I’m working from the Docklands where the wind gets so strong that it blows you in the opposite direction! Needless to say it’s the kind of wind that pierces through all layers, making my street style stalking work rather uncomfortable!
So here are some helpful tips I’ve gathered from my instagram followers and friends!
Tips for surviving winter in the Docklands
- Do not wear flowing fabrics as skirts or dresses… or do as the Queen is rumoured to and have small weights sewn into the hemlines of all your skirts so to prevent them from going straight up in the wind!
- If you must wear lipstick, make it a matte one so that your hair doesn’t get stuck in your lips. – this quote from the excellent Meagan Harding.
- Do as Michael Jackson did and “pop up the collar of your favourite winter coat”.
Here’s a look at a worker I found in the Docklands whose colourful tie and jumper stood out amongst the sea of black suits:
How are you going about surviving winter?