Holiday Layered Look Gift Guide

November 10, 2020 -
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It’s beginning to feel a lot like the holidays! 

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As much as I am a full summer lover, once there is a chill in the air and the leaves start to turn, I definitely embrace all things cozy.

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Photos by @the.photographygirls 

There is something so comforting about layering up and heading out for a walk, hike, or some woodsy adventures just taking in the scenery.

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Anytime my pup & I head out for walks, I always rock layers because it’ll start out chilly but I usually end up pretty warm by the end of the walk.

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There’s nothing better than having or giving high quality gear that is truly made for this weather.

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As I get older, I find that when it comes to the holidays, I either give or ask for all things practical.

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I’d rather purchase someone an item they can wear throughout the colder months as well as something that will last them a long time.

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For me, I wear athletic clothing each and every day, and even for those that don’t, there are some items I wanted to share that would be a perfect gift idea for a Friday night football game, hike in the woods, or a cozy night by the fire.

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Looking for the perfect layered up look for yourself or for loved one this holiday season? Adidas & I have you covered, literally!

1) ESSENTIALS DOWN JACKET ($90)

This jacket is going to be A GO TO for you. I am SO obsessed with the basic 3 stripe adidas design down the arms & athletic cut yet puffy look.

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I personally got a size large because I wanted to be able to layer underneath & I will say that I’m glad I did. 

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This jacket has awesome front pockets, made from recycled materials (heyo!), and also will shed rain and snow during a misty hike.

2) ESSENTIALS COMFORT ELONGATED 1/4 ZIP SWEATSHIRT ($55)

I am living for any oversized sweatshirt during the chilly months & this adidas elongated ¼ zip is PERFECT to wear paired with leggings on a walk through the woods, cozy on the couch, or layered under your jacket.

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I went with a Medium on this one and I’m glad I did. I’m 5’8 for reference and the length & sleeves are definitely long enough on me.

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I absolutely love this power berry color (obviously anything with POWER in the title I’m down for) and the ¼ zip is one of my favorite details in a sweatshirt.

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3) ALPHASKIN COLD.RDY LONG TIGHTS ($80)

Y’all….you want these. Let me just say, I’m a bit of a tights “snob” as I tend to be very particular on how high the waist band is, how they fit, & the length. I’m a tall gal and these CHECK EVERY BOX. 

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I’m LIVING for this double lined HIGH waist band that literally hugs you and comforts you to the core.

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PLUS they will literally keep you so warm that you may not even need the sweatshirt ;] but seriously, so much quality in one piece.
IMG_2390They’ve got a drawstring in the front for some added comfort & security.

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They also have a secret storage so you can slip your lip balm or house key into the small pocket on the back waist.

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These adidas training tights are compressive so they will help you feel supported while also being insulated with fabric that helps you stay dry.

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These hit full length on me and again, I’m 5’8 and love where they cover, especially for colder weather.

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4) ULTRABOOST 20 SHOES ($180)

When it comes to adidas shoes, you cannot go wrong with ultraboost.

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These are super true to size for me (I’m a women’s 8.5) and I’ve been looking to get an all black pair of shoes that I don’t have to worry about staining if I want to wear them in the woods.

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Ultraboost give you support but also a ton of comfort with their responsive cushioning that keeps transitions smooth and the energy flowing.

I was worried with the black on black but I love how it all goes together and truly matches with any of my outfits for training clients, wearing out to brunch, or training myself.

5) GLAM ON BEANIE ($28)

To top off the whole look, a beanie is SO perfect to keep you warm yet offer a complete styled outfit.

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Before every outdoor walk in the colder months, I grab some type of beanie to toss on to stay warm.

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This Glam Beanie is a perfect combo of style & comfort with it’s super stretchy yet soft fabric.

You can’t go wrong with any of these items that could complete your perfect athleisure holiday look.

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I live in anything and everything comfort, especially when trying to stay warm, & you’ll find that all in this combo.

What is your GO TO piece for the colder weather? Share below!

Happy Holidays!

Xo Kasey

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