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While we’re looking forward to warmer weather, winter’s still in full swing, and TFG readers have been shopping accordingly! Check out the warm and cozy picks that readers loved in January!
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Last month, readers were stocking up on some seriously cute and cozy items, from cashmere sweaters to puffer jackets to chunky ankle boots and more! With these awesome picks, TFGs will be getting through the rest of winter in comfort and style. Take a look at our readers’ January faves!
Shop Sizes XXS-3X: J.Crew
J.Crew Cecile Sweater Blazer
This J.Crew Cecile blazer is similar to the beloved Eloise blazer and is made of a cotton and merino wool blend. While it’s super cozy and great for layering during the fall and winter months, it’s lightweight and versatile for year-round wearing, yet the sophisticated look is balanced out by an easy, relaxed fit. It’s such a classic go-to that will polish up your winter travel looks in an instant!
It comes in a range of neutrals and in standard and plus sizes.
Our readers share their favorite picks for the best travel blazers!
Shop Sizes XS-XL: Quince
Quince Cashmere Crewneck Sweater
Cozy and simple yet so chic, a cashmere sweater is a winter must! And readers are obsessed with Quince’s Mongolian cashmere crewneck, which is high quality and soft, as well as sustainably and ethically sourced. Readers also agree that it’s awesome for travel and perfect for layering with thermals in the freezing winter or wearing as a top in chilly spring weather.
AND it’s really affordable! Comes in sizes XS-XL.
Calpak Kaya Faux Leather Laptop Backpack
Structured and slim, Calpak’s Kaya backpack is perfect for business travel or just keeping your laptop and other essentials organized. This beauty features a back compartment with a padded laptop sleeve and a front compartment with a large sleeve pocket. The quality faux leather exterior has cute, whipstitched trim, adjustable straps, and a handy trolley sleeve to slide over your rolling luggage with ease!
Here are the most functional and cute laptop bags that women use again and again!
Shop: Amazon | Nordstrom | Camper
Camper Wanda Bootie
Readers couldn’t get enough of these pretty leather ankle boots from Camper. They have a clean silhouette paired with a chunky lug sole and will add the perfect amount of edge to your look! Wearers say they’re comfy for long bouts of walking, have great traction, and are sturdy while being lightweight.
Check them out in brown, too!
Shop Sizes XS-XL: Quince
Quince Lightweight Down Puffer Jacket
Readers will be staying toasty warm in Quince’s down puffer jacket! It’s lightweight yet super insulating and has a relaxed and slightly cropped fit. If the cute look and functionality weren’t enough, it’s long-lasting, ethically made, and super affordable, too.
This Quince jacket will no doubt be a cold-weather staple! Comes in sizes XS-XL.
See our readers’ picks for the best packable down jacket for travel so you can stay warm on your next trip!
While these other items didn’t quite make the top five, these reader faves totally deserve a shoutout, too!
Shop Sizes XS-XXL: Nordstrom
Zella Luxe Pocket Sweatshirt
Go sporty-casual with Zella’s Luxe Pocket Sweatshirt, made of a mega soft, breathable Tencel blend that’s warm and cozy for layering in the winter! The fabric is sleek and elevated, with a hint of sheen, so while it’s great for active excursions or workouts, you could totally wear it day to day, too. As a plus, it has a roomy kangaroo pocket and will pair well with everything in your travel wardrobe!
Perfect for home or travel, take a look at this round up of the top women joggers that are stylish, soft, and versatile!
Shop Sizes 0-20: Lululemon
Lululemon Scuba High-Rise Jogger
For staying cute and cozy on a long-haul flight or going with the athleisure look on a chilly sightseeing day, try these Lululemon Scuba joggers! They’re made of a naturally breathable, cotton-blend fleece that feels so dreamy, with a slouchy fit that’s tapered and slightly cropped. Wearers say they’re easy to style up, and their two roomy front pockets and interior card sleeve make them extra useful—it’s no wonder readers love this pair!
Shop Sizes XS-3X: Amazon | Eddie Bauer | Moosejaw
Eddie Bauer Charly Waterproof Jacket (Petite, Tall, and Plus Sizes)
As we’re still in the midst of winter, many readers were preparing for inevitable rain with the cute Eddie Bauer Charly jacket! This jacket has always been a reader’s fave, as it offers hardcore waterproofing technology, an adjustable hood, waist, and cuffs, and a snug fit that still allows you to move freely—and does it all in style, too! Readers love that it’s warm yet breathable and that it comes in a wide size range.
Choose from regular, petite, tall, or plus sizes and from six cute colors!
If you prefer a trench coat, Eddie Bauer’s Girl on the Go trench is another major reader fave that offers a bit more coverage and has a removable hood and a super flattering fit!
The Eddie Bauer Charly jacket is particularly popular among TFG readers. Read more in our review!
Product Comparison Chart
|BRAND | MODEL||FEATURES | REVIEWS||RATING | PRICE|
|J.Crew Cecile Sweater Blazer||This J.Crew Cecile blazer is similar to the beloved Eloise blazer and is made of a cotton and merino wool blend.||Check Price|
|Quince Cashmere Crewneck Sweater||Readers are obsessed with Quince’s Mongolian cashmere crewneck, which is high quality and soft, as well as sustainably and ethically sourced.||Check Price|
|Calpak Kaya Faux Leather Laptop Backpack||Structured and slim, Calpak’s Kaya backpack is perfect for business travel or just keeping your laptop and other essentials organized.||Check Price|
|Camper Wanda Bootie||Readers couldn’t get enough of these pretty leather ankle boots from Camper. They have a clean silhouette paired with a chunky lug sole and will add the perfect amount of edge to your look!||Check Price|
|Quince Lightweight Down Puffer Jacket||Readers will be staying toasty warm in Quince’s down puffer jacket! It’s lightweight yet super insulating and has a relaxed and slightly cropped fit.||Check Price|
|Zella Luxe Pocket Sweatshirt||Go sporty-casual with Zella’s Luxe Pocket Sweatshirt, made of a mega soft, breathable Tencel blend that’s warm and cozy for layering in the winter!||Check Price|
|Lululemon Scuba High-Rise Jogger||For staying cute and cozy on a long-haul flight or going with the athleisure look on a chilly sightseeing day, try these Lululemon Scuba joggers!||Check Price|
|Eddie Bauer Charly Waterproof Jacket (Petite, Tall, and Plus Sizes)||This jacket has always been a reader's fave, as it offers hardcore waterproofing technology, an adjustable hood, waist, and cuffs, and a snug fit that still allows you to move freely—and does it all in style, too!||Check Price|
What new items did you discover in January? Feel free to share your finds with us! And If you enjoyed reading about the latest and greatest travel products from the TFG community, check out our Reader Must Haves posts published every month! You can view the items featured in previous months here.
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Still looking for a med sized nylon multi-pocket, crossbody bag. Any suggestions?
Hi Connie, here are the most recommended crossbody bags for travel. Hope this helps!
Sadly I am highly allergic to any kind of wool! Wish it weren’t so.. it’s been an issue my whole life. Fortunately I live in so cal where I don’t need it. And lots of other alternatives to stay warm when I triable to colder climates.