 9:06 pm

    This sweater is so pretty on you! The colors are just gorgeous with your hair and skin tone!

  10. November 26, 2017 / 6:52 pm

    Love the layers! Super cute

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