Homecoming Coverups: How to Stay Warm without Giving Fashion the Cold Shoulder

Homecoming is just around the corner. You’ve found your perfect, modest homecoming dress, bought your shoes and accessories; but now the temperatures may dip on the big night. You want to stay warm, but the thought of covering up your beautiful dress with a bulky coat makes you cringe! What to do? Here are some fun, fashion forward options that will both compliment your look and keep you warm!

Faux Fur or Vintage Fur Wrap

For a touch of old Hollywood glamor, add a faux fur or vintage fur wrap. This option is cruelty free and is sure to keep you warm. Pair it with a gorgeous sequin dress like our modest formals Jess or Valerie for classic, glamorous look.

Fur Wrap with Sequin Dress

There are few looks more glamourous than a formal dress with a fur wrap!

Cropped Tuxedo Jacket

There are few things more romantic than your date offering you his jacket. Instead of shivering and waiting for him to offer, why not come prepared with your own, cropped tuxedo jacket? Cropped jackets pair well with long, flowing skirts, like those on our modest formal, Emma.

Giselle in Formal Dress with Cropped Tuxedo Jacket

Cropped jackets provide an edgy yet sophisticated look that pairs well with flowing fabrics like chiffon

Beaded Capelet

For a more feminine and delicate covering, try a beaded capelet This option doesn’t provide a lot of warmth, but it does provide some and it pairs well with more delicate, understated lace and satin gowns. Check out Etsy for a wide variety of vintage and handmade options.

Beaded Capelet

Beaded capelets may not be the warmest choice, but they are surely glamorous!

Pashmina Wraps

Pashmina wraps or shawls are an easy way to add some lightweight warmth to your homecoming look. Amazon has a wide selection of wraps in a huge selection of colors. Even better? Wraps are usually inexepensive and they’re a piece you’re sure to wear again and again.

Moto Leather Jacket

If you’re looking for an edgy look, try pairing a leather jacket with a ballgown or feminine cocktail dress. For extra impact, tie in your look with coordinating accessories.

Anne Hathaway in Leather Jacket with Cocktail Dress