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"Winter uniform sorted": 19 things the Mamamia team shopped this month.

It's now officially the cold, dead middle of winter, and while that might be a little depressing (summer, we hardly knew you...) it's also a really good excuse to go shopping. Those coats and jeans aren't going to buy themselves now, are they?

In June, the Mamamia team have been busy stocking up on cosy knitwear, denim staples and even the odd statement dress - because wedding season never sleeps.

Here's everything we bought this month, and why we rate it.

While you're here, check out this episode of our weekly fashion podcast, where our hosts share their best shopping tips - including how to know if you're buying something that'll stick around in your wardrobe. Post continues below.

Raef the Label Henley blazer, $199

Image: supplied/Tamara Holland 

"I'd seen this Australian label around on the 'gram, and as a die-hard blazer addict I had to get my hands on this boxy tailored jacket. At $199, it's an investment piece I know I'll wear constantly (I'm wearing it right now)." - Tamara Holland, Head of Lifestyle and host of What Are You Wearing?

Prene The Astrid Bag $129.95

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"And I was just gifted this swish little bag from Prene, part of their new silhouette range. The 90s circle shape in neoprene is something I've never seen before and I love that it's machine washable! It'll be my new go-to for zipping around the city." - Tamara Holland, Head of Lifestyle and host of What Are You Wearing?

Country Road Australian Cotton Wide Leg Jean, $139.

Image: Talissa Bazaz 

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"These jeans have changed my life. I have been on time to EVERY event I have had the last few weeks because of these jeans, and it's because they're all I've been wearing since I got them. I have always found winter fashion hard, especially pants, and these are the first pair of jeans I have owned that make me feel good about how I look. They're also the first pair of "wide-leg" jeans that actually fit a wider leg - and bonus, they're stretchy. I own a black and blue pair and I love them. One bummer is Country Road's sizing is not inclusive and only goes to size 16." - Talissa Bazaz, Podcast Producer.

Zara Long Tulle Dress, $139.

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"I bought this dress for a wedding and I love it! It's super stretchy so I felt very comfortable eating and dancing." - Amelia Rounds, Audience Development Executive.

Nike Crater Impact, $90.

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"I bought these very cute and comfy sneakers that are made from recycled ocean plastics." - Jacqui Capel, Squad - General Manager.

Dotti Crop Faux Fur Jacket, $83.96.

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I got this brown faux fur cropped jacket to throw on and add some glamour for winter nights out. It's super soft and cosy and I love the 1970s vibe when paired with dark denim. Currently on sale too - down from $119.95!" - Laura Jackel, Parenting Writer.

Decjuba Alexa Girlfriend Jean, $109.95.

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"I recently bought these jeans from Decjuba and love that they're not too far from my skinny jean comfort zone, but are still a relaxed fit. The cut is really flattering and they have the perfect amount of stretch to be comfy. Also love the light blue wash!" - Simone Masci, Sales Manager.

Pastiche Jacinta Hoops, $89.

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"My lovely friends bought me these for my birthday. I always wear hoops so love that these are my style but with a little twist, with the cross weaving design. I feel like I'll wear them for years." - Polly Taylor, Commissioning Editor.

Trenery knit, bought on sale.

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"I had a little knit haul at Trenery and I love each and every piece! This beautiful jumper made of wool, alpaca and hemp was one of three that I scored - all half price. Love a statement neckline, and it’s so warm yet light - and dreamy on the skin. I like to wear it half tucked into a pair of high-waisted wide-legged black pants, with nude pointy heels. It doesn’t appear to still be online, but some other lovely Trenery knits here." - Rebecca Davis, Senior News and Features Writer.

Exotica Turtley Fabulous Performance - T Back Comfort Crop Top, $59.99.

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"I bought a crop top from Exotica Athletica and it's the softest, most versatile sports bra. They have heaps of patterns and go up to a size 26. Apparently you can even wear them swimming so it doubles as a bikini top!" - Rose Kerr, Podcast Producer.

Cos Wide-Leg Cotton Trousers, $135.

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"I bought these wide leg pants from COS and now they're my go-to. They go with everything and are super comfortable. Great for when you can't deal with jeans. They also can be dressed up and down easily." - Renny Beazley, Senior Video Producer.

Zara Wavy Knit Vest, $45.95.

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"I bought this vest from Zara a few weeks ago and it is the cutest knit I own! I mostly shop second hand/sustainable but I know this one will be a staple for years to come so I couldn't resist." - Mikayla Floriano, Podcast Producer.

Suki Home Coral Mini Skirt, $180.

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"I also bought the cutest skirt from the Melbourne brand Suku Home. It's definitely a more spendy purchase, but it's hand dyed and sewn, so every piece is unique. Plus, the fit is great! It has two buttons so you can adjust it to suit what you're wearing, if you want a loose or tight fit." - Mikayla Floriano, Podcast Producer.

Uniqlo Souffle Yarn Mock Neck Sweater, $49.90.

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"I bought this super soft and warm jumper from Uniqlo. I absolutely love it! It's cosy and suits basically any outfit. It's also thin enough to layer a coat on top without feeling like a marshmallow." - Cristina Aguilar, Commercial Video Producer.

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Bec and Bridge Felix V Maxi Dress, $150.

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"I bought this dress in the Bec and Bridge sale - I didn't buy it for a purpose, I just loved it! Although it's not very winter..." - Rach Smith, Sales Manager.

Levi's 501 Original Fit Jeans, $149.95.

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"I was totally influenced by Partner Integrations Executive Maddie Rodgers and got some Levi's 501s for winter and couldn't be more thrilled with the fit. Winter uniform sorted." - Olivia Simons, Squad - Head of Client Partnerships.

Calli Chloe Zip Jumper, $99.95

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Calli Serena Jumper, $99.95

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"I bought these two new jumpers for winter a few weeks ago, and I am living in them. Probably too much... I really should diversify, but they're so dang warm, and I like that that the colours are so easy to mix and match with my wardrobe. Both super versatile over skirts and dresses or tucked into jeans." - Gemma Bath, News Editor.

Skims Fits Everybody Scoop Neck Bralette, $59.95

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"I finally bought some Skims and I love them. I got the Scoop Neck Bralette and it's incredibly soft and comfortable." - Rose Kerr, Podcast Producer.

Did you buy something new in June? Or maybe you thrifted an item and gave it new life? Tell us about it in the comments.

At Mamamia, we independently choose and write about products our writers genuinely recommend. We have affiliate partnerships so if you use these links to buy something, Mamamia may earn a small commission. 

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