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13 Products That Will Help You Look Cute on Your Winter Commute

Photographs by Laura Metzler

1. Snow shoeing Trudge through slush in a kicky rain boot; $195 at loefflerrandall.com.

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2. This coated-canvas tote features a padded laptop sleeve, thermos holder, and built-in key chain; $265 at dagnedover.com.

3. These gloves have touchscreen-friendly fabric on every fingertip; $29 at echodesign.com.

4. Miniature makeup that’s the perfect size for your purse; $10 to $100 at stowawaycosmetics.com.

5. Pologeorgis’s fox-fur stole is a luxe way to keep warm; $395 at Saks Fifth Avenue (Tysons Galleria).

6. A rectangular water bottle keeps you hydrated—and stacks neatly next to work documents in your bag; $26 at memobottle.com.

7.  Invisibobbles hold hair back during harsh winds without denting your style; $8 for three at Sephora.

8. Take on hat head with a portable volumizing and texturizing spray. Triple Sec 3-in-1, $13 at Drybar.

9. Combat hunger pains with a made-in-DC, gluten-free energy bar (in flavors such as French toast and chocolate coffee); $39 for 12 at katebakesbars.com.

10. Breathe in calming essential oils with an aromatherapy diffuser; $20 each at monq.com.

11. Commuter essentials no matter the season: a phone case with an easy-access farecard slot ($30 at J. Crew) and a handy headphone holder ($8 for two at crgibson.com).

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12. This triple-insulated tumbler comes in eight shades bright enough to fend off winter blues; $25 at corkcicle.com.

13. Trouser-length socks block the dreaded air gap between boot and skin; $12.50 for similar styles at J. Crew.

This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Washingtonian.


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Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief of Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and writes about weddings, fashion, and shopping. Her work has also appeared in Refinery29, Bethesda Magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others. She is a Georgetown University graduate, lives in Columbia Heights, and you can find her on Instagram at @washbridegroom and @sarahzlot.