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The best alternatives to jeans for the cold weather months

Make a statement with cargo, skirts, and minis!
November 4, 2022 1:51 p.m. EST
November 4, 2022 1:51 p.m. EST

When we think of fashion staples, jeans automatically come to mind for their stylish versatility. But if you’re looking for some alternatives to add to your closet, style expert, Natalie Sexton shares her go-to favourites, from skirts to cords. Shop the looks below and get a leg up in your wardrobe.

Body Skimming Midi Skirts

The midi-skirt is a must-have to add to your wardrobe. From A-line to bodycon, it’s the perfect trend for everyone to try, no matter your shape. Plus, you can find skirts in all types of materials like knit and leather. Pair midi skirts with sneakers, tall boots, and more.

SHOP: Cable Knit Turtleneck Sweater; $64.95 at Dynamite | Angoria Bootie; $244.95 at Ketch | Avedax Top Handle Bag; $70 at Aldo | Motif Coin Trio Earrings; $65 at Banana Republic | Skirt; $29.99 available in-store at Winners

Cords and Brushed Velvet

Who doesn’t love a good pair of comfortable cords? We’re seeing them in rich, stylish colours like rust, navy, and burgundy this year, which match perfectly with fall and winter prints like chambray and plaid. Dress your cords down with a graphic t-shirt, denim jacket, and sneakers.

SHOP: Petite Rivoli Corduroy Pant; $140 at Banana Republic | Enchant Silk Shirt; $200 at Banana Republic | Modern Wool Blazer; $360 at Banana Republic | Zoey Heeled Loafer; $189.95 at Ketch | Bo Choker; $298 at Jenny Bird

Cargos and Khakis


The 90s-inspired fashion is making a major comeback in fashion this year, which includes the classic cargo pant. We love neutral colours like beige and army green, plus the pleating and large pockets add texture to your look. Pair these versatile, oversized pants with a slim-fit sweater and loafers for work or keep it casual with a boxy sweater and cool sneakers.

SHOP: Tapered Cargo Pant; $160 at Banana Republic | Chiara Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater; $310 at Banana Republic | Alba Mid Length Blazer; $224 at Noize | Jovie Bootie; $219.95 at Ketch | Kite Post Earrings; $75 at Banana Republic

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