L’OFFICIEL: Typically worn by skiiers, snowboarders, race car drivers, and some safety officials, such as police, in the winter, the balaclava is making its way to the forefront of fashion. With big desginers, such as Rick Owens and Gucci, creating their own versions of the headwear, more and more people are being drawn towards its unique style. It’s almost full face coverage provides a sleek barrier of warmth against the cold winter weather. This trending winter head piece may look daunting to style with your everyday wear, but it’s easier than you think.
The balaclava comes in a variety of different fabrics, which plays a good hand in styling it with different outfits. For chunky wool knit balclavas, try making it with a wool knit sweater and jeans for a cozy winter look. Need something more sleek and sophisticated? Try a cashmere balaclava with a blazer and mini skirt combo to give you a business-casual winter look.
Balaclavas are a simple way to spruce up any plain winter outfit, or a good way to add a bit of warmth to your look. See some of our favorite ways to style this headpiece below.