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Florida Winter Outfits. Our Pick for the Best 15 Items to Wear in Florida During the Winter Months

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Winter is coming!

As the whole of America cover themselves with massive layers of clothes, in a land not so far away reside the Floridians, wearing lightweight fabrics and flip flops on their feet, enjoying the warmth of the sun with cool breeze against their skin. We want to make sure you know what to expect during your winter in Florida so we have put a list of Florida Winter Outfits for you to browse!

In the Sunshine State, winter is absolutely not frowned upon. With temperatures that average from 65 °F (18 °C) in Key West to almost 41 °F (5 °C) degrees Fahrenheit at Tallahassee, while in the daytime highs range from 64 °F (18 °C) in Tallahassee to 77 °F (25 °C) in Miami. Although it’s winter, tropical easterly winds across central and southern Florida keep temperatures warm. (source: Wikipedia)

Before you start packing your bags and head to this new kind of winter wonderland, we have taken the liberty of listing down below the type of clothes you should be prepping. Dressing for Florida during winter can be a little challenging, it can be 80’s one day then 60’s another. More commonly, in this season, the temperature is pleasant in the day and gets a little cooler in the evening. Let’s get into our list of Florida Winter Outfits for men.


Man shopping for suits, Florida outfit



Slim fit suit for men

Although suit and ties are only used when absolutely necessary, it’s still much better to be prepared. It may be winter, but the weather won’t be snowy cold, a light suit would work just fine for your business meetings and other formal events.




Regular slim-fit men's pants

Men of Florida commonly wear shorts, but light-colored chino pants can help keep one cool in the heat.

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Pink men's polo t-shirt

Forget about heavy knits and choose relaxed, natural kinds of cotton or linens, keep in mind linens easily wrinkle, wear this garment for casual occasions only. The good thing about Florida men can go vibrant; greens and yellows, but if you prefer muted colors, just try to avoid blacks and browns.



Footwear can either make or break your whole look, so choosing the right one is crucial. A pair of white sneakers with minimalist design keeps your look fresh and gives you extra comfort. It is also vital to shoe footwear that will let your feet breathe well. During the daytime, when the temperature rises, you would not want to get sweaty feet.



Woman shopping for her winter outfit,  Florida Winter Outfit

Since the weather in Florida can be a little tricky, you can depend on layers to make you comfortable and stylish at the same time. Say good-bye to your thick sweatshirts for now and lean on choosing lighter clothes, which can be mixed and matched with different layers. If you are staying near a body of water you can bring a jacket, so you can enjoy long evening walks by the shore without the hassle of getting too cold. What to wear and what not to wear – this is the question. This is our list of Florida Winter Outfits for women.

Duster Cardigans

Duster cardigans are known for being long

Layering is vital when it comes to Florida because of the fluctuations in temperature. It is best partnered with solid-colored or graphic T-shirt then french tucked into light-wash skinny jeans. Duster cardigans are known for being long, almost enough to dust the floor, worry not; it doesn’t actually reach the floor.
Dress (Amazon: Short-sleeved Casual Dress)
A right maxi dress can take you from brunch to date night, and you can also cover it up with an additional layer, may it be a cardigan, coat, or even a lovely shawl. If you are on vacation, it is an ideal dress to bring because it genuinely does not go out of style.

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Anything lacy or ruffled that you can pair with jeans

Anything lacy or ruffled that you can pair with jeans, a skirt or even a pair of shorts – will be dressy enough for your night outs. A light coat or jacket can easily layer this kind of top; then you’re good to go to your next meeting.



Signature by Levi Strauss & Co. Gold Label Women's Totally Shaping Pull-on Skinny Jeans

Jeans go with almost everything that isn’t more denim. You can roll the cuffs of your pants; some jeans have designs like a colored stripe on the underside of the cuff to make it look chicer.



Top Moda Women's Hannah-1 Ankle Strap High Heel Sandal

Should you need some height, these pretty little boosters will do the trick. Sandals go well on both casual and formal wear.


Ankle Strap Low Heel Sandal

This kind of flat sandals just gives you the comfort and freedom you need when all you want to do is a stroll in the park or by the coast. The great thing about this footwear is they go well with any kind of outfit, from dresses to jeans and shorts


Ankle Boots

Soda Chance Women's Closed Toe Multi Strap Ankle Bootie

Unlike mid-calf or thigh-high boots, ankle boots are much more breathable. This has become staple footwear in Florida, you can find them in a variety of colors and styles.



Wander Agio Womens Warm Long Shawl Wraps Large Scarves Knit Cashmere Feel Plaid Triangle Scarf

When night falls, and the wind starts to get nippy, you can don your outfit with a beautiful scarf. Choose solid color if your shirt or pants are printed, while for solid colored tops, you can pair it with a printed scarf.



C.C Trendy Warm Chunky Soft Stretch Cable Knit Beanie Skully florida winter outfits

It may not be too cold in Florida, but it is the winter season, and it is enough reason to wear a beanie. You may wear it like David Beckham or Robinhood, but it sure can complete your Floridian winter look.

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Two kids in their Florida winter outfit for kids

Younger kids are more susceptible to cold than adults because their small bodies lose heat rapidly. Though it’s warmer in Florida this time of year, it’s smart parenting to be prepared for both pleasant and unpleasant weather. This is our list of Florida Winter Outfits for you to make sure your children enjoy their winter.



Wrangler Authentics Boys' Long Sleeve Woven Shirt florida winter outfits



Choose shirts that have lighter fabrics, so when the temperature rises, they wouldn't be flustered florida winter outfits

We want to keep them comfortable while protecting them, so layering applies as well to their sunny winter OOTD (Outfit Of The Day). Choose shirts that have lighter fabrics, so when the temperature rises, they wouldn’t be flustered.




choose cotton for the children's pants. florida winter outfits



choose cotton for the children's pants. florida winter outfits

In snowy parts of the US, it is better to opt cotton, but since we are in the Sunny State, it is safe to choose cotton for the children’s pants.



Kids Unisex Winter Jacket florida winter outfits

As parents, we tend to go overboard (sometimes) in protecting our kids. But it is essential to understand that in layering them outerwear can cause them to feel colder. That’s because excess layers can cause them to sweat and eventually get their clothes wet. Worse, when the cool breeze starts to blow, it would lower down their temperature quickly, which may lead to a cold. Choose lightweight layers that they can easily manage.


In conclusion, if you are traveling, it is understandable if your wardrobe is limited. You have limited clothing options; it’s important to maximize what you have by mixing and matching. This list is meant to help you plan the perfect items you can bring to Florida during the winter months. The best part is you can avoid overpacking, and in case you want to add some more details, you can always go shopping.

Enjoy your sunny winter!

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Heather, her husband, and two collies live in Central Florida and try to enjoy just about everything the Sunshine State has to offer, especially if it involves being on the water or out enjoying nature.


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