We're all guilty of having style mood swings and that's totally OK. In fact, it's great, especially when you can mix-and-match softer, girlier pieces with more Winter-savvy ones. Try a moto-inspired leather jacket with an orange sherbet-hued chiffon blouse or pair a ladylike floral-printed minidress with ultra texturized separates, including a shearling-collared coat, herringbone tights, and a chunky knit cardigan. It's all a matter of how you spin it, and we think there's more than a few ways to get the job done. Grab your prettiest prints and most feminine frocks; then, inject a comfy, cozy edge into the fold. Click through to see how we've interpreted this "opposites attract" styling state of mind and shop your favorites!
Avoid a Winter wardrobe rut by keeping your layering skills sharpened and your combination styling strategy on point. To this effect, we've culled five quick ways to reinvent your topper game. Pair a faux fur cossack with an equally textured trench, mix an aviator-inspired trapper with a bright moto-inspired jacket, or go cute and casual with a red knit beanie against a more structured gray coat. Ready for more? Just click through to see how we've styled up our favorite Winter hat and coat combos now.
Chalk it up to Winter whimsy, but we can't help but stray from traditional boot-sock combinations in favor of exponentially cooler pairings. Try a Madewell wedge bootie with scrunched up, chunky fairisle print socks or a more structured riding boot with a flash of red. These seasonal matches are meant to add a bit of zest to your everyday wintry wardrobe. In effect, don't let your jacket and jeans do all the talking — we've got five fun combos to keep you warm and your outfit bright. Keep clicking to shop your favorite boot-sock set!
If you're looking for a new way to wear your old staples, here's a real gem: one of our favorite new everyday combinations (as seen here in Fallon's Fall '11 campaign) is a pretty silk blouse adorned with a statement necklace — it's fresh, modern, and totally ladylike, and can be worn with jeans and skirts alike. We've put together five especially delicious pairings, perfect for the office, date night, and the holiday parties you still have left to attend. Wear a jeweled collar necklace over your collar for a preppy-glam spin or let a beaded bauble hang from your unbuttoned blouse for an airy, effortless take. Ready to work it? Click through to see and shop our combos now.
Look, just because it's Winter and we're being plagued by cold weather and pitch-black darkness at 5 p.m., doesn't mean we can't brighten things up a little with our outfits. Fortunately, jewel tones are bigger than ever this season — we saw them dazzle down the runways at Gucci, Diane von Furstenberg, Victoria Beckham, and more — and there are a litany of amazing color combinations that just so happen to flatter everyone. Whether you try out a bright orange blouse tucked into a fuchsia mini, or a pair of ruby-hued pants with a mustard blouse, these precious, sumptuous jewel hues are a sophisticated way to dress up any day or evening look. Click through now to see and shop five cool color combos to try out this season.