#AskBarbie: What to wear this sweater weather


Posted at Jul 14 2014 07:35 PM | Updated as of Jul 20 2014 07:19 PM

Glenda is here to visit Filipinos, and her typhoon friends are expected to follow within the next couple of weeks. Here are some jacket options below P1,000 that will keep all of us fashionably warmer this wet season.

1. The Classic Cardigans

Cardigans are fashion must-haves. It can provide enough warmth for chilly evenings. And when the weather decides to be hot, it is easy to keep in your bag.

Pick a long-sleeved, round or V-necked, quality cardigan in classic versatile colors of black, navy and cream to go with your plain or printed tops.

A. P549 – Black Cardigan from Collective.com
B. P995 – Navy cardigan from Bayo
C. P995 – Cream cardigan from Mango

2. Casual Denim Jacket

Denims have been around for more than a century now and this classic style is here to stay. College teens and yuppies ought to get themselves a proper denim jacket to change their persona from serious to fun and adventurous.

P949 Denim Jackets in medium and dark wash from Collective.com

3. Preppy Cardigans

If you would like to shake things a bit, go for cardigans with details to achieve a preppy, polished look for work or school.

P450 – Striped Cardigan from Collective
P995 –Detailed Cardigan from Bayo

4. Flight Jacket/Bomber Jacket

Movie nights and beer nights call for something cooler and laid back. Go for flight jackets, also known as bomber jackets, that feature a ribbed collar, cuffs and hem.

P899 – Something Borrowed

5. Long jackets

For curvy women needing more coverage, long jackets are key for a relaxed layering. They can also instantly dress up any outfit, perfect for a casual or corporate setting.

A. P699 - Long Grey Cardigan from Collective.com
B. P599 – Long red Cardigan

Photos and prices are from Zalora.com.ph.

About the author: Filipina beauty queen, writer and media personality Barbie Salvador believes that fashion, fitness and lifestyle are vital life aspects that are not only fun and enjoyable, but are tools every Filipino needs to reach one’s peak potential.

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