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Fashion takes on a slightly different attitude in the mountains. Instead of mod and tailored urban wear, mountain outfits tend to be a little more relaxed and easy going. This is great news if you're planning a mountain getaway, since the mountain style is all about cuteness and comfort.
Cold Weather Clothes
Trekking to the mountains during the cold season doesn't mean you have to look slouchy and drab. Even when you have to bundle up, you can still look cute and fashion forward. For an adorable mountain girl ensemble that will keep the cold away, try a warm belted sweater dress or a wool skirt or fitted jeans with a plaid button-up shirt. For extra warmth, wear fleece-insulated tights and a thermal tee underneath. A lush cashmere sweater will also keep you nice and toasty while remaining fashionable. For outerwear, slip on a quilted jacket or a cute wool pea coat. And if you want to rock a snow bunny vibe, try a knit toboggan with tassels, a faux-fur hat or a coat with a fur-lined hood.
Warmer Weather Wear
If your mountain adventure happens in the spring or summer, wear floral prairie-style dresses to stay in harmony with all that natural mountain beauty. Flowing hippie-chic dresses, blouses with ruffles or lace trim, cuffed shorts or capri pants will also keep you looking cute at higher altitudes. Also, remember that mountain weather can be unpredictable, so layer up for temperature changes. A lightweight denim jacket or buttoned cardigan over your mountain frock will protect you from the chill, and you can always tie it around your waist if the sun heats up. Light scarves will also add a dose of fashion to your getup while providing a little extra cover when you need it.
Rubber boots may look pretty utilitarian, but just watch how cute you look when you pair them with a pretty dress or swingy skirt and tights. In the cold or the snow, these babies will also keep your feet warm and dry. For a more sophisticated option, opt for tall suede or leather boots, cowboy boots or some quirky but cute granny boots. Traditional hiking boots will also come in handy for climbing, and they look cuter than you may think with a dress. In warmer weather, try sneakers, loafers or sandals.
Color and Patterns
Just because the landscape is earth-toned doesn't mean you have to be. In the mountains, especially when the trees are bare and the cold is creeping in, it's up to you to inject some color and excitement into the landscape. Make your outfits pop with bright accessories, such as colorful scarves, hats and belts. Wear colored tights, or stand out in fun prints including psychedelic swirls, vivid florals or checks and plaid.