MY WIN­TER STYLE

– four women talk us through their cold-weather wardrobes

Simply You Living - - Contents - LYNNE HOWARD Hawke’s Bay-based mar­ket­ing and brand man­ager for Cavit & Co

How would you de­scribe your per­sonal style?

My style is un­struc­tured. I en­deav­our to look pro­fes­sional but re­laxed at the same time. I have a cou­ple of tai­lored jack­ets, but in the main I pre­fer over­sized ev­ery­thing, ex­cept for trousers.

How does your style change in win­ter?

If any­thing my wardrobe is even more un­struc­tured dur­ing win­ter. Over­sized t-shirt dresses, lots of lay­er­ing and over­coats. I love con­trasts in tex­ture.

What about ac­ces­sories?

I like to wear scarves in win­ter, they break up the black­ness of my wardrobe, and I al­ways wear gloves – not only do they pro­tect my hands but they’re also just a lit­tle bit Au­drey Hep­burn.

What is your dream win­ter des­ti­na­tion?

Scot­land. It’s one of the most beau­ti­ful coun­tries I’ve had the plea­sure of vis­it­ing – scenery that can’t be cap­tured, great food, and Scot­tish peo­ple who have a quick sense of hu­mour they read­ily share.

What would you pack?

I never travel with­out a large pair of sun­glasses – cur­rently Prada – and I’d take a Trelise Cooper Cot­ton Eye Joe Dress to the Nines Dress, Taylor In­te­gral jeans, and a cou­ple of sim­ple crew neck merino jumpers. Go-any­where boots are vi­tal and I’d take a pair of Is­abel Marant an­kle boots.

What is your win­ter fra­grance?

I wear Chanel N°5 all year.

Four women re­veal the se­cret to look­ing

good when the tem­per­a­ture drops.

Is­abel Marant boots, $898, from Work­shop.

Scot­land

Sun­glasses, $390,

by Prada. Chanel N°5 EDP 100ml,

$281.

Jeans, $340, by Taylor.

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