30 gennaio 2013



Tobi Twister Ombre Sweater

Wrap yourself in a cocoon of dip-dyed softness in this perfectly slouchy sweater. Available in ivory/green or taupe/orange color combos, it’s perfect over a camisole and jeans for an outfit just as stylish as it is comfortable.

$51 at Tobi | Buy


Smooth suede in a soft, blush-y taupe makes for a great all-purpose flat. Add some shiny and slightly bad ass studs and you’ve got your new favorite pair of shoes that you will wear into the ground- and will look good while doing it.

$85 at Chinese Laundry | Buy


There are so many things to love about the Pinnacle cardigan from The Limited: The price! The slim cut! The bold colors! The graphic print! But what we love most of all is the oh-so slimming illusion the cut, color and print combine to create. Even if you don’t have them, this sweater will help you pretend you’ve got great (and stylish) curves.

$50 at The Limited | Buy


Edie Dress

Oh, Edie! You look smashing. This retro-feeling, form-hugging dress is pitch perfect for a sexy yet somehow modest look. Its all covered up in a dark plaid, but you will still looks sleek and fresh and totally ready for your Mad Men cameo.


It’s important to dress warmly when you’re exercising outdoors in the winter, but you don’t want to wear too many bulky layers that you’ll have to take off and cart around with you on your walk or jog. This lightweight pullover is made of wicking luon fabric to absorb sweat without feeling damp, plus it’s extra warm and trim so you can wear it alone or under another jacket. We love the back key pocket and the thumbholes to keep hands warm, plus the choice of four colors and patterns.


When choosing between black and brown for a boot color, why not go green? This murky, deep green boot from Miz Moor is dark enough to act as a neutral but has a slightly funky edge. A subtly wedged heel adds a bit of height to this knee-high boot without sacrificing any comfort.

$130 at Infinity Shoes | Buy


Vegan leather? Whatever that is, it looks oh-so cool in Motel’s shrunken jacket. White is a fresh take on the traditional black leather motorcycle-style jacket, with cool updates like quilted accents and an asymmetrical zipper.

$130 at Motel | Buy


You don’t have to have a reason to need a sequin skirt, but we’ve got one, just the same: It’s on sale! Need another? It’s amazing! Shiny, golden sequines and a secretly comfy elastic waist make this the ultimate shake-your-tailfeather skirt. Go on, buy it. A fabulous night out in the future will thank you.

$55 at Lands' End | Buy


Keep riding the peplum wave in the cutest dress for under $50 we’ve seen in ages. This thrifty-but-classy green frock from Dorothy Perkins is equal parts playful and sophisticated, depending on how you style it. Transform from business/day to evening/night easily with some quick styling. Use the savings on the dress to invest in all manner of accessories to help you stretch the cost-per-wear of this emerald cutie.

$39 at Dorothy Perkins | Buy


Add some chevron-inspired zigs and zags to liven up your day. This bold and graphic zip-around wallet could easily double as a grab-and-go clutch, ideal for quick errands. The long, leather tassle makes it easy to dig out from the bottom of your purse, too.

$30 at Billabong | Buy


The sea is calling. Fade into the horizon with this simple and chic silk top from French Connection, knower of fashionable things and maker of keep-forever pieces of clothing. The cool and earthy color palette will merge well with any wardrobe and look so effortless and beachy any way you decide to wear it.

$138 at Private Gallery | Buy


Marrying the comfort of a sweatshirt with the figure-flattering style of a belted wrap dress, this lightweight jacket is sure to become a staple in your wardrobe. Made from a wrinkle-resistant ponte fabric, it features ¾ length sleeves, a hood, and oodles of relaxed style.

$52 at Deloom | Buy


If you’re blessed with anything bigger than a B cup, high-impact workouts like running and Zumba can get, um, painful. This sports bra (available in tons of fun colors) helps “encapsulate and compress” the girls without making you feel like someone duct-taped your chest, giving you one less excuse to not go to aerobics class.

$50 at Amazon | Buy


Who knew horizontal stripes could be so slimming? The dropped shoulders, buttoned cuffs, and cannily draped, tucked waistband of this easy jersey dress turns a basic piece into something casually slinky and sexy.

$128 at Anthropologie | Buy


Ahoy, there, mateys! This shipshape jacket is shore to please even the most dedicated landlubber. An open silhouette and cropped sleeves, plus a nautical navy & white color palette, make for a basic-with-a-twist piece you’re sure to reach for time and again.

$62 at Asos | Buy


Add a touch of elegant Eastern style to your wardrobe with this hand painted silk kimono wrap. Perfect as a topper over a camisole and jeans, or as a shrug over a date night dress, it’s sure to become your signature piece.

$128 at Gaiam | Buy


Zumba? Running? Walking? CrossFit? All of the above? Whichever route you’re taking to get healthy this year, these shoes can help. They’re designed to protect your feet, arches, and heels, while giving you barefoot-sensitive cushioning so you can really connect with the ground.

$125 at Eddie Bauer | Buy


This tunic-length cotton sweatshirt may look tailored and chic but the feel is 100% comfortable. Available in three colors, the drawstring waist allows you to customize the fit without sacrificing the fashionable silhouette. Running errands just got a lot cuter.

$68 at Anthropologie | Buy


Yes, these leather gloves are expensive, we know. But… honey, they’re made from the best quality leather, will last you for years (if not decades) with proper care, and will quickly become one of your signature winter accessories. Really, they’ll pay for themselves.
$250 at Kelly Wearstler | Buy 

Who says gold sequins and beads are only acceptable during the holidays? Wear this winter white and gold cardi anytime you need a little bit of sparkle - which we all seem to REALLY need once late February rolls around and winter is still here.

$150 at Topshop | Buy


The Fruit Stripes Gum-esque colors on this fun top might scream “Summer!” to you, but we think it’s just the ticket to brighten up your winter wardrobe. Pair with skinny jeans, boyfriend blazer, and chunky-heeled booties for a casual ensemble that’ll have you standing out in a crowd. Just don’t blame us if fellow children of the ’80s holler, “Yikes! Stripes! Fruit stripes gum!” when you walk past.

$38 at ModCloth | Buy

We hate to brag, but this subtly chic handbag is, simply, fabulously brag-worthy. The caramel-toned bag is complemented by rich, gold-toned hardware that says loaded but not showy. Prepare to mask your smugness when everyone and their mother asks you where you got it.

$92 at Olivia & Joy | Buy

She is a girl on the go, and does not need to be weighed down. Lucky for her, you got her this clever and stretchy wrist cuff that will keep her essentials in check while she’s training and burning all of the holiday calories. The Run With It stashes keys safe and snugly on her wrist, leaving her jingle-free as she jogs.

$12 at Athleta | Buy


Sparkle brighter than the snowflakes this winter when you don this beaded, jeweled felt cloche. After all, why can’t outerwear be bedazzled, too? We can rarely think of an occasion that doesn’t merit a few spangles, and a gray, slushy winter day definitely needs some jazzing up.

$31 at Bebe | Buy


Setting aside the fact that the word “snood” always makes us giggle like the kids we really are inside, this crave-ably soft scarf does double duty as neck and head warmer. Just twist and tuck it into your coat for cozy warmth and serious style. Available in three colors. Hee hee, snood.

$60 at J.Crew | Buy


Handmade suede loafers just sound impossibly luxurious, and they truly are. Ele Handmade can whip up a pair just for you, any way you like, though we’re partial to this dove grey pair with colored tassles. Who knew you were so fancy?

$168 at Ele Handmade | Buy


Available in four jazzy color combos, this hat protects your noggin from winter winds while making you look effortlessly chic. We�re particular fans of the camel-and-taupe version pictured, but there are more neutral variations to suit those with more classic tastes.

$60 at Coldwater Creek | Buy


OK, this is technically a slipper, but honestly, the Tremblant moc is so attractive and snugly warm, we won’t judge you if you run out to the mailbox or bus stop in them. The rugged (pink!) rubber sole can totally handle a bit of slush and snow, anyway.

$85 at Sorel | Buy


Winter weather preparedness can still be unbearably cute. Take this darling peach earwarmer: Soft, feminine and flowery, and yet it will still keep your ears cozy. This headwrap also gets bonus points for not messing your hair up like most knit hats.

$20 at Piperlime | Buy

We ave all worn Mary Janes a time or twenty in our lives, but these tied-strap beauties are a fun new twist on a classic. They are available in five colors, although we are partial to this black and leopard-print hybrid. And since they are Rockports, you know you all be able to wear them all day long with nary a pinched toe or sore heel.
$140 at Rockport | Buy


Kate Spade knows what we like- warmth paired with pizazz. The Bow ski hat will keep your head snug in fabulous Spade style, complete with black and white pom-poms.



Every time you draw these vibrant emerald gloves on up your forearms, you can imagine they are a pair of real silk satin opera gloves and you are off to the ball with Prince Charming. Maybe that's just our overactive imaginations, but it sure adds a note of fun to dreary winter days!

$20 at Ruche | Buy


A neck warmer does all the work of a scarf without any of the pesky unravelling or flapping in the wind. Its like the best part of a turtleneck, and at this price, you can afford to pull one on. Your neck will thank you.

$20 at Uniqlo | Buy


Don’t forget to exercise your rights tomorrow and vote. While you’re at it, rock this patriotic (and cute) t-shirt as an ode to the democratic process.



Chill out- it’s fake. But just because this scarf is faux fur doesn’t mean it won’t keep you warm. Luxe and rich-looking, this grey neck warmer will be sure to attract many hands slyly sneaking a feel.


A knit dress is the perfect way to be winter-ready and stylish. Layer this emerald green frock from Sandro over and under an endless rotation of pieces from your wardrobe to stretch wears well into spring.

$250 at Sandro | Buy


With whimsical contrasting elbow patches, this fun striped henley top will take you through winter (aka layering season) in style. Made from cozy, lightweight cotton jersey, it features assorted multicolored buttons for an extra little touch of cute. Available in blue or hot pink stripes.

$70 at Joules | Buy


Channel your inner prima ballerina, minus the aching feet and tight bun. Zara’s black t-bar shoes prove that there are other fancy-looking footwear options besides heels. The delicate chain detail make these flats evening-worthy, and they are sure to be the envy of any black swan out there.

$70 at Zara | Buy


Legwarmers aren’t just for flashdancers. This snuggly knit pair are perfect for keeping your stems warm inside of tall boots, and the lace and button details are beyond cute. Layer your legs up and you are ready for a winter chill…and maybe a quick 80’s-inspired dance.



Basic black pumps be darned! Kick up your heels in these terrific turquoise blue velvet shoes and watch the compliments come your way. A sturdy block heel and the mary jane strap mean you can dance the night away with nary a care.

$40 at ModCloth | Buy


Mittens that are made to mismatch- genius! This clever, wooly pair of mittens will always match, because they were made not to match. Deep. Order up your boldly colored odd mittens before the winter chill sets in.

$41 at Blackoutwell | Buy


Found: The perfect blouse for all those holiday parties you ave been invited to, from the casual cookie potluck at your BFF as to the semi-formal cocktail hour for work. Just switch up the rest of the outfit (jeans and ankle boots for casual, black skirt, stilettos and red lipstick for formal), and this black-gold sequined blouse will do the hard work for you.


Available in black or red and made from a super-duper soft lambswool and cashmere blend, this is one coat you can wear to do errands, to the office, and even to a wintertime gala or black tie wedding. A tailored silhouette and wide, dramatic collar make for just about the perfect piece of outerwear.

$545 at Bloomingdale's | Buy


Add some vibrant color blocked style to your winter wardrobe when you don this chevron-striped beauty of a sweater. Soft merino wool means you don't have to layer another shirt underneath, and the crisp crimson, charcoal and cream color palette goes with a wide variety of outfits.

$275 at CUSP | Buy


A go-with-everything bag is totally worth the investment, and we strongly endorse the satchel bag from Cornelia Guest. We love this bronze-toned, luxurious-looking tote, but fear not, animal lovers- this roomy handbag is sneakily made from reptile-impersonating PVC. Durable, snake-friendly and stylish. What’s not to love?

$290 at Bloomingdale's | Buy


Attending a formal wedding, ladies? Adorn your evening gown with this chic-but-cheeky take on both black tie attire and the collar necklace trend. Made from faux pearls, brass, and a snappy navy silk bow tie.

$200 at BHLDN | Buy


Oxblood is supposedly one of THE colors for Fall/Winter 2012, so why not be a trendsetter in this leather-trimmed wool coat? The classic silhouette mixed with the unexpected asymmetric zipper and leather pockets and collar will help you stand out in a sea of puffy, shapeless down coats.

$194 at Asos | Buy


Look closer at this wool blend trench coat, and you all see that the pattern is actually a subtle teal and black ikat print. The wide collar can be flipped up for extra warmth, and the belted waist ensures you all never look like the Michelin Man, even with your heaviest sweater on underneath.

$84 at Ruche | Buy


When you don this tailored coat with cozy faux fur collar and cuffs, and subtly sparkling fabric, you all be the belle of the (snow)ball this winter! Featuring a back pleat for movement and two pockets for your must-haves, it's practical but chic- a combo you don't always see in outerwear.

$130 at Kohl's | Buy


A scoopneck on a winter coat is totally unexpected but looks lovely framing your face. Why didn’t someone think of this sooner? Land’s End is known for their tough outerwear, but they are winning style kudos with this wool coat that features delicate details such as princess seams and an envelope closure. A blend of recycled cashmere adds some seriously luxurious warmth, too.

$174 at Lands' End | Buy


If it isn't already, we decree that there is a fashion law which states that, at some point in her life, every woman must own a frivolous leopard-print coat. Haven at met your purr-fect match yet? Try this retro silhouetted swing coat that may look busy, but will actually go nicely with everything in your closet. Mrowrr!

$248 at Free People | Buy


What as this? A down coat that's form-fitting, flattering, doesn't weigh ten pounds, and doesn't make the wearer look like the Sta-Puft Marshmallow Man? Believe it, dear readers. This shiny pewter beauty keeps you warm without adding bulk. Tres chic, mes amis!

$168 at Nordstrom | Buy


Prefer a more tailored approach to winter outerwear? Stand out in a sea of navy and camel pea coats in this mod crimson number. The wool and cashmere blend fabric is soft, not scratchy, and clean lines make for an uncluttered silhouette perfect for jazzing up with a colorful scarf and sleek leather gloves.

$299 at Asos | Buy


Dress up in a more subtle, sophisticated way with darling, shimmering star tights. Superhero, magician’s assistant or pin-up girl, this shiny pair of tights will complete each alter-ego perfectly.

$22 at mod cloth | Buy


Kick that old black coat to the curb with this fun colorblocked fleecy number from Jack. Bands of charcoal and black hit at the narrowest part of the waist for extra figure flattering, and the collar flips up to protect your neck from icy winter winds.

$90 at Amazon | Buy

We dare you not to spend all your time twirling when you don this irresistibly ruffled dream of a coat. Designed for a gal who isn't afraid of a little feminine drama, the plush fabric and tailored details are sure to have every woman you know coveting your outerwear. And, really, isn't that what all women want; to be the one who always gets asked, "Where did you get that?"
$135 at ModCloth | Buy


If you've simply got to think, think pink. (Quick, name that movie!) Featuring pleated, puffed sleeves, a defined waist and shiny brass buttons, this wool coat will keep you warm and stylish all winter long. We can't get over the fact that they managed to make pink a neutral color with this beautiful trench!

$67 at SheInside | Buy


Houndstooth never goes out of style, so this tailored wool-blend number will keep you toasty for years to come. The large-scale print offers graphic appeal, and the stitched waistband nips in at the narrowest part of the waist for hourglass figure perfection. Only things missing? A jaunty beret, long fringed scarf, and you.

$198 at Anthropologie | Buy


Cashmere is always a sweater season must-have, and in a deep jewel tone like this striking amethyst, it is the perfect marriage of luxury and looks. We love the flared hem that adds some whimsy and updates an otherwise traditional turtleneck sweater.

$159 at Bluefly | Buy


Get dotty in this soft polka dot pullover from the Gap, who always knows how to make our favorite sweaters. This v-neck is also available in solids, but we’re partial to getting spotty.

$45 at Gap | Buy

Your favorite comfy sweater gets glammed up for an autumn night on the town with bold sequined stripes. Pair this soft sparkler with black skinnies and your dancing shoes to party in warm and chic style.
$125 at Nordstrom | Buy

Color-blocked cashmere is the best of both worlds; you look great and you feel really great. An infusion of color keeps this classic sweater current, and did we mention the cashmere part? Cashmere is always the right choice.
$295 at White + Warren | Buy

Traditional cable knit gets a twist thanks to a sweetly unexpected lace hem. This sweater gives you the layered look, minus the extra layer. Rock this yellowy-straw pullover at your favorite fall outing for an easy, comfortable and pulled-together look.
$58 at Spool No. 72 | Buy

Layer a short-sleeved cardigan over just about any other top you own to bundle up against a chill without bulking up. The Aztec design on this creamy number isn’t overwhelming but is perfectly on trend.
$90 at Coldwater Creek | Buy


Deep gold and navy stripes set this mega scarf- five feet long!- apart from the rest on the rack. Wind this offbeat color combination around you for instant interest.
$38 at Shabby Apple | Buy

How can an animal print go with seemingly everything? The subtle stripes (Zebra? Tiger? A hybrid?) and muted colors of this chic cardigan are a sophisticated way to play with print, and show just a little bit of your wild side.

The cozy cashmere cardigan gets a whole new dimension with this twist on a classic. An asymmetrical hem and offset cabling teams perfectly with the basic wheaten hue. Add riding boots and a silk scarf for an edgy take on ladies-who-lunch.
$298 at CUSP | Buy

Wrap yourself up in a bold print that will liven up any dreary fall day. A blanket cardigan just sounds totally snuggly and awesome, but the best part about this one from Asos is you won’t look like you are literally wrapped up in a bulky afghan. A dipped hemline and relaxed cut keep this sweater looking as good as it feels.
$78 at Asos | Buy

Mix up your standard LBD look with a lush pair of sexy peeptoes in an unexpected color. Deep, dark purple suede looks luxe and a memory foam lining will keep your (peep) toes happy all night long.

Fluffy and warm is exactly what you want a sweater to be, and this grey cardigan from Dorothy Perkins seals the deal with beyond adorable bows. Bows! How cute are you?


Add some height with hip wedged boots. Soft suede with tonal accents is perfect for fall and the wedged heel is secretly comfortable. Plus, you can feel as good as you look thanks to TOMS one-for-one shoe program.
$89 at TOMS Shoes | Buy

These flats, besides being adorable, are also saving the world: They are completely recyclable and made of special anti-funk rubber, meaning the worlds population is spared from stinky toes. Do your part for mankind and your feet.
$48 at OKA b. | Buy

Show a hint of skin without catching a cold in this cute pee-a-boo cut top. Sequins add just enough sparkle to keep things feisty for a night on the town.
$45 at Buckle | Buy

Wedges are where it is at this fall, and when you add tassles to already adorable loafers you’re teetering towards shoe nirvana. Matiko makes notoriously comfortable shoes, too, so your feet will be feeling fine while you strut towards fashion enlightenment.
$177 at Pixie Market | Buy

Sassy pants are just what you need to feel like a hip college professor correcting essays over a latte. A subtle plaid pair in a flattering straight cut is just what your wardrobe needs to serve as an offbeat but useful staple piece. Snatch this pair up before the bell rings.
$65 at ModCloth | Buy


Toting books around can be a real drag, but if you’re carrying your load in a stylish and functional satchel that load will somehow feel lighter. Add some metallic accents, and bam! You are queen of returning library books. Take off the shoulder strap and use the handles for lighter trips out and about.
$98 at Olivia & Joy | Buy

Some days you’ll want to rock fierce faux fur, and others you might want a lower-key look. Reversibility makes this vest from Rachel Roy twice as nice. Layer this chic look well into winter.
$189 at Rachel Roy | Buy

Versatile, flattering, and a mere $30. This stretchy-cord pencil skirt will work with everything. Pick a color that will pop for the fall, or splurge on the entire range to ensure you will always be preppy-perfect.
$30 at Old Navy | Buy

Who can say no to a shift dress? This universally flattering dress is autumn-ready in soft tweed, suitable for work and beyond.
$168 at Muse | Buy

The price tag might make you wince, but think of it as an investment in looking fabulous. This leather patchwork bag is seasonless and the grey/green color will go with literally everything. This satchel will look fantastic for a long time, making your cost per wear totally worth it.
$595 at Rebecca Taylor | Buy


Roar into autumn with a ferociously charming dinosaur scarf. Merino wool will keep you cozy and the tyranasaurus rex print is quirky and cute.
$145 at Julie Collection | Buy

Going somewhere? Zip all of your travel-related miscellany into one well organized and attractive travel wallet. John Robshaw’s signature fabric wraps this handy hold-it-all, which is complete with slots for credit cards, cash, boarding passes, your passport and whatever else you can cram in there on the go.
$45 at John Robshaw | Buy


This chic top is endlessly versatile- dress it down with jeans, or up with a suit- and the beaded peter pan collar adds a subtle dose of always needed sparkle.
$36 at Frock Candy | Buy


Make your way into fall with a subtle nod to vampires. Feel free to play up Marc Jacobs batty design with some blood red lipstick.
$68 at Nordstrom | Buy

Practical canvas meets charming design in this eco-friendly, organic cotton tote from Apple & Bee, a carbon neutral company that supports the environment and the honey bee.
$38 at Apple & Bee | Buy


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