It dawned on me today that I have not checked my weather app since I've been working from home. I usually check my weather app before bed so that I can iron and lay out a work outfit for the next day. 

However, I haven't done that in weeks, not because I laze around in loungewear all day (I actually still put WFH ensembles together every day), but what I wear is no longer informed by the weather - only my mood - because we're barely stepping outside anyway.

READ MORE: Why not continue primping and dressing up when you're working from home and social distancing? 

Why am I talking about the weather like I'm making awkward small talk by the office kitchen sink? 

Because winter fashion is here, and we're officially permitted to shop it under level 4 lockdown regulations. You might be thinking; what's the point if we can't wear these new threads anywhere?

Well, a few creatives, designers, industry authorities, and fashion editors have made a case for dressing up (or down) for your furniture, balcony or driveway on Instagram. And personally, I might just dabble too, regardless of the weather. 


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You get the point, right? 

Well, let's take a look at what's out there for you to treat yourself to, whether you're shopping (cautiously) in-store or online as retail outlets resume business as unusual: 

MRP 

See their new in-store and online shopping guidelines here.  

Stripe Knit Pullover, R189.99  

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Check Jumpsuit, R199.99  

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Woolworths

Key hero pieces from the AW20 collection are: 

The Classic Melton Coat, perfect for dressing from the waist up for Zoom meetings, from R769.30  

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The Print Viscose Blend Turtleneck for lazy yet stylish days, binging on your favourite series, from R209.30  

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Country Road/Trenery/Witchery 

*Prices available on request 

Country Road soft cord pants 

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Country Road compact knit asymmetrical jacket 

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Trenery scarf 

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Witchery jumpsuit

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Trenery black leather ankle boots for essential runs

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Superbalist  

Adidas Originals tailored trackpants, R1299 

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Brushed cut & sew midi dress with front tie, R499 

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Poetry 

Online product availability disclaimer: Online deliveries for winter essentials are now OPEN! Please note that only products marked ‘Essential’ can shipped during Level 4. Please be patient as we are experiencing delays of up to 4 weeks while we work through the backlog from lock-down Level 5. 

However, in store, you can shop luxe sleepwear, such as the set pictured below (R599). 

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Annie doesn’t live here anymore ??

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READ MORE: You probably thought you had enough lounge and sleepwear until lockdown, here’s where to shop extras 

Alternatively, shop these essential statement items online: 

Celene Colourblock Pull-Over, R599  

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Azalea Down Coat, R1299. And one day you'll eventually wear it outside.

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Zando   

Brave Soul Slimfit Napqueen Onesie perfect for weekends indoors, R549


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Mango

See Mango's online and store safety measures here.  

 

Cowl neck sweater, R949

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Jacquard sweater, R849

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Croc-effect strap sandals, R1199. Great when paired with socks. 

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Falke   

The Falke Elegant Stripe anklet sock is available in 5 colourways, in size 3-5 and 6-8 with a retail price of R140.

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Zara 

For the birthday girl who'll be celebrating indoors the same way I did a little over a month ago. 

Midi dress with voluminous sleeves, R1699 

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Double-breasted check blazer, R1299 

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