While I'm a serious nature lover, that doesn't preclude me from loving fashion and style, too. That's probably a tired trope by now, anyway; the idea that you can't love the outdoors and love high style simultaneously. So I'm thrilled when fashion puts out things I could imagine wearing all the time. It may not be the intent of the industry, but I'm increasingly seeing form and function merging into beautiful ensembles for time outside.
Behold the quarterly street style marathon that broadcasts out from online fashion magazines. These last few months of photos show hooded jackets, long wool coats, hats, outdoor gear and footwear suitable to a winter hike (albeit in the frost, maybe not the snow).
Here are some images of my favorite get-ups, for the imagination and sensibility of the wearer--any of them are ones I could conceive wearing myself (if budget and blizzards were off the table)!
You might like more suggestions for gear and clothing for a day of birding: Please visit my Birding Plumage page for more inspiration!