Being an East Coast girl myself, there’s no denying the power of convenient outfit trends that circulate through this little island of New York I call home. When one New Yorker finds an outfit formula that is equal parts stylish and practical, everyone and their mother jumps on it, and the one I’m about to share with you is no different. East Coast girls have been wearing their typical winter necessities—coats, puffers, beanies, etc.—but have been adding on everything and anything animal print.
The best part of this winter outfit formula is that it’s not constricted to one formula at all, meaning whatever your personal style is, you can make this NY-approved look work for you. All you have to do is find your favorite winter essential and pair it with the animal prints—snakeskin, leopard print, tiger print, and beyond—of your choosing. Below, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite iterations of the winter outfit formula for you to study (and shop). One look at this easy-to-wear getup will almost certainly have you rethinking the contents of your own closet.