Everyone always looks so stylish in the cold, winter snow. Audrey Hepburn as the ultimate snow style bunny wearing the chicest of fur head wraps and black sunglasses on a French ski resort in Charade. Olivia Palmero looking like she stepped out of a magazine while walking her dog during a blizzard during NYFW last year this time. But in real life, there are high winds. Snow is slippery, and wearing heels on it will catch you the next ticket to the NYU Emergency, not Lincoln Center. Not everyone has a car waiting to pick up their freezing feet and hands. No, in real life, we have to figure out how to brave winter, no matter how harsh, and do it as chicly as we would anything else. I must admit, though a slave to style, I’m apparently also a slave to Mother Nature. I can’t rock a blanket coat, because I have to wear a NorthFace instead, and when I wear my Sorel snow boots, there is no heel. But that doesn’t mean I can’t have a little fun. Like resurrecting one of my favorite sweaters that I bought in College from the Playboy catalog.
2 things. Yes, there was a Playboy catalog. And yes, I was in college, and ordering from it. Looking back, I’m not sure what led me to Playboy’s much less famous fashion collection, but I’m glad it did. I get to rock things like my Playboy bunny ski sweater, and small bunny necklace circa 1998. This sweater has sat for a while, relegated to yearly ski trips, but I decided to bring in back this season. One, because it’s unique, which is what I love about it the most, and two, because it helps do the impossibl; keep me warm, and stylish. And 2 Bees, one of whom is a Queen, can’t be wrong about one brand!
Sweater, vintage, Playboy. Check out the Playboy Store for similar styles, like their collection with Joyrich. Leather pants, $50 at J.crew. Boots, Anna Sui for FitFlop. Rings, $32, Bauble Bar. Cartier. Street Vendor.